Archive for October 2012

Local nurses engage in research to improve outcomes

October 24, 2012

The nursing research studies underway at North Shore-LIJ Health System in New York and Barnabas Health in New Jersey are a testament to the fact scientific inquiry and nursing research spring directly out of practice questions. Their study results offer real proof that nursing research changes practice and improves patient … More

Nursing skills transfer well to elected office

October 16, 2012

From municipal offices to the U.S. Congress, nurses have found a way to serve their communities in a new capacity — as elected officials, bringing with them transferable nursing skills and a desire to make the world a better place. "Nurses make excellent legislators," said New Jersey Assemblywoman Nancy F. Munoz … More

Nurses Extremely Accurate in Assessing Hospital Quality of Care, Study Finds

October 9, 2012

A new study reveals nurses are very accurate in assessing the quality of hospital care in the hospitals in which they work. The study, published online in the journal Research in Nursing and Health, was funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program and the National Institute of … More