• Student suspended for saving friend’s life0

    15-year-old Texas student helps school nurse save asthmatic classmate’s life, then is suspended for doing so February 29, 2016 — Last month, Houston NBC TV affiliate KCEN reported that a Killeen high school student had helped save a critically ill asthmatic student’s life by taking her to the school nurse, despite orders from his teacher that they

  • Both sides now0

    PBS highlights Civil War nursing on Mercy Street February 2016 — PBS’s Mercy Street is a U.S. Civil War drama about the staff at a Union military hospital in Virginia that treats the wounded from both sides. The show’s central character is abolitionist nurse Mary Phinney, who is inexperienced but smart, resourceful, and forceful in

  • Maximize nurse retention and reimbursement in consultation with The Truth About Nursing0

    Hospital leaders: Would you like to halt nurse turnover? Maximize reimbursements? We can help you! Leaders of The Truth About Nursing have been the forefront of the effort to transform nursing care since 2001 The Truth About Nursing has long worked to define nursing excellence for the public and to improve understanding of the profession. Now

  • Looking at Her0

    Houston physician’s emergency center thinks nurses are super cute January 23, 2016 – Recently the Memorial Heights Emergency Center has placed at least one billboard ad in the Houston area that asks whether patients would rather be “looking at” a clock, or instead “at her,” with the “her” in question being an attractive young female

  • Saving Lives wins two 2015 AJN Book of the Year awards!0

    January 2016 — Saving Lives: Why the Media’s Portrayal of Nursing Puts Us All at Risk has won two 2015 Book of the Year awards from the American Journal of Nursing! Written by the Truth About Nursing’s Sandy Summers and Harry Jacobs Summers, the book won 2nd place awards in the History and Public Policy

  • Counting the Dead0

    The altar of murdered men National History Day Documentary–Junior Level (Middle School) Gold Medal winner Produced by Lexie Van Den Heuvel University School of Milwaukee Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 14, 2012 This strong documentary examines a vital but little known achievement of the legendary Florence Nightingale:  her innovative use of health statistics to drive hospital reform. Wisconsin


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