One time, I applied for an emergency department (ED) nurse manager position. I thought I had the job locked up until I was asked during the interview how I would “enforce metrics.”
As the nurse‐patient ratio increases, care quality declines, and nursing workload increases, a study found.
It’s 2019, and all over the world measles is once again splotching across headlines. An ongoing outbreak in the Philippines has so far infected 4,300. In Ukraine more than 15,000 people have caught the disease since December, the country’s largest epidemic since the invention of vaccines. Madagascar is having its own worst outbreak in decades, with more than 500,000 cases since October, including 300 deaths.
Nurses looking for a change of pace can tap their clinical skills and knowledge to run a wide range of small businesses. Here are the Top 25 Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Nurses:
You'd totally know if you were having a heart attack, right? You'd clutch your left arm in pain, immediately fall down to the floor, and head right to the hospital. Eh, not so much. Heart attacks look way different in women.
Raise your hand if you have a friend who’s tried one of the following in the name of wellness: apple cider vinegar, gluten-free food, colonics, or detoxing? How about the friend who avoids microwaves and antiperspirant to protect themselves from “radiation” and “toxins,” respectively? Or the one who swears that the crystals in their bedroom are responsible for all the positive changes they’ve made recently?
Deaths from cancer dropped 27% over a quarter century, meaning an estimated 2.6 million fewer people died of the disease during that period, according to a new report.
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