Adult Immunizations: Growing Needs, Growing Numbers | CE576
Not long ago, what nurses needed to know about immunizations was fairly simple. But recently, the number of recommended immunizations for people of all ages has increased to a level not seen before, and the number of vaccines keeps rising. Why are vaccines so varied in their formulations and indications, and what can nurses do to stay current?
From 'Distress' to 'De-stress' With Stress Management | CE424
About 70% of nurses said acute and chronic effects of stress and overwork were among their top three health and safety concerns, according to a 2001 American Nurses Association survey. The goal of this program is to help nurses better manage stress in patients and themselves.
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Prevention of Unintentional Injuries in the United States
What are unintentional injuries? How can we protect ourselves and the public from the 5th leading cause of death in the United States? This webinar will discuss such injuries caused by lack of vehicle restraint use, lack of motorcycle helmet use, unsafe consumer products, drug and alcohol use (including prescription drug misuse), exposure to occupational hazards, and unsafe home and community environments
5 ways the nursing field is changing
Nurses a generation ago often had different goals than those in the profession today. “Back when I first started out in 1980, there were a lot of ‘refrigerator nurses,’ housewives who worked a few hours a week to pay for a fridge or new bathroom for the household,” explains Lesley Hunt, an instructor in the University of Phoenix nursing program.
Why get a Bachelor of Science in Nursing?
Many RNs and LPNs don’t think they need a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree. But while professional nursing regulations don’t usually require workers to have a BSN, the job market does, says Gemma O’Donnell, MS in nursing, who teaches in the LPN/LVN to BSN program at the University of Phoenix Main Campus.
The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health
In 2008, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the IOM launched an initiative to respond to the need to assess and transform the nursing profession. This report makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.