Nursing skills

Improved outcomes by eliminating the negative effects of bed rest   Due to tighter reimbursement regulations from insurances, a new growing trend in hospitals across the country is to decrease the length of stay of patients. For a hospital to remain solvent and functional it has to manage its resources, staff, and bed availability by progressing [...]

Nurses and Therapists working together to achieve a common goal: a healthy, independent patient   As a physical therapist who practices in the acute care setting I have had a lot of interaction with nurses throughout my career. One thing I have consistently seen when working along side a nurse in a patient’s room is [...]

The next nursing shortage it’s far away in the future but will be a mess when it happens   I f you Google “nursing shortage,” you’ll get a lots of pages telling you there is a major crisis right now. But most likely these articles are sponsored by nursing schools. The reality is that there is no nursing shortage. Even though some specialty [...]