COVID-19: Protecting Health Care Workers

Oct 22, 2020
Almost 300,000 more Americans died this past year than in 2019, and deaths among adults aged 25-44 years old increased the most, by 26.5%.
Oct 22, 2020
In a recent paper in Nursing Economic$, two academic nurses and one practice leader assess the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Oct 22, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is altering the nursing profession, and nurse executives are seizing the moment to strengthen the profession.
Oct 15, 2020
The Ohio State University and National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience will host the second annual Summit on Promoting Well-Being and Resilience in Healthcare Professionals Oct. 21-23 addressing burnout among health care professionals.
Oct 8, 2020
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) partnered with the University of New Mexico’s ECHO Institute in Albuquerque, N.M., and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in Boston to establish a National Nursing Home COVID Action Network.
Oct 8, 2020
The American Hospital Association released updated resources for its “Wear a Mask” and “United Against the Flu” campaigns.
Sep 17, 2020
A hospital nurse working in a busy intensive care unit treating about 20 COVID-19 patients daily shared his observations and concerns in a recent interview with the Institute For Safe Medication Practices.
Sep 10, 2020
Stress from treating patients with COVID-19 can take a deep toll on nurses, putting them at risk of moral distress, compassion fatigue and burnout. A group of nursing organizations is responding with the Well-Being Initiative, and individual hospitals have employed a range of tactics to support…