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Crossing the Quality Chasm:

Second in a series of publications from the Institute of Medicine's Quality of Health Care in America project Today's health care providers have more research findings and more technology available to them than ever before. Yet recent reports have raised serious doubts about the quality of health care in America. Crossing the Quality Chasm makes an urgent call for fundamental change to close the quality gap. This book recommends a sweeping redesign of the American health care system and provides overarching principles for specific direction for policymakers, health care leaders,…

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Assessing Progress on the Institute of Medicine Report The Future of Nursing

Nurses make up the largest segment of the health care profession, with 3 million registered nurses in the United States. Nurses work in a wide variety of settings, including hospitals, public health centers, schools, and homes, and provide a continuum of services, including direct patient care, health promotion, patient education, and coordination of care. They serve in leadership roles, are researchers, and work to improve health care policy. As the health care system undergoes transformation due in part to the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the nursing profession is making a…

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Nursing Informatics

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

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Forensic Nursing

Working Stiff

“Fun…and full of smart science. Fans of CSI—the real kind—will want to read it” (The Washington Post): A young forensic pathologist’s “rookie season” as a NYC medical examiner, and the hair-raising cases that shaped her as a physician and human being. Just two months before the September 11 terrorist attacks, Dr. Judy Melinek began her training as a New York City forensic pathologist. While her husband and their toddler held down the home front, Judy threw herself into the fascinating world of death investigation—performing autopsies, investigating death scenes, counseling grieving…

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Forensic Nursing

Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States

Scores of talented and dedicated people serve the forensic science community, performing vitally important work. However, they are often constrained by lack of adequate resources, sound policies, and national support. It is clear that change and advancements, both systematic and scientific, are needed in a number of forensic science disciplines to ensure the reliability of work, establish enforceable standards, and promote best practices with consistent application. Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward provides a detailed plan for addressing these needs and suggests the creation of a…

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Nursing News

The Nurse as Wounded Healer

This work depicts the evolution of the wounded healer phenomenon and its impact on the practice of nursing. it explores how healing has been defined in the past, and emphasizes the changing focus necessary to meet the relevant health care needs of an increasingly wounded society in the 21st century. Beginning with a historical perspective, The book shows the effect of myths, magic, and superstition prominent among healers in ancient society. Subsequent chapters describe the numerous types of healers and how they function, The theories employed And The roots and…

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Nursing

The history of nursing - and what it means to be a nurse today.

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A Nursing Resume Ought To Mirror Your Credentials As Well As Your Individual Skills

Every employer is searching for a details set of skills as well as competence from job-seekers that match the skills necessary to perform a particular work. Essentially a CV ought to have your complete name, school and long-term address, telephone numbers and also email addresses. Aside from that a nursing CV should include the complying with details: A clear cut occupation and also work goal which shows your sense of direction to the employer. Your resume ought to have the names of each of your companies and also your equivalent…

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A Nursing Resume Need To Reflect Your Qualifications Along With Your Individual Skills

Every company is seeking a specific set of skills and know-how from job-seekers that match the skills essential to carry out a certain job. Primarily a resume should have your complete name, campus and also long-term address, telephone numbers as well as e-mail addresses. Apart from that a nursing resume need to consist of the following info: A clear cut job and also job objective which shows your orientation to the employer. Your CV must have the names of each of your employers as well as your matching work titles.…

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The Rural Nurse

"Transitioning to rural practice can be daunting for both experienced nurses and new graduates who have an urban orientation and are accustomed to specialized practice with abundant health care resources. Since most nursing education programs and practicing nurses are located in urban settings, programs are needed to prepare nurses who choose rural practice. In their book, Dr. Molinari and Dr. Bushy provide excellent examples of practice models from North America, New Zealand, and Australia with curricula that address transition issues. The text makes a significant contribution to the discussion about…

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Nurses Winning 2018

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