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The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is hailing the U.S. Senate for approving an omnibus spending bill that contains increased funding for programs important to emergency nurses.
A new dress code for doctors, nurses and other health care workers calls for outfits that may be short on style, but long on what it takes to keep dangerous germs from spreading among patients.
Study looks at implementation of recommendations on Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
A nursing scholar at Rutgers-Camden University in New Jersey is studying how bullying is becoming increasingly common in academia.
Capella University, a regionally accredited online university offers online degree programs designed to help working adults advance in their careers, has announced an educational alliance with the National Black Nurses Association.
Health care reform will make life busier for some nurse practitioners.
Being overweight or obese does not lead to improved survival among patients with type 2 diabetes, according to data from the Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals follow-up study.
The author of a study on inadequate sleep among nurses is calling for leaders to encourage strategic napping and shorter shifts.
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing released preliminary survey data showing that enrollment in entry-level baccalaureate nursing programs increased by 2.6 percent from 2012 to 2013, which marks the lowest enrollment increase in professional RN programs over the past five years.
Organization and culture in health care settings often impede the full utilization of nurse practitioners, meaning state laws expanding scope of practice might not be sufficient to relieve the nation’s primary care crisis.
Despite a reported nursing shortage and a public call to hire more registered nurses, last year marked the lowest increase in enrollment in entry-level baccalaureate nursing programs in the past five years.
campaign launched by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) aims to increase the use of palliative care for children with serious illness.
Laws may not be enough to maximize nurse practitioners' potential to ease primary care shortage.
A new University of California, Los Angeles study focusing on nurses and other health care professionals finds continued smoking and diminished quitting among licensed practical nurses remains a serious concern.
A new study from Columbia University School of Nursing, suggests the culture in health care settings often impede the full utilization of nurse practitioners so that state laws expanding scope of practice may not be sufficient to relieve the nation's primary care crisis.
New data released by National Nurses United revealed that not only do a handful of hospitals charge patients more than 10 times the actual cost of treatment but that prices have been steadily increasing for nearly two decades.
Health care leaders now have data to back up what many already know: more clinical nursing experience means better pediatric patient outcomes.
Nursing assistants are more vulnerable to Clostridium difficile (C. diff) contamination on their hands than other health care workers.
Fatigued nurses are more likely to express concern that they made a wrong decision about a patient’s care, according to a study.