Nursing Shortage


  • Making The Grade
    Nearly every facility has a program for continuing education for its nurses and technicians. Certain elements make an education “campaign” stand out; the best programs will be remembered long after certificates have been sent. EndoNurse talked to readers, teams nominated as ...More
    December 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • Staffing the Suite
    As the nursing shortage worsens, so do the daily pressures nursing professionals face. Lillee Gelinas, RN, MSN, vice president and chief nursing officer of VHA Inc., has been helping her organization address workforce issues for many years. Q: WHO GETS BURNOUT? A: First, ...More
    October 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • the scope of things
    The Time is Now: Invest in Your Certification By Patricia Raymond, MD Rachel has made an investment. “I got my CGRN,” she enthused. I was surprised. Not because Rachel isn’t smart (which she is, very), knowledgeable in GI or full of common sense. It’s just that all the ...More
    June 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • the scope of things
    The Time is Now: Invest in Your Certification By Patricia Raymond, MD Rachel has made an investment. “I got my CGRN,” she enthused. I was surprised. Not because Rachel isn’t smart (which she is, very), knowledgeable in GI or full of common sense. It’s just that all the ...More
    June 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • From Hospital to Endoscopy Center
    From Hospital to Endoscopy Center By Diane Moore, RN, CGRN What is the scariest thing you have ever done? Some say getting married, some having children, but for me, it was a major career change. I had been working in a hospital setting for 22 years when the opportunity to ...More
    April 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • Skagit Valley Hospital Endoscopy, Mount Vernon, Wash.
    When the endoscopy team of Skagit Valley Hospital had the opportunity to move from an area in the emergency room to a one-room procedure area, to a spacious two-room procedure area, they responded with a rejuvenated spirit. Charge nurse Deb Richards says the new 5-bed ...More
    April 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • From Hospital to Endoscopy Center
    What is the scariest thing you have ever done? Some say getting married, some having children, but for me, it was a major career change. I had been working in a hospital setting for 22 years when the opportunity to become a director of nursing at a free-standing endoscopy ...More
    April 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • Rush University Hosts Symposium for Nurses with Disabilities
    CHICAGO -- Officials at The Rush University College of Nursing are hosting a two-day conference April 10-11 to discuss improving the nursing field for employees with disabilities. "Nursing has traditionally been a career requiring considerable physical strength," says ...More
    March 28, 2003 Posted in News, Industry Issues
  • The Critical Nursing Shortage
    There is a perceived threat to the health of the older adult in the United States. It is not a new type of bacteria or caused by a virus. The threat to the health of the older adult is a result of the increasing shortage of nurses in the United States. Over the last few ...More
    February 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues
  • The Critical Nursing Shortage
    The Critical Nursing Shortage By Sharon Lesser, RN There is a perceived threat to the health of the older adult in the United States. It is not a new type of bacteria or caused by a virus. The threat to the health of the older adult is a result of the increasing shortage of ...More
    February 1, 2003 Posted in Articles, Industry Issues