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The pros and cons of the growing nurse practitioner role

The pros and cons of the growing nurse practitioner role

The role of a nurse practitioner keeps on expanding. Many of them have acquired enough education and experience to focus on family services and adult healthcare. A good number of them are taking an interest in acute care, women’s health, and primary childcare. Initially, it was the work of NPs to deliver medical treatment and […]

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The introduction of staffing ratios, why is it taking long for other states to adopt the policy

The introduction of staffing ratios, why is it taking long for other states to adopt the policy

Each country works towards improving its healthcare system by consistently coming up with policies that cater to new changes. Due to the rising number of patients and their increasingly diverse needs, a policy on staffing ratios was introduced in the US. Staffing ratios are geared towards ensuring adequate staff in hospitals at all times. Different […]

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Coronavirus: A Fact Sheet for Nurses

Coronavirus: A Fact Sheet for Nurses

Whenever there is an outbreak of infectious disease, nurses’ roles change to adapt to the needs of the patients, their families, and the hospital. In retrospect, healthcare facilities must implement the right prevention practices to avoid occupational exposure for healthcare personnel and healthcare-associated disease transmission. That is especially critical with the recent cases of Coronavirus. […]

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