ADVANCE for Nurses

Legal Issues

Reducing Malpractice Exposure

Risk management recommendations are designed to improve patient safety and reduce nurse liability exposure. Recognizing and acting on vulnerability areas can help reduce a nurse's individual malpractice liability exposure.  National claims data highlight trends in nursing.

Talc Potentially Linked to Ovarian Cancer

More than 1,200 women from across the U.S are now suing the pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn consumers of the possible association between ovarian cancer and talc.  Study finds talc use may increase carcinogenic outcomes.

Charmed, I'm Sure

A few words of encouragement for the patient in pain go a long way to let them know you care.  Charm is the glue that holds it all together.

The goal of this CE is to identify prevention and risk reduction strategies related to colorectal cancer and describe current screening guidelines.

Advice for Choosing a Nursing Specialty

Within various specialties, nurses can gain specific knowledge and skills through extra education and certification.  Certain nursing specializations are becoming especially relevant.