Monthly Archives: August 2010

Nursing Opportunities Expected to Increase

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Here is an article that states exactly what I have been thinking all along.  Folks, the nursing shortage is still here.  All that happened recently is that our economy took a downturn and nurses went … Continue reading

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Nursing Work Conditions at ANCC-Rated Hospitals Studied

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia Working for a hospital network that has four Magnet Certified hospitals in it, I read this article with some interest.  There was a big push at my hospital to seek and obtain … Continue reading

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Oakwood Hospital Employee Fired for Facebook Posting

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia With the advent of social media sites, nurses are now faced with even more issues.  Can you talk about your day at work or is that forbidden?  Can you vent your frustrations … Continue reading

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RN Health Coaches Coordinate Smooth Transitions, Prevent Readmissions

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHealth coaching is an up and coming area for nurses to explore.  I have been interested in this area for quite some time now and I am finally seeing the implementation of a type of health … Continue reading

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Hospital-Acquired MRSA Infections On the Decline, CDC Says

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct Search Image via Wikipedia I found this article on Business Week and thought it would be a good piece of information to showcase here.  At my hospital, we are still seeing quite a large number of … Continue reading

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Nursing shortage: 1 in 5 quits within first year, study says

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article from 2009 that I found in USA Today.  This is interesting in that today I don’t think there is any difference in the statistics.  My hospital has a Versant program and we frequently … Continue reading

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No more big needles? Pain-free vaccine in the works

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchI regularly receive email from SmartPlanet.com about new technology and future developments.  Below is one of the posts I received that I found really interesting and that had some potential effect on nursing.  It always pays … Continue reading

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The Do-It-Yourself House Call

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchHere’s an article from the Wall Street Journal about the future of medicine as it applies to chronic and debilitating disease–in this case, congestive heart failure.  Although I am sure the issue here was supposed to … Continue reading

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Scripting Provides Firm Bedrock for New Nurses

Search for Nursing UniformsProduct SearchBelow is an article I found on Strategies for Nurse Managers.   When I first read this article I was taken back to the days that I worked at the phone company as a service representative.  I … Continue reading

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