Could it be that things have gotten worse for nurses mentioned in the news? Apparently so.
Working the night shift isn’t just bad for sleep — it could be seriously bad for your health. A study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention found that working during the wee hours over the long term was associated with a 19% greater risk of cancer among women. Researchers also took a close look…
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will address safe injection practices for nurses at a free webinar on Thursday, Feb. 22. The hourlong event will begin at 1 p.m. Eastern.
Antibiotic stewardship is a change you need to embrace. You can’t just say I prefer it the old way, give everyone an antibiotic who asks for one and that will be that. But I get it. You are willing to change, but sometimes the residents and their families aren’t.
Long-term care nurses often feel isolated from the rest of the healthcare workforce, asking themselves, “Am I actually a nurse?”
Taking time to step back and reevaluate how you’re using your time — and if you’re a manager, how your employees are faring this time of year — can pay off big time.