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Aug
15

SOUTHSIDE REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER’S PROGRAM GETS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO HAVE HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN NURSING

With the increasing for nurses, health systems exhaustively squeeze their creative means to connect the youth, most specifically, high school students in the field of nursing. In an article, Southside Regional Medical Center’s Junior Volunteer Program encourages student volunteers to get hands-on experience in the real nursing workplace. “I’m not only hoping they may go […]

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Aug
14

NURSING RESEARCHERS RECOGNIZED AS THIS YEAR’S FELLOWS OF AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NURSING

More and more nursing researchers have been recognized for their valuable contributions to the field of medical research. In an article, University at Buffalo School of Nursing faculty members Yu-Ping Chang, PhD, and Sharon Hewner, PhD, were named 2018 class of American Academy of Nursing fellows. AAN fellows are acknowledged for their contributions to nursing […]

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Aug
13

AACN ENCOURAGES NURSES TO VOTE FOR THIS YEAR’S COMING ELECTION

Nurses are not just front liners of healthcare, they can also be the voice of the voiceless. With the state of kind of healthcare we have today, further arrangements should be done that could cater various patient backgrounds fairly and effectively. That’s why the American Association of Colleges of Nursing calls nurses to exercise their […]

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Aug
02

10 STEP PROGRAM FOR MOTHERS WITH SICK INFANTS

Breastfeeding is one important element babies get from their mothers right after they’re born. Through this, skin-to-skin contact between the mother and the baby take place, having the pair to bond. In some cases, babies who are born critically ill are often rushed to intensive care or surgery. While this immediate action is lifesaving, the […]

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Aug
01

ENHANCING COMMUNICATION BETWEEN NURSES AND PHYSICIANS

In healthcare, communication is a crucial element that should be addressed accordingly. Because once there is a poor connection of message between professionals in the clinical setting, medical error happens that could eventually be a contributing factor to endanger the safety of patients. A small pilot study by University of Michigan researchers, illuminates on where […]

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Jul
31

2ND ANNUAL SCHOOL OF NURSING ONCOLOGY OFFERS KEY TOPICS FOR BETTER PATIENT CARE

Sustained learning is much more important when you are now in the nursing clinical practice. That’s why Physicians’ Education Resource (PER) ® will host the 2nd Annual School of Nursing Oncology™ providing the latest information on key oncology topics that can be precisely applied to nursing clinical practice in various settings. “Continuing education is really […]

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Jul
30

CHANGING NURSES’ ATTITUDE OVER INFECTION RISK IMPROVES COMPLIANCE WITH INFECTION CONTROL MEASURES

They say that knowledge is a virtue and an investment. But talking about nursing compliance concerning infection control measures, well, attitude makes a big difference, a new study says. The study entitled, “Factors for Compliance with Infection Control Practices in Home Health Care,” analyzes the relationship between infection control compliance, knowledge, and attitude among home […]

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Jul
30

CONTACT-FREE PATIENT MONITORING SYSTEM CAN HELP PREVENT FUTURE HEALTH PROBLEMS

A new technology at a local nursing home can efficiently help nurses monitor their patients while they rest or sleep. The EarlySense technology device lies flat under a patient’s bed and its contact free. This technology had already detected health issues with patients at Crown Point Health Suites in Southwest Lubbock. “The product is a […]

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