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Nursing Schools Stepping Up to Improve Urban Health Care
September 20, 2013 - “A college of nursing, and the university in general, has a responsibility to be engaged with the community in which it sits,” began Suzanne Willard, PhD, APN, FAAN, associate dean for advance practice at Rutgers College of Nursing in Newark, N.J. “Making an effort to improve urban health care is the right thing to do if you are a nursing school in Newark.”

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NCLEX Sample Questions: Adequate Pain Control and Protein-calorie Malnutrition

1. The professional responsibility for providing adequate pain control in a PRN analgesic approach rests solely with the...

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The Changing Face of Nursing: Diversity Increasing Slowly
Diversity in nursing is increasing slowly. Experts see progress with more minorities in nursing and men in nursing, more need to diversify students, faculty.

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NCLEX Sample Questions: Furosemide and Hepatitis A
Question 1. The nurse is planning to administer furosemide (Lasix) 40 mg IV directly. The nurse uses which of the following techniques in administering this medication?

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More Nurses Pursuing Advanced Degrees, Improving Chances of Being Hired
December 13, 2012 - More nurses are advancing their knowledge by seeking bachelor’s and graduate degrees, according to preliminary 2012 survey data released in early December by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN).

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Nurse Educators Reflect on Five-year, $1.5 Million Project to Improve HIT
October 18, 2012 - Health information technology (HIT) has changed dramatically in the past few years, with new innovations making their way into hospitals and health care educational institutions in an effort to ease practice, increase safety and improve efficiency in the workplace.  In fact, just five years ago, when the Health Resources and Services Administration’s (HRSA) Division of Nursing awarded a five-year, $1.5 million grant to three institutions of higher learning and the National League of Nursing (NLN) to form the Health Information Technology Scholars Project (HITS), few envisioned what the future would hold.

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