Authorities announced the indictments on Tuesday against members of the Vineland Developmental Center staff.
Jill Schlesinger reports it’s National Nurses Week.
In some states – but not all – you have to be a licensed physician, nurse or nurse’s assistant to conduct the procedure. Ask about practitioner’s qualifications.
For more than a decade, doctors and nurses and staff at St. Christopher’s have been trained in detecting potential cases of abuse and neglect.
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.
Unfortunately the bad news is that about 1 in 25 patients experience one of these infections every day.
State police have charged a man with attacking three emergency room nurses when he arrived drunk to visit his mother at a Pennsylvania hospital.
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.
Conflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.
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.
Post exposure prophylaxis – or PEP – is important, especially for people who work in any area of 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.
Many hospitals in Philadelphia and across the country are requiring their nursing staff to have a bachelor’s degree.
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.
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.