Nursing News

Nurses Creating Solutions for ER Wait Times
November 11, 2014 - More and more people are seeking care in emergency departments, leading to crowding and extended wait times that can adversely affect patient satisfaction and outcomes. Many nurses, including ER nurses, have come up with ideas to improve throughput and enhance care.

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How Nurses Make the Grade in Hospital Safety Scores
November 10, 2014 - The fall 2014 update to The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score found 23 fewer hospitals receiving “A” grades, but many of those who did credit their nurses for making it possible.

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Free Ebola Webinars for Nurses Offered by American Nurses Association
October 27, 2014 - On the heels of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) release of more stringent guidelines regarding use of personal protective equipment in clinical settings, the American Nurses Association (ANA) will host a two-part Ebola virus disease education webinar series Oct. 28 and Oct. 30. The webinars are targeted to nurse leaders, clinical staff nurses and primary care nurses. Registration is complimentary.

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When Common Respiratory Illnesses Turn Deadly: What Nurses Should Know About EV-D68

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Three Tips for Better Nurse–Physician Communication in the Digital Age

By Melissa Wirkus Hagstrom, contributor  Stay in touch with the latest travel nursing jobs, permanent nurse jobs or per diem nursing jobs in your specialty and location of choice with our free iPhone app. Download it

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Turnover Among New Nurses Not All Bad

October 5, 2014 - One out of every six newly licensed nurses (more than 17 percent) leave their first nursing job within the first year and one out of every three (33.5 percent) leave within two years. But not all nurse turnover is bad, according to a new study from the RN Work Project, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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