Category Archives: Patient Care

Taking Vital Signs: A Mundane Responsibility?

It does not matter in which role you practice nursing—R.N., APRN, nursing student or a [...]

Patient Care by Student Nurses Can Result in Liability

As a student nurse, you probably know all too well that if a patient is injured under your care, [...]

Is a Nursing Home an Insurer of Resident Safety?

Mr. K., a 59-year-old retired Air Force officer, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease. The [...]

PATIENT ADVOCACY IS AN ETHICAL AND LEGAL DUTY

The Code of Ethics for Nurses With Interpretive Statement clearly states in Provision 3 that a [...]

Nursing Professionals – the Generational Gap

Nursing is the largest healthcare profession, with more than 3.1 million registered nurses [...]

We <3 Emergency Nurses !

Emergency Nurses Week, is a “weeklong celebration recognizing emergency nurses for their [...]

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Emergency Nurses Week, is a “weeklong celebration recognizing emergency nurses for their [...]

3 Reasons We Love Our Nursing Assistants

Now celebrating its 36th year, National Nursing Assistants Week is observed June 12th through [...]

Nursing Professionals – the Generational Gap

Nursing is the largest healthcare profession, with more than 3.1 million registered nurses [...]

Home Health Care Nursing–Good Communication is Essential

There are many legal concerns/issues in the delivery of home health care. One of the most [...]

What is an “Unresonable and Foreseeable Risk of Harm” to a Patient

You may remember that in one of the earliest Bulletins, I wrote about professional negligence and [...]

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