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  2. Nurse Leadership Through Multi-Generational Differences
    3/9/2017

    Research has shown that today’s nursing workforce comprises staff from three different generations. With each generation comes a multitude of differences in relation to attitudes, ideologies, beliefs, financial responsibilities and work habits. In order to effectively work together as a team, nurse leaders will need to be able to understand the generations and individuals that they are working with.

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  4. The Impact Of Electronic Health Record In Nursing
    9/9/2016

    The adoption of digital medical record technology has improved the provision of healthcare services substantially. This includes lowering chances of patients experiencing adverse drug-related events, contracting infections, or experiencing medication errors.

  5. From Scrubbing In To Geeking Out: How My Career Took An Unexpected Turn To IT
    5/6/2016

    When you think of nurses working in a hospital, you probably imagine them passing out medications, administering treatments, interpreting doctor’s instructions, or simply holding a patient’s hand. And, when I first graduated from nursing school, those were things I did. But my view of nursing began to change in 2002 when I was training to become a surgical nurse while serving in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps.

  6. Nursing: A Changing Job Climate
    3/9/2016

    Thanks to new medical breakthroughs, life expectancy is on the rise. From 2010 to 2050, officials expect a whopping 351 percent increase in the population of those 85 and older. By 2050, 16 percent of the global population is expected to be 65 or older.

  7. Nurses Play Crucial Role In Preventative Health Services
    3/9/2016

    Americans could save billions of dollars annually in health care costs per year if they would follow preventative health care practices. Nurses place a critical part in alerting and educating those in their care to these measures that can help them live healthier and happier lives.

  8. The Vital Role Of Nurses In The Delivery Of Affordable Care
    3/9/2016

    The US healthcare sector will employ 3.2 million nurses by 2022. Presently, 6% of nurses care for one patient, whereas 11% care for three patients. Moreover, 13%, 16%, 17%, and 18% of nurses care for six, five, four, and two patients respectively. In spite of this, 66% of registered nurses (RNs) say that they have limited coverage and clinical support.

  9. 5 Steps To Take Following A Needlestick
    2/8/2016

    According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), nearly 385,000 sharps-related injuries occur annually in the U.S. healthcare industry — an average of more than 1,000 per day. A sharps-related injury is a penetrating stab wound from a needle, scalpel, or other sharp object that may result in exposure to blood or body fluids. By Dave Hurton, Key Account Director, MedSafe

  10. How Tetris Can Transform Healthcare Operations
    12/22/2015

    Healthcare providers face an operational paradox — scarce resources are both overbooked and underutilized at the same time. The result? Long patient waiting times, frustrated patients, and unhappy nurses. With the growing demand for healthcare and not so promising supply of staff, there’s only one way to deal with it: Do more with less. That’s easier said than done, isn’t it? But what if I told you that by doing just one thing right you can serve more patients, lower patient waiting times, and ensure your nurses eat lunch on time? It doesn’t involve adding more chairs or hiring more nurses — it’s as simple as playing Tetris right. That’s right, Tetris. By Jennifer Mensik, Chief Nursing Officer, LeanTaaS