Five Nurses Ready to Get to Work at the NC General Assembly
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by Renee Hewitt
2d ago
Healthcare is likely to be one of the most significant issues facing legislators as they return to Jones Street for the 2023 long session, and a record number of nurses who are members of the North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) will be helping guide important healthcare policy decisions as members of the North Carolina General ..read more
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Your Nursing Career and the Nuclear Option
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by Keith Carlson
3d ago
If you’ve reached the point in your nursing career where you feel like you can’t go on and might need to abandon nursing and never look back, you’re considering “the nuclear option,” which means leaving the profession for good. While this is always a possible course of action, it’s not the only one. So, before ..read more
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Nurse of the Week: Kayla Billington Provides Heart Surgeries for Ugandan Children
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by Renee Hewitt
3d ago
Kayla Billington has made it her mission to help provide life-saving heart surgeries for children in Uganda. We honor Billington as the Nurse of the Week for providing heart surgeries and hope to children in Uganda. Billington knew she wanted to become a pediatric nurse after surviving a rare form of cancer as a teenager ..read more
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Americans Trust Nurses More Than Any Profession
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by Renee Hewitt
3d ago
According to the annual Gallup poll, Americans trust nurses more than any other profession for the twenty-second consecutive year. Nurses are viewed as having “very high” or “high” ethical and honesty standards by 79% of U.S. adults, 15 points higher than any other profession and significantly higher than professionals such as business executives, who are ..read more
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ANA President Addresses Well-Being, Workforce Challenges
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by Louis Pilla
3d ago
Jennifer Mensik Kennedy, PhD, MBA, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, the newly anointed president of the American Nurses Association (ANA), comes to her position at a time when nursing faces more challenges than perhaps at any other moment in recent memory. As the head of ANA, she is faced with a workforce contending with issues such as ..read more
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Why Nurses Should Learn Wilderness Medicine
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by Amanda Winstead
1w ago
Nurses are some of the most versatile, widely skilled healthcare professionals, so if you’re a nurse that loves to camp and backpack, now may be the right time to add some wilderness medicine skills to your professional toolkit. Nurses say they like spending their free time traveling, exercising, and exploring the great outdoors. But spending ..read more
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NJ Nurse Claire Donaghy Travels the World to Make Sure Children Can Smile
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by Renee Hewitt
1w ago
NJ nurse Claire Donaghy found a second home in Rwanda, a nation she first visited as a surgical team member with Operation Smile in 2014. Donaghy is a nursing professor at William Paterson University and is eager to return to lend her expertise to this important mission. Daily Nurse is proud to name Claire Donaghy ..read more
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Virtual Reality Helps Nursing Students Experience a Patient’s Perspective
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by Binghamton University
1w ago
A virtual reality (VR) simulation helps undergraduate nursing students experience an emergency-care scenario from the perspective of an intubated patient. The scenario is intended to instill empathy that, contrary to popular belief, is a skill that can be acquired and strengthened. “Many of us have experience with loved ones interacting with the healthcare system and ..read more
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Finding Success as a Nurse Entrepreneur
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by Louis Pilla
2w ago
Adaptability, organization, and communication are among the skills you bring to patient care every day and are some of the same qualities that can help you succeed away from the hospital as a nurse entrepreneur. Nurses have a variety of traits that qualify them for an entrepreneurial path. For one thing, “nurses are the best ..read more
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ENA Launches Updated ENPC, 6th Edition
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by Emergency Nurses Association
2w ago
The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) launched the Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course, 6th Edition, which features more focused presentation-based teaching to better prepare emergency department nurses for the unique care that children require. Last updated in 2018, ENA has worked to update the course to offer more applicable knowledge for the clinical setting by taking input from ..read more
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