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Why students need to understand what it takes to be a nurse

By | 2020-06-22T10:51:18-04:00 September 1st, 2016|Categories: Nursing news|Tags: |

Rose Schecter, RN Rose Schecter, PhD, RN, is the associate dean and director of the undergraduate nursing program at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, N.Y.  She has been the associate dean since 2000. Her responsibilities include oversight of the more than 1,300 undergraduate students, working with faculty to provide their education in the classroom

Nursing’s role in wound care has come a long way

By | 2020-04-06T11:14:16-04:00 February 11th, 2015|Categories: Archived|Tags: , |

Eileen P. Williamson, MSN, RN Man has been caring for wounds since the very first skin break occurred. From the early hunters who treated wounds with herbs and honey to the advent of microbiology and cellular pathology and the later discoveries of fibrous synthetics, grafting and tissue engineering, wound care has been part

You take the high road, and I’ll take the low

By | 2015-04-20T20:53:37-04:00 January 25th, 2015|Categories: Blogs, Nursing careers and jobs|Tags: |

Hypothetical Case Natalie is a nurse anesthetist working on her DNP. Eager to obtain this credential she dove headfirst into coursework and discovered she enjoyed her courses, especially the camaraderie that quickly developed with her classmates. Now they are all trying to decide on areas of study for their DNP translational research projects. Natalie’s pet

New documentary film invites nurses to speak out

By | 2020-04-15T16:40:22-04:00 November 10th, 2014|Categories: Archived|Tags: |

Eileen Williamson, MSN, RN Recently I was asked to review a new documentary film sponsored by The Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future, entitled “Nurses: Their Vital Role in Transforming Healthcare.” Set for release later this month, the half-hour film was produced by The Marketing Loft/Inovia Media Group and narrated by Joan