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Nursing schools struggle to sustain enrollment, new data show: 4 notes

Becker's Hospital Review

Enrollment in BSN programs at nursing schools across the U.S. held steady in 2023, though fewer students are entering in master's and PhD programs, according to new data from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

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Illinois Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Healthcare Training

American Medical Compliance

The Illinois Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Training course is designed to educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the signs of child abuse and neglect. Child abuse and neglect are unfortunately pervasive issues that can have long-lasting impacts on a child’s health and well-being. As a healthcare provider, you are often on the front lines to spot potential signs of abuse or neglect.

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Walking the Path of Service: DNP Students Provide Foot Care for the Unhoused

Amercan Journal of Nursing

TCU nurse practitioner students. “The importance of foot care for this population cannot be overstated.” In the heart of the Fort Worth, Texas, community, where the daily struggles of people without housing are vividly evident, a group of doctor of nursing practice (DNP) nurse practitioner (NP) students from Texas Christian University (TCU) has embarked on a journey to make a difference.

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Safe Staffing Saves Lives

Daily Nurse

Just imagine you or a loved one were admitted to the hospital and had to wait an extended period to receive the care desperately needed. Would that sit right with you? It has been stated time and time again that there is a nationwide shortage of nurses, but is that the problem? Nursing, the largest healthcare profession within the U.S. with over 5 million active registered nurses , still needs to improve to maintain safe staffing ratios to improve patient care.

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Fertility Benefits for Every Age: A HR Roadmap from Gen Z to Baby Boomers

Speaker: Lauri Armstrong, SHRM-SCP - Sr. Director, People Operations at Carrot Fertility

Today’s workforce includes multiple generations of employees all looking for something different from their benefits package. While meeting these disparate needs can be challenging, a comprehensive fertility benefit can support everyone from junior staffers learning about their fertility health to senior leadership managing menopause and low testosterone symptoms.

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California Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) Training in Healthcare

American Medical Compliance

The following California Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) for High Hazard Employers in Healthcare 4.5 educates healthcare providers (HCP) on how to establish, implement, and maintain an effective injury and illness prevention program at the workplace. Moreover, this IIPP training in healthcare course focuses on providing comprehensive knowledge and skills needed to implement effective injury prevention program training for healthcare providers.

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43% of clinicians report administration ignoring workplace violence complaints: Vivian

Becker's Hospital Review

Twenty-five percent of clinicians reported seeing more workplace violence in the past year, and 33% reported seeing the same amount, but 48% said their employer has not implemented safety protocols to protect staff, a Vivian report found.

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NRC Health named to Becker’s Healthcare ‘top places to work in healthcare’ list

NRC Health

NRC Health is honored to be named to Becker’s 'top places to work in healthcare' list for 2024. The post NRC Health named to Becker’s Healthcare ‘top places to work in healthcare’ list appeared first on NRC Health.

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The Importance of CPR Certification for Nurses: A Comprehensive Guide

Minority Nurse

Heart-stopping moments don’t just happen in the OR. As a nurse, you may be called upon in emergencies without access to an AED (automatic external defibrillator) or other equipment. Ensuring CPR certification means you are on hand with the knowledge to help save a life in or out of the hospital. Debunking 5 Big Myths About CPR Although most people know CPR and how it can save lives , wrong information often hinders effective aid.

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ACN exec stood down pending investigation of ‘potential financial irregularities’

Nursing Review

The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) chief is one of the three executives who have been suspended pending an independent investigation of "potential financial irregularities" within the organisation. Complaints were brought to the ACN board's attention, subsequently leading to the board appointing a third-party legal and forensic financial expert to investigate.

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Why Menopause Should Matter to Today’s Employers

Speaker: Julie B. Chavez - VP, Strategy & Alliances at Carrot

An estimated 1.1 billion women worldwide will have experienced menopause by 2025. Symptoms like hot flashes, fatigue, and anxiety can be incredibly disruptive — and last for years. But despite its massive impact, little is being done to support those going through menopause in the workplace. In a recent survey, 70% of respondents said they have considered changing their employment to better manage symptoms — perhaps because only 8% received significant support from their employer related to meno

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Book Review: “Caregiver a Role We Least Expected – Tips and Tidbits to Help in Your Role”

Nurses Advocates

Caregivers face emotional and physical demands that strain even the strongest person. In her new book, Caregiver a Role We Least Expected—Tips and Tidbits to Help in Your Role , Peggy Rossi, a friend and colleague from LinkedIn, shares information to help caregivers cope. I asked Peggi why she wrote this book. She said it is written to explain some of the areas in healthcare that are confusing to caregivers and to educate them on the resources they can explore, as one plan does not fit all.

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Aged care nurses may wait until 2026 for full pay increase

Nursing Review

The Albanese government seeks to delay aged care wage rises of 23 per cent by almost two years due to concerns that a large pay jump could fuel labour shortages by attracting workers from other sectors. The government has requested that the Fair Work Commission to phase in the increase over two years in halves from January 2025 to January 2026. In a submission released on Friday, the government said the proposed compensation was deemed "fair and reasonable" for workers engaged in direct care, in

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New AACN data points to enrollment challenges facing U.S. schools of nursing

Health Leaders | Nursing

New data released today by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) show that sustaining student enrollment in baccalaureate and graduate programs continues to be a challenge at U.S. schools of nursing. Pillar: Nursing Link: Full story Article Source: Yahoo!

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Young mothers ignored: Final day of NSW birth trauma inquiry

Nursing Review

The final hearing of the New South Wales birth trauma inquiry has heard from two young mothers about their traumatic experiences when giving birth. The inquiry has received more than 4000 submissions detailing the disrespectful – and sometimes dehumanising – treatment women have received in NSW’s maternity system. Last week, the sixth and final hearing of the inquiry was held at Parliament House in Sydney.

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Maximizing Your Benefits Strategy: Reframing the Way We View Fertility

Speaker: Lizzie Wright - Director of Customer Success at Carrot Fertility

Employee expectations around benefits and workplace support have evolved in step with the growing need for fertility and family-forming care. As HR professionals, it is our job to ensure employees have a comprehensive understanding of the benefits our organizations offer and how they can utilize them. Before educating employees, we first need to understand the rising healthcare costs and the financial burden of fertility care.

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Why Nurses Need Coaching Too

Becker's Hospital Review

More and more healthcare organizations are seeing the benefits of third-party 1:1 coaching for physicians. Coaching is helping to reduce burnout, provide growth opportunities, and increase retention among these professionals who work under incredibly high pressure daily. However, many personalized coaching programs have historically been reserved solely for physicians.

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Communication, Clinical Competence, And More: What Are the Top Skills to Be a Nurse?

Post University

Today’s nurses do it all: offer clinical care, maintain sanitary environments, and provide comfort for patients as they face distressing circumstances. They must accomplish all this while abiding by evidence-based practices and keeping up to date on quickly changing tools, technologies, and methodologies. Not just anybody is up to the task, but nurses dedicate themselves to honing their skills so they can provide the high standard of care that their patients deserve.

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Sault Saint Marie nurses strike for fair pay amid negotiation standoff

Health Leaders | Nursing

Nurses in Sault Saint Marie are now on strike. Pillar: Nursing Link: Full story Article Source: UpNorthLive.