Simulation is a technique for practice and learning that can be applied to many different disciplines and trainees. It is a technique (not a technology) to replace and amplify real experiences with guided ones, often “immersive” in nature, that evoke […]
Nurse schedulers have a higher percentage of migraines than any other industry. I have no peer-reviewed evidence of that statement, but it’s not hard to imagine when you look at the daunting task assigned to them. Creating a perfect schedule […]
Thanks to the tech-savvy society we live in today, there have been many great advances in technology that are designed not only to assist the elderly and disabled with activities of daily living but also to help their caregivers. There are […]
Nursing, along with the rest of the medical field, is constantly evolving to ensure better patient outcomes. Nursing skills, in particular, have changed quite a bit over the last several decades. Some skills have even been discarded completely for the […]
With cheap and easy access to music you love during the day, nurses can now unwind with a click on their cell. Of course, you don’t want to waste that five-minute coffee run searching for a song to fuel your […]
Working as a nurse can be extremely challenging at times. Not only are nurses expected to care for multiple patients, they’re expected to perform scheduled procedures and administer medications at precise times. Occasionally, it can feel like staying on top […]
We’ve been following the CRE superbug outbreak spread by duodenoscopes that have not been completely sanitized, and now the FDA is making moves to improve the safety of procedures involving these scopes.
A new study from Columbia University School of Nursing shows that nurses using a decision support app on their mobile devices are significantly more likely to effectively diagnose weight issues, depression and tobacco use.