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Frieda Paton, RN

Frieda Paton is a registered nurse. Her career path leading to working at a national nurse's association and as a nurse educator inspired her passions for research, writing, professional development and nursing issues.

Nurses Called to Stand Up for Mandated Nurse-to-Patient Ratios

Nurses across the US as being encouraged to support the two bills for safe nurse staffing currently under consideration at the federal level.
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Nurses Remain Most Honest, Ethical Profession in 2017 Gallup Poll

Congratulations to US nurses who have once again topped all other professions in the annual Gallup poll in which the American public is asked to rate the honesty and ethical standards of different occupations

New York State Passes ‘BSN in 10’ Into Law for Nurses

A bill was signed into law in New York State requiring nurses with a two-year associate degree or a diploma to obtain a baccalaureate degree within 10 years of being licensed.
When Nurses Have to Work on Christmas Day

When Nurses Have to Work on Christmas Day

Your heart is in your boots when you leave the family and head to work on Christmas morning and you might even feel a bit angry and resentful. Why is this day so different from any other day?

Alarming Obesity Rates Among Nurses

One in four nurses in the UK was found to be obese, according to a recently published study.
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Study: Nurse Staffing Linked to Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths

An in-depth investigation into stillbirths and neonatal deaths showed that in the large majority of cases different care during labor and directly after birth could have led to a better outcome.

GAPFON Report: Addressing Professional and Global Health Priorities for the Future

Strong leadership was identified as the core priority for positioning nursing and midwifery for the future in the recently published report by the Global Advisory Panel on Nursing (GAPFON).

Nurses Can Lose Their License Because of Unpaid Student Loans

When nurses fall behind in their student loan repayments, they can lose their license to practice in terms of the law in some states of the US.
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World Diabetes Day: A True Life Story of Reversing Diabetes

What better message for us as nurses to get out there for World Diabetes Day on November 14?
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Celebrating National Nurse Practitioners Week 2017

Around 234,000 nurse practitioners (NP’s) in the United States are providing vital health care services, particularly in the field of primary health care.