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Nursing is a very dynamic career field requiring that professionals stay current on emerging trends, the latest developments and techniques, and the latest news. Professional journals are an excellent source of medical information, but sometimes you just want to know about things going on within the nursing profession. The LPN to RN Nursing News page provides the latest news from across the field of nursing from sources like American Journal of Nursing and Nurse.com; updated regularly and presented in a simple format. When you find a topic of interest, just click on the headline and you will be taken to the full article, which will always open in a new window so when you are done you can easily return here to review additional headlines of interest.

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  • Don’t miss the DAISY Meaningful Recognition digital resource guide November 21, 2017
    The new DAISY Brings Meaningful Recognition to Nurses digital resource guide is a comprehensive look at the DAISY Award program and the DAISY grant program. The post Don’t miss the DAISY Meaningful Recognition digital resource guide appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Sallie Jimenez
  • 5 focus areas when diapering a NICU baby November 16, 2017
    Diapering can lead to an increase in pain and stress responses in premature infants. But developmental care measures can heighten comfort for NICU babies. The post 5 focus areas when diapering a NICU baby appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Sue Ludwig, OTR/L, CNT
  • Interview the nurse manager before taking the job November 9, 2017
    A bad manager can make your seemingly perfect job a nightmare. So skip the stress, and interview your prospective manager before taking the job. The post Interview the nurse manager before taking the job appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Robert G. Hess Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Nurses can play a role in preventing mass shootings November 7, 2017
    As appropriate, we share Facebook posts about praying and thinking of victims after mass shootings like last month’s Las Vegas Strip shootings. In the aftermath, some people demanded stricter gun laws. Others stated it was too soon to discuss any action, that first Americans needed to pause and reflect — and respect the mourning period. On […]
    Jennifer Mensik, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • What you need to know about online nursing education November 2, 2017
    While most nursing students pursue degrees in traditional classrooms, with hands-on clinical experiences, many choose online nursing programs instead. The post What you need to know about online nursing education appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Sallie Jimenez
  • Health improves when nurses know health policy November 2, 2017
    AARP's Susan Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN, says nurses are more powerful when they are aware of how health policy rulings affect them and their patients. The post Health improves when nurses know health policy appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Susan Reinhard, PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Gender discrimination allegations must meet strict criteria October 27, 2017
    A critical care tech's job is eliminated and essentially replaced with a tech position that requires a physical agility test. Is this gender discrimination? The post Gender discrimination allegations must meet strict criteria appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN
  • Gene mutation research, radiation treatment make headlines during Breast Cancer Month October 25, 2017
    Researchers discover 72 gene mutations that lead to breast cancer, while the duration of radiation treatments become a topic of discussion — and debate. The post Gene mutation research, radiation treatment make headlines during Breast Cancer Month appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Sallie Jimenez
  • Nurses share lessons learned about face transplant surgery October 18, 2017
    Nurses at a New York face transplantation center discuss the procedure, patient care and the importance of collaboration. The post Nurses share lessons learned about face transplant surgery appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Karen Schmidt, RN
  • RN concerned about disclosing psychiatric treatment to state board October 11, 2017
    AN RN applies for a license in another state, and the board wants her to disclose information about her psychiatric treatment history. Is this required? The post RN concerned about disclosing psychiatric treatment to state board appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN

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