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Nursing Stats You’ve Never Heard Of — Until Now!

The creator of this infographic hesitates to call it an infographic in the truest sense. However, that’s what we’re calling it! And it’s a...
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Can A Chat With A Nurse Really Persuade Patients To Quit Smoking?

A short talk with a knowledgeable nurse could be the difference between a smoker stopping for cigarettes or stopping for nicotine gum on her...
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New App Could Be Game Changer For Code Blue Team

A newly released app called the Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation Mobile Application has helped save the lives of numerous patients whose hearts had stopped during...
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Nurses Say Stress Interferes With Caring For Their Patients

Jordin Purcell-Riess has worked as a registered nurse at the emergency department at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn., for three years. She describes...
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Survey Links Supply Chain To Patient Safety

How would you rate your supply chain process? Best bets this is not a question on the forefront of your mind while at work,...
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“The Healing Power of Kindness” – Did you read it?

Kindness can go a long way no matter what your job is, but when you work day-to-day with people dealing with the stressful issue...
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Are You Ignoring One Of The Most Potent Ways To Improve Patient Health?

Leveraging existing relationships with friends and family may be a more effective way to improve patients' health and encourage new healthy habits and behaviors...
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You Want Shorter ER Stays? Study Shows It’s All About The Nurses

Protocols allowing nurses to administer certain types of treatment in the emergency department can dramatically shorten length of stay for patients with fever, chest...
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Longer Nurse Tenure on Hospital Units Leads to Higher Quality Care

When it comes to the cost and quality of hospital care, nurse tenure and teamwork matters. Patients get the best care when they are...
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Researchers Debunk ‘Five-Second Rule’

Sorry to burst your bubble, but it turns out bacteria may transfer to candy that has fallen on the floor no matter how fast...

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