Top News: #Nursing

Here are the top read news for #nursing:


Longer shifts increase needle stick risk for new nurses:

A study of newly-qualified nurses in the US has found they are at greater risk of suffering injuries if they work longer shifts, more overtime and at night. Read more


6 factors that influence nurse compassion fatigue:

Younger, less experienced nurses are more likely to suffer from compassion fatigue and lower levels of satisfaction, according to a survey published in Critical Care Nurse. Read more

 JHNursing-Summer15_final1.jpgTrailblazing Trend in Research:

Increasingly, medical colleagues and funders endorse or even insist on nurses’ place at the decision maker’s table. Read more


635730877802304276-NursePractitioner04EKGs, X-rays and heart procedures — the role of non-physicians grows:

Nurse practitioners and physician assistants are a fast-growing part of the medical marketplace, getting paid more often for procedures people generally associate with doctors, such as electrocardiograms, pelvic exams and even helping with heart bypasses, a USA TODAY analysis of federal data finds. Read more