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Not Enough School Nurses in California

Not Enough School Nurses in California

By Elizabeth Hanink, RN, BSN, PHN

While healthcare improvements have made it possible for more children with health issues to attend school, students with chronic and serious health conditions are being shortchanged by school-based care in California. That’s the conclusion of a new report from researchers at Sacramento State’s School of Nursing, presented at the California School Nurses Conference on March 28. The study found that California schools are ill-equipped to meet the healthcare needs of the state’s 1.4 million…

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How Nurses Can Avoid the Medical Error Nightmare

How Nurses Can Avoid the Medical Error Nightmare

By Sue Montgomery, RN, BSN, CHPN

Medical errors are a nurse’s worst nightmare. Most of us are familiar with the knee-buckling, blood-draining panic that sweeps through you…

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Nurses Work Environment and Patient Safety

Nurses Work Environment and Patient Safety

By Elizabeth Hanink, RN, BSN, PHN

Since the Institutes of Medicine (IOM) issued the landmark report “Keeping Patients Safe: Transforming the Work Environment of Nurses” back in…

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New Grad RN Residency Programs

New Grad RN Residency Programs

By Genevieve M. Clavreul, RN, Ph.D.

I’ve written before about how difficult it is for newly graduated nurses to get the acute care experience many hospitals demand.…

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Correctional Nursing: Interview with Frank Torres, MSN, FNP-C

Correctional Nursing: Interview with Frank Torres, MSN, FNP-C

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, CPC, NC-BC

Frank Torres, MSN, FNP-C  City of Los Angeles, Personnel, Medical Services Division   Describe for us your place of employment. I’m a…

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Case Management: Interview with Leila Esmaili, RN, MSN

Case Management: Interview with Leila Esmaili, RN, MSN

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, CPC, NC-BC

Leila Esmaili, RN, MSN  Case Management Lead and Educator  Glendale Adventist Medical Center  How did you begin your case management career?…

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DNP: Interview with Alisa Rock, RN, DNP, ACNP

DNP: Interview with Alisa Rock, RN, DNP, ACNP

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, CPC, NC-BC

What is your position and where do you work?I am the director of clinical research and education at Methodist Hospital of…

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The Clinical Nurse Manager is responsible for aspects pertaining to operational activities on a 7-day/week, 24 hour basis in collaboration with…

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RN Crisis Team Responder - Ft/Days/12 hrs.

Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center

Is expected to perform duties in alignment with the mission and policies of the organization. Under the supervision of the Director…

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Nursing Instructional Assistant, FT, Excellent Benefits

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An Instructional Assistant, Nursing schedules and monitors the use of one or more nursing laboratories and assists students to improve…

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Working Nurse Magazine

 
The latest issue of Working Nurse is out with our cover story, How You Can Avoid the Medical Error Nightmare. The issue also features hospitals that are hosting successful New Grad Residency Programs. Should your hospital consider doing the same?