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Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements

Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements The nurse’s primary commitment is to the patient, whether an individual, family, group or community. 2.1 Primacy of the patient’s interests The nurse’s primary commitment is to the recipient of nursing and health care services-the patient-whether the recipient is an individual, a family, a group, or a […]

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Enroll in an Online Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program

Enroll in an Online Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Program The University of Alabama School of Nursing announces the conversion of the existing and successful Neonatal Nurse Practioner (NNP) program to an online format that allows students to remain in their home towns for their clinical experiences and take courses online at times that are most convenient. […]

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Nursing Quotes

Nursing Quotes I read this quote in a Toronto subway: “Nurses offer knowledge, compassion and courage. As you cope with life challenge, a nurse is our lifeline, working in partnership with you, providing skilled care that make difference between life .and death, comfort and pain, hope, and despair”. Kindest regards, Irina P. RN Mount Sinai […]

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Safe Staffing For Pediatric Patients

Safe Staffing For Pediatric Patients Introduction/Problem Statement Increasing attention is being focused on the impact of adequate nurse staffing on patient-outcomes and the multiple factors that can affect safe staffing. At the same time that mounting research is supporting the vital role that nurses play in patient outcomes, the national nursing shortage is negatively affecting […]

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Nursing Shortage and the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program, The

Nursing Shortage and the Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program, The According to Denise H. Geolot, PhD, RN, FAAN, HHS Director, the FY 2003 Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) cycle is now available. The NELRP is one component of the Department of Health and Human Services’ strategy to address the nursing shortage. The NELRP is […]

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ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statement

ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statement The nurse is responsible and accountable for individual nursing practice and determines the appropriate delegation of tasks consistent with the nurse’s obligation to provide optimum patient care. 4.1 Acceptance of accountability and responsibility Individual registered nurses bear primary responsibility for the nursing care that their patients […]