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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

Family-centered Maternity Care and Rooming-in

by Elvish

A thread in the Ob/Gyn nursing forum got me thinking about this. Family centered maternity care... Read More

"Clickers" in The Classroom

by VickyRN

Many students are passive in class, yawning frequently with eyes glazed over, mindlessly recording... Read More

Everything I Know About Life, I Learned From Nursing

........I've learned that nursing is a great metaphor for life. It's both rewarding and... 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

T-Tests and One-Way ANOVA

by VickyRN

T-tests and analysis of variance (ANOVA) are widely used statistical methods to compare group means. Both are parametric statistical techniques, in... Read More

The Delivery

For those of you who have worked long in labor and delivery and before the advent of the epidural, you may, perhaps, can relate to patients such as... Read More

There's a Mousetrap In My Med Cart

As some classmates in our RN nursing program gathered around in a small group this morning, I sided up and listened to a story that quickly carried... Read More