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June 25, 2009

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Is the nursing shortage over?

ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS
 
The Joint Commission wants to hear from you
Downsizing hits infection prevention
WHO: H1N1 now a pandemic
Nurse Jackie--telling it like it is or a negative portrayal of nurses? The ANA weighs in
Don't miss Nursing Management Congress2009

Is the nursing shortage over?
  According to a new study published online by Health Affairs, the current shortage of RNs will temporarily ease and could even end in many areas of the country as a result of the continuing recession. More
 
The Joint Commission wants to hear from you
  The Joint Commission is accepting comments through July 10 on proposed changes to its staffing effectiveness requirements for hospitals and long-term care organizations. More
 
Downsizing hits infection prevention
  Many U.S. hospitals are reducing infection prevention staff and resources due to the economic recession, according to a recent Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology survey. More
   
WHO: H1N1 now a pandemic
  The World Health Organization has raised its alert level for the 2009 H1N1 flu, indicating that the virus has spread as anticipated to become a pandemic. More
   
"Nurse Jackie"--telling it like it is or a negative portrayal of nurses? The ANA weighs in
  Television shows, such as Showtime's "Nurse Jackie" portray nurses in what some reviews describe as a more realistic light. The American Nurses Association, however, disagrees with that assessment and has serious reservations about what it feels are controversial--and very unlikely--situations highlighted in the shows. More
 
Don't miss Nursing Management Congress2009
  As a nurse leader attending Congress2009, you'll be able to network with colleagues, have discussions with faculty and industry experts, and visit numerous exhibits that provide alternatives and strategies for improving the quality and cost-effectiveness of care delivery and nursing practice in your healthcare setting. More

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LEARNING CENTER

Catheter-Associated UTI Knowledge Center: Improving Practice, Improving Outcomes

Catheter-associated UTI can seriously hinder your patient's recovery and add days to their hospital stay. Recent changes in Medicare reimbursement related to hospital-acquired, catheter-associated UTI has become an issue for nursing staffs. Learn strategies to prevent and treat UTI in your patients through free CE credit, webcasts and more.

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