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The 1918 Flu Epidemic and You

The 1918 Flu Epidemic and You

By Elizabeth Hanink, RN, BSN, PHN

Should nurses be required to get a flu shot each year? Last October, the public health departments of Los Angeles and 11 other California counties sparked controversy by ordering that all nurses working in any facility providing direct patient care either be vaccinated against influenza or wear a facemask. However, a new study confirms that these measures not only protect nurses and their patients, but the larger community as well.  Flu shots really are…

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My Age of Anxiety and Beautiful Boy

My Age of Anxiety and Beautiful Boy

By reviewed by Christine Contillo

My Age of Anxiety: Fear, Hope, Dread and the Search for Peace of Mind, by Scott Stossel (Knopf, 2013)Beautiful Boy: A…

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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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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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Geriatric Nursing: Interview with Karen San Diego-De Guzman, RN, BSN

Geriatric Nursing: Interview with Karen San Diego-De Guzman, RN, BSN

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

Where are you employed and what is your position? I’m currently employed at UC Irvine Medical Center as a clinical nurse…

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Trauma Nursing: Interview Cathy Carter, RN, BSN, MICN, CEN

Trauma Nursing: Interview Cathy Carter, RN, BSN, MICN, CEN

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN

Cathy Carter, RN, BSN, MICN, CEN ED staff RN, Preceptor and TNCC InstructorProvidence Holy Cross Medical Center, Mission Hills, Calif. Where…

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Perioperative ENT Nursing: Interview with Mary Anne Hattemer, RN, CNOR, CPAN

Perioperative ENT Nursing: Interview with Mary Anne Hattemer, RN, CNOR, CPAN

By Keith Carlson, RN, BSN

Mary Anne Hattemer, RN, CNOR, CPAN,  Manager, Doheny OR and ICU, St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles Please share with us…

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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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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?