Hospitals in Europe where nursing staff care for fewer patients and have a higher proportion of bachelor’s degree-trained nurses had significantly fewer surgical patients die while hospitalized, according to a new study.
Two years ago, Evelyn Javier was working in a research lab in Maryland and was unhappy with her career. “I liked the job, but it did not fulfill my purpose,” she says. “I felt like there was more I could do.”
When Felicia Menefee, RN, NP, ACNS, recruited patients for the landmark African-American Heart Failure Trial (A-HeFT), little did she know that the study would yield such positive results for them—or future patients.
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 08:00 to Saturday, November 9, 2013 - 14:30
DoubleTree HotelBethesda, MD
AMERSA, the Association for Medical Education and Research in Substance Abuse, seeks abstract submissions of recent substance abuse research and substance abuse education innovations for the 2013 AMERSA 37th Annual Conference held in Washington, DC, November 7-9,