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Home visits by nurses and paraprofessionals to children of low-income women had some positive benefits on cognitive and behavioral measures for the children, according to results of a clinical trial.
As hospitals shed jobs, openings for nurses and other health professionals are popping up in other settings: outpatient clinics, rehabilitation centers, walk-in clinics, and patients’ homes.
A need for more nurses across the state of California has been compounded by the lack of faculty to train students looking to enter the field.
When nurses obtain a certification, they expand their knowledge base, grow within their field, and evolve as professionals.
Relaxing restrictions on what services nurse practitioners can and can't provide may lead to cost savings at retail health clinics, suggests a new study.
In a time of health care reform and aging baby boomers, the University North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing is educating students to meet the increased demand for nurses.
Hundreds of children in New York and New Jersey are receiving intensive care at home from nurses and other health care professionals.
When incoming and outgoing nurses actively involve their patients in shift changes it can reduce medical errors and improve outcomes and patient experience, according to a new study published in the Journal of Nursing Care Quality.
MTV has agreed to make changes to its controversial new reality series “Scrubbing In” after several nonprofit nursing organizations protested how the show negatively depicts the profession.
Registered nurses can compare their health, safety and wellness to the overall U.S. population and other nurses within demographic categories, including nursing specialty, by taking the American Nurses Association’s new survey.
Veronica Thompson, RN-BC, MS, FNP-BC, a clinical faculty member with Montefiore Medical Center, a teaching hospital in Bronx, N.Y., helps new nurses handle large workloads, properly manage time, communicate with team members and other issues as they transition from the classroom to clinical settings.
A recommendation from the American Medical Association calls for physicians to determine how care teams are paid, making the American Association of Nurse Practitioners call the reimbursements to physician-led teams "anti-competitive."
Loyola University Chicago Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing in Maywood has received two grants from the Health Resources and Services Administration to foster interprofessional education and collaboration.
The University of California reached a tentative contract agreement with unionized nurses at its medical and student-health facilities, to avert walkout.
One thing that would help in streamlining care delivery is structural support for advanced practice registered nurses to work to the full extent of their education and certification.