Tag: Infectious Diseases

Emergent Microbial Threats

CDC-approved strategies for nurses to perform risk migration According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is estimated that one out of every twenty-five hospitalized patients will contract a Healthcare-Associated Infection (HAI). Each year HAI’s are a documented source of…

Nursing Management of the Zika Virus

The World Health Organization recently had an emergency meeting to explore the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in Central America. It is imperative that obstetrical and gynecology nurses are aware of the transmission, treatment and education of the patients diagnosed with the virus.…

Impact of Infectious Diseases on Nursing

As the largest Ebola outbreak in history continues to unfold in West Africa, Spain, Senegal, Nigeria and now the U.S., the risk to nurses and other healthcare workers is more than a pressing concern. Indeed, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported that as of Oct. 10…

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