Nursing News

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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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  • Texas grants first nurse practitioner full practice authority July 26, 2017
    According to an Amarillo Globe-News article published June 7, a nurse practitioner has been granted full practice authority in the state of Texas. Charlene Seale is a certified nurse practitioner at the Thomas E. Creek VA Medical Center in Amarillo. “I felt very fortunate,” Seale was quoted as saying, about being chosen as the state’s […]
    Sallie Jimenez
  • Colorado university adds nursing leadership degree July 24, 2017
    Colorado Mesa University has added an online degree program for those interested in obtaining a Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Administration. The post Colorado university adds nursing leadership degree appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Sallie Jimenez
  • Build a dazzling nurse network and fortify your nursing career July 21, 2017
    If well chosen, the people in our nurse networks light up our nursing careers like constellations in the sky. You'd be surprised at what you can gain. The post Build a dazzling nurse network and fortify your nursing career appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Robert G. Hess Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN
  • Racial preferences for caregivers don’t hold up July 19, 2017
    Legal blogger Nancy Brent responds to a reader with questions about patients' racial preferences for caregivers by drawing attention to a 2010 lawsuit. The post Racial preferences for caregivers don’t hold up appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN
  • Violence against nurses remains a big problem July 17, 2017
    Violence against nurses and other healthcare professionals continues to make headlines, as nurses and legislators work to address the serious problem. The post Violence against nurses remains a big problem appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Sallie Jimenez
  • Case shows board’s power to discipline nurses July 14, 2017
    A RN who allegedly acted in an insubordinate manner learns the hard way about the state board's power to discipline nurses and the tough appeals process. The post Case shows board’s power to discipline nurses appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN
  • Beware of tick-borne diseases: 10 tips to tame ticks this summer July 13, 2017
    Ticks and the diseases they spread are advancing across the U.S. Along with Lyme disease, there are other tick-borne diseases we should all keep in mind. The post Beware of tick-borne diseases: 10 tips to tame ticks this summer appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Robert G. Hess Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN
  • What’s your leadership style? July 7, 2017
    Nurse leaders don't have to stick to one leadership style. But they have find the right style to use at the right time to gain respect and success. The post What’s your leadership style? appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Eileen Williamson, MSN, RN
  • NSAIDs: What nurses need to know about co-medications June 28, 2017
    Patients who take NSAIDs concomitantly with other medications for multiple chronic diseases may not be aware of the risks. The post NSAIDs: What nurses need to know about co-medications appeared first on Nursing News, Stories & Articles.
    Nicolette Estrada, PhD, RN, FNP
  • Nurse interview tips-Part 2: It’s your turn to ask questions June 23, 2017
    Learn about your prospective employer before and after nurse interview When you come home from your first day at a new job, will you be energized by its possibilities or feel slightly sick to your stomach and anxious that you’ve made a big mistake? If it’s option B, you may be able to trace that […]
    Robert G. Hess Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN

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