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Groundbreaking Study Yields Insight into the Well-Being and Safety of Nurses and Providing Quality Patient Care

Posted on Apr 16, 2018

Nephrology nurses are very satisfied with nursing as a career, however they identify problems in nephrology nursing work environments, including staffing and threats to their overall well-being.

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See What's New This Week in Washington, DC

Posted on Apr 16, 2018

Check out the Capitol Hill Update for the latest legislative and regulatory news and activities in Washington, DC. The weekly update includes an overview of current activities on Capitol Hill that are of interest to the nursing and kidney care communities, including the Congressional schedule, legislative and regulatory updates, events, articles of interest, etc.

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Free Webinar on Patient Non-Adherence and Risk Control Strategies for Nurses (May 3, 2018)

Posted on Apr 11, 2018

The Nurses Services Organization (NSO) will host a free CE webinar entitled The Non-Adherent Patient: Risk Control Strategies for Nurses on May 3. The webinar will offer strategies for recognizing patient non-adherence behaviors and taking steps to reduce the likelihood of malpractice claims. Using selected claim scenarios, nurses can examine their current risk control practices in relation to the claims and losses experienced by peers.

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CDC to Host Four NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Training Webinars (May 2018)

Posted on Apr 11, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will host four webinars in May 2018 for new or experienced National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) users. CDC subject matter experts will be available to answer questions about NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance.

May 8, 3:00-4:00 pm pm EDT and May 9, 3:00-4:00 pm pm EDT
Introduction to the NHSN Dialysis Event Surveillance Protocol

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Celebrate National Nurses Week ~ May 6-12

Posted on Apr 01, 2018

National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. This week is devoted to highlighting the diverse ways in which registered nurses work to improve health care.

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