Monthly Archives: June 2015

Is Fatigue the Core Reason Why Nurses Have Become Disempowered?

Empowerment of nurses is a necessity especially if you consider the plight of patients they handle. When it comes to offering nurses suffrage to express themselves, nothing should be undervalued. That is because whatever mood they exude is reflected to … Continue reading

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How Much Do You Know About Sterile Processing?

How Much Do You Know About Sterile Processing?The sterile processing department plays a key role in patient safety. Infection preventionists should not only understand how reusable instruments are cleaned and sterilized, but should actively collaborate with the sterile processing department. … Continue reading

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Honoring DAISY Award Honoree: Richard Mccomas

Richard Mccomas, RN Cardiac OR Children’s Mercy Kansas City, Missouri Nomination #1 During the last year, we started receiving postoperative heart patients who had well drawn designs cut out and placed as the top layer of their midline chest incision dressing, just beneath … Continue reading

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TOP 10 CHEAPEST RN TO BSN PROGRAMS ONLINE

Are you looking for the cheapest RN to BSN online program? Completing a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing is a great choice if you are a registered nurse and want to upgrade your nursing credentials. Most RNs nowadays have … Continue reading

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The Impact of IT on the Future Demand for Healthcare Providers

For the longest time, the relationship between the patient and health care provider has been one in which the provider supplies information to the patient regarding their illness, and thereafter provides a treatment plan or a recommendation to a specialist. … Continue reading

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HOSPICE NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION – WHAT DOES A HOSPICE NURSE DO?

Hospice nurses are licensed nurses who are trained to provide end-of-life care to terminally ill patients as well as emotional support to the patient’s loved ones. Since the patients are diagnosed with terminal diseases, the goal of a hospice nurse … Continue reading

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What is the Salary of a New BSN Graduate?

A career in nursing is a promising one. Other than status, there is also the aspect of a handsome salary package in terms of base pay and bonuses. A BSN degree, therefore, opens doors for a lot more opportunities especially in advancing … Continue reading

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