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Nurse-led, science-based: A campaign to arm nurses with COVID-19 vaccine knowledge

Since the outbreak of the pandemic, determined nurses and frontline healthcare workers have put patients’ health, safety, and lives above their own to deliver...

Catching up to stay ahead

Getting back on track with routinely recommended vaccinations The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in dramatic declines in adolescent vaccinations, which began in March 2020 and...

You make a difference

Honoring nurses and our profession in May This Nurses Month, we honor RNs for their skillful, creative, and compassionate care during the most significant public...

Malignant hyperthermia

This potentially lethal condition calls for quick action.  Takeaways: Malignant hyperthermia is a genetic life-threatening disease that results in an uncontrolled release of calcium that...

Nurses Month: A time for celebration

Inspire and be inspired. Nurses Month shines a spotlight on nurses—those who devote their lives to caring for others. This year, it couldn’t come at...

Drug diversion in healthcare

Prevention and detection for nurses Special report to American Nurse Journal, supported by an educational grant from Fresenius Kabi USA. © 2021, HealthCom Media Takeaways: Drug diversion among...

Benefits of feedback for nurse leaders

Viewing feedback as a gift enhances career growth. Takeaways: Without feedback, beginning nurse leaders’ careers can be derailed Constructive feedback can lead to significant performance...

Individual nurse liability insurance

Understand your options Takeaways: Nurses are at risk for litigation or state board of nursing action against them. To protect themselves, nurse should learn about...

Right-sided heart failure

Give the right side of the heart the attention it’s due. Takeaways: In right-sided heart failure, ventricular independence (between the right and left ventricles) can...

New graduate nurse time management

A game-based approach accelerates time management skills.  Takeaways: Time management is an essential skill for nurses, especially new graduates. Using a novel board game, Nurse...