RN Jobs >> Browse Articles

Browse RN Jobs Articles

  • +3

    Atlanta Hospital Checking Legionnaire's Cases

    Atlanta Hospital Checking Legionnaire's Cases
    ATLANTA — Atlanta's largest hospital is investigating an unusual number of Legionnaire's disease cases after four patients were diagnosed with the infection since January 1, officials said Friday. Grady Memorial Hospital officials were looking at the possibility that the disease spread through the hospital's water or air. Hospital spokeswoman Denise Simpson said preliminary test results should come back Monday. Legionnaires' disease ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    SEIU vs. CNA: The Battle Exposed

    SEIU vs. CNA: The Battle Exposed
    In mid-March of this year, the National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC), an offshoot of the California Nurses Association (CNA), objected to the Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) vote to organize over 8,000 Ohio nurses in nine Catholic Healthcare Partners (CHP) hospitals. The SEIU retreated after CNA/NNOC criticized their means of dealing with employers, and not nurses, to hold said election. The ...
    Published about 6 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Fake Nurse Treats Patients for 18 Months

    Fake Nurse Treats Patients for 18 Months
    A 57-year-old Ruskin woman used a forged copy of a nursing license to help practice health care without a license, according to the Florida Department of Health. The department's Tampa Unlicensed Activity Unit worked with Hillsborough County deputies to arrest Brenda Miller on Thursday. She was charged with three felonies: unlicensed practice of a health care, practicing nursing without a license ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    RN 'Super Union' Adopts Name: National Nurses United Sets Founding Convention Dec. 7 in Arizona

    RN 'Super Union' Adopts Name: National Nurses United Sets Founding Convention Dec. 7 in Arizona
    Leaders of three major nurses organizations that are coming together to form the largest registered nurses union and professional association in U.S. history announced today that they will hold a founding convention December 7- 8 in Scottsdale, Ariz. Meeting in Minneapolis last week, leaders of the California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee, United American Nurses, and Massachusetts Nurses Association also agreed ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    When Unhealthy Foods Hijack Overeaters' Brains

    When Unhealthy Foods Hijack Overeaters' Brains
    WASHINGTON – Food hijacked Dr. David Kessler's brain. Not apples or carrots. The scientist who once led the government's attack on addictive cigarettes can't wander through part of San Francisco without craving a local shop's chocolate-covered pretzels. Stop at one cookie? Rarely. It's not an addiction but it's similar, and he's far from alone. Kessler's research suggests millions share what he ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    $40 Million to Fight Hospital Infections

    $40 Million to Fight Hospital Infections
    The U.S. government is using $40 million of Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds to help hospitals fight healthcare-associated infections. "Americans expect to get better when they go to the hospital, not worse," Kathleen Sebelius, secretary of Health and Human Services said in a statement. "Unfortunately, every year, thousands of Americans die from illness they contract after they enter the hospital." The ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Why Staying Clean Could Be Bad for Your Health

    Why Staying Clean Could Be Bad for Your Health
    They say cleanliness is next to godliness. But it seems being too clean could actually be bad for your health. Scientists warn that our obsession with hygiene could be impairing our skin's ability to stay healthy. They say bacteria on the skin's surface play an active role in preventing rashes and damping down cuts and bruises. It is further evidence the ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Nursing Attracts More Students As Texas Faces Huge Shortfall

    Nursing Attracts More Students As Texas Faces Huge Shortfall
    It's rewarding, companies are hiring and there's money in it. The secret's out about the perks of nursing, and North Texas colleges are clamoring to keep up. Long second shrift to other medical training, nursing education has taken on new relevance as the country faces a drastic shortage of nurses and a thin job market overall. Colleges are quickly expanding their ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Nurses and Retirement Security: A Looming Crisis?

    Nurses and Retirement Security: A Looming Crisis?
    Nurses appear to be taking far better care of their patients than they are their financial futures, according to a survey released today by the Center for American Nurses and the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER). The Nurse Investor Education Survey reveals that nurses may be saving for retirement, but few are planning and investing to meet retirement needs. ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    No Consensus Yet on Safe Haven Age Limit

    No Consensus Yet on Safe Haven Age Limit
    LINCOLN - Nebraska lawmakers are far from reaching a consensus on how to stop rampant use of the state's open-ended safe haven law, which has led to almost three dozen children being dropped off at hospitals. On Friday, the first day of a rare special session called by Gov. Dave Heineman to begin tightening the law, lawmakers introduced two bills calling ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Rutgers Plans a School of Nursing

