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Some Top Conferences for Nursing Professionals in 2013 by lcs32 Posted Wed 30 Jan 2013 9:00am Nursing conferences provide a key opportunity for learning, education, and motivation. Conferences offer nurses from all specialties the opportunity to meet others from their field who are interested in similar topics and hear from leaders as they present the newest information. With gatherings for nearly every specialty, registered nurse ... Read on »
Can Non-Nurse Professionals Coach Patients With Depression? by JaanS Medical Doctor Posted Sun 20 Sep 2009 10:21pm The Disease Management Care Blog is in San Diego on the eve of the annual DMAA Forum. What better way to prepare for all the learning that is going to happen tomorrow than to briefly share an important and recently published study on disease management for depression? The article 'Case management for depression by health care assistants ... Read on »
Top Personal and Professional Challenges Nurses Face by Dr. Lawrence Kindo Posted Tue 21 Feb 2012 10:10pm No one can deny that nursing is a challenging profession.  Caring for ailing patients is more than just a career – it is a calling.  You may not realize it, but even in this poor economic climate there is still a high demand for all types of nurses.  It is one of the few job markets that is growing. While this could ... Read on »
Nurses And Other Healthcare Professionals Occupy Wall Street With Make Shift Clinic by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 26 Oct 2011 11:15pm The protesters are now getting help from professionals that have set up a clinic to help the protesters with common medical needs/ailments.  Back in June of this year the nurses also held their own demonstration on Wall Street.  In addition there are plans to target the health care industry as it has been an algorithm risk assessment pa ... Read on »
Nurses Are The Most Honest and Ethical Professionals – Gallup Pole by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 4:06pm Nurses beat out physicians and pharmacists and have been on the top of this pole for the last 10 years.  BD The majority of Americans believe nurses are the most honest and ethical professionals in the country, according to the results of the annual Gallup Honesty and Ethics of Professionals Poll released Tuesday. A total 83% ... Read on »
Why Nurses Need Professional Liability Insurance by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Tue 09 Aug 2011 12:00am A Guest post from Robert Hauser... All medical professionals should have a good malpractice policy in place, including nurses. A lot of nurses think they are immune from malpractice claims; after all, it is doctors who are most commonly sued, right? Unfortunately, this is not the case. Nurses can be sued for malpractice as well, and a nurs ... Read on »
Family Caregivers Provide Nursing Services with Little Professional Support by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Thu 18 Oct 2012 12:00am According to Carol Levine of the United Hospital Fund, a longtime researcher and caregiver herself, and Susan Reinhard of the AARP Public Policy Institute, few non-caregivers have any real idea of how much care an in-the-trenches family caregiver provides.  In a story by Paula Span on the New Old Age Blog titled  “ Caregiver, Plu ... Read on »
Family Caregivers Provide Nursing Services with Little Professional Support by Carol Bradley Bursack Posted Sun 24 Feb 2013 12:00am According to Carol Levine of the United Hospital Fund, a longtime researcher and caregiver herself, and Susan Reinhard of the AARP Public Policy Institute, few non-caregivers have any real idea of how much care an in-the-trenches family caregiver provides.  In a story by Paula Span on the New Old Age Blog titled  “ Caregiver, Plus ... Read on »
American Journal of Nursing 2012 Book of the Year in the Category of Professional Development Awarded to “The Wisdom of t by Highway Hypodermics .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 23 Jan 2013 11:49am Bark Coaching Institute’s course companion, “The Wisdom of the Whole: Coaching for Joy, Health, and Success,” has been recognized as one of the most valuable nursing texts—a panel of nurse experts judged it to be a 2012 AJN Book of the Year in the Professional Development and Issues category. Alameda, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013:  Bark ... Read on »
Nurses Unions Merge to Form the Largest Ever Labor Group for Medical Professionals by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 4:35pm Along with merging the 3 unions, the group also states they are looking to help set up and organize additional members throughout the US.  Nurses are who we see more than our doctors and are the day to day lifeline we have in the hospital by all means.  We need good care and good nurses everywhere.  When it comes to innovation and ideas for bett ... Read on »