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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...

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...

Ready to change specialties?

Make sure you know yourself and what you really want.   By Janet Boivin, BSN, RN Deciding to change your nursing specialty can require as...

Dumped: When nursing homes abandon patients to the hospital

Margie is an 86-year-old nursing home resident who has developed a bladder infection. As is the case with many elderly women, she also is...