The statistics on chronic pain in the United States are staggering. In 2016, an estimated 20.4 percent of U.S. adults had chronic pain and 8 percent of U.S. adults had high-impact chronic pain.
The World Health Organization (WHO) endorses naming 2020 The Year of the Nurse and Midwife in order to advance the vital role of nursing to transform health care around the world. According to Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of WHO, nurses are the “bridges” of health care, serving as a crucial link between communities where they serve ...
This year, SimTalk Blog had over 24,000 visitors, and we have over 1,000 subscribers! Thank you to all our readers. In case you missed anything, here are the most-read articles from 2019.
Incorporating simulation into nursing curriculum, as we have seen, can be challenging. Catherine Recznik wanted to meet the challenge of creating a pediatric simulation for her nursing students. As an experienced instructor and simulation educator, Recznik knows the value of simulation in healthcare education.
These days, emergency medical services (EMS) providers are being asked to do more than perform high-risk, low-reward healthcare procedures. Many out-of-hospital departments are being educated to do comprehensive physical assessments as well.