Nurses NOW – Weekly Roundup – 7-5-18
Looking to keep your finger on the pulse of the nursing industry? Check out these top nursing news stories from around the globe.
Are we doing enough to prevent violence against nurses?
Nurses are facing an epidemic of violence and what is being done to prevent it? Read American Nurse Today’s (@AmerNurse2Day) thought provoking article: The thin white line: Are we doing enough to prevent violence against nurses?
A Call for Student Nurses to be Paid a Living Wage
Should student nurses be paid a living wage while completing their 2,300 hours of practice within a clinical setting? An online petition arguing that point is gaining traction. Read more here.
Travel Nursing vs. Staff Nursing
Vacation request binders, PTO, housing stipends, taxes and seniority are a few a the 10 differences nurse.org lists between travel nursing and staff nursing.
UVM Medical Center Nurses Announce 2-day Strike
The plan is for nurses to walk out on July 12 at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington. Unless there is some breakthrough in contract negotiations with hospital management, the union that represents the 1,800 nurses announced they will strike when their contract ends July 9.
NOW Buy these: The 7 Best Shoes For Nurses
Dansko’s Professional Clogs, Softwalk’s Grey’s Anatomy Miranda, and Nike’s Lunarglide 8 are three of the seven best shoes for nurses listed by Women’s Health. (@WomensHealthMag)