FULL LIST OF Nurse Topics
What you need to know about transition from EMS to nursing–
For EMTs and paramedics interested in nursing education and work, here are four things to know about bridge and degree programs
'Drug Round Game' teaches medication error prevention–
The game gives players the opportunity to exchange ideas, participate in interactive discussions on medication safety and to practice drug calculations
Nurse surrenders license after taking inappropriate patient photos–
Authorities said she used her phone to take photos of an incapacitated male patient's genitals
Retired nurse dies in Mass. house fire–
An off-duty firefighter saw smoke and called in the fire, but was unable to rescue the woman
First responders, civilians honored for actions during Colorado Springs shooting–
Colorado attorney general and Colorado Springs mayor honored those who helped respond to the shooting for their quick thinking, courage and selflessness
Nurse accidentally cuts off infant's toe–
The hospital has apologized for the incident, but the parents are not satisfied and are considering a lawsuit
Air medical crash survivor returns to work–
Flight nurse Matt Bowe was injured in a helicopter crash that killed a pilot and seriously injured a flight paramedic
Community paramedicine program reduces ER visits in Ill. city–
The program cut ER visits in half and ambulance rides by 40 percent
Uber just won mobile integrated health care; here's how–
The on-demand ride service is able to deliver mass vaccination, preventative care and layperson first aid in a way that EMS can't match
Uber launches mobile flu shot clinic–
App users in 35 U.S. cities can purchase a wellness pack and receive a free flu shot from an RN
Paramedic to nurse bridge program launches in Illinois–
The 3-semester program acknowledges the strenuous training, as well as experience, medics receive
Woman falls to death off SC bridge after stopping to help at crash scene–
The certified nursing assistant saw no victims at the scene of a truck crash so she leaned out over the bridge to call out for victims.
Woman falls to death after stopping to help at SC crash scene–
The certified nursing assistant saw no victims at the scene of a truck crash so she leaned out over the bridge to call out for victims
Integrating community paramedicine with nursing–
Anne Montera, RN, BSN, talks about the importance of the integration of community paramedicine with the rest of the health care system, nursing in particular. True integration means having overlapping roles and responsibilities and working together to help the patient.
Calif. fire department pairs nurse with medic to cut ER runs–
The year-long pilot program sends a nurse practitioner to treat patients on scene who don't need transport to the hospital
EMS1 Top 5
- Why EMS personnel need an off-duty bailout bag
- 6 questions medics should ask on every auto accident scene
- Quiz: How accurately can you triage 10 MCI patients?
- Tensions flare over Calif. ambulance response to calls
- What happens to EMS when Trump, Congress repeal Obamacare?
How to find child care to fit your odd EMT schedule
Working outside of traditional 9-5 office hours makes finding a sitter challenging – here is your solution.