One way healthcare facilities can draw in and keep excellent nursing professionals is by acquiring the status of a “Magnet hospital.” This is achieved by meeting a lengthy series of credentialing requirements through the Magnet Recognition Program. But what is a Magnet hospital and what are the benefits of becoming one? Join us as we look closer at this hot topic in healthcare.
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Mental health care is just as important as a patient’s physical health. As an aspiring registered nurse (RN), you want to stay informed on the mental health crisis and what nurses can do to help so you can provide holistic care to all of your patients.
How important is cultural diversity in healthcare? Could a lack of diversity truly harm patients? Join us as we connect with experts in the field to dissect this growing topic of conversation.
Join us as we explore the definition of transcultural nursing, the need for increased cultural competency in U.S. healthcare and the impact these will have on the future of nursing in our country.
Modern medicine is pretty amazing. But it hasn’t always been this way. Join us as we peruse a handful of the deadly, disgusting and even horrifying ancient medicine practices (and some not-so-old ones) sure to make your skin crawl.
We’re breaking down everything you need to know about quality-based purchasing and patient satisfaction, how it could affect your healthcare career and what you can do to keep patient health your top priority as a nurse.
Nursing apps can help improve efficiency and enhance the experience for the patients. We surveyed the market and rounded up a list of 25 of the best nursing apps to cover all of your organizational, educational and patient care needs.
It can sometimes be confusing and time consuming when deciding which college to attend and which program you would like to major in. Rasmussen College understands this, which is why we highlighted 10 interesting facts about Rasmussen College's Nursing program you may not know that will hopefully help in your decision-making process.
The statistics around deaths as a result of medical errors are alarming and explain the recent initiatives around general patient safety and well-developed patient safety initiatives. Being up-to-speed on these issues is a must for any new nurse entering the field. Keep reading for an overview on patient safety and its importance. You’ll also receive some important insight from experts in the field as you prepare to embark on your own nursing journey.
There were the Hatfields and the McCoys. The Sharks and the Jets. The Yankees and the Red Sox. And then there was the 8-hour versus 12-hour nursing shift debate. Join us as we take a closer look at the potential benefits and risks at the bedside and in the nursing profession.
Nurses are used to seeing patients who are convinced they’ve contracted a terminal illness because of an online symptom checker. So how can you effectively treat these patients and sort fact from fiction? We spoke with medical professionals who are experienced in treating patients who have received an online diagnosis.
Whether you’re about to enter the field or are currently working in it, it’s important to understand the importance of teamwork in nursing. Keep reading to learn why it’s essential and how you can be a top-notch team player.