How Are These 4 Companies Celebrating National Nurses Week

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National Nurses Week is celebrated every year to show appreciation to the nurses around the world. This year the celebrations begin on May 6 and end on May 12, and International Nurses Day is celebrated on May 12.

Eclipse Senior Living Honors Nurses During National Nurses Month

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Eclipse Senior Living Honors Nurses During National Nurses Month Eclipse Senior Living Honors Nurses During National Nurses Month Eclipse gathers insights and advice from over 100 nurses serving seniors LAKE OSWEGO, Ore., May 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — To honor … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

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How U.S. Ratings of Nursing Homes Mislead the Public

NY Times

Nursing homes have manipulated the influential star system in ways that have masked deep problems — and left them unprepared for Covid-19.

Eli Lilly Claims Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes

NY Times

Antibodies Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Nursing Homes Disease Rates Elderly Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Elder Care Deaths (Fatalities) Eli Lilly and Company United StatesA monoclonal antibody protected residents and staff members in facilities where the virus had appeared.

How Different Crimes Can Affect Your Nursing License in Georgia

Pharma Mirror

But, you are finally here about to get your nursing license in the state of Georgia. When applying for a nursing license or getting your old one renewed, you might face some trouble if the background check doesn’t show up clean. Career Resources & Training Nurse

Drug Prevents Coronavirus Infection in Nursing Homes, Maker Claims

NY Times

Antibodies Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Nursing Homes Disease Rates Elderly Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Vaccination and Immunization Elder Care Deaths (Fatalities) Eli Lilly and Company United StatesA monoclonal antibody protected residents and staff members in facilities where the virus had appeared.

Lilly to test COVID-19 antibody drug in unorthodox nursing home study

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Seeking fast answers in a pandemic, Lilly will use mobile RVs to set up infusion clinics at assisted living facilities, which have become COVID-19 hot spots

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Susan LaGrange Named Chief Nursing Officer

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Susan LaGrange Named Chief Nursing Officer Susan LaGrange Named Chief Nursing Officer LAKE ELMO, Minn., 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pathway Health, a leading post-acute consulting services, interim management and education company, is pleased to announce that Susan LaGrange, … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

Cooling vests alleviate perceptual heat strain perceived by COVID-19 nurses

Scienmag

Radboud university medical center and TNO show that cooling vests reduce heat stress Credit: Radboudumc Wearing cooling vests during a COVID-19 shift ensures that nurses experience less heat during their work.

Study finds racial disparities in COVID-19 deaths in nursing homes

Scienmag

Nursing homes with the largest proportions of non-White residents experience 3.3 times more COVID-19 deaths than do nursing homes with the largest proportions of White residents, according to a new study from the University of Chicago. The paper, published in JAMA Network Open, suggests that these differences are likely due to nursing home size and […].

City of Hope celebrates earning one of nursing’s highest honors

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The prestigious Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center highlights City of Hope’s world-class nursing team and their superior level of compassionate patient care Credit: City of Hope DUARTE, Calif.

CDC panel recommends giving first coronavirus vaccines to healthcare workers, nursing home residents

Bio Pharma Dive

Advisors on the CDC panel cited risk and disease burden as reasons for setting their priority list for the first vaccine doses to become available, supply of which will be extremely limited

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Perinatal patients, nurses explain how hospital pandemic policies failed them

Scienmag

But for maternity patients and nurses some of those changes had negative outcomes, according to a new University of Washington study. With a lethal, airborne virus spreading fast, hospitals had to change how they treated patients and policies for how caregivers provided that treatment. “We found that visitor restrictions and separation policies were harming families […].

Meet the 100+ outstanding Nurses and Midwives

The Pharma Data

To mark the end of the Year of the Nurse and Midwife , we are honored to unveil the 2020 List of 100+ Outstanding Women Nurses and Midwives. Midwives and nurses—the overwhelming majority of whom are women—are the backbone of primary health systems.

Nurses burned out and want to quit

Scienmag

Sophia Antipolis, France – 28 Aug 2020: A survey of nurses caring for children with heart problems has revealed that more than half are emotionally exhausted. The analysis, presented today at ESC Congress 2020, also found that good working environments were linked with less burnout.1 “Nurses’ wellbeing is central to ensuring the best outcomes for […].

