Monthly Archives: November 2009

To blunt nurse shortage, hospitals must address nurse turnover

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchFinally, I have started to find articles on business postings and hospital finance postings that address the shortage and ways to deal with it.  I have always felt that retention would be a key point for … Continue reading

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Six Best Practice Elements of ThedaCare’s Collaborative Care Model

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia This is an interesting article that discusses the way a hospital system decided to change the way it provided care and establish a goal for the future by addressing patient care and … Continue reading

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Drug-resistant bacteria on increase in U.S.: study

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchMRSA is a very dangerous organism, killing a number of people each year.  With it firmly entrenched out in our communities now, hospitals and nurses have a daunting challenge.  This article simply explains the results of … Continue reading

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The Making Of A Mental Health Professional

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchAs a psychiatric nurse, I naturally read articles about psych. nursing and usually come away with more questions or with feelings of being undervalued.  Here is an posting I found on a blog that I think … Continue reading

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Are older nurses being forced out of the profession?

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by Christiana Care via Flickr I found this article on an MD’s blog and it really made me stop and think.  As one of those “older” nurses with 20 years of experience, I will … Continue reading

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Another take on the damage done to nursing by the media

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here is another article that talks about the effect on nursing by the way viewers see us on television, only this time the article is coming from England and talks about both … Continue reading

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Alabama RN says Nurse-Family Partnership is dream job

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Here is another nurse who used her nursing education and skills to find a nursing job that is “outside” the box. She states that she loves the job, but agrees that not … Continue reading

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When Viruses (Including H1N1) and Bacteria are as Close as your Fingertips; VirWall’s New Innovation Can Disarm Killer Keyboards

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia As hospitals push staff more and more about hand-washing and aseptic technique, I believe that we also need to beef up our “housekeeping” abilities.  I know that as a microbiology student, I … Continue reading

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Checking the Right Boxes, but Failing the Patient

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image by The National Guard via Flickr Here is an article written by a doctor but I believe the message is for all health care providers–including, but not limited to aides, nurses, doctors, administrator, CEOs. … Continue reading

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Nurse moves ‘toward health and wellness’

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchBelow is an article I found that describes what one nurse has done to enhance her career by thinking outside of the box.  She, like many of her counterparts, tired of dealing with death and illness … Continue reading

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