• Working life0

    Reports highlight the dangers of nurse fatigue and burnout February 1, 2015 – In recent months several health news outlets have run helpful pieces about dangerously high levels of fatigue and burnout among today’s hospital nurses. On September 19, 2014, an article on the Everyday Health website, credited to physician and CNN correspondent Sanjay Gupta,

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  • Haters gonna hate0

    Op-eds on NPs reflect the physician gaze January 6, 2015 – Over the last year, several op-eds have conveyed critical views of advanced practice nurses (APRNs) and how they fit into U.S. health reform efforts. On December 4, 2013, the New York Times ran an op-ed by physicians Scott Gottlieb and Ezekiel J. Emanuel arguing that

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  • The art of doing nothing, well0

    • NEWS
    • December 14, 2014

    New York Times highlights value of nurse midwife care December 14, 2014 – Two strong pieces in the New York Times have recently drawn attention to the high quality, cost effective care that nurse midwives provide—and that they could provide much more of, with better support and resources. In a May 7, 2014 “Fixes” item,

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  • Hollow0

    Angel of death haunts Fox drama! November 17, 2014 — Tonight’s episode of Fox’s drama Sleepy Hollow featured a strikingly clear example of the angel-of-death image of nursing:  The being who was coercing patients to commit suicide at a psychiatric hospital turned out to be the demonic ghost of a real nurse who had been executed in

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  • Not your everyday robot0

    Starring Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Daniel Henney, T.J. Miller, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans, Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, James Cromwell, Alan Tudyk, Maya Rudolph Directed by Don Hall and Chris Williams Written by Jordan Roberts, Daniel Gerson, Robert L. Baird Produced by Roy Conli, John Lasseter, Kristina Reed, Bradford Simonsen Walt Disney Animation Studios Rated PG  

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  • Inmate or nurse?0

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    • November 15, 2014

    Boys & Girls Club billboards spark debate in Cleveland November 2014 — Since at least September, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland have been running a billboard ad campaign featuring photos of a young African-American nursing student. In one version, she wears blue scrubs and the tag line is: “Inmate? Nurse? Your donation makes the difference.” Another version of

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