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Florida ICU Nurse Fired After Standing Up for Patient Safety

Registered nurse Julie Griffin was fired after she stood up for patient safety and against the breach of official hospital standards in the ICU where she worked.

Meet Moxi: A Robot Helping Nurses and Patients in Texas

Nurses at a number of Texas hospitals now have a new assistant in the form of Moxi, the robot. Moxi has reduced nurses’ workload by taking over busy-work tasks - and even the patients love it.

Elizabeth Wettlaufer Murders: Report Shows Gaps in System

The public inquiry into how serial killer, former registered nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer, got away with her crimes placed the blame on systemic failures. The report includes extensive recommendations to prevent similar tragedies in the future. 
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Meet 94-Year-Old Nurse Florence Rigney

Earlier this year registered nurse Florence “See See” Rigney celebrated her 94th birthday while on shift at the Tacoma General Hospital in Washington.

Highlights of the ICN Congress 2019 Singapore

The theme of the Congress held from June 27 to July 1 was “Beyond Healthcare to Health”. It was hosted by the Singapore Nurses Association and attended by more than 5,000 nurses from over 120 countries.
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Nursing Now’s Nightingale Challenge Aims to Develop Nurse Leaders for the Future

The 2020 Nightingale Challenge calls on employers across the world to invest in developing leadership skills in young nurses.

You Can Help Prevent Nurse Suicides

Let's take a look at the suicide prevention strategies used at UCSD which consists of three interlinked programs: Code Lavender, a Caregiver Support Team, and the Healer Education Assessment and Referral (HEAR) program.
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Burnout Now Officially Recognized as a Health Concern

Burnout is a recognized syndrome according to the recently released ICD-11. Its cause is workplace stress that has not been managed effectively, according to the recently released ICD-11.
Delegates at the World Health Assembly during the opening of the first plenary meeting.

72nd WHA: Global Health Policy Decisions That Will Impact the Role of Nurses

For the nursing profession, the declaration of 2020 as Year of the Nurse and Midwife was the highlight of the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) held from May 20-18.
Delegates at the World Health Assembly during the opening of the first plenary meeting.

WHO Confirms 2020 as International Year of Nurse and Midwife

Governments from around the world endorsed 2020...

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