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Partnerships and innovation: The future of nursing education

Collaboration, design thinking, and competencies are critical to prepare nurses to work at the top of their practice. Takeaways: Nursing education is evolving to prepare nurses for new challenges. Changes implemented by nursing programs during...

Midcareer nursing advancement

Reflect, be objective, and tap into your network. Many career advancement tools and techniques are available, but they need to be used with conscious intention, curiosity, and diligent effort. If you’ve been a nurse who...
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Recognizing and Managing Complications of Acute Myocardial Infarction

Please visit the ANA's website to take the CE: https://www.nursingworld.org/continuing-education/recognizing-and-managing-complications-of-acute-my/ Good outcomes require early identification and prompt treatment. Takeaways: Early reperfusion and medical therapy have drastically reduced acute myocardial infarction complications. Despite advanced therapies, complications continue...
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An overview of neuraxial anesthesia

Please visit the ANA’s website to take the CE: https://www.nursingworld.org/continuing-education/an-overview-of-neuraxial-anesthesia/ Understand the basics so you can effectively manage your patients. Takeaways: Neuraxial anesthesia is the administration of medication into the subarachnoid or epidural space to produce...

A push to develop early sexual health education in California

In California, schools are required to teach sex education at least once in middle school (usually grade seven) and once in high school (usually grade 9). While individual school districts can teach sex education...

Nursing scholarships

American Nurse would like to highlight some nursing scholarships for current students, or individuals planning to go into the nursing field. A Nurse I Am Scholarship by Cherokee Uniforms Addiction Awareness Scholarship by RehabCenter.Net American Association of...
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Five tips for student nurses entering their first year of a degree

Claire gives 5 tips to help Student Nurses stay on course through their first year, placement and other challenging experiences. Play video: Claire takes us through her 5 tips for Student Nurses to help them...

A Magnetic conference

Thousands of nurses learn and share strategies to improve care and work environments Positive human connections are vital to quality healthcare and work environments, according to speaker Charles Kunkle, MSN, CEN, CCRN, BC-NA, a nursing...
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Opioid and non-opioid analgesia during surgery

Understanding how and why anesthesia providers select analgesic agents. Takeaways: Many options exist for managing intraoperative and postoperative surgical pain. Medications used for pain management can be broken down into opioids and non-opioids. Each medication...
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Ready, set, go…to school!

With 79.6% of employers now requiring or having a strong preference for nurses with a baccalaureate degree and a growing demand for nurses, there’s no better time to return to school. Links in iPad: Set...

Interprofessional education

Combining skills and knowledge from different disciplines enhances patient care. By Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN   In 2003, the Committee on Health Professions Education of the Institute of Medicine released a report recommending that “All health...
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Can nursing meet the 80/2020 goal?

Progress is slow but steady as RNs head back to school to get their BSN. By Janet Boivin, BSN, RN Will 80% of RNs hold a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) degree by the year...
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Your doctorate and the path to persistence

Completing your doctorate requires support and more. By Nancy Bellucci, PhD, RN, CNOR High attrition rates for doctoral nursing students (reported to be as much as 50%) in the face of an increasing demand for PhD-prepared...