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    Frieda Paton, M.Cur, RN

    Frieda Paton is a registered nurse with a Master’s degree in nursing education. Her passion for nursing education, nursing issues and advocacy for the profession were ignited while she worked as an education officer, and later editor, at a national nurses’ association. This passion, together with interest in health and wellness education since her student days, stayed with her throughout her further career as a nurse educator and occupational health nurse. Having reached retirement age, she continues to contribute to the profession as a full-time freelance writer. In the news and feature articles she writes for Nurseslabs, she hopes to inspire nursing students and nurses on the job to reflect on the trends and issues that affect their profession and communities - and play their part in advocacy wherever they find themselves.

    Nurses Up 4% in Annual Honesty and Ethics Poll

    Nurses remained the undisputed leader in the 2020 annual...

    Nursing Rewind 2020: A Year in Review

    2020 was designated as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. It definitely has been – although in a way no one could have foreseen.

    Nursing Tips to Help Your Patients Find Joy This Christmas

    We will look at the meaning of traditions and why you need to be especially culturally sensitive during the holiday season. There are also some suggestions of little things you can do to connect your patients with some of their familiar traditions.
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    Telenursing: What Are Telehealth And Telenursing?

    You have most likely done telenursing, even though you...

    Nurse Jane Hopkins Appointed on Biden’s COVID-19 Advisory Board

    A nurse was one of three additional members appointed to Joe Biden’s COVID-19 advisory board on November 29.

    California Nurse Practitioners Granted the Right to Practice Independently

    After years of lobbying by nurse practitioners in California, a bill allowing them to practice without being under medical practitioners’ supervision was signed into law on 29 September. The law will come into effect in 2023.

    7 Tips for Online Nursing School Success

    In this guide are tips to help you remain discipline & study effectively, while studying for your online nursing school program.

    Nurse Understaffing a Threat to Public Health Even Before COVID-19

    An extensive survey showed that many hospitals in New York and Illinois were understaffed before the first surge of COVID-19 patients. Furthermore, over half of the nurses were already burnt out due to heavy workloads and dissatisfied with their jobs.

    NNU Holds National Day of Action, Petitions for Workplace Protection

    Nurses across the US took part in a day of action on August 5 calling for better protection for both nurses and their patients.

    Nurse Forced to Amputate Leg After Ignoring Pain While Working on COVID-19 Frontline

    Nurse Sette Buenaventura believed that the cramps in her leg were caused by her extra-long working hours while caring for COVID-19 patients.