Alex Egan's Nursing Blog

Alex Egan, LPN, EMT-B 21,425 Views

Joined: Dec 8, '09; Posts: 820 (55% Liked) ; Likes: 1,874
Peds PDN; from PA , US
Specialty: 9 year(s) of experience in Home Health (PDN), Camp Nursing

The cutting edge of hemorrhage control

“The application of a tourniquet is only ok if you are in a life or limb scenario, loose the limb to save the life” That was the extent of my training on tourniquets in my EMT training in the year...

Lyme Disease in Camp Nursing Practice

As always, I am not an expert. All information presented below is correct as I understand it, however I possess no degrees or certifications in infectious diseases. I recommend you do your own...

10 camp lessons.

My first year as a camp nurse I spent hours learning everything I could about my new job. I read the book, looked at all the websites, and browsed every forum. I was disappointed to find so little...

Lice: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

Every year the boards here at AllNurses are abundant with the same question, what do we do? In this article I'm going to identify your enemy, give objective and factual options for treatments, and...

Emergency Response for Dummies

Making sure your camp's emergency response plan is in place and well understood prior to an emergency is critical to success. No response plan can be comprehensive; you cannot produce a protocol for...

A Camp health center is like a septic system

Like a septic system a little maintenance and prevention goes a long way. I like to be proactive in avoiding injures, making sure your camp has a culture of safety will go a long way to reducing...


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