A roundup of resources on chronic diseases including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease featuring insight from Nursing@Georgetown faculty.
Dementia can create stress for family and caregivers as well as patients. This guide offers communication strategies, self-care tips, and resources for dementia caregivers.
Older adults are more likely to take multiple prescription drugs, making medication adherence an important factor in their health.
Primary care nurse practitioners can help fill the gaps in providing primary care, as the number of physicians dwindles.
Families can take precautions before, during, and after trips to stay healthy while traveling for winter holidays and vacations.
There is no one right way to share a cancer diagnosis, and loved ones of cancer patients will often have different reactions to the news. Although cancer patients do not have to share information about their condition with everyone in their lives, preparing to have difficult conversations can help ease tension around talks about a cancer diagnosis, treatment, and outlook. Nurses, too, can learn strategies for gentle and effective communication with cancer patients. Read on to learn more about how nurses, patients, family, and friends can effectively communicate about cancer. The links below can help you navigate to sections that […]
Procrastination is an issue for students and professionals alike. Understanding why individuals delay important tasks can help minimize the behavior.
The aging nursing workforce will create room for newcomers to assume a variety of nursing roles across the country, but here are some ways to make sure their accumulated knowledge and clinical experience does not go out the door with them.
Full practice NPs can diagnose, treat, and prescribe medications without physician oversight, and may establish a practice.
How can people prepare for the menopause transition, physically, emotionally, and spiritually?