Nursing News

Low Medicaid Reimbursement Rates in Iowa

In Mason City, low reimbursement rates for several assisted living centers in Iowa is pushing people who are not in need of 24-hour care into care centers that are more expensive, said a state health care official to North Iowa caregivers, seniors and care center officials. Executive director Steve Ackerson of the Iowa Health Care […]

Men in Nursing Profession Pushing Ways to Make a Difference

Along with the rising population of men in nursing is the drive for those who are already in the field to find ways that they can influence healthcare. The American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN), bearing this in mind, received members to the celebration of its 36th annual conference in Lexington, KY on Oct. 19-21. […]

Aged Care Terrifies Student Nurses

Two nursing schools claim that far-reaching modification is required as to how aged care nursing is being taught in universities, if aged care should draw in nurses needed to care for the raising population of the elderly for the next few years. Even though it has been more than ten years of concentrated efforts to […]

Scrutinizing the Changing Roles of Nurses

The top three most common topics during the Nursing Management Congress last week included the changing role of nurses, changing care delivery, and which show to watch later that night. Despite the place being Las Vegas, the almost 1,000 nurse managers as well as leaders came together for some networking and education and grabbed the […]

Quadriplegic Patient Not Given Life Support

A nurse in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU) denied getting orders for not to resuscitate a quadriplegic patient from physicians who have been accused of planned killing of the patient. She said to the Court headed by Judge Maher Salama Al Mahdi that she worked with the Emergency Assistance division of the ICU and frequently […]

Iowa Battling with High Unemployment Rates

Chaz Allen terms it as a slow bleed, referring to the loss of about 4,200 employment in Newton that begun around 10 years ago. It is more or less a quarter of the area’s population. As employment at Maytag, Iowa Telecom as well as other employers, has been gone, families, middle-class incomes, businesses and shops […]