Registered nurses may be more likely than licensed practical nurses to identify high-risk medication errors in nursing homes, new research suggests.
The nurses who staff nursing homes earn less than their peers in assisted living and continuing care retirement communities, according to a new survey.
Nursing homes may benefit from registered nurses working longer after age 50, researchers from RAND Corporation say.
Despite "imminent retirement" of baby boomers, more registered nurses are working longer after age 50, researchers find.
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Newly licensed registered nurses are less likely to work in hospitals and more likely to be hired in a nursing home, says a new analysis in the American Journal of Nursing.
Almost half of newly licensed registered nurses were likely to have been verbally abused at work by their colleagues within the past three months, according to a new study.
Almost half of newly licensed registered nurses were verbally abused at work by their colleagues within the past three months, according to a new study.
Newly registered nurses should be encouraged to participate in online modules to learn about quality improvement protocols, and healthcare providers should make sure staffing levels are high enough for RNs to participate in QI activities, researchers said recently.
Improving collaboration between RNs and LPNs could reduce medication errors in nursing homes, study findsMarch 15, 2012
Registered nurses and licensed practical nurses often have interchangeable responsibilities in nursing homes, which can lead to more medication errors, according to newly announced results of a study.
Nurses have numerous reasons to be pleased the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has updated accountable care organization guidelines, several nursing organizations maintain.
Medicare reimbursement cuts will force loss of 40,000 nursing home-related jobs, survey respondents sayNovember 08, 2011
The Medicare PPS skilled nursing facility final rule that was enacted Oct. 1 could result in 20,000 nursing home layoffs nationwide and another 20,000 jobs lost to abandoned expansion activity, according to results of a new national survey.
Nursing homes need to improve communications processes and policies to make it easier for nurses to disclose errors, according to researchers of a unique new study. The researchers say their findings have implications for nursing policy and education, as well as resident safety.