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By MunoRN

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  1. These aren't actually retracted studies, and the peer review process has done a pretty bad job of limiting this. Like all...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. It's quite possible that is true, RN-BSN programs are typically designed for those who graduated from an older, more...
    Aug 30
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Videotaping discharge instructions is actually highly recommended and has been shown to cut readmission rates by 15% as well...
    Aug 29
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  4. You're making a bit of a strawman argument. I don't think there's a general belief that education is bad on that side of...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. This was only a few years ago so I doubt too much as changed in how ADN students view the availability of an ADN route. ...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. I hope you don't really believe that. In terms of types of studies, RCT's are considered the gold standard, and there are...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. I'm referring to the Aiken and other UPenn and similar studies. There are some good criticisms of these studies but I think...
    Aug 28
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. I was part of a workgroup in my state that initially had the intention of moving at least to BSN-in-10 and even BSN as entry...
    Aug 28
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. There are many studies that suggest, if not prove, that the ADN/diploma curricula of the 60's, 70's, 80's wasn't up to par,...
    Aug 28
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. As we approach the 50-year anniversary of setting the goal of BSN as entry to practice it should be pointed out that we've...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. As someone who is very fond of my PCP, I get the complaint; I'd prefer to know he's involved in my care if I was...
    Aug 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. This seems to be a myth, a common myth, but still a myth. Every study I've seen to supposedly support the claim that...
    Aug 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What court rulings/precedents are you referring to? Because every one I can find disagrees with what you are claiming.
    Aug 22
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  14. From the title of your post I assumed you were going to complain about nurses who look patients up first instead of...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. Legally speaking you are fair game as a nurse to be photographed, you have no legal expectation of privacy. The patient has...
    Aug 22
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  16. We teach to wipe from the front (reach their anus buy going between their legs, rather than all the way around the back),...
    Aug 22
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  17. I sympathize with the hassle you've had to go through, but unfortunately as far I know the BON is within it's rights to...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Yes, that was bad editing on my part, it was supposed to be 'sodium channel blockers and sotalol.'
    Aug 21
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  19. Counting at the end of every shift isn't actually required in every state. The DEA requires that every facility/provider...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  20. I'm all for better nurse-patient ratios, but I agree with your theory. The highest rate of delirium occurs in ICU patients,...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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