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Watching My first Open Heart Surgery

I had just started to work at this newer and larger hospital in 1982 and it was on a telemety unit... Read More

Um... I don't know what an EKG is.

The good thing about writing about my beginnings in the nursing field more than 2 years after the... Read More

Nursing shortages, Baby boomers and the immigrant nurse Part 2

Update on Nursing shortages, Baby boomers and the immigrant nurse It has been a couple of weeks... Read More

The Clinical Reflection

by VickyRN

A clinical reflection is a descriptive "story" that nursing students write about their clinical... Read More

Gerontological Nursing: The Interrelationship between Theory, Practice, and Research

by VickyRN

This paper discusses the interrelationship between nursing theory, research, and practice in the... Read More

Multiple Linear Regression

by VickyRN

Regression analysis is a broad term for statistical techniques used to model and analyze numerical... Read More

Spiritual Beliefs and End of Life Care

What role do spiritual beliefs play in a "good death"? How can the nurse in her/his role as patient... Read More

Tips for Making Your Clinical Day Better

by VickyRN

The clinical practice environment is the place where classroom theory becomes "real." This is the... Read More

Retirement When?

RETIREMENT WHEN? Years have passed with my hair turning a shade of white. I walk with a... Read More

Life, Death, and Other Matters of Consequence

Some days, it's just not worth chewing through the restraints....... I am a seasoned long-term... Read More

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)

by VickyRN

structural equations comprehensively represent the complex multidimensional relations among research variables in a theory. structural equation... Read More

Active Learning Strategy: The One-Minute Paper

by VickyRN

As teachers, gauging our students' comprehension of class content can be challenging. Sadly, low scores on the first exam often serve as the wake-up... Read More

From Teaching to Learning - The Advantages of Passive vs. Active Learning Strategies

by VickyRN

Passive learning Occurs when students use their senses to take in information from a lecture, reading assignment, or audiovisual. This is the mode... Read More

Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis

by VickyRN

factor analysis is a broad term for multivariate statistical methods used to identify common underlying variables called factors within a larger set... Read More

Logistic Regression

by VickyRN

Regression analysis is used to predict a continuous dependent variable from a number of independent variables. If the dependent variable is... Read More

Analysis of Covariance

by VickyRN

Analysis of covariance (ANCOVA) is a statistical technique that blends analysis of variance and linear regression analysis. It is a more... Read More

The Operating Room

by judybsn

In training I spend four months in the Operating Room, that wonderful, scary, fascinating, educational place. The O.R. always evoked strong... Read More

Mixed Between-Within Subjects ANOVA

by VickyRN

Mixed between-within subjects ANOVA (also known as a split-plot ANOVA) combines two different types of one-way ANOVA into one study: between-groups... Read More

Using Goals to Grow in Nursing

goals are useful in life by allowing people to strive for something better. never allowing oneself to become completely content, encourages the... Read More

Nursing Communication: How to Make Sure Patients Feel Our Caring

Ineffective nursing communication occurred at one hospital as illustrated in the following example: A patient complained that no one had been in all... Read More