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NCNA Launches Emergency Fundraising Effort for Nurses Affected by Florence

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Nurses Association (NCNA) and its charitable arm, the North Carolina Foundation for Nursing (NCFN) are announcing an emergency campaign to provide support to nurses who have suffered loss or damages from Hurricane Florence. The NCFN – Nurse Recovery Fund seeks tax-deductible donations whose sole purpose …

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Providing Care To Incarcerated Patients

Forensic Nurses provide healthcare to those incarcerated in the criminal justice system in a variety of settings such as jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers. Many Correctional Nurses feel safer in this environment than working in traditional settings where security may be less vigilant.

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Nursing and Active Shooter Training

An active shooter incident is something no nurse wishes to experience. Unfortunately, these situations can, and do, happen at healthcare organizations across the country.

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Shift Handoff Communication

The Joint Commission defines a hand-off as a transfer and acceptance of patient care responsibility achieved through effective communication. It is a real-time process of passing patient-specific information from one caregiver to another, or from one team of caregivers to another for the purpose of ensuring the continuity and safety …

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Treating Patients of Violence & Abuse

Abuse occurs in many areas of society and takes many forms. Some examples may involve the abuse of a child by a parent or caregiver; the abuse of a parent by an adult child; or the abuse of a spouse. In addition to the physical aspects, abuse can include emotional …

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Substance Use Disorder in Nursing

Substance Use Disorder can affect anyone regardless of age, ethnicity, gender, economic circumstance or occupation. Substance Use Disorder in Nursing is one of the most serious problems facing the profession today.

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Art In Hospitals Could Improve Patient Satisfaction

According to Penn State College of Medicine researchers, patients’ perceptions of the hospital they’re being treated in may be improved by artwork. This could be a low-cost way to help improve patient satisfaction.

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13 Pregnant Nurses In Two North Carolina Hospitals

Party of 7

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Quality Over Quantity: Why Niche Job Boards Work In Your Favor

Large job boards like Indeed and Glassdoor compete to display millions of jobs. Niche job boards like our DiversityNursing.com job board, help you reach a more precise audience.. 

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Frontier Nursing University Awarded $1,376,800 HRSA Program Grant

Frontier Nursing University (FNU) has been awarded the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant totals $1,376,800 in funding from 2018-2020, including $600,000 in student scholarships.

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