THE MAKING OF A NURSE
- Reflecting on the Past Year in Nursing and Planning the Future. Ulrich, Beth // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Dec2003, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p605
Reflects on the professional and personal accomplishments of the nursing profession in the U.S. in 2003. Strategies taken to address nursing shortage in the country; Recommendations issued by the Institute of Medicine for improving the role of registered nurses in assuring patient safety; Need...
- WRAP-UP REPORT. // National Nurse;Apr2010, Vol. 106 Issue 3, p14
The article offers news briefs in the U.S. Registered nurses (RNs) continue to support the Florida Hospital Patient Protection Act of 2010 that would authorize the minimum staffing RN-to-patient ratios in hospitals. RNs and health professionals reached an agreement on a new contract negotiation...
- A Heavy-Duty Job. McGinn, Daniel // Newsweek;7/5/2004, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p12
Discusses a key lobbying goal of nurses, who are at risk for back strains, at the American Nurses Association biennial convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Focus on getting hospitals to enact so-called no-life policies requiring that machines, rather than nurses, be responsible for moving...
- It's Transformation, Not Patient Care! Kerfoot, Karlene // Urologic Nursing;Aug2002, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p282
Focuses on the transformation made by nurses and other medical personnel. Ability of nurses to transform the lives of the patients; Development of a patient-relation enhancement program; Dissatisfaction of shown by nurses.
- The great multistate licensure debate. Ventura, Marissa J. // RN;May99, Vol. 62 Issue 5, p58
Focuses on the licensing system endorsed by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing for multistate nursing practice in the United States. Models considered by the council to address interstate practice; Nursing groups' concerns on the system; Future of multipractice licensing. INSET:...
- Alliances. Mattera, Marianne Dekker // RN;Jan2001, Vol. 64 Issue 1, p7
Comments on the status of nurses in the United States. Problems in the recruitment and employment of nurses; Information on the spread of organized nursing; Significance of empowering the nurses to direct the course of patient care and to influence public policy.
- Oh, behave! Page, Leigh // Modern Physician;Aug2002, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p8
Presents news briefs related to surveys on nurses in the U.S. as of August 2002. Percentage of responding medical staff in a survey by VHA who say that they have witnessed disruptive physician behavior; Results of a survey by the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University...
- Traveling nurses roam U.S. to meet growing need. Kamerick, Megan // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);04/09/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 42, p34
Reports on traveling nurses roaming around the United States to meet growing demand in hospitals. Advantages of hiring traveling nurses compared with per diem nurses; Flexibility and cost effectiveness to hospitals provided by hiring traveling nurses by allowing the nursing staff to fluctuate...
- Nurse shortage looms because of aging workforce. // Indianapolis Business Journal;06/26/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p20A
Reports on the shortage of nurses in the United States. Aging workforce; Average age of registered nurses; Opportunities for women outside nursing.