When it comes to workplace violence, nursing remains one of the most dangerous professions. But while administrators often work in high secure areas many hospitals refuse to acknowledge the dangers nurses face and too often refuse to provide adequate security.
After years of relative equilibrium, the job market for nurses is heating up in many markets, driving up wages and sign-on bonuses for the nation’s fifth-largest occupation.
The world has been galvanized by the Zika epidemic spreading through the Americas, which has left more than 2,000 infants with severe brain damage. But for pregnant women and their infants in the United States, cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is the far greater viral threat.
Pediatricians are calling for infants to be kept in their parents’ bedroom at night for six months to a year to reduce the risk of sleep-related death.
For the third time, Johnson & Johnson has been hit with a multimillion-dollar jury verdict over whether the talc in its iconic baby powder causes ovarian cancer when applied regularly for feminine hygiene.
For years, the U.S. has experienced a shortage of registered nurses. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that while the number of nurses will increase by 19 percent by 2022, demand will grow faster than the supply, and that there will be over one million unfilled nursing jobs by then.
When Texas resident Barbara Chapman explored different online graduate nursing programs, she knew finding one that was accredited was key. Here are four things prospective online students should know about accreditation in online nursing programs before enrolling.
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