Can an increase in nurses in research positions lead to better patient care? That’s the question addressed by a recent article in FierceHealthcare. The nursing industry is also poised to benefit from an OSHA crackdown on healthcare facilities that fail to protect nurses from injury. And a new patient discharge procedure has helped one hospital lower medication errors. READ MORE

The summer of 2015 starts off with positive news for nurses. The American Nurses Association announced new work towards getting nurses a seat at the decision making table in healthcare organizations. The National League for Nursing has announced the inductees for the 2015 Academy of Nursing Fellows. And new research shed light on what nurse managers can do to create a strategic success plan for nursing leadership. READ MORE

Making headlines in nursing industry news this week are stories which focus on three important topics in nursing. First, Magnet status is examined as some nurses claim that after their hospital achieves the coveted accolade, progress towards Magnet goals stalls. Next, bedside nurses embrace the fact technology is changing the way they care for patients. And a look at the need for time management among nursing students is highlighted during their clinical experiences. READ MORE

The first full week of June brings news on the American Nurses Association’s continued focus on ethics in 2015, advice for nurses considering a career change and insight into what it’s like to be an American Muslim registered nurse. READ MORE

There’s always exciting events taking place at Chamberlain campuses. But sometimes, the excitement also comes from student experiences off campus. Check out the latest highlights for Chamberlain students across the nation as they learn and grow in and out of the classroom. READ MORE