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February 2014 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses

A Child’s Right to Choose?
February 24, 2014 7:24 AM by Catlin Nalley
After extensive debate and controversy, Belgium lawmakers made history with the recent decision to remove age restrictions on euthanasia. "Under the amendments to the country's 2002 euthanasia law, a child of any age can be helped to die, but only under Read More...
The IOM Report on the Future of Nursing—3 Years Later
February 18, 2014 10:23 AM by Guest Blogger
Elaine Keavney, is director of the nursing program at American Public University The Institute of Medicine (IOM), working with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, released its landmark report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health in Read More...
Healthcare is a Human Right
February 10, 2014 9:56 AM by Chuck Holt
This post is written by Mbettie Worrell, BA, BSN, RN, a graduate student in the Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in Philadelphia. Consider these scenarios: A six-year-old girl is found dying Read More...
Better Patient Compliance
February 4, 2014 9:13 AM by Guest Blogger
This post is by Robert Wright, president/CEO of Behavioral Education and Research Services Inc., Orlando, Fla. Whether we call them clients, patients, or some other term; all who seek our services are people. As such they are subject to the laws of behavior. Read More...
Black History Month: A Reflection on Civil Rights Movement
February 3, 2014 9:14 PM by Linda Jones
The following was sent as a press release from Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City. Lois Faye May remembers exactly where she was when she learned Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., had been shot: working in an operating room at Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City – then Read More...


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