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We are heartbroken

Statement

We were heartbroken to learn of the murder of a valued home-health nurse and WSNA member, Doug Brant, on Dec. 1.






Q&A with Jacob Garcia

"The current system is not sustainable because of the huge amount of turnover with nurses quitting the field or retiring."


It takes a team

As a nurse providing bedside care, have you ever wondered why certain patients are difficult to discharge? Could it be issues with "transitional care?"


Tips for nurses to prepare for an active shooter

Maintaining situational awareness, reviewing your facility’s emergency response plans, and participating in trainings and drills can and will make a difference for nurses in the event of an active shooter incident.



Understanding health literacy

Many times, when nurses hear about health literacy it is in the context of patient education or reading level. But is that all health literacy is about?



Nurses by the numbers

The data shows there are enough registered nurses with active licenses in the state for the number of nursing jobs.




Who are your nursing heroes?

Do you know a nurse who deserves to be celebrated for their exceptional contributions to the profession of nursing? Nominate them for a 2023 Recognition Award!