Want to eliminate cancer, falls or errors? Join the ranks of nurse researchers working to solve these and other problems patients and nurses face. Research, nurses say, aims to advance the overall goal of the profession — better patient care.
Going back to school can result in exponential payback. But getting your DNP or PhD can be a grueling, arduous process that will leave you in pieces, right? It doesn’t have to be. These expert tips, gathered from nurses who have reached their higher learning destination or are on that path, may make the acquisition of your next degree a little easier (and maybe even enjoyable).
The third edition provides current perspectives and research on assessing outcomes of advanced practice nurse care. It also addresses the health outcomes of APN practice and the economic impact of APN care.
This resource in holistic nursing is published in cooperation with the American Holistic Nurses Association. According to the publisher’s website, each chapter was updated by contributors from the fifth edition, as well as new thought leaders.
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Succession Planning in Nursing | CE622 by Sandra Swearingen, RN, PhD
The goal of this program is to inform nurses about succession planning for nursing, including methodologies, the importance of a “succession environment” and success measurements.
The lifelong learning curve by Heather Stringer
Joan Warren, RN-BC, PhD, NEW-BC, is the director of nursing research at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center in Baltimore, and the 2013 national Nurse.com GEM winner in the Education and Mentorship category. Drawing from her personal experience in nursing education and her current role as a mentor, she shares some insider knowledge on advanced education.
Legally speaking: Nurses have legal rights when returning to school by Nancy J. Brent, RN, MS, JD
Selecting the right program for your goals is essential, and so is keeping in mind that students have legal rights and responsibilities, including the right to due process says Nancy J. Brent, RN, MS, JD, Nurse.com’s legal information columnist and an attorney in private practice.
Do ends justify the means? by Carol Taylor, RN, PhD
Carol Taylor, RN, PhD, professor of nursing, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies, and senior scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, explains why the Code of Ethics for Nurses encompasses more than just patient care.
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