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Press Room: allnurses In The News

Last Update Sep 7, '16

Welcome to our Press Room, your online resource for breaking news about allnurses, the largest online nursing community in the world! This innovative and highly respected website is for all nurses at every level and in every specialty, both on and off the job. Access the latest news releases, nursing industry and background information about our services, activities, events, and talented members and staff.

allnurses offers access to nurses/experts in various nursing fields/specialties for information on nursing topics. This has proven to be an excellent resource for media as they are developing stories related to hot nursing topics and need to obtain information directly from nurses.

August 21, 2016

Hillary Clinton Quotes: Nurses Are Overpaid Maids, Glorified Babysitters

The race for the presidency is heating up as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump both try to dismantle each other’s credibility. Read More

May 24, 2016

Burnout Common Among ICU Nurses; 5 Tips for Retaining New Nurses

Feeling burned out is a common complaint from nurses in the field, but what’s less prevalent are tried-and-true solutions to solving this issue. One nurse, in a social media post last week, went so far as to call the problem a Rubik’s Cube. Read More

May 24, 2016

allnurses.com National Nurses Week Giveaways a Runaway Success

allnurses.com, the largest online community and peer-to peer networking site for nurses and nursing students, celebrated National Nurses Week with an unprecedented seven days of giveaways. For twenty years, allnurses.com has been the collective voice of the nursing community, supporting the profession by... Read More

July 6, 2016

Digging Deeper Into the Nurse Shortage; Inside the Shoes of an ED Nurse

By now, we’re all well aware that there is a growing shortage of nurses within the health care profession, and part of that is fueled by a scarcity of RN educators to help train future caregivers. Read More

May 24, 2016

Burnout Common Among ICU Nurses; 5 Tips for Retaining New Nurses

Feeling burned out is a common complaint from nurses in the field, but what’s less prevalent are tried-and-true solutions to solving this issue. One nurse, in a social media post last week, went so far as to call the problem a Rubik’s Cube. Read More

May 24, 2016

allnurses.com National Nurses Week Giveaways a Runaway Success

allnurses.com, the largest online community and peer-to peer networking site for nurses and nursing students, celebrated National Nurses Week with an unprecedented seven days of giveaways. For twenty years, allnurses.com has been the collective voice of the nursing community, supporting the profession by... Read More

May 24, 2016

allnurses.com Launches Expanded Nurse Innovators Hub

allnurses.com, the largest online community and peer-to peer networking site for nurses and nursing students, announces the launch of its Nurse Innovators Hub. Read More

May 10, 2016

4 Biggest Myths about Nursing, 1 Nurse’s Wish List and Where to Get Free Stuff

It’s that time of the year again, when the entire health care profession rallies together to celebrate some of its most vital members — nurses, of course. Read More

May 6, 2016

allnurses.com Has Seven Days of Giveaways in Honor of National Nurses Week

allnurses.com, the largest online community and peer-to peer networking site for nurses and nursing students, is celebrating National Nurses Week with an unprecedented seven days of giveaways. For twenty years, allnurses.com has been the collective voice of the nursing community, supporting the profession by providing a place where nurses can network share and learn from each other... Read More

April 12, 2016

Nurse Watch: A How-To Guide on Seeking Your Next Nurse Job; What's Your 'Nursing Kryptonite'?

If you’re just in the initial stages of nailing down your next nurse position, the American Hospital Association has you covered. The AHA’s Career Center recently released a handy new guide... Read More

April 5, 2016

An Apology Goes a Long Way Following Nurse Never-Events; 5 Steps Toward Launching a Nurse-Writer Career

Malpractice is a huge concern for hospitals, with such payouts amounting to about $3.9 billion in the U.S. in 2014... Read More

March 21, 2016

Nurse Watch: More Victories for Nurses in Battle with Docs; Clinicians Not Getting Needed Support Following Fatal Mistakes

Nurses just scored a couple of key victories in their long-running battle over independence and scope of practice... Read More

July 24, 2015

allnurses Launches Redesigned Nursing Jobs Website

preweb.com - allnurses.com, the preeminent source of nursing news, information, and discussion among nurses and nursing students, is pleased to announce the relaunch of its jobs website, jobs.allnurses.com. The updated site is designed to provide users with a more user-friendly experience and allow employers and recruiters to better reach job seekers with new enhancements, lower prices and well-defined options to market careers to users. Read More

November 2, 2014

Ebola Fears Complicate Efforts by New Jersey-Based Volunteers

NorthJersey.com - Much of the talk recently has been about how American doctors and nurses who volunteered to treat Ebola patients in West Africa should themselves be treated when they arrive back home... Read More

October 31, 2014

Judge rejects Maine's attempt to restrict movements of nurse who defied Ebola quarantine

StarTribune - A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola. Read More

October 23, 2014

Nurses still worried about safety when treating Ebola patients

Dallas News - A new survey from allnurses.com, the largest online networking and support site for nurses, shows that even after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its updated safety guidelines, nurses continue to have serious concerns... Read More

