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Nursing News Round-up 6/18

In Case You Missed It …

Nurses Outperform Doctors in Colorectal Cancer Surveillance Model

Tuesday, June 12 Medical Press Colorectal cancer (CRC) is one of the world’s most prevalent cancers. The nurse-led model has shown to reduce the number of unnecessary colonoscopies and the number of cases progressing to cancer.


Can the Government Refuse to Hire a Nurse Because She’s Pro-Life? – ACLJ’s Latest Lawsuit Say NO

Thursday, June 14 American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) “The most qualified candidate for a teaching position with the hospital (she had already been hired to teach the course on a temporary basis) was turned down for the post after being grilled in an interview about how she would use science and medicine when discussing “a controversial issue” with nursing students.”


Creating New Roles in Nursing

Thursday, June 14 Oncology Nursing News Workplace issues can get in the way of taking care of a patient. A New York City nurse explains why innovation is crucial when trying to adapt models of care in a fast-paced and ever-changing field.


Nurse Helps Terminally Ill Man Meet his Newborn Great-Granddaughter

Sunday, June 17 CBS News A man fighting complications from terminal pancreatic cancer was only a few floors above his newborn great-granddaughter, Chloe, and the family was unsure if he would be able to see her. Nurses and other staff made it possible though, and wheeled Chloe into his room in an incubator.  

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