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​How to Obtain UK RN Licensure for Filipino Nurses

​How to Obtain UK RN Licensure for Filipino Nurses

by charmieern - I originally wrote this guide for family and friends who have been asking me about the steps to become an RN in the UK. I am currently on the process of acquiring my Tier 2- Visa, and will be be...

But Why? Fingersticks and Common Sense

But Why? Fingersticks and Common Sense

by Nurse Beth - Ordering a Stat Serum Glucose to Confirm Glucometer (Fingerstick) Reading This is a case where the policy did not seem to make sense. At my facility, the blood glucose monitoring procedure...

Nurse and Parent: Overload Alert!

Nurse and Parent: Overload Alert!

by jeastridge - I waved at my young co-worker in the grocery store. She pushed her cart over my way, all loaded up with a baby in a car seat and a three year old riding up front in the grocery cart disguised as a...

Tipping (Sacred) Cows and Evidence-Based Practice Part I

Tipping (Sacred) Cows and Evidence-Based Practice Part I

by Nurse Beth - I’ve heard of cow-tipping but I’ve never actually seen it done. Is it a real thing or are they just pulling my city-girl leg? I don’t know. But..I do know what we can do- we can tip the Sacred Cows...

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus)  - More Than Just a Cold

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) - More Than Just a Cold

by NotReady4PrimeTime - Every winter more than a million children under the age of 4 fall ill with RSV - respiratory syncytial virus - and many thousands of them will be hospitalized for treatment. Most recover. But it can...

The "Fat" Deception

The "Fat" Deception

by Brenda F. Johnson - For years nutritionists and doctors have touted that eating fat is wicked, it will kill us.  On the surface, this seems to make sense.  Most doctors that I have seen tell me to do just that, reduce...

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