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2013-06-12 23:26:01

Murse World partners with the American Assembly for Men in Nursing to provide scholarships for future male nurses. (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 According to a recent report from the Census Bureau, the number of male registered nurses in the United States rose from 2.7% in 1970 to 9.6% in 2011. In the face of an impending nursing shortage, organizations such as the American Assembly for Men in Nursing (AAMN) have been working diligently to promote nursing as a male profession. Traditionally, men...

Men Are Filling The Gap In The Burgeoning Demand For Nurses
2013-02-26 09:20:59

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As the United States transitions out of the industrial-based economy that dominated the last century, some aspects of the economy are changing and some are staying the same. A recently released survey by the US Census Bureau, titled "Men in Nursing Occupations," found that ratio of male-to-female nurses has been growing, and, like in almost every other field, these men tend to earn a higher average rate of pay. The report was based...

2012-03-21 13:58:08

In one of the largest studies of its kind, a consortium of investigators from 13 countries led the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in the U.S. and the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium in Europe, found that nurses who reported better working conditions in hospitals and less likelihood of leaving also had patients who were more satisfied with their hospital stay and rated their hospitals more highly. The study was released today in the current issue of the prestigious British...

2012-01-17 12:49:01

Survey of 900 nurses provides valuable information for tackling global nursing shortage If organizations want to retain qualified nurses they need to tackle the different work factors that are important to the three key age groups and build on the strong attachment that many nurses feel to the profession. Those are the key messages to emerge from a large-scale survey of nurses published in the January issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Australian researchers surveyed 900 nurses...

2011-08-23 18:36:30

A higher proportion of female nurses among intensive care teams may decrease individuals' risk of professional burnout, according to Swiss researchers who studied the factors related to burnout in the high-stress setting of the intensive care unit (ICU). The research was published online in the articles-in-press section of the American Thoracic Society's American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Burnout is believed to be a psychological response to chronic stress. It...

2010-10-06 08:32:00

RNs ABLE TO PROTECT THE QUALITY OF PATIENT CARE AND THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE NURSES TO CONTINUE THE STRUGGLE TO PROTECT QUALITY CARE NORTH ADAMS, Mass., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Registered Nurses of North Adams Regional Hospital today ratified a two-year contract. A tentative agreement was reached on September 2, 2010 that maintains important patient care protections in the nurses' contract, while also preserving important rights and benefits the hospital wanted to take away...

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2010-05-06 09:35:00

Psychosocial work environment and risk of ischemic heart disease in women High pressure jobs boost young women's risk of heart disease, finds a large study of female nurses published May 5 in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Previous research has indicated a link between a demanding job and heart disease risk, but the findings have been largely confined to men. The research team assessed the impact of work pressure and degree of personal influence in the workplace on the heart health...

2010-01-19 13:30:00

TACOMA, Wash., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington State Nurses Association (WSNA), representing more than 750 registered nurses at Tacoma General Hospital, held an informational picket and press conference today to highlight issues critical to patient safety and nurse retention. During the press conference, registered nurses spoke out about how the administration's proposals will negatively affect patient safety and the need to keep Tacoma General's wages and benefits...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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