Columnist Nancy J. Brent, JD, RN, discusses why the Patient Self-Determination Act is still pertinent today to critical care nurses.
During a patient’s labor and delivery, the importance of fetal monitoring cannot be overemphasized. In the following case, the focus…
I have received many questions about nurse licensees receiving discipline due to some violation of their respective state’s nurse practice…
A young student’s death this year in California has implications for school nurses around the country.
When it comes to medication administration, a nurse must personally prepare any medications properly ordered for a patient and personally administer them.
You might think few reported cases deal with the important duty of protecting a patient’s privacy and confidentiality. One LPN found out the hard way.