Nursing News

Employment Issues – CNA’s are pushing for better pay

Certified Nursing Assistant or Nurse Aide is considered to be the nurses’ link to their patient. They are the one who give direct care to the clients such as bathing, feeding and grooming them. They were given tasks that they should perform and they are responsible for it. In exchange for their work, they were, […]

Nursing Employment Still In-Demand

Declared Statistics Career opportunities for registered nurses are expected to grow by about 23% in 2006 and 2016. This prediction was declared by the Department of Labor of the United States with around 587,000 new job openings. This is great news for nurses who have been waiting all these years to land to a health […]

Hospital Requires Blood Glucose Test

Hyperglycemia, one of the most common and serious health problems among hospitalized clients, increases an individual’s risk to life-threatening complications. This condition affects even non-diabetic hospitalized clients. Characterized with a high blood sugar level, this health problem affects around 32 to 38% of inpatient individuals in community hospitals based on an observational study. Advancement of […]

Nursing Home’s Focus: Rehabilitation

Soon to rise on Springfield’s west side is a nursing home with a 75-bed capacity. This facility will concentrate more on short-term rehabilitation while providing the services as well as hospitality a fashionable hotel. This statement was from the developers of the projects. Brian Levinson, partner of Platinum Healthcare, stated that this is for those […]

Drug Addicted Nurse Allowed to Work by the State

The state was aware that nurse Jerold L. Mullins has been taking drugs from hospitals and other employers he had, yet he was never given any type of punishment from state regulators. For about 15 years, Mullins has jeopardized patient safety and well-being by providing care for them even though he was high on drugs. He took […]