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The World Health Assembly, the governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO), has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The purpose of this designation is to advance nurses’ vital position in transforming healthcare around the world. It also is in honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth.
Over the past several years, immunotherapy, which are therapies that enlist and strengthen the power of a patient's immune system to attack tumors, has emerged as what many in the cancer community now call the "fifth pillar" of cancer treatment. Learn about CAR-T therapy, and FDA approved immunotherapy.
High alert medications are those that have a higher risk of causing substantial patient harm when involved in an error. Organizations should address these medications, including creating and maintaining a list of look-alike and sound-alike medications.
Job related stress is common especially for healthcare professionals. How you manage that stress is important. Learn about some stress management techniques and practices to help you cope with stress.
As nurses, we know there are so many benefits to good time management. Effective management of time helps get more work done, produces a higher work quality, and provides fewer missed deadlines. Learn about barriers to time management and important strategies that can improve time management.