Nurses NOW – Weekly Roundup – 8.2.18
Looking to keep your finger on the pulse of the nursing industry? Check out these top nursing news stories from around the globe.
Fourteen Nurse Educators to Join the Academy of Nursing Education
National League for Nursing (@NLN) will welcome their twelfth and newest class into the Academy of Nursing Education at an induction ceremony on Friday, September 14, 2018 at the 2018 Education Summit in Chicago.
New York City Acknowledges Nurses with a $20.8 Million Settlement
The New York Times (@nytimes) reports that after refusing three times over the course of 14 years, New York City admits their mistake and has settled with nurses who were refused early retirement. Read the entire article here.
Sepsis Plans of Three Procedures Can Save Lives
U.S News health (@USNewsHealth) reports on a new study that suggest taking blood cultures, starting antibiotics and giving intravenous fluid within an hour can save the lives of children with sepsis.
Top Tips for Negotiating Your Nurse Salary
The Nurse.com Nursing Salary Research Report finds that 31% of nurses do not negotiate their salaries when they start a new position. Click here for some top tips by nurse recruiters.
The Growing Nursing Shortage
Click here to read about one state’s, New Jersey, growing nursing shortage. This problem is not isolated to just one state or region in the United States.
Hero of the Week
Nurse Jasmin Flores jumps from her car to perform CPR on a toddler thrown from a jeep on Interstate 91 in Connecticut. She speaks to the Hartford Courant (@hartfordcourant) with the hopes to encourage people to learn CPR.