CPOE: it sounds like a sci-fi robot, but it's actually the computerized physician order entry system that could revolutionize the way hospitals function. You may already be familiar with CPOE, as it's currently used in about 30% of U.S. hospitals.
In recent years, the relationship between oral health and overall wellness has teetered on the edge of public awareness. Now, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is launching an initiative aimed at making it a top priority.
The funding underwrites research regarding the relationship between genetics and aggressive prostate cancer in African Americans, the connection between viruses and cervical cancer, and the role of genes in asthma and obesity among children.
In an effort to recruit potential nursing students, the University of North Dakota College of Nursing conducted three four-day tours across North and South Dakota, Minnesota, and Nebraska, visiting American Indian reservations.
They say practice makes perfect. While clinicals and rotations give nursing students hands-on experience in patient care, it's important for future RNs to possess the ability to work under extreme pressure.