As an emergency room nurse, Debra Smith is used to reacting quickly in life-or-death situations. When a medical crisis recently occurred far from the hospital, she was put to the test in a whole new way. READ MORE
When Kristi Myers, RN, was in nursing school, she didn’t know much about home healthcare. Within a few short years, though, it became her passion – and helping to make it the passion of others became her mission. READ MORE
Like football, hockey has recently come under scrutiny for the alarming rate of head injuries – both among the pros and in youth leagues. With the help of a five-year-old patient simulator and a dozen hard-boiled eggs, students and faculty from Chamberlain’s Phoenix campus recently had the opportunity to educate the public about sport-related concussions. READ MORE
From the CDC’s new estimate that 1 in 50 school children have autism, to a new model for healthcare where doctors respond to emails 24 hours a day, here are the top five nursing news stories that we think are worth a read this week:READ MORE
Donna Adams, DNSc, RN, is the dean of academic affairs at Chamberlain College of Nursing’s Phoenix campus.
As opportunities for placing students in acute care clinical experiences decrease for all nursing schools, alternative activities are being created that enable the student to meet clinical course outcomes. READ MORE
While students can learn about flight nursing in the classroom, there are certain things a textbook can’t fully convey: the whir of the helicopter blades, the confined space to provide patient care, or the medical equipment used on board. READ MORE