Nurses

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Doctors And Nurses Need Patients’ Help In Order To Make Them Better

Your medical team should include more than your doctors and nurses; you are a key component according to Janette Bisbee, Education Project Manager at the Pennsylvania Hospital Engagement Network.

11/02/2014

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Hospitals Cut Healthcare-Associated Infections By Half

Unfortunately the bad news is that about 1 in 25 patients experience one of these infections every day.

04/08/2014

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Cops: Drunk Man Attacked 3 ER Nurses At A Pennsylvania Hospital

State police have charged a man with attacking three emergency room nurses when he arrived drunk to visit his mother at a Pennsylvania hospital.

03/11/2014

Temple University

Temple Nursing Students Provide ‘Life Support’ To Women In North Philadelphia Shelter

As a pre-graduation requirement, Temple’s nursing students apply what they’ve learned in a real-life setting – at a north Philadelphia women’s shelter.

02/24/2014

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Limiting The Influence Of Drug Companies On Medical Decision Makers

Conflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.

12/12/2013

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Parents And Public School Advocates Voice Their Displeasure With School District’s Plans

Parents and public school advocates say they’re not at all pleased with the School District’s plans for $45 million dollars recently released by Governor Corbett and they gave City Council an earful this past week.

11/03/2013

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Post Exposure Prophylaxis

Post exposure prophylaxis – or PEP – is important, especially for people who work in any area of health care.

08/14/2013

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Hope For Health Care

The medical system is broken. You hear that comment often these days and I don’t argue with the statement but there are many in the profession who give me good reason to be optimistic.

06/28/2012

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New Education Requirements For Nurses

Many hospitals in Philadelphia and across the country are requiring their nursing staff to have a bachelor’s degree.

06/26/2012

Health

Crozer-Keystone Nurses’ Contract Expires, No Talks Scheduled

The contract has expired for 700 nurses at Crozer-Keystone Medical Center, and there are no new talks scheduled between the Delaware County hospital and the union.

06/15/2011

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Hundreds Of Nurses Threatening To Walk Off The Job Hold Rally Outside Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Dozens of nurses and their supporters are chanting to put the hospital on notice: they’re ready to strike if Crozer-Chester refuses to put more of them on duty.

06/04/2011

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