Minimum nurse-to-patient ratios policy saves lives and lowers costs

Scienmag

Philadelphia (EMBARGOED UNTIL May 11, 2021 at 6:30 PM EST) -A new study published in The Lancet today showed that a policy establishing minimum nurse-to-patient staffing ratios in hospitals in Queensland, Australia saved lives, prevented readmissions, shortened hospital stays, and reduced costs.

Illingworth: mobile nursing can reduce trial patient burden

Outsourcing Pharma

A leader from home-based clinical services firm Illingworth Research Group talks about the evolution of mobile nursing and how it can keep trials going.

A Nursing Researcher’s Experience in a COVID-19 Vaccine Trial

JAMA Internal Medicine

This perspective is that of a nursing researcher turned volunteer in a COVID-19 vaccine trial. She considers the experience of study participants and how clinicians will need to prepare their patients for the vaccine’s possible adverse effects

Allscripts partners with Nurse Heroes to support and honor frontline workers

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Allscripts partners with Nurse Heroes to support and honor frontline workers Allscripts partners with Nurse Heroes to support and honor frontline workers Initiative addresses the accelerating shortage of nurses in the workforce and provides programs including scholarships for nurses and … Continue reading → Business Wire

Study: New York City nurses experienced anxiety, depression during first wave of COVID-19

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Research highlights how hospitals can support nurses during public health crises to protect their mental health New York nurses caring for COVID-19 patients during the first wave of the pandemic experienced anxiety, depression, and illness–but steps their hospitals took to protect them and support from their coworkers helped buffer against the stressful conditions, according to […].

COVID-19 transmission in nursing homes may be affected by nurses and direct care workers with multip

Scienmag

With limited hours and low wages, workers in long-term care facilities seek second jobs Nurses and other long-term care workers in nursing homes who hold multiple jobs, may be one of the factors contributing to the spread of COVID-19 in these facilities, according to a new study published in Medical Care Research and Review.

Forty years of nursing science in HIV/AIDS: JANAC marks progress and challenges

Scienmag

May 4, 2021 – From the very beginning of the AIDS epidemic in 1981, nurses have been at the forefront of patient care, advocacy, and research. But even in the age of antiretroviral therapy and pre-exposure prophylaxis, many challenges remain in reducing the impact of HIV and AIDS, according to the special May/June issue of […]. Medicine & Health AIDS/HIV Medicine/Health

Castle Biosciences Presents Data at the Dermatology Nurses’ Association 2021 Annual Convention

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Castle Biosciences Presents Data at the Dermatology Nurses’ Association 2021 Annual Convention Castle Biosciences Presents Data at the Dermatology Nurses’ Association 2021 Annual Convention FRIENDSWOOD, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–$CSTL #DNANurses–Castle Biosciences, Inc.

Bespoke Extracts Teams with LEAF411, The First Free Cannabis Nurse Hotline

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Bespoke Extracts Teams with LEAF411, The First Free Cannabis Nurse Hotline Bespoke Extracts Teams with LEAF411, The First Free Cannabis Nurse Hotline SUNNY ISLES, Fla., April 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bespoke Extracts, Inc. OTC Pink: BSPK), producer of high … Continue reading → GlobeNewswire

How Can Nursing Homes Protect Themselves from COVID-19?

Pharma Mirror

The post How Can Nursing Homes Protect Themselves from COVID-19? There is an ongoing pandemic that has been proven to harm and even kill many people. Researchers have found that the elderly are particularly susceptible to the COVID-19 virus that caused the epidemic.

Psychotropic Drug Prescribing Among Nursing Home Residents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cross-sectional study uses data from the Ontario Drug Benefit database to assess prescribing patterns of psychotropic drugs among nursing home residents in Ontario, Canada during the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic

Stanfill inducted into American Academy of Nursing 2020 class of new fellows

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August 13, 2020) – Ansley Grimes Stanfill, PhD, RN, associate dean of Research for the UTHSC College of Nursing, has been selected for the American Academy of Nursing’s 2020 Class of Fellows. Credit: UTHSC Memphis, Tenn.

Pediatric Home Service Announces Launch of Infusion Nursing & Pharmacy throughout Wisconsin

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Pediatric Home Service Announces Launch of Infusion Nursing & Pharmacy throughout Wisconsin Pediatric Home Service Announces Launch of Infusion Nursing & Pharmacy throughout Wisconsin PHS expands services for medically complex patients to greater geographic area ROSEVILLE, Minn.,

Preventing nurse suicides as new study finds shift in method

Scienmag

UC San Diego researchers find a distinct shift from using pharmacological poisoning to firearms in nurses who die by suicide In a new study, University of California San Diego School of Medicine and UC San Diego Health researchers report that the rate of firearm use by female nurses who die by suicide increased between 2014 […].

