Category: Clinical

Finding The Right Space

I grew up conscious of all the sacrifices my parents made for my sister and I

/ September 20, 2019
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2019-20 Flu Vaccine Updates

Each year, the ACIP provides U.S. flu vaccine recommendations based on available vaccine formulations and updated research findings.

/ September 5, 2019

Nursing’s In The Blood

I finished my test in 98 questions, and so many of the questions felt like they covered topics I could not remember from school.

/ August 29, 2019
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Returning to School for Nursing

"I was motivated by helping people in a concrete and meaningful way and was drawn to issues of health and wellness."

/ May 16, 2019
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BYOD: Apps Close Gaps for Nurses

Nursing Reference Apps offer efficiency giving nurses more time with patients.

/ May 2, 2019

Partner Up!

There’s an old saying that two heads are better than one. This rings a bell for me and I’d wager it does for you as well. We’ll start with a small example. It’s 5:00am and you’re searching frantically for your...

/ February 17, 2019

Addicted ?

On the forefront of nursing care, we are now challenged to relieve pain and suffering while preventing narcotic addiction. This is an overwhelming goal for all healthcare staff. Let’s take a look at the problem. In the 1990s, the pain...

/ December 13, 2018

A Tale of Two Deaths

So many healthcare advances, targeted immunotherapies for cancer, robotic surgeries, and so much more. Yet, here we are, still making life-altering and life-ending errors in the profession of delivering healthcare services. How can this science be so advanced and still...

/ December 6, 2018

Happy Holidays?

No one goes into bedside clinical care with the notion of having every holiday off. Healthcare is a ’round the clock business, after all! Early in our nursing career, we have to accept that “Yeah, it is Friday!” has no...

/ November 21, 2018
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#vhd: Heart Valve Assessment

Like many focused assessments, a cardiac assessment requires a systematic approach–partly so we don’t miss anything indicating dysfunction, and partly because there are so many important components that give a complete picture of cardiovascular function. Following a review of patient...

/ November 13, 2018