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Examining the nursing faculty shortage

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It found that nurses are not pursuing advanced degrees in sufficient number to meet the demands for nurses in faculty and advanced practice roles. According to the paper schools of nursing cite a lack of qualified nursing faculty as a primary barrier to program expansion.The study followed a total of over 8,000 nurse graduates from North Carolina for 10 or 20 years starting in 1984 or 1994 and examined how they were using available educational pathways to acquire the degrees necessary for teaching.

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Nursing students dressed in white

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Nursing, on the other hand, is traditionally female. Nurses, despite their indispensable role in health care, are traditionally subordinate to doctors, a role made explicit by doctors giving “orders” and nurses following them.Nurses have taken on a much more complex and diverse set of roles over the last several years. Critical care nurses and nurse anesthetists are some of the most highly trained and highly skilled of medical professionals.

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Violence Against Healthcare Workers in Nursing Homes and Psychiatric Hospitals

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Thirty-four percent of nursing assistants surveyed reported experiencing physical injuries from residents’ aggression in the previous year. Mandatory overtime (odds ratio [OR] = 1.65; 95% confidence interval [CI] = 1.22, 2.24) and not having enough time to assist residents with their activities of daily living (OR = 1.49; 95% CI = 1.25, 1.78) were strongly associated with experiencing injuries from assaults. Nursing assistants employed in nursing homes with Alzheimer care units were more likely to experience such injuries, including being bitten by residents.

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Operating Room Nurse

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Operating room (OR) nursing jobs involve the care for patients before, during and after surgery. Also known as perioperative nursing, OR nurse job duties include patient education, circulating nurse and/or scrub nurse and potentially RN first assistant or operating room director (with additional training). Perioperative nurses work in every type of healthcare facility, making travel nursing job opportunities abundant.

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Home care registered nurse

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Interim HealthCare can provide a level of in-home nursing care provided by Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) or Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs).  Home health nurses provide direct care and teach you and your family caregivers about your care. They also manage, observe, and evaluate your care. If you get services from an LPN, your care will be supervised by a RN.

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