Knowledge is the Foundation of a Rewarding Nursing Career - page 20

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Nurse Massage Therapists

By dianah With research revealing the many benefits of therapeutic massage, it seems the perfect marriage, combining ones nursing background, with its emphasis on decreasing pain and educating for better patient health and outcomes, with therapeutic massage... Read More

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Nursing Educators/ Faculty

By VickyRN Nurse educators meld clinical expertise with a passion for teaching to shape future generations of nurses and advance the profession of nursing. Nursing education is a rich and rewarding career choice. Nurse educators help aspiring nurses, novice... Read More

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Compassion is a Commodity

By marshmallownurse I have been struggling with depression over my chosen profession for a long time now. This is an attempt at releasing some demons. It is my fervent hope that recording and sharing these experiences would lead to a better understanding of myself and... Read More

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Gastroenterology Nursing

By dianah Another, and possibly little-known, specialty area utilizing nurses is that of Gastroenterology. Nursing's holistic approach, rather than the medical model, offers a wealth of advantages to patients with GI or liver issues, in the setting of... Read More

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Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired! - Frequent Sick Days and Tardiness

By madwife2002 To continue my series of articles of the top ten reasons we get fired. #7 is concerned with healthcare workers who call off or are tardy on a frequent basis. We have all worked with people who are late every day, or call off all the time. These... Read More

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Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing

By Meriwhen Psychiatric nursing (also known as mental-health nursing) is the provision of nursing care to patients with mental illnesses. Thanks to the media and its frequently unflattering (and often not quite accurate) portrayals of psychiatric patients and... Read More

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A Nurse Who Gives Thanks on the Thanksgiving Holiday

By TheCommuter Nursing is a career pathway that allows the dedicated professionals within its ranks to impact society. I am a nurse who gives thanks on the Thanksgiving holiday because, even though we think we've gotten a raw deal, we must remain cognizant that we... Read More

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Supervising and delegating: Why I don't stay 3-4 hours late like the 3-11 supervisor

By pinkiepieRN There's sometime a large amount of work that can't get done within an 8 hour time frame. Sometimes there's just fabricated busy work and when it interferes with MY staff, MY routine and MY house, it's a problem! There's only so much you can do in... Read More

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Operating Room / Perioperative Nursing

By tnbutterfly Perioperative nurses are nurses who assist with patient care in the preoperative, interoperative, and postoperative phases of surgery. Throughout the surgical process, they are patient advocates and are responsible for patient safety. They also... Read More

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What a Union Can Do For You

By jadelpn There seems to be more than one confusion on how a union can be of benefit to nurses. Especially when the grass seems so much greener on the other side. A union comes to a facility usually due to a group of nurses who decide that they want to... Read More

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Pulmonary Nursing

By dianah Pulmonary or Respiratory nurses specialize in caring for people with lung diseases, the most common patient ailments. They are specially trained to manage and treat various lung conditions, and educate patients and family members to optimize... Read More

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Neuroscience Nursing

By dianah Neuroscience Nursing, a highly sophisticated and challenging specialty of nursing, demands equally high-skills and a sophisticated knowledge base in order to provide nursing care to patients that can affect recovery and management of neurological... Read More

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Foot Care Nursing - A Very Important Specialty for the LPN and RN

By sirI This specialty area for nurses LPN and RN, Foot Care Nursing, is an all-important integral part of patient care. The Nurse must be very cognizant of changes in skin integrity; changes that could result in tragic circumstances including amputation... Read More

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Geriatric / Long Term Care Nursing

By TheCommuter Geriatric nursing (also known as long term care nursing) is a diversified specialty of nursing that revolves around the provision of care to patients to assist them with ongoing management of chronic illnesses and permanent disabilities. Read More

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NICU Nursing

By traumaRUs Neonatal Nursing is the specialty of caring for the tiniest of patients and their families. Leading patients and families down an often long and circuitous route to a successful homecoming is the ultimate goal of all NICU nurses. Read More

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As the holidays approach, remember the dialysis patients!

By madwife2002 Often over the holiday time dialysis patients are admitted to the hospital, this can be due to fluid overload or problems connected to over eating. In my experience healthcare staff see dialysis patients as difficult, so my article is a brief look... Read More

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The Cons of Working in Long Term Care

By TheCommuter Based on my experiences as a floor nurse, charge nurse and supervisor in the long term care industry, I have compiled a list of cons associated with this type of nursing. Keep in mind that some facilities are managed far more effectively than... Read More

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Marketing as a Defense Legal Nurse Consultant: The Key to Success Part II

By sirI Remember, this Article describes what the LNC needs while working with the Defense Attorney. Working with Defense Attorneys can be challenging, rewarding and at the same time, very frustrating. But you know you are helping to defend (advocate for)... Read More

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Being Thankful

By jadelpn ....is both a noun and a verb. For some nurses, working this holiday means time away from family. The culture may not be great, your co-workers grumpy, it is just not a nice day. Then we remember why we are where we are, and a mood can be... Read More

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Marketing as a Legal Nurse Consultant: The Key to Success Part I

By sirI Marketing is the key to success for any Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC). It is hard and many give up before they even get started. To be successful, you must be persistent, but you must get adequate rest as well. The Attorney-client needs the LNC... Read More

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