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    Watch the TV special ‘American Nurse Heroes’ Later This Month

    Nurse Heroes, a multichannel TV special celebrating the work of nurses, will premiere worldwide on June 24 on Discovery Life. After that, the program will be broadcasted on various other television networks.

    Nurses Need More Self-Compassion

    Compassion towards others draws us to nursing, but we seldom practice self-compassion. However, studies have shown that when nurses have higher self-compassion scores, they are more resilient and less likely to experience compassion fatigue and burnout.

    Report Calls for Countrywide Full Practice Authority for Nurse Practitioners

    Restrictions that hold nurses at all levels back from...

    New York State Lawmakers Pass Nurse Safe Staffing Bill

    The passing of legislation for safe nurse staffing for New York State hospitals and nursing homes was a historical moment on May 4, 2021.

    New US Nurse Licensure Guidance Tool

    A comprehensive online Nurse Licensure Guidance tool has been launched by the US National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).

    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.

    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.

    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.

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