Rates of influenza, RSV, and Covid-19 are climbing across the U.S. The hospital industry’s embrace of crisis standards of care, including the closure of pediatric beds, has set the stage for the respiratory viral surge to be another crisis. Learn more about what nurses and other health care workers need to know.
Join NNU experts on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 5 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. ET to learn what nurses and other health care workers need to know about the quad-demic we are now facing — and what is needed to protect ourselves, patients, and public health.
21,000 Northern California Kaiser nurses ratify new four-year contract with strong recruitment, retention, and patient safety provisions
Union nurses at 21 Northern California Kaiser Permanente facilities voted over the past two weeks to ratify the new agreement.
Organize with National Nurses United to improve workplace standards through collective bargaining, reform national health care legislation, and make a difference for you and your patients.
Rates of respiratory viral illnesses, including respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), influenza, and Covid-19, are climbing across the United States. Many hospitals, including pediatric hospitals, are full. Read our fact sheet to learn more.
The monkeypox virus is now spreading rapidly in many countries that have not historically had cases. Learn about the symptoms, how it is transmitted, and what protections nurses and other health care workers need to care for a patient with a confirmed case.
Bivalent Covid vaccines, or bivalent boosters, contain two different components for the immune system to respond to. Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna’s mRNA bivalent Covid-19 vaccines contain the mRNA for the spike protein for two different strains of the virus.
As more individuals are continually exposed to and infected by SARS-CoV-2, reports of long-term health consequences have also increased. This CE class will discuss the latest scientific updates about long Covid and the implications of these scientific updates for nurses, their patients, and advocacy for safe patient care.
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Nurses and other health care workers are on the front lines of the pandemic; their protection is of the utmost importance. View our resources on Covid-19 and protecting nurses and other health care workers and their patients.
Registered nurses across the United States understand the need to set a minimum number of nurses to safely care for a given number of patients, with adjustments to increase nurse staffing based on patient acuity.
Violence against nurses and other health care workers in hospitals and other health care facilities is a growing epidemic across the United States. Learn more about NNU's national campaign to prevent workplace violence.