More than 11 million Americans misused their prescription opioids in 2017, according to the CDC. Read Georgetown’s guide for tips on how to communicate with your provider about an opioid prescription.
With an understanding of their rights and how clinicians can offer support, adolescent girls can learn to advocate for their health.
Care providers can be invaluable resources. How can adolescent girls bring up sensitive concerns with confidence and ensure their questions are addressed?
About 30,000 blood donors are needed each day to meet average demand, according to America’s Blood Centers. Where do those donations go and whom do they help?
There is no shortage of opportunities for nurses, students, and practitioners to receive financial support to supplement the cost of education, research, or professional development. This is a list of financial aid resources, scholarships, and grant opportunities available to both students and practicing professionals hoping to continue their education.
Women are more likely to be misdiagnosed for conditions such as heart attack and stroke. How can women advocate for their health?
Despite the prevalence of sexual assault, access to specialized care from trained forensic examiners is limited.
Addiction recovery doesn't exclude patients from the need for pain relief. How can clinicians balance the ethical responsibility of prescribing opioids with patients' needs?
Survivors of sexual assault require specialized care. Nurses can train to become a sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) to help these patients in need.
One in seven women experience postpartum depression. Understanding the early signs of PPD is a critical step in addressing this major health issue.