Disabled Nurses Find Covid-19 Silver Lining; Hope For More Inclusive Future

ForbesWomen:Allison Norlian; July 29, 2020 Click here to read more. 

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Lateral Violence in Nursing

— What it is and how you can cope by Allison Flynn, BSN, RN August 2, 2020 Click here to read more.

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‘I have nightmares all the time’: Nurses speak out about the mental toll of COVID-19

"When all this is over, whenever that is, I'll have some serious healing to do," Krista Perry, an ICU nurse in Arizona, told TODAY. Click here to read more July 27, 2020, 8:10 AM PDT / Source: TODAY By Maura Hohman  

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BREAKING: Feds increase COVID-19 funding dedicated to nursing homes to nearly $10 billion

The administration will be more than doubling funding dedicated directly to nursing homes to fight the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to an additional $5 billion announced by President Trump at a briefing Wednesday. Click here to read more. McKnight’s: Longterm Care News; James Berklan, July 22, 2020

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Big Racial Disparity Seen in Kids’ Post-Op Deaths

— But absolute risk remained tiny in retrospective study...click to read more. by Elizabeth Hlavinka, Staff Writer, MedPage Today July 20, 2020

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Magnet Status Is Generally Better for Nurses and Patients

Discussed in this post: “Original Research: How Magnet Hospital Status Affects Nurses, Patients, and Organizations: A Systematic Review” (July, AJN)

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Florida RNs Say HCA Hospital Ignores COVID Safety Standards

— Nurses exposed to coronavirus complain they aren't tested until they show symptoms...Click here to read more. by Cheryl Clark, Contributing Writer, MedPage Today July 6, 2020

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Major Medical Groups Urge Americans to Wear Face Masks

MONDAY, July 6, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Three major medical groups are urging Americans to wear face masks, wash their hands and practice social distancing as coronavirus cases continue to surge in the United States. Click here to read more.

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Majority of assisted living communities have less than 2-week supply of masks, gowns to fight COVID-19: NCAL survey

McKnight's: Senior Living; Kimberly Bonvissut More than half of assisted living communities have less than a two-week supply of vital personal protective equipment, placing them at a “significant disadvantage” in protecting older adults and staff from COVID-19, according to a new survey. Click here to read article. 

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COVID-19 Pitched as ‘Opportunity’ to Nursing Students

— Unlike medical students, nursing trainees encouraged to join front lines by Ryan Basen, Enterprise & Investigative Writer, MedPage Today June 16, 2020 Click Here for Article.

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