The nurses, who all work in the neo-natal intensive care unit (NICU) at Mercy Children’s Hospital St. Louis in Missouri, split their $7,200 post-taxes earnings between a nurse who recently lost her teenage son to suicide and a neonatologist whose husband is battling cancer.
A sobering report in the Journal of the American Medical Association warns of a U.S. nursing workforce shortage. The report projected that by 2020, “if the policies don’t change, we could be facing a huge shortage of nurses — more than four or five times larger than any prior shortage in the country,” one expert says.
The Virginia General Assembly passed a bill that would eliminate the requirement that nurse practitioners with a certain amount of clinical experience have a contract with a doctor who oversees them.
Nurses help many in need, and Chipotle is planning to give back to those in the industry later this month with free food.
What do hardworking nurses want during National Nurses Week? MedStar Washington Hospital Center found the answer at the end of a leash.
WASHINGTON — Six nurses at Sibley Hospital are being investigated by the D.C. Department of Health after dozens of drugs disappeared. The health department was notified by Sibley Hospital about missing drugs in June 2015.…
WASHINGTON — Nurses get a firsthand look at conditions in our hospitals: they work there everyday amidst the dramas and miracles of modern medicine. And one of the things they have learned is when hospitals…
WASHINGTON — D.C.’s Medstar Washington Hospital is open and operating normally Monday despite a strike by dozens of its nurses. The strike began at 7 a.m. Monday and is expected to last 24 hours. “The…
Nurses at D.C.\’s Providence Hospital are on strike, protesting what they say is a lack of training to deal with Ebola.
Health care workers are on the front lines of the battle against Ebola. In Dallas, two nurses got the disease from an infected Liberian. And some people are saying they ought to sue Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital for negligence.
Howard University Hospital has apparently backed away from planned layoffs of some of its nursing staff — at least for now.
The research found a correlation between the
number of patients under a nurse\’s care and the
number of hospital-acquired infections.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.