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.
With the many changes in healthcare and healthcare delivery since 2000, boards of nursing continued to evaluate the Nurse Licensure Compact.