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NurseZone Newsletter - 03/22/2013


NurseZone Newsletter
March 22, 2013
NEWS
New Care Delivery Models Expanding RN Opportunities
New Care Delivery Models Expanding RN Opportunities
As the health care landscape changes and new care delivery models such as accountable care organizations and medical homes become more common, greater career possibilities and new nursing jobs will open up--especially for nurses skilled in care coordination, data analysis and improving patient outcomes.

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NICU Nurse Staffing and Nosocomial Infections Linked
NICU Nurse Staffing and Nosocomial Infections Linked
Some of the most fragile hospital patients are the smallest premature babies in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). They require high levels of resources, including intensive nursing care, yet a new study shows hospitals often fall short of recommended nurse staffing guidelines for these tiny patients.

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Spotlight on Nursing
Five 'Must-haves' for Nursing Students' Future Success
Five 'Must-haves' for Nursing Students' Future Success Health care delivery is transforming before our eyes and nursing schools are working to prepare their students for the future. Along with the fundamentals of good nursing care, experts point to new "must-have" characteristics and skills that will help student nurses meet future nursing challenges.

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Devices & Technology
The Latest Patient Apps in Mobile Medical Care
The Latest Patient Apps in Mobile Medical Care Do I have an infection? What is causing my blood sugar spikes? How can I deal with this pain? These questions and more are now being handled without waiting for a physician office visit, thanks to a wide array of new medical apps for patients. NurseZone highlights seven apps currently making waves.

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Special Feature
Tele-ICU Nurses Get New Critical Care Nursing Guidelines
Tele-ICU Nurses Get New Critical Care Nursing Guidelines ICU nurses who work in a telemedicine setting have new guidelines to help them provide the best in remote patient care and support. The Tele-ICU Nursing Practice Guidelines from AACN outline the first authoritative set of best practices for this emerging subspecialty.

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Recent Blog Posts: RN Talk 
Telephone Triage Nurses Offer a Skillful Ear, Expert Advice
Telephone Triage Nurses Offer a Skillful Ear, Expert Advice By E'Louise Ondash, RN

I have often wondered what it would be like to work as a telephone-triage nurse. As I imagine it, the job could be both interesting and difficult.

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