It’s no surprise that more experienced and better-educated nurses would give better care and result in shorter hospital stays, according to Patricia Eakin, a registered nurse and president of PASNAP, a Pennsylvania union for registered nurses and allied professionals.
“The most valuable educational decision I made was to obtain a Ph.D.,” says Dr. Victoria Rich of the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center.
Philadelphia has many great health care organizations so there is a lot of opportunity for career growth as well as professional development.
A Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order is a type of legal form that indicates that a patient should not be offered CPR or other life sustaining measures. When does it apply?
Look through the nursing help-wanteds and you’ll see many want experience, often two years or more.
One field with growing responsibility and tremendous stress is nursing. The Joint Commission keeps an eye on this in evaluating hospital safety.
Widener University School of Nursing is holding it’s 11th annual Nursing Workshop for high school students at 11 a.m. Thursday.
With male-dominated fields such as construction now stagnant, an article in Education Week asserts that boys should explore female-dominated fields.
Even though experts say there’s a nationwide shortage of nurses, some local nursing school graduates are struggling to find jobs in this economy.