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Survey of 76,000 Nurses Probes Elements of Job Satisfaction

Survey of 76,000 Nurses Probes Elements of Job Satisfaction In the largest report of its kind, nurses say they enjoy interactions with peers the most, decision-making, tasks, and pay the least. SILVER SPRING, MD-In one of the largest samples of its kind exploring various components of job satisfaction among registered nurses (RNs), conducted through an […]

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NJSNA Leader Has Chapter Published In New Leadership Text

NJSNA Leader Has Chapter Published In New Leadership Text NJSNA Leader Has Chapter Published In New Leadership Text Leading and Managing in Nursing, Third Edition, edited by Patricia S. Yoder-Wise, RN from Texas Tech University of Health Sciences Center was recently published by Mosby. In it, Mary Ann T. Donohue, RN, Administrative Director of Nursing […]

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Resolution: DUTY TO REPORT

Resolution: DUTY TO REPORT Resolved that: 1. NJSNA will design material to educate nurses about their duty to report and will distribute; these materials through the NJSNA website, through informational pamphlets and through formal educational programs. 2. NJSNA will provide export advice to nurses who, in good faith, report illegal, egregiously unethical, incompetent or impaired […]

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INSTITUTE FOR NURSING, THE

INSTITUTE FOR NURSING, THE Carney, Linda Parry The Institute for Nursing Board of Trustees met twice this fiscal year. The third meeting will be at the annual nursing convention in April. The minutes and financial statements of each of these meetings are on file at the Institute’s office. Subcommittees of the Board in conjunction with […]

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NJSNA members meet with Governor McGreevey

NJSNA members meet with Governor McGreevey Rainer, Sharon R Governor McGreevey met with a small group of NJSNA members in October to discuss issues of concern to professional nursing. Mimi Cappelli, RN, President of NJSNA and Andrea Aughenbaugh, RN, CEO of NJSNA convened a group of about 11 nurses to sit down and discuss several […]

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APNs: Colleagues not competitors:

APNs: Colleagues not competitors: Torre, Carolyn Over the past year, considerable misinformation has been circulated regarding both the intent and the content of S1711, the APN bill. The following letter addressed to Judith Waterman, Executive Editor of New Jersey Medicine seeks to correct a description of the bill as a “threat” to the practice of […]

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ALERT re.: P.L. 2004, c. 122: New APN Law

ALERT re.: P.L. 2004, c. 122: New APN Law Rainer, Sharon S1078/A2807 was signed by Governor McGreevey on August 11, 2004. The law, now known as P.L. (Public Law) 2004, c. (Chapter) 122, takes effect 90 days from the date of enactment, November 9, 2004. The Board of Nursing will need to write regulations related […]

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Negotiating the Maze: The Meaning of Perimenopause

Negotiating the Maze: The Meaning of Perimenopause Baird, Donna Abstract What does it mean for a woman to experience perimenopause? Some women pass through perimenopause with relative ease while others report hot flashes and multiple disruptive symptoms. The physiological, psychological, and social variables that influence women during the change of life have not been fully […]

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Answers to Questions Recently/Frequently Asked by NJ APNs

Nursing Practice Update: Answers to Questions Recently/Frequently Asked by NJ APNs Tore, Carolyn T QUESTION: Can APNs order Physical Therapy? ANSWER: Yes. P.L. 2003, c. 18, the new law concerning the practice of physical therapy allows patients to seek direct access to physical therapy. That is, patients are not required to come to physical therapists […]

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C.A.R.E. AWARD RECIPIENTS

C.A.R.E. AWARD RECIPIENTS Gloria McNeal C.A.R.E. Award for Nursing Education Gloria McNeal, PhD, APRN, BC, APN,C is Associate Professor and Assistant Dean for student affairs at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Nursing (UMDNJ-SN). As an academician for over 30 years Dr. Gloria McNeal has been instrumental in developing curricula […]