Editor’s note: We have partnered with The Wound Care Education Institute to raise awareness about the devastating effects of wound care knowledge gaps in the U.S. healthcare system. Our goal is to educate clinicians to empower themselves and their organizations to combat these gaps through wound care education. Teaching healthcare professionals about wound care has taken Nancy Morgan, MBA,
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Lisa Ousley, DNP, RN, FNP, saw a need in healthcare and created a solution. Lisa Ousley, DNP, RN, FNP A prototype of Ousley’s instructional dermatology surface models earned her first place and $7,500 of seed money at the NursePitch event during the American Nurses Association’s 2019 Quality and Innovation Conference last year. The conference focuses
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Trauma queen. Boo boo crew.  Chaos coordinator.  Renal rocks. Amanda Abdala, RN, BSN These are among the messages on the handcrafted nurse-themed badge reels and holders Amanda Abdala, BSN, RN, sells online in her Etsy shop. The surgical floor nurse and entrepreneur offers more than 500 badge reels, badge holders and crocheted gifts, including coffee
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Established more than 40 years ago, National Nurses Week is now a well-known national, annual healthcare event. A wide variety of programs take place in all 50 states beginning May 6 with National Nurses Day and ending May 12 on the birthday of Florence Nightingale. This week honors nurses who work in all different areas of clinical practice, education,
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You are celebrated during National Nurses Week for the many contributions you make to the nursing profession and the healthcare of our nation. The word “excellence,” in fact, is one we hear more than any other during Nurses Week. Hospital executives and administrators, board members, physicians and various healthcare professionals join in the celebrations because they
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