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Hospice Assists Children In Time Of Grief

While the loss of a loved one is difficult for everyone, a child's limited ability to understand death can make grieving more difficult than...
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10 Alcohol Pad Hacks For The Resourceful Nurse

It’s time to talk about the unsung hero of our profession: alcohol pads. Although they aren’t soaked in unicorn tears, as previously believed, these tiny...
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11 iPhone Apps Every Nurse Should Download

Apple has compiled a list of its top 11 apps available in the App Store that are designed specifically for nurses. And knowing all...
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5 Things Hospitals Can Do to Improve Outcomes of Weekend Surgeries

Studies have shown that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. For the first...
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Stock Photo Nurses Vs. Real Nurses

If anybody’s got it easy, it’s stock photo nurses. Sure, they all have really white teeth, which makes them pretty nice to look at, but...
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Smart Habits of Injury-Free Nurses!

Health injuries are very common in the nursing profession. If you’ve been on the job for even a short time, you’ve probably gotten sick...
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Deadra’s Story: A Life Changed By Palliative Care

Long before it's time for hospice care, many people with serious illness can benefit from palliative care but don’t realize it. Sometimes referred to...
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Nurse Bling: Coffee ‘n’ Tea, Tea ‘n’ Coffee

. Fall is around the corner, and colder weather isn’t far behind. The good news? Coffee and tea (aka nurse fuel) are officially acceptable in doses...
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Did you read it? — “Dear NICU nurse…”

It’s not uncommon for a nurse to witness patients at their very worst. Frightened, emotional and often in immense pain, patients (and their loved ones) come...

Proposed Advance Care Planning Coverage For Medicare Beneficiaries

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took a step toward improving care for Medicare beneficiaries with serious illnesses by proposing to adopt...

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