Burn Care for Underserved Communities: A Certified Burn Nurse’s Perspective
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Along with their trauma and flight nursing colleagues, burn nurses are now privileged to demonstrate their expertise in burn care with the new Certified Burn Registered Nurse (CBRN) exam from the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN). Introduced in the fall of 2023, CBRN certification spans the entire burn care continuum including prehospital care and initial management, acute and critical care, post-acute rehabilitation, outpatient and community care, and aftercare and reintegrati ..read more
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15 Amazing 2024 Nurse Week Freebies You Shouldn’t Miss
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When you buy something using the links on our posts, we may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. Learn more. Nurses deserve only the best. After all, they go through a lot. With all the things they do for their patients, they rarely have time to care for themselves. With that, it’s […] The post 15 Amazing 2024 Nurse Week Freebies You Shouldn’t Miss appeared first on NurseBuff ..read more
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Honoring Mary Eliza Mahoney, America’s First Licensed Black Nurse
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This National Nurses Week, learn more about Mary Eliza Mahoney, America’s first professionally-trained Black nurse whose birthday lies on May 7, the second day of National Nurses Week. Mahoney’s journey to becoming a nurse in the 1800s was full of setbacks she couldn’t control, yet she persevered to create a decades-long career as a nurse known for compassion and bringing comfort to others ..read more
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The Social Navigation of Conflict
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By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN In recent focus groups I conducted with nurse managers, they listed conflict management on teams and between departments as one of the top three activities they spend time on today. Focus group members commented that staff today don’t know how to navigate conflicts with other team members. […] The post The Social Navigation of Conflict appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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HAPPY NURSES MONTH- Let’s Celebrate You!
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Today is May 6 and it’s Nurses Day 2024 in the US. HAPPY NURSES MONTH- Let’s Celebrate You! We wish all of you, and all nurses around the world a wonderful day! Celebrate Yourselves! Not all employers will even mention or note that it’s May and it’s Nurses Month, or it’s May 6 and it’s Nurses Day. Don’t let that define you! You are a NURSE and You Make a Difference in Someone’s Life Every Day ..read more
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HIPAA Violations and Small Practices
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Small practices are at risk for HIPAA violations. Here are the 5 most common types and their consequences. Are you prepared? HIPAA, aka the Healthcare Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, requires providers and healthcare organizations to protect patient health information. The official definition of HIPAA is: “The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) is a federal law that required the creation of national standards to protect sensitive patient healt ..read more
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Showing Gratitude this Week
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By Rose O. Sherman, EdD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Nurses Appreciation Week is an important reminder to show gratitude to nursing staff for all they do. As leaders, we have two powerful leadership tools: gratitude and appreciation. What is so interesting about gratitude is that while you make others feel good, Harvard research has found that thanking […] The post Showing Gratitude this Week appeared first on Emerging Nurse Leader ..read more
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FTC Bans Noncompete Clause: What Does It Mean for Nurse Practitioners?
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Have you experienced restrictions or limitations because of a noncompete clause in your contract? If you had to contend with a noncompete clause in the past, you understand how limiting and frustrating it can be. But first, let’s define what it is. What Is a Noncompete Clause? Typically, a noncompete clause is part of an employment contract. It limits or prevents a worker from working for competitors for a set amount of time after leaving employment ..read more
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Earth Day: An Opportunity to Address the Environmental Injustice of Plastic Pollution
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It’s time for all of us to address this environmental injustice. Cecília Tomori, PhD, MA An overwhelming body of research highlights the pervasive harms of plastic pollution in our environment and health. Manufacturers make plastics from fossil fuels. A new report from Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory states that plastic production generates four times the polluting greenhouse… The post Earth Day: An Opportunity to Address the Environmental Injustice of Plastic Pollution appeared first on John ..read more
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Former nurse found guilty of attempting to murder her husband
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A former nurse accused of trying to carry out a "mercy killing" on her husband has been found guilty of attempted murder in the WA Supreme Court. Last week, the jury found Wendy Ruth Sym, 63, had attempted to murder her husband of almost 40 years in January 2021 after he was admitted to hospital suffering advanced dementia. Kenneth William Sym had become "increasingly disoriented" and had a fall shortly before he was admitted to Joondalup Health Campus in WA ..read more
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