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The number of nurses employed in Australia has doubled since the start of the year, according to the latest figures.Photo: Supplied But the trend is still lagging behind the rise in the number of beds occupied, which has grown by more than 400,000 in the year to March, according the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures.The trend in the nurse workforce is even more alarming when...

Which nurse assistant positions are getting the most calls?

Nurse assistants have been at the center of an escalating trend of calls for prayer at nursing homes over the past several years.As of the beginning of the year, nursing homes reported 1.8 million calls for prayers for their staff, up from 1.3 million in the same period a year earlier, according to data from the American Association of University Health Systems.Meanwhile, the number of nursing...

American Medical Association declares nurse anesthetics safe

The American Medical Assn.(AMA) on Wednesday declared nurse anesthetic safe, citing scientific evidence that it is the safest treatment for patients.The AMA also recommended that hospitals use anesthetic and surgical methods to help reduce the number of emergency room visits.The AMA is a not-for-profit organization whose members represent more than 13 million physicians and nurses.The association...

How to get a nursing cover from your employer

Happy nurses week!It's that time again when nursing covers are becoming more popular and easier to find.The last nursing cover you received wasn't the kind you were looking for, and if you wanted one you probably didn't get one.The good news is that nursing cover letters can help you find a cover letter you're not expecting.You can find nursing cover sheets online, or you can even download an...

Why nike nurses prayer shoes will soon be on the shelves

Nike, one of the nation's biggest retailers of athletic apparel, is about to make its first step into the world of nursing care, announcing plans to roll out prayer shoes for the care of people with special needs, including those in nursing homes.Nike will release the prayer shoes in the first quarter of 2019, the company announced Tuesday in a blog post.The new prayers will be available for...