Top News: #Nurses

Here are the top read news for #nurses:

npDoctoring, Without the Doctor:

WOOD LAKE, Neb. — There are just a handful of psychiatrists in all of western Nebraska, a vast expanse of farmland and cattle ranches. So when Murlene Osburn, a cattle rancher turned psychiatric nurse, finished her graduate degree, she thought starting a practice in this tiny village of tumbleweeds and farm equipment dealerships would be easy. Read more


weneedmorenursesWe Need More Nurses:

SEVERAL emergency-room nurses were crying in frustration after their shift ended at a large metropolitan hospital when Molly, who was new to the hospital, walked in. The nurses were scared because their department was so understaffed that they believed their patients — and their nursing licenses — were in danger, and because they knew that when tensions ran high and nurses were spread thin, patients could snap and turn violent. Read more

635679001184311388-Cherisse-Dillard-Travel-NurseDemand for travel nurses hits a 20-year high:

With her children grown and husband nearing retirement, Amy Reynolds was ready to leave behind snowy Flagstaff, Ariz., to travel but she wasn’t ready to give up her nursing career. She didn’t have to. Read more




Christy Dempsey at 2015 Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit.Patient Experience Summit: Compassion, empathy matter in nursing:

After Christy Dempsey, chief nursing officer at Press Ganey, had surgery to treat her breast cancer a few years ago, someone dressed in scrubs entered her hospital room, reached under Dempsey’s gown and said she was taking a look at the patient’s wound. “Who are you?” Dempsey asked. Read more