The homicide charge against Radonda Vaught for a medication error sets a dangerous precedent for the future of the health care professions and patient safety. This has led to unprecedented support for RaDonda from the nursing profession and others.
For Black History Month, get to know Mary Eliza Mahoney became the first professionally qualified black nurse in 1879.
Nurse Radonda Vaught was arrested on February 4 and charged with reckless homicide and patient abuse following a medication error which led to the death of an elderly patient.
Nursing remains to be an excellent career choice according to the US News’s annual career rankings for 2019—with registered nurses coming in at #19 and some nursing specialties much higher.
The World Health Organization (WHO) executive board announced on January 30 that it had accepted the proposal that 2020 be officially declared “Year of the Nurse and Midwife.”
Thousands of members of the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) took part in a 24-hour strike on January 30 with more strikes likely to follow.
The unprofessional nature of a notice about a physician’s resignation, which was posted on the door of a clinic on January 23, was brought to the attention of the media by one of his patients
More than 40,000 Irish nurses will go on a 24-hour strike on January 30 unless the dispute can be resolved and with a week to go, this appears unlikely.
Woman in vegetative state in a LTC facility gave birth to a baby boy. The arrest was made after a positive DNA result of an LPN working in the facility.
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