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Frieda Paton, RN
Her appointment is a boost in the recognition of nurses’ critical contribution to society.
The interaction between humans and their animals has been an important part of people’s lives since the beginning of time. We instinctively know that our pets are good for us without needing the evidence that numerous current scientific studies are now investigating.
You find yourself strongly attracted to a patient and, especially if the attraction seems to be mutual, you could be heading for a problem.
As a nurse, you could be the one contact who identifies a victim of human trafficking and provides the means of release. However, you need to know of the signs that the patient is possibly a victim of trafficking and how to manage this highly sensitive situation.
Nursing has come a very, very long way in the past century. However, some of the challenges highlighted by nurse leaders in the late 1800’s to early 1900’s, still face the profession a century later even though their exact nature might be somewhat different.
Here are six things nurses need to know if they commit a medication error:
Every year the ICN chooses a special theme for IND and this year it is Nurses: A Voice to Lead, Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
South Africa became the first country in the world to make legal provision for the curriculum for nurses and midwives, approval of training schools, as well as standardized examinations for entry into the register.
Two nurses share their experiences on what was it like being a nurse during the 1900's.
Do you suspect that a co-worker is abusing drugs or alcohol and impaired while at work? What are the signs? What should you do about it?