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Nursing students, experts weigh in on Question 1

Nursing students, experts weigh in on Question 1

Katie McCreedy

November 1, 2018


Filed under Campus

Tensions are rising as Election Day nears and Question 1 on the ballot proves to be a contentious issue for Massachusetts voters. Many Northeastern students and faculty oppose the proposal, which would implement mandatory minimum nurse-to-patient ratios in Massachusetts hospitals.   If passed, Que...

NU TEDx showcases speakers from community

NU TEDx showcases speakers from community

March 27, 2018


Filed under Campus

By Morgan Lloyd, campus editor Students, professors, alumni and Boston residents spoke on topics ranging from art history to regenerative biology during TEDxNortheasternU, held in the Raytheon Amphitheater March 18. The event, with the theme “Wait, Why?”, was based around the idea of TEDx, a...

On administering empathy as nurses

On administering empathy as nurses

March 31, 2016


Filed under Lifestyle

By Angelica Recierdo, A & E columnist Patient K.R. is one of the longest-staying patients I have cared for during my practicum at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) in the respite unit. He is a 74-year-old Caucasian male with recently diagnosed (less than one year) end-stage lung ...

Officials suspend 13 nurses accused of fraud

Officials suspend 13 nurses accused of fraud

September 24, 2015


Filed under City

By Cassidy DeStefano, news correspondent The Massachusetts nursing regulation process is under fire after state officials revoked the fraudulently obtained licenses of 13 nurses working in various hospitals and nursing homes across the state. Those people received Massachusetts licenses after submitting...

10 things nursing school doesn’t teach you

10 things nursing school doesn’t teach you

April 15, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

By Angelica Recierdo, inside columnist No page in a textbook could teach me about resilience – about how daunting life after the hospital can be for some patients, about loss and the space in your heart that will always hold grief. Nursing school teaches you skills, technique and medical knowledg...

Bouve to work on health care

March 10, 2011


Filed under Campus

By Todd Feathers, News Correspondent Graduate students in the Bouve College of Health Sciences and the Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy were recently selected by the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) to help conduct research on the nation’s health care workforce and provide recommendations...

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