Des Plaines, IL--The Des Plaines History Center is proud to announce their next Coffee Talk speaker, Dr. Emilie Le Beau Lucchesi. She will address the History Center during National Nurses Week on Thursday, May 9 at 1:30pm. She will present the subject of her nonfiction book: "This is Really War: The Incredible True Story of a Navy Nurse POW in the Occupied Philippines."Read More
Celebrating and recognizing nurses for Nurse Appreciation Week May 6-10th.Read More
Burnout, overwork and harassment affected nurses and impact patient care in 2018, due in large part to the national nurse shortage, according to research released by travel nurse staffing provider RNnetwork.Read More
Nursing stress and burnout is more common than you think. In fact, it’s one of the reasons why a lot of nurses aren’t able to deliver quality care to their patients. It’s also a reason why a huge number of nurses quit or change profession.
Because of that, it’s important that you know the warning signs. The earlier you can detect it, the quicker you’ll be able to address and overcome nursing stress.Read More
According to a survey of more than 600 nurses conducted by LinkedIn last month, 25 percent of respondents said artificial intelligence will have the greatest negative impact on nursing.
Only five percent believe it will have the greatest positive impact on the field.Read More
Almost 24 million Americans live with an autoimmune disease—and many of them are women.
Your immune system is your body’s strongest defense against outside attackers, whether these are environmental factors or common bacteria and viruses you pick up from other people. So what happens when it turns on itself?Read More
It’s hard to believe we’ve been in business for ten years. They say, “Time flies when you’re having fun!” - Christine Hammerlund, RN and President of Assured Healthcare StaffingRead More
Originally published back in 2009, and a visitor favorite, we're re-posting our nostalgic remembrance of Cherry Ames for your reading pleasure this National Nurses Week, 2012. Enjoy!
There was no one quite like Cherry Ames - at least not to those of us who, as adolescents and teenagers, dreamed of being nurses during the era from 1943 into the 1970s. The lively pink-cheeked, dark haired young nurse was the star of the Cherry Ames series of books authored by the prolific Helen Wells.Read More
Prescription programs are necessary for anyone who's taking medication. While medicated products and treatments are certainly one of the best ways to stay healthy, improper use can certainly produce the opposite results. If you care about your loved one then you should take every precaution necessary and that includes managing his medication schedule with the appropriate discretion. Consult the patient's doctor.Read More
Dealing with dementia symptoms in your own parent can stretch the limits of your sanity. Sometimes you may not even notice the first symptoms of dementia -- the slow decline of your aging parent's memory.Read More