Pay Equity for NPs and APNs: Twitter Chat Wed, Oct 17, 8pm ET (Toronto/New York)

Roberta Heale @robertaheale @EBNursingBMJ Pay equity for NPs and APNs has become more and more of a concern.  There is ongoing evidence to demonstrate that NPs and APNs are not fairly remunerated.  Take, for example, that lack of any increase in salary of NPs in community agencies in Ontario for over 10 years. In their […]

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Mobile spaced education as a digital learning platform for undergraduate nursing students

Dr Clare McVeigh, Susan Carlisle, Matt Birch, Christine Oliver and Dr Helen Kerr, Queen’s University Belfast     Technology plays a growing and important role in today’s digital healthcare era. The role of technology is also important in the teaching and learning environment of healthcare professionals, which is why it is important to consider when […]

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Leading Across Boundaries

Join the EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 3rdof October 2017, 8-9pm UK time which will focus on leading across the boundaries and will be hosted by Dr. Susan Hamer, Director of Nursing, Learning and Organisational Development, National Institute for Health Research(@OfficialNIHR, @dollyblue3) Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not […]

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Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Quality of Care

Roberta Heale, Associate Editor EBN @robertaheale, @EBNursingBMJ I spent a good part of last week receiving training for how to use a new, updated electronic medical record (EMR) system that will go live today at the community health centre where I work.  When I began working as a nurse practitioner in family practice in 1999 […]

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Meaning making And Generativity In Children and Young people with Life limiting conditions (MAGICYL)

This week’s EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 19th of September 8-9 pm (UK time) will be hosted by the MAGICYL team and will focus on dignity therapy and meaning-making activities for children and young people with life limiting conditions. Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have […]

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Medication administration and the danger of distraction

David Barrett, University of Hull Last week’s EBN blog explored the importance of safe medication administration and one specific intervention – double-checking – that may reduce errors. This week’s blog focuses on of the most common contributing factors to errors and how nurses and healthcare organisations can work to reduce the risks to patients. Despite […]

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