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A need for RNs: Heading off the nursing shortage

Despite the chatter about a nursing shortage, registered nurses are near the top of the list when it comes to employment growth, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In the past decade, the average age of employed RNs has increased by nearly two years, from 42.7 years...

source: By Dorothy L. Tengler
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In recognition of National Voter Registration Day on Sept. 24 and ahead of next year's presidential election, the American Nurses Association (ANA) has launched the new and improved #NursesVote website. provides resources for nurses and health care advocates...


The American Nurses Association Center for Ethics and Human Rights Advisory Board seeks public comment on the proposed position statement, The Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence in Nursing Practice. The deadline for comments is November 2, 2019.


Bullying between nurses, especially of those who are just starting out on the job, is incredibly common. Research shows that up to 85 percent of nurses have been verbally harassed at some point during their careers, and one in three bullied...

source: Florence Health

A nurse robot named Moxi is officially coming out of beta testing. Moxi concluded its first real-world trials last year to test a collaborative automation integration in a working medical facility. Moxi was designed by Austin-based Diligent Robotics, an automation firm...

source: ZDNet

Just before a series of major climate change rallies were held in cities across the U.S., the journal Creative Nursing published a special issue on climate change. DailyNurse spoke with special issue editor Katie Huffling, MS, RN, CNM and contributor/editorial board member...

source: DailyNurse

Many of the world's most common or deadly human pathogens are RNA-based viruses—Ebola, Zika and flu, for example—and most have no FDA-approved treatments. A team led by researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has now turned a CRISPR RNA-cutting...

source: Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard via PhysOrg


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