More Specialty Nurses Needed to Support Workers with IBD

A report by Lancaster University’s Work Foundation recommends an increase in the amount of specialist nurses so people with IBD can manage their condition in the workplace. The Work Foundation also advises that certain government services be fine-tuned to better accommodate those struggling with the disease. IBD, such as Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, affects … Read more

A New Kind of Nursing Shortage

According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for registered nurses is expected to increase 19 percent between 2012 and 2022. When compared to an 11 percent average growth rate across all other industries, this is good news for certified nurses and current nursing students. In the United States, the demand for … Read more

Nursing Education Linked to Reduced Patient Mortality

According to a new study, hospitals where nursing staff care for fewer patients and have a higher proportion of Bachelor’s degree-trained vocational nurses had significantly fewer surgical patients die while in the hospital. Although the study took place in Europe, it is the largest and most detailed analysis to date of patient outcomes associated with nurse staffing and … Read more

Evidence Based Care: What Nurses Need to Know

For medical and nursing professionals struggling with how to most effectively adopt evidence-based practices in their clinical settings, researchers in the nursing field have come up with an answer. In a new study, the researchers developed a list of 24 evidence-based practice competencies, including both knowledge and skills, for registered and advanced-practice nurses in real-world … Read more