Time to Sing – The Unsung Heroes

By: on 5/12/19

Wishing you all a Happy Nurses’ Day The theme for nurses’ day 2019 set by International Council of Nurses is “Nurses, A voice to Lead- Health for All”. The Council defined Health for all as “Health brought into reach of everyone in a given country.” Source: https://www.icn.ch/sites/default/files/inline-images/IND2019%20LOGO.jpg     It is in consensus with the … Continue reading “Time to Sing – The Unsung Heroes”

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Preventing Adverse Events- What nurses need to know?

By: on 4/03/19

“Too err is Human: Building a Safer Health System” The title that shocked the healthcare when Institute of Medicine reported that adverse events were the leading cause of death. It is difficult to think that seeking help caused more damage than good. The change began and continue to evolve to make healthcare a safer place … Continue reading “Preventing Adverse Events- What nurses need to know?”

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Burnout among Nurses

By: on 4/03/19

Burnout among Nurses- Is it for Real?   “This is a disaster!” Mike said. “May be you shouldn’t take your laughs so seriously” said Sully (Mike’s best friend) “But – I- I mean, work has been-” Mike tried to explain that he took his jokes very seriously.. A story about the best laugh collector (Mike) … Continue reading “Burnout among Nurses”

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Impact of Nurses on Patient Mortality and Morbidity

By: on 3/15/19

Doctors are often cited as ‘God’ in healthcare setting. Ever wondered what happens when doctor leaves a patient, who is the constant source of energy, support and care. Answer isn’t a tricky one, it is the nurses who stand by the patients when in an ICU a patient is not happy with his meals and … Continue reading “Impact of Nurses on Patient Mortality and Morbidity”

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Nursing Sensitive Indicators and its impact on Accreditation

By: on 3/08/19

Accreditation in Healthcare- Role of Nursing Sensitive Quality Indicators The current trend in healthcare is encouraging organizations to acquire ‘accreditation’ with national (NABH) and international organizations (JCI). The process not only helps the institution to demonstrate quality patient care, understand lacunae, scope of improvement but also enhancing their reputation as healthcare providers. Accreditation in Healthcare– … Continue reading “Nursing Sensitive Indicators and its impact on Accreditation”

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Why is it important for every nurse practitioner to learn Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)?

By: on 2/19/19

important for every nurse practitioner to learn Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

“Nurse saves doctor after he collapses during a run.” “Nurse saves gym-goer who collapsed after a heart attack.” “An off-duty nurse was in the right place at the right time Sunday when a man suffered a medical emergency at a gymnastics event.” The stories are endless and often go unnoticed how nurses save lives every … Continue reading “Why is it important for every nurse practitioner to learn Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)?”

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