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ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses

Protecting Access to CRNAs Relieves Patient Pain
August 24, 2012 4:56 PM by Guest Blogger
Christine Zambricki, CRNA, MS, FAAN, is senior director, Federal Affairs Strategies, with the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. In less than two weeks, officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will begin to sort through Read More...
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Upcoming CE Live Webinar: Working With Difficult People
August 22, 2012 8:19 AM by Mike Bederka
We confront difficult people in every aspect of our lives. In healthcare, the challenges come not only from our patients, but from families, doctors, our peers and external customers like regulators and insurance companies. Understanding our own response Read More...
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Under Lock and Key
August 17, 2012 8:09 AM by Catlin Nalley
There's a new twist in the breastfeeding debate with the introduction of the Latch On NYC initiative. Set to go into effect next month, nurses at participating facilities will give formula to infants only when medically necessary or at the request of Read More...
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The Future of Telehealth
August 14, 2012 1:24 PM by Guest Blogger
By Jon Shankman, MPH, MBA, vice president of analytics/AMC Health More and more of the world's healthcare organizations embrace remote healthcare services and technologies as an integral part of routine healthcare they provide. Studies conducted over Read More...
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The Lowdown on Lyme
August 6, 2012 9:24 AM by Pam Tarapchak
The first thing I noticed was that my son couldn’t shut his left eye. “Blink for me.” But only one shut. Then I noticed his mouth was drawn down. “Smile for me.” But only half went up. The pediatrician diagnosed him with Bell’s palsy and immediately put Read More...
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Researchers Link Nurse Burnout to Increased Rates of HAI
August 3, 2012 1:04 PM by Chuck Holt
Are you feeling a little rundown, like you could use a vacation or maybe a whole new career? Do you find yourself being easily distracted on the job you’re growing so tired of? Is your nursing flame flickering? You’re certainly not alone, as many studies Read More...
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