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I’m just going to say it: It feels like we’re playing Russian roulette with...

Apoorva Mandavilli, a journalist from the New York Times, graciously interviewed me about what reopening of schools looks like in the midst of a pandemic. The conversation happened in the context of this past week...

COVID-19 pronouncement team

Villa Marie Claire is an inpatient residential hospice facility that is part of Holy Name Medical Center. The Villa is located in northern New Jersey, and our highly trained staff provides care for patients...

Why wear face masks? Explaining COVID-19 to children

Elementary school nurse, Anne Young, created a series of videos for her students and parents to help reduce the stress and disruption of COVID-19. Nurse Young’s Corner is a delightful collection of informative videos...

You are witnessing the death of expertise

Planning for school reopening seems insurmountable, yet, those who are involved in the details continue efforts to keep our students and staff safe. It feels like we are writing plans in the sand, with...

Let’s call her Carol

It was my first year as a nurse in a suburban Intensive Care unit. I worked the night shift and had an elderly female patient that was very ill with cancer, I don’t remember...

Trending jobs | Nephrology nurse

Nephrology nurses care for patients with acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, and end-stage renal disease. These patients typically require hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis, which is delivered in the hospital or outpatient setting. Characteristics needed. Nephrology...

Trending jobs | Health coach

Health coaches promote the practice of self-care so that people can reach their greatest potential. They apply the science of self-leadership, human caring, and flourishing to help people avoid toxic stress, freeing them to...

Trending jobs | Primary care nurse

The role of the primary care/ambulatory nurse has grown in recent years in response to population health initiatives, which are an attempt to drive down the cost of care, keep patients out of the...

Trending jobs | Forensic nurse

Simply put, forensic nursing is where the medical and the legal system intertwine. Forensic nurses care for patients who have been victims of a crime such as adult physical and sexual violence, child physical...

Trending jobs | Case management professional

Case management is an advanced practice specialty area that allows nurses to work to the top of their license as they help people navigate the healthcare system. Case managers work for health systems on...

Choosing the right NP education

Takeaways: Choosing the right NP specialty can be difficult decision for the RN ready to move forward with education and career goals. Knowing educational options for selecting the right degree and the right type...

Trending jobs | Informatics professional

Informatics professionals use technology (such as electronic health records, mobile devices, and wearables) to gather and analyze clinical data and information that facilitates clinical knowledge development. Characteristics needed. Informaticians (sometimes referred to as informaticists) are...

Trending jobs | Legal nurse consultant

Legal nurse consultants (LNCs) review and analyze facts and information identified in legal cases that involve an injury. They use their nursing and research skills, knowledge of nursing theory, and familiarity with medicine and...