Innovation across multiple disciplines is essential in healthcare because it reduces cost and waste while simultaneously improving the industry. Dr. Peter Nichol, MD, Ph.D., a pediatric surgeon and Medical Director of Surgical Services with the American Family Children’s Hospital and Associate Professor of Surgery with UW-Madison, identified a gap in our healthcare system when it … Continue reading The Perioperative Nurse Leadership Cooperative
Perceived Value of Certification Tool (PVCT®) Overview and Case Study
The Perceived Value of Certification Tool (PVCT®) is an internet-based survey instrument developed by the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI) and now administered by the CCI Research Foundation. The intended purpose of the tool was to determine the perceived value of certification among perioperative nurses. This instrument results from the CCI Research Committee members, staff, … Continue reading Perceived Value of Certification Tool (PVCT®) Overview and Case Study
The CCI Research Foundation’s 2019 Grant Recipients
The Foundation received many excellent grant proposals during the 2019 inaugural year, and the selection process was quite competitive. We are pleased to announce that six projects received funding this past year.
5 Tips For Keeping Your Research Project Organized
The art of organization is essential in many facets of life, but especially important when planning a research project. It doesn’t take long to learn a lack of organization can quickly hinder the research process, along with creating unnecessary stress. If you are like most, the initial intention to stay organized is there, but implementing … Continue reading 5 Tips For Keeping Your Research Project Organized
5 Things You Didn’t Know About OR Nursing
Bet you didn’t know these fascinating things about Operating Room Nursing. From OR Nursing shortages, required experience levels, and the unique challenges OR Nurses face, explore these truths and share your own.
Best Nursing Scholarship Resources
If you are considering a nursing career, I congratulate you on a wise choice. The employment opportunities for registered nurses are expanding. New roles and specialties are being realized and the demand for healthcare services is increasing. Whether you are considering nursing as a second career or you are early in your working life and considering your college options you will still face one large issue – How to pay for your nursing education?