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Congresswoman Shelly Berkley Endorsed by the American Nurses Association for a Third Term in the United States Congress

Congresswoman Shelly Berkley Endorsed by the American Nurses Association for a Third Term in the United States Congress Berkley, Shelly Editor’s Note: The opinions presented here reflect those of the candidate and do not necessarily represent the views or positions of the Nevada RNformation or of the Nevada Nurses Association Congresswoman Shelley Berkley recognizes that […]

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Nurse Practice Act cites three conditions for patient abandonment, The

Board Supports Your Right to Refuse An Unsafe Assignment: Nurse Practice Act cites three conditions for patient abandonment, The The mission of the Nevada State Board of Nursing is to protect the public’s health, safety and welfare through effective nursing regulation. The Board, backed by Nevada nursing law, strongly supports the right of nurses and […]

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To Delegate Or Not To Delegate? That is the Question

To Delegate Or Not To Delegate? That is the Question Scott, Debra WAY BACK WHEN we walked uphill both ways in the snow to nursing school, we were taught team nursing. I did my clinical in a county teaching hospital on a medical floor staffed with RNs, LPNs, CNAs, and lots of medical interns and […]

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New Director of the University of Nevada’s Orvis School of Nursing

New Director of the University of Nevada’s Orvis School of Nursing On july 1, Patsy Ruchala began working with the University of Nevada, Reno to address one of the most daunting challenges facing the state: the country’s most extreme per-capita nursing shortage. Ruchala, associate director for graduate nursing programs at Georgia State University in Atlanta, […]

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Highlights from the 2004 ANA House of Delegates and Biennial Convention, Minneapolis, MN

Highlights from the 2004 ANA House of Delegates and Biennial Convention, Minneapolis, MN Nevada was represented at the 2004 delegate assembly and convention by Nevada Nurses Association President Pam Johnson, BSN, RN (front left) and elected Nevada delegates (from left) Margaret Louis, PhD, RN; Mary Koithan, PhD, RN; Lisa Black, MS, RN; and Kate Fricke, […]

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Rebuttal to Presentation of the Nevada Hospital Association on Nurse Staffing Ratios and Acuity

Rebuttal to Presentation of the Nevada Hospital Association on Nurse Staffing Ratios and Acuity Gonzalez, Lillian (The opinions presented are solely the opinion of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Nevada Nurses Association) The NHA mischaracterizes what is really happening in its hospitals as it relates to the profession of […]

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RN Role Satisfaction in the Workplace

RN Role Satisfaction in the Workplace Dinauer, Cathy As most of us have read and heard, sufficient numbers of nurses are needed if patients are to receive quality of care. Nurses play a pivotal role in delivering and coordinating patient care in both the acute and non-acute setting. The nursing shortage has become a national […]

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NNA Member Ellen House, RNC, CLNC, DNSC selected as NCLEX Item Writer

NNA Member Ellen House, RNC, CLNC, DNSC selected as NCLEX Item Writer Ellen S. House, RNC, CLNC, DNSC was selected as an Item Writer for the National Council of State Boards of Nursing Licensure Examination (NCLEX®) NCSBN, headquartered in Chicago, is responsible for developing and administering the NCLEX-RN® and NCLEX-PN® licensing exams. ? Dr. House, […]

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Election Information For Nurses: Don’t Underestimate the Nursing Vote

Election Information For Nurses: Don’t Underestimate the Nursing Vote – Send a Message on Election Day Bunch, Cynthia Did you know that one out of three female voters is a NURSE? What clout we could have if we harness that political power and put it to work on the issues we face at work each […]

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Update for Nurses from Nevada’s Federal Legislators

Update for Nurses from Nevada’s Federal Legislators Gibbons, Jim Editor’s Note: The opinions presented here reflect those of the candidate and do not necessarily represent the views or positions of the Nevada RNformation or of the Nevada Nurses Association From Jim Gibbons, Nevada Congressman America’s State-of-the-Art Health Care System in the 21st Century Americans enjoy […]