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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has recently proposed a regulation that would grant full practice authority to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) when they are acting within the scope of their VA employment (https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2016-12338.pdf).
I have witnessed how important a ... Read More »Tue, 21 Jun 2016 12:12:12 +0000http://blogs.nursing.jhu.edu/helping-veterans-through-full-practice-authority/
More doctorally-prepared nurses are needed everywhere, even in the classroom.
As faculty shortages remain a challenge and as health care demands more nurses who can practice and teach at higher levels, the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence, through its Jonas Nurse Scholar ... Read More »Mon, 20 Jun 2016 15:13:35 +0000http://blogs.nursing.jhu.edu/jonas-scholars-chosen-from-hopkins/
Nursing student Joshua McGill is being credited with saving a stranger’s life in the Orlando massacre after escaping the club himself. As he was running, he stopped and attended to the wounded man using a shirt as a tourniquet to ... Read More »Thu, 16 Jun 2016 20:14:01 +0000http://blogs.nursing.jhu.edu/nursing-and-the-orlando-massacre/