Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Sun, 2014-11-23 15:55
As the holiday season kicks into full gear, excitement, emotions, and expectations run high. There are few other times as unique as this six-week stretch between Thanksgiving and the start of the new year.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Wed, 2014-11-19 00:06
Are you or others in your workplace taking part in Movember (“Moustache” plus “November"), a global men’s health event? Males pledge to grow their ‘staches for the month, getting donations from friends, family and co-workers in the process.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Tue, 2014-11-11 11:17
Working at self-reflection tasks and being open to learning new approaches are the very first steps to making your work environment more inclusive. But no one can single-handedly change a workplace to make it more inclusive.
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Sun, 2014-11-09 20:30
The holidays are soon approaching and the days are getting shorter, meaning less daylight during waking hours. Holidays bring a variety of emotions out of people ranging from their favorite time of the year to the most depressing time of the year. If you fall in the latter category, there may be more to it then just the routine hustle and bustle of the season getting you down.
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Sat, 2014-11-01 18:56
With the national push for more BSN prepared RN’s, many nurses are considering completing a RN to BSN program. For the experienced RN these programs can be pretty straight forward, completed online or on campus and in as little as 12-18 months.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-10-31 18:25
Whoa there Nelly! It’s Halloween, the start of a three-month long season that’s almost guaranteed to add eight pounds of adipose tissue to everyone, especially those with weak willpower. Don’t you be one of the unthinking nurses who snacks right out of your skinny jeans.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Wed, 2014-10-29 15:18
As a health care professional, news about the progression of Ebola may cause you to feel stress, fear and a general anxiety about your personal health. That's to be expected -- who wouldn't be apprehensive when there's a medical emergency and your vocation puts right in the middle of it.
Submitted by Dee Fletcher on Mon, 2014-10-27 11:27
Whether due to biological or socioeconomic factors, statistics show that mortality rates among African American women are higher even though they account for fewer new cases of breast cancer. Fortunately, by understanding the nature of breast cancer across racial and ethnic divides, minority populations can decrease potential risks for late-stage, advanced breast cancer.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Tue, 2014-10-21 19:08
Nurses are, of course, worried about the spread of Ebola. Everyday folks, outside of healthcare, are also frightened. Today news headlines are hyper-focused on the latest developments in the continuing Ebola battle.
Submitted by Margarette Burnette on Thu, 2014-10-16 14:58
One of the biggest issues in health care today is stopping the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. Nurses need to know as much as possible about the virus, and how to effectively treat patients. Here is what we can learn from other communities who have been affected by Ebola.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Wed, 2014-10-15 18:45
Is your hospital ready? A recent survey by National Nurses United indicated that more than half of the 400 nurses surveyed weren't confident that their hospitals could deal with an Ebola patient. The survey has certainly touched a nerve with nurses who will be on the front lines of caring for any patient with suspected or diagnosed Ebola.
Submitted by Margarette Burnette on Wed, 2014-10-15 13:39
News that a second nurse in Texas has been struck with the deadly Ebola virus is likely to send an unprecedented sense of alarm through the public and health care community. It also renews focus on the CDC's recently updated Ebola infection prevention and control