Journal of Advanced Practice Nursing
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The Nursing Shortage And The Doctor Shortage Are Very Different Things

Nursing is bracing for what’s being called a “silver tsunami” — a graying Baby Boomer workforce entering retirement. On top of that, many other nurses are leaving the field out of frustration. Why? They don’t feel they’re making enough of a difference for their patients.

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14 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became A Nurse

You'll become skilled in not just medicine, but in waitressing, technology, mediation, and more.

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Does A Hospitals Nurse Magnet Recognition Matter For Patient Outcomes?

New findings from researchers confirm enhanced outcomes for patients before and after recognition—to a point

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10 Signs You Are Being Raised By A Nurse

There are lots of nurses in my family, including my mother, who has been a nursery nurse for almost 40 years. So I know a thing or two about being raised by a nurse...

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Nurse Confessions, Do Not Get Sick In July

Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients.

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How To Stop 200,000-400,000 Preventable Medical Errors A Year

As a longtime healthcare reporter, I am shocked every time I read about a surgeon who operated on the wrong site or wrong patient or accidentally left a surgical instrument inside a patient's body.

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Demand For Travel Nurses Hits A 20-Year High

With her children grown and husband nearing retirement, Amy Reynolds was ready to leave behind snowy Flagstaff, Ariz., to travel but she wasn't ready to give up her nursing career.

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Editor-in Chief:
Kirsten Nicole

Editorial Staff:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Robyn Bowman
Kimberly McNabb
Lisa Gordon
Stephanie Robinson

Contributors:
Kirsten Nicole
Stan Kenyon
Liz Di Bernardo
Cris Lobato
Elisa Howard
Susan Cramer