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In the News by Dr. Linda Mundorff (Current Columns)

6 year-old suspended from school
Posted: 12/2/2003 at 2:16:11 PM

Recently I heard about a 6-year-old girl in first grade who was suspended from school for doing the following:

 


Nursing and back safety
Posted: 10/27/2003 at 9:47:04 AM

Did you know that nurses have the highest rate of disability claims of all professions combined? Did you also know that nurses have the highest rate of back problems than all professions combined? Well, did you also know that both are preventable?

 


In the News: Community colleges bashed
Posted: 10/6/2003 at 11:53:59 AM

In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, a Pennsylvania study of 168 hospitals found that post-surgical deaths were twice as high when those patients were cared by Associate Degree prepared nurses than higher degree prepared nurses.

 


Hospitals partner with community colleges
Posted: 9/29/2003 at 9:51:36 AM

Hospitals are realizing the full impact of the nursing shortages on the overworked units and clinics. Many hospitals are on diverting status, not because of a lack of hospital beds, but because of a lack of nursing care.

 


American Nurses Association reorganizes
Posted: 9/22/2003 at 10:22:32 AM

In June 2003 the ANA House of Delegates approved new bylaw amendments that would have a major impact on how the ANA operates. These new changes were precipitated by the need to address and represent a larger area of nursing.

 


Being a school nurse: It's a love-hate relationship
Posted: 8/18/2003 at 2:37:57 PM

Over the past few months we have talked about inequities within the nursing profession: from LPN’s roles and responsibilities to Union formation blunders.

 


Union feared, nurses denied
Posted: 7/25/2003 at 3:47:30 PM

A couple of weeks ago Denver Health’s board of directors made an unprecedented news release that they were denying nurses the right to form a union within their facility.

 


Katie Reeves, LPN writes,
Posted: 6/23/2003 at 12:51:57 PM

"I have been an LPN for 20 years and have been licensed in three states. I chose this avenue rather than a BSN program because I was raising two adolescent children at the

 


When will Enough be enough?
Posted: 6/16/2003 at 1:53:05 PM

In response to a letter from Carol Chaney, LPN Carol stated, "…. I am most displeased with the lack of support LPNs have gotten from the medical profession and RNs…. We are a team and should work together. It is unfortunate that some people in the medical profession don’t appreciate or care, nor understand the skills and knowledge that an LPN has. Maybe some RNs are intimidated by us and feel if we’re not an RN we’re not a nurse."

 


When will Enough be enough? Submitted commentary by Linda Rener, MPH, MSN, RN
Posted: 6/16/2003 at 1:54:03 PM

In response to a letter from Carol Chaney, LPN Carol stated, "…. I am most displeased with the lack of support LPNs have gotten from the medical profession and RNs…. We are a team and should work together. It is unfortunate that some people in the medical profession don’t appreciate or care, nor understand the skills and knowledge that an LPN has. Maybe some RNs are intimidated by us and feel if we’re not an RN we’re not a nurse."

 


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This Weeks Stories
Week of November 09, 2011. Click the front page to download the issue!

Pamela Bourg, MS, RN, Named Fellow Of Academy of Emergency Nursing

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