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Nurse on a Mission Trip to Belize

Nurse on a Mission Trip to Belize

A medical mission trip is something a number of nurses wonder about doing. In this article the author shares her personal experience.

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Advanced
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: Overcoming Practice Barriers to Increase Access

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses: Overcoming Practice Barriers to Increase Access

Advanced practice nurses (APRNs) play a unique and critical role in the current healthcare environment. Because each state defines the APRN role, their scope of practice varies from one state to the n…

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Home Health
The Essentials of Medication Reconciliation in Home Care

The Essentials of Medication Reconciliation in Home Care

Medication reconciliation is one of the most critical tasks that home care nurses complete. A thorough medication review and communication with all prescribing providers can get your patients on the r…

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Specialties
Protecting the Vulnerable: How Nurses Must Place Patient Safety at the Forefront of Practice

Protecting the Vulnerable: How Nurses Must Place Patient Safety at the Forefront of Practice

Nurses work with many vulnerable populations. It's our job to care for these patients with sensitivity, skill, and above all use - protection. Discover the definition of vulnerable patients, recent he…

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Ob/Gyn
Why Breastfeeding Is Good For Mothers

Why Breastfeeding Is Good For Mothers

We all know the advantages of breastfeeding for newborns but what are the emotional benefits to mothers? This article tells the story of one mother who despite significant challenges, managed to have …

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Critical
Successful ICU Orientation: Interview with Maureen Bishop, MSN, CNS

Successful ICU Orientation: Interview with Maureen Bishop, MSN, CNS

Intensive Care Unit (ICU) orientation is the cornerstone of success for nurses working in the ICU. Mary Watts, BSN, RN, allnurses.com Community Director recently had the opportunity to interview Maure…

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Antibiotic Resistance in Urinary Tract Infection... Are we contributing to the crisis?

Antibiotic Resistance in Urinary Tract Infection... Are we contributing to the crisis?

As a nurse practitioner often assigned the task of reviewing urine cultures from previous patient encounters, why am I personally seeing so much resistance in our community and is there a link between…

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Volunteer
Nursing Around The World

Nursing Around The World

I am a nurse/aid worker and writer. My story is a nurse's journey to 3rd world war zones from Africa to Afghanistan, and I've shared that journey in my books. My proposed article describes my own jour…

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Recent Info on Full Practice Authority for APRNs

Recent Info on Full Practice Authority for APRNs

Full practice authority (FPA) is definitely on the minds of most APRNs. This is a very state dependent issue and here is some current info.

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Critical
AACN Research Grants Top $1M in Total Funding - Apply Today

AACN Research Grants Top $1M in Total Funding - Apply Today

AACN has awarded more than $1 million and 20 Impact Research Grants since the grant program was launched in 2011. Read how you can apply to take part in the research grant funding for your project.

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Critical
Reducing Re-Intubation Rates - One Protocol....

Reducing Re-Intubation Rates - One Protocol....

Getting intubated ICU patients extubated in a timely fashion is the goal for most ICU nurses. However, there can be issues that result in re-intubation. Here is one protocol based on a recent study to…

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Emergency
"When Minutes Matter" - Thank You Emergency Nurses

"When Minutes Matter" - Thank You Emergency Nurses

Recognition of Emergency Nurses and all they do through my experiences as a nurses, mom, patient and friend!

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Med-Surg
My Illness Led Me to a New Passion and New Career

My Illness Led Me to a New Passion and New Career

Many middle-aged, middle-career professionals choose to switch careers and pursue a degree in nursing after a personal illness led them to a new passion. My celiac disease - misdiagnosed for many year…

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National Conference for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care (NPAC)

National Conference for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care (NPAC)

Earn up to 48 contact hours at the National Conference for Nurse Practitioners in Acute Care (NPAC) 2018. If you are a Nurse Practitioner who rounds in a hospital, works in the emergency room, or see …

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Home Health
5 Things Your Home Care Quality Assurance Nurse Wants You to Know

5 Things Your Home Care Quality Assurance Nurse Wants You to Know

Have you ever felt like you and the Quality Assurance nurses are on different teams? Learn 5 things your home care quality assurance nurse wants you to know.

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NICU
The Story of Nathan - 42 Years Later...

The Story of Nathan - 42 Years Later...

The original story of Nathan was writtenby his mother, Nancy Stock and published in American Baby Magazine in 1977 in the category of my own experience. The article was dedicated to me as his primary …

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