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By massageRN - It was at one time, a standard of practice in nursing to provide patients with the comforts of massage. This allowed nurses time with the patient, satisfying the need for touch and allowing the patient the ability to heal themselves. Unfortunately with all increase in technology, the need for extra charting for fear of lawsuits and a nursing shortage, this has led massage to fall to the wayside and is no longer a part of our nursing... Read More
By VickyRN - The ability to shape and mold future nurses – and thereby indirectly impact countless patients’ lives “downstream” – is what makes a nursing faculty career so rewarding. Educating the next generation of nurses is an awesome responsibility that should never be taken lightly. Indispensable qualities that one needs to be credible and successful in the nurse educator role include empathy, genuineness, enthusiasm, expertise, strong student... Read More
By sirI - Many LNC's are inquiring, "Should I purchase the coverage?" In many cases nurses have been advised, for whatever the reason being, not to receive liability insurance. This advice can come from fellow colleagues, educators, employers, attorneys, and well-meaning friends. Personally, I would never consider practicing as an RN without it. But, that is yet another topic.....;) In saying the above, it stands to reason that I would... Read More
By brian - since your isp probably uses some type of spam filter we ask that you add us to your trusted list of senders, contacts or address book - also known as whitelisting. if you do not see an email from allnurses.com in your inbox, due to the overzealous filtering by isps our email may have mistakenly been sent to your spam/junk folder. please open your spam folder look for it there, open it and mark it as "not spam"... use... Read More
By StatBlues - I've been married to a nurse for more than a quarter of a century, and let me tell you, nurses are not what you expect (and I don't even care what you expect, because you are wrong)! Let's begin by tearing down some of the more famous assumptions about nurses right off the top: The Nurse as Sex Kitten: Any man who lived through the early seventies or has made it a point to rent such famous videos as "Night Duty Nurses" or... Read More
By Thunderwolf - The concept of cognitive behavioral therapy is not a new approach. As a previous counselor working with diverse populations, I had often found that this approach worked well in alleviating stressful responses in relation to stressful situations. Although there are various approaches/techniques in cognitive behavioral therapy, I would like to spend a little time reviewing one approach that I had used in my previous practice as a... Read More
By sirI - the areas of nursing most vulnerable today are anesthesia and midwifery. rns in ob (l and d), those working solely in monitoring capacities (fetal heart, telemetry, etc.), and medication administration are also included in highly litigious areas. of course, the advanced practice nurse (apn) other than crna and cnm are subject to increased litigation, but the latter two more so. and, nurses in general can be and often are, at... Read More
By tnbutterfly - Parish nursing is a relatively new nursing specialty that focuses on promoting health within faith communities, ministering to the parishioners’ physical, emotional and spiritual needs. Far more than just “a nurse in the church”, the parish nurse is an experienced registered nurse with additional training who serves as part of the ministerial team to promote wellness and spiritual care within the congregation and community. A... Read More
By Mona Mona - Agency - Agency Nursing is essentially where a nurse will register or sign up with an agency or similar group and tell them what hours they are available to work. The nurses are then contacted and offered work on a shift to shift basis. Agency Nurses are now in high demand, particularly, in the case of nurses with specialized training or experience. See also: travel nursing Ambulatory Care - Ambulatory Care Nurses care for... Read More