Retention of nurses should be just as critical as recruitment in solving the problem of nurse shortages.
Nurses were more likely to call in sick when scheduled to work a 12-hour shift, as well as significantly more likely to be absent due to illness after a series of long 12-hour shifts.
Across New Zealand, 30,000 nurses employed by District Health Boards (DHB) embarked on a 24-hour strike.
With nurse practitioners coming in at fourth place in the U.S. News.com rankings of 'The Best 100 Jobs in America' and registered nurses at 18th place, you can be assured that a career in nursing holds excellent prospects for the future.
Nurses’ errors were found during an inquest to be largely to blame for the death of a 3-year old boy Aidan Mara.
Wettlaufer was found guilty of 8 counts of murder, 4 counts of attempted murder and 2 cases of aggravated assault against elderly patients by injecting them with insulin.
The United Kingdom announced recently that it was excluding doctors and nurses from the Tier 2 visa cap which applies to skilled workers from outside the European Union.
Michael Ketterer, a pediatric mental health nurse, was awarded the Golden Buzzer after a show-stopping performance during America’s Got Talent auditions.
Over the past decade, the use of nurse practitioners (NP’s) in primary care has grown considerably, especially in underserved rural areas.