Nurses Can Make the Difference for New Moms’ Breastfeeding

The Pharma Data

Having enough hospital nurses to ensure that new moms get top-notch care. Hospitals with higher rates of exclusive breastfeeding had nurses who provided more consistent care, according to a new report. ” She’s a perinatal clinical nurse specialist in St.

Risk Factors Associated With All-Cause 30-Day Mortality in Nursing Home Residents With COVID-19

JAMA Internal Medicine

This cohort study examines risk factors for 30-day all-cause mortality among US nursing home residents with COVID-19

Nursing researcher’s experience in COVID-19 vaccine trial

Scienmag

What The Article Says: This perspective is that of a nursing researcher turned volunteer in a COVID-19 vaccine trial. She considers the experience of study participants and how clinicians will need to prepare their patients for the vaccine’s possible adverse effects. Authors: Kristen R. Choi, Ph.D., R.N., of the University of California, Los Angeles, is the corresponding author. To […].

Nurse Practitioners Key to Opioid Treatment in Rural U.S.: Study

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26, 2020 — In isolated areas of the United States, nurse practitioners are filling an important role in helping people access treatment for opioid addiction, according to a Washington State University (WSU) study. THURSDAY, Nov.

U.S. Nursing Homes Seeing Increase in New COVID-19 Cases

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12, 2020 — Nursing homes are seeing an increase in new COVID-19 cases, paralleling an increase in the general U.S. 18, 2020, new weekly cases in nursing homes grew by 44 percent nationwide. 18, 2020, 41 percent of new COVID-19 cases in nursing homes occurred in Midwest states.

SARS-CoV-2 infection rates in skilled nursing facilities

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skilled nursing facilities and variation in case counts by SARS-CoV-2 prevalence in the counties where facilities are located. What The Study Did: Researchers examined asymptomatic and presymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 infection rates in a large multistate sample of U.S. Authors: Elizabeth M. White, Ph.D., A.P.R.N., of the Brown University School of Public Health in Providence, Rhode Island, is […].

Antibody Drug May Protect Nursing Home Residents, Staff From COVID-19

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Antibody Drug May Protect Nursing Home Residents, Staff From COVID-19. Food and Drug Administration for use in early-stage COVID-19 patients with symptoms prevented COVID-19 infections in nursing residents and staff who were exposed to the virus, a new study shows. Professional.

COVID-19: indoor air in hospitals and nursing homes require more attention

Scienmag

A variety of measures are necessary to prevent the spread of the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in hospitals and nursing homes. Recommendations on how to reduce SARS-CoV-2 aerosol dispersal Credit: Beate Richter, TROPOS Leipzig/New Delhi/Rome.

Improving hospital nurse staffing is associated with fewer deaths from sepsis

Scienmag

Researchers at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR) at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, conducting independent research on whether pending nurse staffing legislation in New York state is in the public’s interest, found that the wide variation in patient-to-nurse ratios across hospitals in New York is contributing to avoidable deaths […].

How a Javits Center Vaccine Nurse Spends Her Sundays

NY Times

‘This job makes me feel like I’m part of history.’. Vaccination and Immunization Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Javits, Jacob K, Convention Center (Manhattan, NY) coronavirus

Proactivity and partnership pay off for nursing homes in a pandemic, study suggests

Scienmag

Advance planning, universal testing and connection with a medical center kept COVID-19 activity low in three facilities in new study Credit: University of Michigan Seven months ago, the nation first heard of a surge of COVID-19 deaths in a Washington nursing home – an early warning sign of how the coronavirus could rip through such […].

Coronavirus prompts surge in people wanting to be nurses

The Pharma Data

A total of 47,320 people applied for nursing degrees by the end of June, a 16% rise on last year. The Covid-19 pandemic is thought to be responsible for a surge in people applying for healthcare qualifications.

Nurse practitioners bring big savings to long-term care facilities in Quebec

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Study finds nurse practitioners helped reduce costs by up to $3.2 A study led by researchers from McGill University and Université du Québec en Outaouais shows that introducing nurse practitioners can significantly reduce […]. million in six long-term care facilities Countries worldwide face challenges meeting the growing needs for long-term care services because of high costs.

Innomar Strategies Achieves ISO 9001:2015 Certification for its Clinics and Nursing Services

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