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eNLC Implemented Across 29 States

Nurses with multistate licenses welcome to practice in participating states As of this morning, the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) goes into effect in 29 participating member states, allowing RNs and LPNs with a multistate license to practice in eNLC…

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Heart Failure in Women

Reduce readmissions with education, follow-up and advanced therapies Approximately 5.1 million Americans are affected by heart failure, and 2.5 million of these patients are women.1 Women are typically older when heart failure develops, and the cause is most often linked…

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ED Nurses Fight Opioid Epidemic

Arming frontline nurses to treat life-threatening overdoses As nurses, we witness the national opioid epidemic daily. The rise in opioid abuse is skyrocketing and our hospital resources are stretched. Yet, when armed with the right resources we are uniquely positioned…

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Hospice of Dayton, Inc., Wins Pathway to Excellence Award

Nurses recognized for exceptional commitment to care.  Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton is the first hospice and palliative care facility to receive the Pathway to Excellence designation. This designation, awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), recognizes healthcare facilities that…

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Rash and Joint Pain

This case highlights the potential complications of an everyday, childhood infection Tommy, a 4 year old boy presented to the office with a chief complaint of right knee pain. His father reported Tommy was riding his bike last week when…

Advanced Practice Providers
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Psychosocial Challenges for Psoriatic Patients

Having a chronic inflammatory skin disease can be socially and psychologically detrimental Psoriasis is a systemic inflammatory skin disease characterized by well-delineated erythematous plaques covered…

Careers
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Why?

Our nurse blogger answers the most common question she hears Often times I am faced with the question “Why did you become a nurse?” Not only do I hear this question from patients, their families, co-workers, friends, and family, the…

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Why?

Our nurse blogger answers the most common question she hears Often times I am faced with the question “Why did you become a nurse?” Not only do I hear this question from patients, their families, co-workers, friends, and family, the…