Judith Meissner, RN, MSN coined the phrase "nurses eat their young" in a 1986 article to describe the hostility young nurses face at the hands of their more experienced coworkers. In a follow-up article published 13 years later, Ms. Meissner said "students, new graduates and even experienced 'new hires'" still suffered intense bullying.
AAACN has several ways to attended the 2018 Annual Conference for FREE. Three conference scholarships, each providing $1,000 in funding to attend! Participate in our Member-Get-A-Member campaign. The member who recruits the most new members will win the year-end grand prize: a free conference registration*!
Two Representatives introduce bipartisan Evidence-Based Telehealth Expansion Act. Reps. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., and Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, introduced a bill that would help Medicare providers expand telehealth services. The bill would allow the HHS secretary to review Medicare services and determine which are appropriate for telehealth.
If you’re planning to submit a poster abstract, be sure to review the new abstract submission guide, which will likely answer most questions you may have. Poster abstract submissions will be accepted through December 15, 2017.
Is Watermelon Good for You? There's promising news for your blood pressure in terms of health benefits, it has a lot going for it. It’s sweet and tastes like a treat, but it’s also low in calories, high in fiber, hydrating, and rich in nutrients.