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Are LPNs the Answer to the RN Shortage in Some Locations?

by traumaRUs - AN had the opportunity to talk with multiple healthcare systems throughout the US at a national conference. Many had the same issue: not enough RNs. Some had sign on bonuses - up to $10,000 for...

National Sepsis Month

by traumaRUs - The Need for Speed for Sepsis Care – Technology’s Benefit for Nurses Article shared and writtenby Carolyn Scott, RN, M.Ed., MHA, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at PeraHealth ...

ANA - Healthy Nurses, Healthy Nation

by traumaRUs - The American Nurses Association (ANA) is sponsoring the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge for nurses. As nurses, we are role models and influencers in many different areas. Our well-being...

Human Trafficking Recognition in the ED

by traumaRUs - Human trafficking is defined as, "the recruitment, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by threat or use of force, for induced commercial sex acts, and sexual servitude." This definition comes...

Memorial Day - Time to Thank Those that Paid the Ultimate Price

by traumaRUs - As we enjoy our weekend, please take a minute to remember the "WHY" of Memorial Day. Memorial Day started as an event to honor Union soldiers who died during the Civil War. After WWI, it was...

The Dreaded Group Project - How to Succeed?

by traumaRUs - ...so first day of class, you are looking thru the syllabus at the assignments and see way down the line is the "deadline for the group assignment." What??!!! You don't like group assignments, you...

Emergency Nursing Conference 2017 St Louis, Missouri

by traumaRUs - Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 42,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates for patient safety, develops...

National Teaching Institute - NTI 2017

by traumaRUs - Join AACN as they sponsor the 2017 National Teaching Institute and Critical Care Exposition (NTI) May 22-25th (preconferences May 21st) in Houston, Texas. Why should I attend? This conference...

National Nephrology Nurses Week 2017

by traumaRUs - This is National Nephrology Nurses Week. What do nephrology nurses do? Well, like all nurses, the jobs are varied. Here are some of the more usual ones: Office nurse in a nephrology practice....

Opioid Epidemic - EDs Fight Back!

by traumaRUs - This is a topic that has gotten a lot of press lately. We have all seen/heard about the opioid epidemic that is occurring in the US. I was very fortunate recently to discuss this issue with...

Integrated Monitoring Module for L&D

by traumaRUs - We all know how difficult and chaotic it can sometimes get in L&D. To help you provide quality service and care in these situations, GE has developed and expanded on their software modules. The...

NTI - CPR Throwdown

by traumaRUs - AllNurses staff recently attended NTI 2017 in Houston, Texas. So many interesting exhibits and classes. We all know that CPR is the basis for a successful resuscitation. In fact, it is the first...

NTI - Post ICU Syndrome - First Hand Family Account

by traumaRUs - At AACN's National Teaching Institute recently, Post-Intensive Care Syndrome (PICS) was discussed. Here is a personal account of what PICS looks like: Carrie was an active 2 y/o, running, jumping,...

2017 Nursing Week Freebies and Special Offers

by traumaRUs - ANA has designated 2017 as the "Year of the Healthy Nurse." National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, Florence Nightingale's birthday. These permanent dates enhance...

Preparing for National Teaching Institute 2017

by traumaRUs - Critical care nursing changes fast! Keeping up with the ever increasing changes challenges all of us. Who has time on a busy shift to read a journal or listen to a podcast? So, why not get away from...


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