A graduation ceremony for nurses who took Farmingdale (N.Y.) State College classes at Southside Hospital to further their education recently took place.
Gayle Timmerman, APRN, associate dean for academic affairs at the UT Austin School of Nursing, helps develop an online healthy eating resource.
Career columnist Donna Cardillo, MA, RN, reviews why it's not too soon for a nurse with 1 year of experience to get her master's degree.
Ravaged by war, Iraq faces a glaring need to build new healthcare facilities. That need brought a contingent from Iraq’s health department to tour Vassar Brothers Medical Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y., last month. Vassar Brothers hosted Adeela Hammoud Hussein, the minister of health for Iraq, and her delegation July 13, for a tour of its ED
Harris Health System in Harris County, Houston, Texas, has begun using sign language video technology to better communicate with its hearing-impaired and hard-of-hearing patients, according to a news release. Connecting patients with physicians and nurses in a timely and convenient manner is one of the driving forces behind the new portable interpretation service. New iPad-equipped
By Debra Anscombe Wood, RN Transplant coordinators at Montefiore Medical Center recognized an opportunity to help two patients through the hospital’s first internal live kidney donor swap in March. “It was exciting; we were able to find a suitable donor match for a swap, considering they would have to wait on the deceased donor list
Nurses from a hospital in Haiti recently took part in special training at Holy Name Medical Center, Teaneck, N.J., that will enable them to teach their peers additional skills, and in turn help improve outcomes for patients. The six nurses, who work in Hôpital Sacrè Coeur in Milot, Haiti, spent a week at Holy Name,