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Models of care have long been transitioning from acute to ambulatory settings. As a result, nurses’ roles in ambulatory care have drastically changed to accommodate not only more patients but also those who with more complex needs. E. Mary Johnson, BSN, RN-BC, NE-BC, a speaker for Nurse.com’s Ambulatory Care Nursing Certification Review, remembers when cataract
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There’s increasing demand for case managers that focus on care coordination and advocacy in healthcare settings, from acute care to public health. More medically complex patients, coupled with an emphasis on value-based care is forcing healthcare employers to focus on providing effective and efficient care. Catherine Mullahy, RN Demand for case managers is increasing as
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Editor’s note: Content sponsored by University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Nurses with advanced leadership and management skills will be needed to deliver expert care to patients around the country. Nurse leaders and managers are highly skilled nursing professionals who work to provide top-quality healthcare. In this post, we discuss the responsibilities of nurse leaders
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Barriers to care can have a huge impact on patients’ trust in their healthcare teams and on their recovery. But nurses help eliminate barriers to care by, for instance, assisting a patient who speaks a different language or helping patients gain a better understanding of their treatment plan. In doing so, nurses are preventing re-hospitalizations
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Editor’s note: Author, Jennifer Mensik, does not endorse, recommend or favor any program, product or service advertised or referenced on this website, or that appear on any linkages to or from this website. Nursing credentials are a form of communication. We have all seen multiple streams of initials after nurses’ names. This can make someone seem
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Neuroscience nursing is a complex, highly specialized nursing subspecialty that’s constantly advancing. Researchers have discovered in recent years early and sometimes aggressive treatment of stroke and traumatic brain injury can preserve function and independence for many patients who in the past had no choice but to live with debilitating disability. Anna Ver Hage, RN “It
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A growing body of evidence points to the powers of mindfulness and meditation as practices that might help tame nurse stress and the risk of burnout. Susan Taylor “Health professionals are exposed to situations of emotional vulnerability by being in continuous contact with patients and their suffering, which can cause conditions such as compassion fatigue,”
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