Academic journal article Nursing Education Perspectives

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Academic journal article Nursing Education Perspectives

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NEW RESOURCES

IOM Reports on Emergency Care

Emergency rooms in the United States are pushed beyond capacity and will be overwhelmed in the case of mass emergency. These concerns are outlined in three reports released in June by the Institute of Medicine, available online as follows as free read-only downloads: Emergency Care for Children: Growing Pains, www.nap.edu/catalog/11655.html; Hospital-Based Emergency Care: At the Breaking Point, www.nap.edu/catalog/11621.html; and Emergency Medical Services: At the Crossroads, www.nap.edu/catalog/11629.html.

Nursing Shortage

Nursing Economic$ has published The State of the RN Workforce in the United States, a 58-page bound report consisting of a six-part series on such topics as: the impact of the shortage on quality care; nurses' perceptions of nursing; keeping nurses in the workforce; and is the shortage getting better or worse? The report is available for a limited time at www.nursingeconomics.net.

Men in Nursing

Developed in collaboration with the American Assembly for Men in Nursing, Career Encounters®: Men in Nursing is a documentary-style program produced to broadcast standards by Davis Gray, Inc. It is suitable for release on television, videotape, and DVD, and readily adaptable to webcasting and podcasting. The program was shot at various locations and features 10 RNs, including educators, staff nurses, and nurse anesthetists. Visit www.davisgrayinc.com/.

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

A new monthly electronic newsletter from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides updates about efforts to revitalize the nursing profession and transform hospital care by improving work processes, physical design, and organizational culture. …

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