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2014-07-01 08:30:21

Management's Refusal to Provide Key Material to Nurses' Union About its Plan to Merge Services and Cut Staff Leads to Charge LEOMINSTER, Mass., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses, who are represented by the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, at UMass-owned Leominster Hospital filed an unfair labor practice (ULP) charge with the state office of the National Labor Relations Board on Monday morning over the hospital's continued refusal to...

2013-05-09 23:03:46

Voalte and American Nurse today release ℠Special Report: Top 10 Clinical Communication Trends´. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2013 Voalte, the leader in mobile healthcare communication, and American Nurse Today, the official journal of the American Nurses Association, today announced the results of a survey that explores how nurses communicate in the nation´s hospitals, the time they spend communicating and their barriers to communication. Released in conjunction with...

Burnout A Problem For Nurses
2012-11-07 06:46:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing found that long work shifts can cause nurses to feel burned out and dissatisfied with their job, while leaving their patients dissatisfied with their care. The researchers stated that prolonged working hours were becoming more and more common in hospitals. The study is touted as the first to look at the connection between the length of a nurse´s shift and...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.