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RN to BSN: Why and how

Prepare yourself to successfully pursue a BSN. Takeaways: Research has shown that baccalaureate-prepared nurses are preferred by nursing administrators and patients. The healthcare environment is...

Supporting patients with end-of-life conversations

To: Ethics inbox From: Widowed nurse Subject: Medical aid in dying I’m an operating room RN who has worked in a hospital environment for over 25...

Nurse research and the institutional review board

Learn how the IRB process works to ensure participant safety and quality research. Takeaways: The institutional review board (IRB) process is intended to ensure study...

How to avoid gender bias in nursing education

A simple game can teach valuable lessons. Takeaways: Many men who enter nursing face bias based on preconceived notions about who can be a nurse. ...

Whole-person care

Meeting the mental health needs of all is critical. THE WORLD IS HURTING in ways that are visible and, so often, invisible. According to 2017...

Transitioning from nurse clinician to nurse educator

The future of nursing and healthcare requires more nurse educators. Takeaways: The nursing profession needs more nurse educators to train enough nurses to care for...

The pressure is on: Why you should get your BSN

Have you been thinking about going back to school to get your bachelor of science in nursing (BSN)? The good news is that nurses...

Nursing informatics: The EHR and beyond

The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines informatics nursing as the integration of “nursing science with multiple information and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage,...

Should you pursue leadership? 10 questions to help you decide

I FREQUENTLY ASK clinical nurses if they’re interested in leadership positions. They usually say no, but when I press them, many reveal that they’d...

Introduction to immunotherapy: What nurses need to know about emerging therapies

Understanding these rapidly evolving treatments will help you advocate for patients and manage side effects. By Beth Boseki, MSN, RN, OCN, CCRP; Lauren FInaldi, BSN, RN,...

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menopause and sleep problems

Menopause and Sleep Problems

Data shows that sleep disturbances increase in prevalence during the menopausal transition, with the most common complaint being nighttime awakenings. Take our quick three-question survey...