Nurses Face Obstacles on Front Lines Against Ebola

USA TODAY - In the fight against Ebola, nurses are on the front lines, risking their own health to care for others. Now they want hospitals to have their backs. Read More

October 16, 2014

American nurses lack the most important protection from Ebola: training

QUARTZ - As people around the world try to assess the danger of Ebola, it's particularly disconcerting to hear that health workers who one might presume are knowledgeable enough to protect themselves from... Read More

October 15, 2014

Survey: Nurses fear they aren't prepared to handle Ebola outbreak

PHOENIX BUSINESS JOUNAL - With the second U.S. case of Ebola, Phoenix hospitals are stepping up protocol efforts, as nurses nationwide fear they are not prepared to deal with afflicted patients. Brian Short, RN owner ofallnurses.com said... Read More

California asks feds for screeners at airports as hospitals prepare for Ebola

Daily Democrat News - With news that a second Dallas nurse has tested positive for Ebola, California health officials urged the federal government Wednesday to add screeners at major airports across the Golden State... Read More

Ebola and Hospitals: How Great is the Threat?

MEDPAGE TODAY - Many healthcare workers, especially nurses, have expressed concern about their safety when treating Ebola patients. Brian Short, RN, president and founder of allnurses.com, said his organization surveyed 3,000 nurses and 74% said... Read More

October 14, 2014

When Ebola Enters the Workplace

WALL STREET JOURNAL - Issues around communication, training and pay are cropping up as leaders try to quell fears while making sure they will be adequately staffed if infected patients come to their facilities. Be sure to watch the video which... Read More

Nurses Say They Are Unprepared to Take on Ebola: Polls

NY DAILY NEWS - A survey of more than 3,000 nurses by allnurses.com, a networking site for nurses and nursing students, found that 74% of participants don't feel ready to take on an Ebola outbreak or even a patient. And 73% said their hospital hasn't... Read More

Majority of Nurses, Front Line Health Workers Don't Feel Ready for Ebola

MEDCITY News - Responding almost immediately to the news of the Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola, nurses across the country are adding to the growing chorus of concern over how hospitals and front-line healthcare workers deal with... Read More

Nurses Say They Are Unprepared to Deal with Ebola

Aol Jobs - For nurses, the most frightening aspect may be the lack of preparation. However, most nurses do feel like there are solutions to these problems such as "better communication about preparedness at [their] facility"... Read More

October 10, 2014

Healthcare Workers and Ebola - How Safe Are You?

about careers - The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the federal government continue to reassure the general public and healthcare workers that they have nothing to fear regarding the spread of Ebola. Read More

August 26, 2014

New Survey Says Nurses Are Bullish On The Industry Outlook And Encourage People To Enter The Field

PR Newswire - A survey from allnurses.com, the largest online networking and support site for nurses, reveals that the majority of nurses (74 percent) think the job outlook for the nursing industry is positive. Read More

July 31, 2014

5 Questions to Ask Before Starting Your Own Business

Inc. - You have what you think is a great idea for a new business. But being an entrepreneur isn't without hazards. Before quitting your job, it's important to take a hard look at your circumstances. Read More

July 16, 2014

allnurses.com Debuts Nursing Jobs and Career Resource Center

internet RETAILER - allnurses.com, the largest peer-to-peer online networking and support site for nursing, has launched its new Career Resource Center, allnurses Jobs. Read More

May 27, 2014

My Job: Brian Short, founder, AllNurses.com

StarTribune - When Brian Short got his first computer in 1994, he was still a nursing student. "The Internet was fascinating," he recalled — but in those years before powerful search engines, it was hard to find information online... Read More

May 26, 2014

Evaluate online communities for their usefulness

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL - Sit back for a moment and visualize the sentences filled with information passing each other like airplanes in front of your eyes. They're unstoppable. You may not have time to evaluate them before... Read More

May 8, 2014

It's National Nurses Week! Poll: Who's the Best TV Nurse?

Parade - It's National Nurses Week! That means it's time to thank and appreciate these vital caregivers. In honor of the occasion, we're celebrating the best fictional nurses... Read More

May 6, 2014

allnurses.com Launches #ThankANurse Campaign to Celebrate National Nurse Appreciation Week

PRWeb - The largest peer-to-peer online networking site for nurses and nursing students announces the launch of its "Thank a Nurse" initiative... Read More

July 23, 2013

For nursing jobs, new grads need not apply

CNN Money - Since the recession, health care has been the single biggest sector for job growth, but that doesn't mean it's easy to get hired... Read More

July 9, 2013

Nurses Use AllNurses Internet Forum To Share Knowledge

Health Tech Weekly - This week on Health Tech Weekly, I bring you another special segment from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses Conference, NTI 2013... Read More

March 1, 2010

Social networking craze connects travel nurses

ModernMedicine - Between her full-time job in home care services and her busy family life, Karen O'Hara, RN, BSN, spends about 20 hours a week chatting in discussion groups, hosting online forums, and networking with nurses from around the world... Read More


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