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Thousands Of Nurses Rally For Minimum Staffing Law

ALBANY, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Nearly 2,000 nurses from around New York state have traveled to the state Capitol in Albany to urge lawmakers to pass a minimum staffing law that would mandate how many nurses are on duty at hospitals and nursing homes. 133 more words


American Nurses Association Hosted 2016 Conference in Florida

Since July 2015, Jeremy Bilbrey has worked as House Supervisor for United General Hospital located in Sedro-Woolley, Washington. He also is on the hospital’s nurse council board. 188 more words

Jeremy Bilbrey

“No Bullying Zone”: Cultivating a Fair and Just Nursing Culture

Lateral violence is pervasive throughout all levels of nursing. Workplace bullying and lateral violence are interchangeable terms to describe nurse to nurse bullying. The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines lateral violence as, “acts that occur between colleagues.” Similarly, the ANA describes bullying as, “acts perpetrated by one in a higher level of authority and occur over time.” There are many reports of how lateral violence effects the individual from an emotional and psychological standpoint. 284 more words


Welcome to Nursing

Some important reminders for nurse friends, old and new.  The latest post for Mighty Nurse <3

Welcome to Nursing


Correctional Nursing and the Ethic of Social Justice

Have you ever been asked what you do as a nurse and found yourself launching into a discussion of sick call and medication passes? It is easy to get lost in the weeds on our professional journey. 662 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing

Med Line Tips

Medication line can be daunting for nurses new to the correctional setting. The American Nurses Association Scope and Standards of Professional Practice describe medication administration as a defining feature of correctional nursing and make the point that while the methods of nursing in this setting may differ, the standards of practice remain the same (2013).  753 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing

Is it time for a Change? If so, what’s next?

A friend of mine just sent an announcement for a position opening with the Washington Department of Corrections and asked if I would distribute it to prospective candidates. 1,275 more words

Essentials Of Correctional Nursing