A vacationer speeds along the water on a Jet Ski and crashes. The accident lands the rider in the emergency room (ER) with a life-threatening spinal cord injury. To… Read More
The relationship of trust between nurses and their patients has long been recognized as a critical aspect of health care. Patients’ favorable assessments of that relationship are directly reflected… Read More
Respecting patient rights is paramount in building trust between patients and medical professionals. It’s also important in achieving positive health outcomes. However, protecting patient rights can be challenging. The U.S.… Read More
Data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in June 2021 paints a grim picture: African Americans, Latinos, and American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/ANs) — three of… Read More
People from diverse backgrounds have unique ways of perceiving situations, as well as particular attitudes about health care. These differences affect how people communicate with health care providers. To address… Read More
Building a rapport with patients is key to success for nurse leaders. Learn about the nursing communication skills that can help you make a positive impact. Read More
How Family Nurse Practitioners Can Play a Major Role in Addressing the Growing Physician Shortage in the U.S.
Adequate primary healthcare eludes over 80 million Americans, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The problem may worsen in the coming decades due to a combination… Read More