There is increased diversity in gender and race/ethnicity within the nursing workforce, according to a new study.
Based on current trends, it’s estimated that 64% of nurses in acute care hospital units will have a degree by 2020—falling short of the 80% goal.
Despite nursing being a noble profession, the sexy nurse stereotype refuses to die. With Halloween (and scores of women dressed as such) rapidly approaching, we take a look at why, and what you can do to stop it.
Nurses, physicians, and other professionals working in trauma centers know fully well that, at any time of day or night, ambulances and vehicles filled with victims could arrive after a violent situation unfolds.
By Misbah Shah
Ethical issues involve gender inequality, unbalanced resource distribution, and danger to vulnerable populations. Although it is important to embrace other cultures, different beliefs can lead to ethical dilemmas. Global health enc…
Words are powerful, and the words we use to describe ourselves, such as “I’m JUST a nurse,” can have far-reaching effects — for others, and within our own psyches.
Lateral violence has been defined as “nurses covertly or overtly directing their dissatisfaction inward toward each other, towards themselves, and toward those less powerful than themselves,” which can take many forms.
The notion of pivoting in your nursing career isn’t a new one, and that readiness to pivot can emerge from a nimbleness of mind and a willingness to read the tea leaves of your career. Are you nimble?
Nurses can be pushed to the breaking point, driven to the precipice of burnout, compassion fatigue, and utter defeat. But there is indeed another way.
The combination of an exodus of RNs and an influx of aging patients could create a health care crisis.