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When #NursesVote, policy changes

In recognition of National Voter Registration Day in September and in advance of next year’s presidential election, the American Nurses Association (ANA) launched its new and improved #NursesVote website. The resource for ANA members...

CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic earns Pathway designation

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) awarded the Pathway to Excellence® designation to CVS Caremark’s MinuteClinic in September. MinuteClinic is the first retail healthcare organization to receive the Pathway designation, a global credential that...

Jewish nurse who treated Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect ‘didn’t see evil’

Ari Mahler, a Jewish nurse who treated suspected Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Robert Bowers when he was brought to Allegheny General Hospital with multiple wounds, is sharing his side of the story. In a Facebook post...

Online CE to help nurses prevent musculoskeletal injuries on the job

Nursing assistants and registered nurses rank among the top occupations to experience musculoskeletal disorders due to patient handling and over exertion. To help nurses prevent these injuries while on the job, The Center for the...

Largest projected nursing shortages by state

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the need for registered nurses is expected to grow by 15% from 2016 to 2026. RegisteredNursing.org has looked at the projected supply and demand of registered nurses in 2030...

Versant® Launches Healthcare Competency Solutions for the Development of All Nurses

Programs now span continuum of care including long-term care and home health Oct. 25, 2018—Versant®, the only nurse competency-based system to meet the needs of the entire health system, today announced it has launched...