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IMAGENew Emergency Nurses Association study examines moral distress in emergency nurses:

DES PLAINES, Ill. (September 30, 2015) – A first-of-its-kind study from Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), published online in the Journal of Emergency Nursing, finds that moral distress in the emergency department is an experience distinct to those working in that specific environment, compared to nurses in other specializations. Read more



Nation’s Top Emergency Nursing Organization Releases New Study Identifying Issues for Transgender Treatment:

A new article about a transgender patient’s “freak show” experience in a U.S. emergency department, published in the Journal of Emergency Nursing, is prompting the country’s largest professional organization of emergency nurses to encourage transgender patient care awareness. Read more



​​Marcela Delatone, an environmental services worker at Palomar Health, ​​​​​​gets the influenza vaccination at Palomar Health.Flu Triggers ‘Vaccinate Or Mask’ Rules At Hospitals:

To protect patients, more than 100,000 health care workers in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and ambulances are required to be vaccinated against the flu or wear a surgical mask. But in hospital settings alone, roughly 9 percent declined the vaccine during the flu season that ended March 31, according to an inewsource survey. Read more


Practicing resuscitation techniques on a mannequin is just the start of trauma training at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. Workers there also learn to take a moment together after every patient's death to silently reflect. (Photo by Kara Lofton)Hospital Workers Find Solace In Pausing After A Death:

For trauma workers like Jonathan Bartels, a nurse who has worked in emergency care and palliative care, witnessing death over and over again takes a toll. Over time, they can become numb or burned out. Read more


WP_NurseStop_092515ANA statement voices violence intolerance:

The nursing profession “will no longer tolerate violence of any kind from any source,” according to a position statement on violence in healthcare workplaces released in August by the American Nurses Association. “Taking this clear and strong position is critical to ensure the safety of patients, nurses and other healthcare workers,” ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, said in a news release. “Enduring physical or verbal abuse must no longer be accepted as part of a nurse’s job.” Read more