URGENT – Immediat...

Stop amendment threatening Title VIII funding. Call your Senators TODAY, tell them to Vote NO on the Allard Amendment The Senate is scheduled to vote at 5:30 this evening (10/22) on an amendment that would diminish funding for nursing workforce development programs by 10%. Sen. Wayne...

Violations at Universit...

Violations at University of Iowa hospitals Iowa state inspectors found 41 health and safety violations at University of Iowa Hospitals. The hospital is accused of failing to report the deaths of nine patients who were allegedly restrained at the time of their death. Inspectors also cited...

Essential Nursing Resou...

The ICIRN’s (Interagency Council on Information Resources in Nursing) Essential Nursing Resources has just been published in NLN’s Nursing Education Perspectives, September / October 2007 Vol.28 No.5. Here’s an electronic link to the pdf...

Software Application Ev...

Check out this fascinating article about an automated software testing strategy for medical devices, like pacemakers and programmable IV pumps, that could be used during development to catch “bugs” before marketing and thereby prevent adverse events and recalls. Go...