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Nurse Catches Ebola from Patient

Nurse Catches Ebola from Patient

The Ebola virus has been spreading like wildfire. This virus is transferred through direct contact with contaminated fluids like blood, vomit, and saliva. It is becoming a growing concern worldwide. It has now found its way on American soil. Unfortunately, a nurse contracted Ebola virus from a patient suffering from the said virus. She was […]

US study: School Nurses save money

US study: School Nurses save money

School nurses help avert medical costs lost in teachers and parents of school children, a US study shows. The research based in the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in Atlanta, Georgia compared money spent in putting nurses full-time in schools and money saved in decreasing doctors’ visits as well as keeping parents and teachers at […]

Licensed Nurses Proven Guilty of Misconduct

Licensed Nurses Proven Guilty of Misconduct

Nurse Guilty of Robbery In Ireland, a nurse has been revoked the right to practice after being proven to have robbed money from patients of care. Fiona Mary Quinn, with nurse registration number of 105233, was discovered by the Ireland Nursing and Midwifery Board’s committee for fitness-to-practice to have stolen a considerable amount of cash […]

California Suffers Nursing Workforce Dilemma

California Suffers Nursing Workforce Dilemma

Looking back a few years ago, nursing students have high likelihood of getting nursing-relate positions immediately after completing a degree program or certification. Maybe not right away, but there is still a pretty good chance of pursuing the career. Additionally, there seems to be a brighter future for nurses as mandated by the US government. […]

Nurses Experience Fatigue in Yolanda Births

Nurses Experience Fatigue in Yolanda Births

Nurses assigned in Tacloban and other cities and provinces hit by the massive typhoon Yolanda face overwhelming stress and fatigue not only with the numerous injured civilians but also the babies that need to be delivered. Baby Kyrie Boniface is just one of the hundreds of newborns in the over-crowded and under-equipped hospitals in and […]

Stressed Nurses May Place Patients in Danger

Stressed Nurses May Place Patients in Danger

A recent study shows that a nurse who experienced “burn out” may put the patient’s welfare at risk. According to the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) in the United Kingdom, the care of the patients may be jeopardized due to understaffing and tons of workloads. Nurses, in their day-to-day experience, may be subjected to unavoidable […]

Offensive Videos Hits Youtube Search for ‘Nurses’

Offensive Videos Hits Youtube Search for ‘Nurses’

Bad and negative publicities for the nursing profession are becoming widespread even in the cyberspace society.  One of the most well-known video-sharing and social media site, YouTube, became the main concern of a recent study. The August issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing published a research on how the most ‘hits’ for the keyword […]

A Nurse and a Filipino Hero

A Nurse and a Filipino Hero

In his State of the Nation address held at Washington, USA last Tuesday, United States President Barack Obama hailed a Filipino nurse as an aspiring role model. The name of the nurse is Menchu Sanchez. Sanchez is a fifty-six year old US registered nurse who was actually born, raised, and educated in the Philippines. She […]