    Rutgers Plans a School of Nursing
    To respond to a shortage of nurses regionally and nationally, Rutgers University-Camden yesterday announced plans to start a school of nursing on its campus next school year. The campus already has an upper-division nursing major and department within its College of Arts and Sciences, with about 80 students enrolled. Creating a separate school, which must be approved by the university board ...
    Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Study: Gender Gap Remains For Heart Attack Care

    Study: Gender Gap Remains For Heart Attack Care
    NEW YORK (AP) — Women hospitalized with heart attacks still don't get the treatment they need and are more likely to die than men if they suffer a massive heart attack, a new study of U.S. hospitals shows. Overall, women survive heart attacks about as well as men when they are under a hospital's care. But the study found that a ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    A Powerful Advocate for Medical-Surgical Nursing

    A Powerful Advocate for Medical-Surgical Nursing
    If one person could be said to have spearheaded the movement to establish a national association of medicalsurgical nurses and have this area of nursing practice designated for CNA certification, it would almost certainly be Nicole Simpson. Beginning in 2001, when a group of nurses came to her office with some questions, right through this past year when she led the ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Docs ‘Do Miracles’ During Heart Surgery at Children’s Hospital

    Docs ‘Do Miracles’ During Heart Surgery at Children’s Hospital
    For one Romanian mom whose baby girl was once given only months to live, the most precious gift of her daughter’s young life came this Christmas week when doctors at Children’s Hospital in Boston fixed the brave little girl’s heart. “They do miracles here,” said Oana Geambasu, whose 18-month-old daughter, Sonia, was just 6 days old when doctors in Romania told ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Salem Nurses Support Bill on Assaults

    Salem Nurses Support Bill on Assaults
    BOSTON -- Life changed completely for Charlene Richardson the day she was brutally assaulted by a patient she was treating in the emergency room of Beverly Hospital. "I don't think I'll ever be the same," she said. Richardson was one of about 40 hospital nurses at the Statehouse yesterday afternoon showing support for a bill that would make assaulting a health ...
    Published about 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Doctor's Courage Still Inspires: Woman Rescued From South Pole Has More Cancer

    Doctor's Courage Still Inspires: Woman Rescued From South Pole Has More Cancer
    Ten years ago, the stunned world watched the daring South Pole winter rescue of an American doctor with breast cancer. A miracle on ice, headlines called it. That event in 1999 became even more amazing when it was revealed that Dr. Jerri Nielsen, an emergency room doctor from Cleveland, had the grit to perform a biopsy on herself at the pole ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Calif. Teen's Family Sues Cigna Over Transplant

    Calif. Teen's Family Sues Cigna Over Transplant
    LOS ANGELES – The family of a 17-year-old leukemia patient has sued health insurance giant Cigna Corp. for her death in 2007 after the company initially refused to pay for a liver transplant. The lawsuit filed last week in Los Angeles County Superior Court by the family's attorney, Mark Geragos, alleges breach of contract, unfair business practices and intentional infliction of ...
    Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Nurse Offers Alternative Health Care

    Nurse Offers Alternative Health Care
    Dec. 8--Cathy Slay-Chipp understands the state of the nation's health care system. As a registered nurse who operates the nonprofit Perry Park Clinic at 2211 Bartow St., Brunswick, she treats financially strapped and uninsured clients. Her goal is to offer the best care possible at affordable prices. "We've been open since June 2007, and basically our goal is to provide primary ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Marijuana Use by Seniors Goes Up as Boomers Age

    Marijuana Use by Seniors Goes Up as Boomers Age
    MIAMI - In her 88 years, Florence Siegel has learned how to relax: A glass of red wine. A crisp copy of The New York Times, if she can wrest it from her husband. Some classical music, preferably Bach. And every night like clockwork, she lifts a pipe to her lips and smokes marijuana. Long a fixture among young people, use ...
    Published over 4 years ago | Rated: +3
  • +3

    Boy Whose Religious Parents Battled Hospital Dies

    Boy Whose Religious Parents Battled Hospital Dies
    NEW YORK – A 12-year-old New York boy with brain cancer has died after his family battled a hospital to keep him on a ventilator. The lawyer for the Orthodox Jewish family says Motl Brody's bodily functions ceased Saturday. A machine had continued to work his lungs after he was pronounced dead Nov. 4 at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, ...
    Published almost 6 years ago | Rated: +3
NursingLink School Finder

Save time in your search for a nursing or healthcare degree program. Use NursingLink's School Finder to locate schools online and in your area.

Get Info

* In the event that we cannot find a program from one of our partner schools that matches your specific area of interest, we may show schools with similar or unrelated programs.