Top News: #Nurses

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WP_DepressionScreening_1245x445_073015Nurses take lead role in treating depression among diabetic patients:

Depression is an important issue in the treatment of diabetes, said Katie Weinger, EdD, RN, FAADE, associate professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston and an investigator in behavioral research at Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. Read more


hhn-daily-nurses-retaining-hospitalFour Measures that Are Key to Retaining Nurses:

Nursing is a tough job. Nurses juggle it all — sick patients, worried families and stressed doctors. They log long hours, often going to the hospital when it is still dark outside and leaving when it is dark again. It is not unusual for nurses to be floated to hospital departments where they feel that they haven’t received adequate training and are expected to take on the workload of a 20-year veteran. Read more



infectioncontrolANA Recommends That All Nurses Should Be Immunized Against Vaccine-Preventable Diseases:

The American Nurses Association (ANA) is calling for all individuals, including registered nurses (RNs), to be immunized against vaccine-preventable diseases, with the only exemptions being for medical or religious reasons. Read more


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



SlavittWhy Nursing Feels Like Groundhog Day and What to Do About It:

A dean of nursing, a CNO, and a former staff nurse share their thoughts on issues that have long plagued nursing, and discuss how to create a more cohesive profession. Read more