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10 Things Every Nurse Needs to Thrive

10 Things Every Nurse Needs to Thrive

Every nurse is important. But if you want to reach next-level status—we’re talking the Lebron James of the nursing profession—you’re going to need some products, resources, and memberships. Don’t worry: I got you covered.

Win a $4000 Nursing Scholarship or iPad Pro from Ascom

Win a $4000 Nursing Scholarship or iPad Pro from Ascom

Every nurse can relate to communication challenges within their care team. To collaborate effectively, we all need to share patient information in a secure way, including medical history, clinical observations, and photos. Whether you’re standing still or running through a hallway trying to reach a patient, it’s all about the ability to be mobile and get information as soon as possible – whenever and wherever it’s needed.

National Preparedness! Is Your Organization Prepared?

National Preparedness Month is in September. This month serves to provide an opportunity to reflect on the importance of preparing for natural disasters and unexpected events. Recognizing that practices and levels of planning may vary, DrFirst put together a survey on healthcare organizations’ policies related to disaster preparedness. Last month, DrFirst hosted a survey that asked about your organization’s preparedness. …

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FIGHT FOR THE GREATER GOOD

We’re Armor. We protect people and businesses by keeping their sensitive data secure – no matter where it’s stored. We do what we do because we believe by protecting healthcare organization’s data (patients, employees, company information) from those who wish to do harm makes the world a better and safer place for everyone. It’s how we Fight for the Greater …

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National Preparedness Month! Plus win a $25 Amazon Gift Card

National Preparedness Month is in September. This month servers to provide an opportunity to reflect on the importance of preparing for natural disasters and unexpected events. Recognizing that practices and levels of planning may vary, DrFirst put together a survey on healthcare organizations’ policies related to disaster preparedness. Their goal is to understand healthcare organizations’ preparedness/recovery plans related to natural …

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Connecting the Care Team: The Importance of the Right CC&C Solution

Connecting the Care Team: The Importance of the Right CC&C Solution

Nurses overwhelmingly dominate the usage of patient-care technology users in healthcare. It makes if you think about it — nurses are the principle caregivers, and central to the care coordination of hospital departments. Whether you are a nurse leader, or aspire to be one, you are faced with many questions and considerations when determining the right mobile strategy for your …

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Public Safety Alert: You Cannot Save a Person From a Stroke by Pricking Their Fingers with a Needle

Public Safety Alert You Cannot Save a Person From a Stroke by Pricking Their Fingers with a Needle

If you notice someone around you is having a stroke, don’t poke their fingers with needles. If someone is exhibiting symptoms of a stroke, CALL 911! ZDoggMD sent out an emergency broadcast to help debunk a false facebook video. He describes why this concept is entirely false and will cost people their lives in the video below. The viral video …

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Nurse Attacked by Surgeon at Cedars Sinai Hospital

Nurse Attacked by Surgeon at Cedars Sinai Hospital

It’s bad enough that nurse’s are constantly facing violence in hospital settings at the hands of patients, but now a surgeon has joined in on the attacks. The below video shows Paula Rickey allegedly being pushed by surgeon Kerry Kourosh Assil while walking out of an operating room. Paula states that she was retaliated against when she filed a complaint …

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Study: Workplace bullying is underestimated driver of nurse and patient outcomes

Stories - ENA workplace bullying impacts patient care

Press Release:   DES PLAINES, Ill. (Oct. 26, 2017) – New research from the Emergency Nurses Association recently published in the International Emergency Nursing Journal indicates workplace bullying is a significant factor in the dynamics of patient care, nursing work culture, and nursing retention. The study, aimed at developing a grounded theory of workplace bullying in emergency departments, describes bullying …

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Las Vegas Massacre – How Nurses Across the Country are Helping

Show Me Your Stethoscope Las Vegas Shooter

On October 1st, 2017, the country was devastated when an active shooter sprayed down bullets into a crowd of thousands killing 59 people and injuring over 500, making it the largest U.S. mass shooting in the modern history. News authorities are dubbing this even the Las Vegas Massacre. Local hospitals including were sent hundreds of patients in what one surgeon …

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