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Pressure Injury Prevention in Hospitals Training Program

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) developed the Pressure Injury Prevention in Hospitals Training Program to support the training of hospital staff...

Ethics in a pandemic

Nurses need to engage in self-care to reduce moral distress. Takeaways: The COVID-19 pandemic brings many ethical dilemmas for nurses and their patients. The...

Money matters: How to fund your nursing education

That the cost of college is a common concern for nurses who want to advance their education isn’t surprising. But everyone has a different...

Nurse fatigue: Short on sleep, short on safety

Shift work, organizational barriers, and nurse preferences continue to challenge nurse wellness. Takeaways: Shift work—including long shifts, rotating shifts, double shifts, evening and night shifts—has...

NP with breast cancer: “Listen to your patients”

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today In 2015, Bridgett Spillers, FNP-C, was diagnosed with HER2-positive breast cancer. Bridgett recently shared a bit of...

Champion Launches Premier Treatment Recliner for use in Oncology and Infusion Therapy

ELKHART, Ind. – The Alō Infusion Recliner is the newest seating selection by premier medical seating company, Champion Manufacturing Inc.  Widely known for their...

Vaping: 450 illnesses, 3 deaths

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today E-cigarettes and vapes were supposed to a safer alternative for smokers. Rather than inhaling the toxic byproducts...

Processing trauma: 5 suggestions

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today How can nurses and other healthcare professionals support their patients in the aftermath of a national tragedy?...

Massive blood transfusion protocols

Takeaways  Mass transfusion operates best under a protocol developed by a multidisciplinary team. Using the ABC score can help rule out the need...