Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses invites clinicians and researchers to apply for its grants to support inquiry that drives change in high acuity and critical care nursing practice.
Students pursuing nursing degrees may soon receive financial aid and other forms of support thanks to recently awarded grants from the United States Department of Health and Human Services.
Members of The Oncology Nurse Community (TheONC.org) are now estimated to improve care for more than 489,000 cancer patients each year, by applying knowledge and insights gleaned from the website.
To help meet the growing need for primary care services, nurse practitioners are asking the Obama administration to require insurers to credential them.
Oncology nurses can lead the way in efforts to protect the next generation from HPV-related cancers if they know the facts about HPV vaccination for boys and girls.
Significant lapses in infection prevention and control practices by senior staff members were reported by every participant in a survey of nearly 500 student nurses.
Special hospital units designed and staffed to treat geriatric patients are improving outcomes and reducing costs.
Nurse practitioners say efforts to expand primary care to millions of Americans under the health law are hampered by insurance industry practices that limit or exclude their participation.
A hot topic of discussion at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting in June was the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and what it means for the future of oncology care in the United States.
Nurse Job Satisfaction Improves Patient Outcomes, National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Data Show
When nurses enjoy their jobs and intend to stay in their positions long-term, it can translate to improved patient outcomes.
The simplest, most effective patient experience strategy for practitioners may be listening to the patient, directly through personal discussions and indirectly through survey data analysis.
Increasingly, hospitals are placing older patients on "observation study" despite having Medicare.
From September 1-7, hospitals nationwide will host events to honor the work of clinical nurse specialists, who ensure patients receive the highest quality care based on the latest research evidence.
Reports project that within the next 13 years the caregiver support ratio will shift from a slow decline to a free fall.
A large percentage of student nurses surveyed observed lapses in infection prevention and control practices during their clinical placements.
A Rutgers School of Nursing mobile health care program and community wellness center team up to dramatically expand reach.
Wake Forest University is expanding a physician assistant program to meet the growing need in primary care, and it’s going about it in a novel way.
The demand for nurses across North Carolina is growing dramatically, but so are the barriers blocking access to the right nursing education.
A tentative agreement between the California Nurses Association, National Nurses United and Dignity Health includes a novel nurse accident prevention program that provides supplemental insurance protection for nurses injured in workplace violence or accidents.
School districts nationwide have made improvements in measures related to nutritional policies, physical education and tobacco policies, according to the 2012 School Health Policies and Practices Study.