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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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Help with NCLEX-RN – Let’s do some sample questions

Help with NCLEX-RN – Let’s do some sample questions

As a patient safety expert, I appreciate that every single question on the NCLEX is focused on patient safety. As a professor at a school of nursing, I know you’re already freaking out about the NCLEX…

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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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Nurses
Women and Heart Disease

Women and Heart Disease

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. Heart Disease kills 25% of women in America. Despite these statistics, women are still dying at a faster rate than men.

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Nurses
5 Reasons to Invest in Your Continuing Education

5 Reasons to Invest in Your Continuing Education

Continuing education might be required in your state. However, have you ever considered the benefits of continuing education that far surpass merely maintaining your licensure? Discover five reasons y…

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Nurses
NTI 2019 - "Education, Excellence and Inspiration"

NTI 2019 - "Education, Excellence and Inspiration"

AACN's National Teaching Institute (NTI) is the premier critical care conference. They have sessions for the new grad who just landed a job in the ICU, to the experienced nurse and also for advanced p…

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Nurses
Options for Nurses in Today's Medicine

Options for Nurses in Today's Medicine

Explores the options for private nurse practices, while providing legal and professional guidelines.

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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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Passive Aggression is Harmful to Your  Health

Passive Aggression is Harmful to Your Health

I have experienced passive aggression from co-workers many times. I have been bothered by other people's unprofessional behavior to the point where I needed help. I educated myself on healthy ways to …

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Nurses
Congratulations! You're a New Nurse Leader…Now What?

Congratulations! You're a New Nurse Leader…Now What?

You may have been a nurse for a long time, but once you assume your first leadership role many things may change. Now you’re not just accountable to your boss, and your patients, you’re also responsib…

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Nurses
How Nurses can Enhance Interprofessional Collaboration in Today's Healthcare Settings

How Nurses can Enhance Interprofessional Collaboration in Today's Healthcare Settings

Effective interprofessional collaboration - also known as interdisciplinary collaboration, is an essential component in the delivery of comprehensive, safe and therapeutic patient care. In today’s hea…

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Nurses
Make These Resolutions Anytime of the Year

Make These Resolutions Anytime of the Year

Many people choose January to make resolutions. These resolutions are often the same ones year after year, with the hope to change unsavory habits for the start of a new year. All too often these reso…

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Nurses
It's Pneumonia & Flu Season... Are you HAP & VAP Battle Ready?

It's Pneumonia & Flu Season... Are you HAP & VAP Battle Ready?

Advanced suctioning techniques to help prevent HAP & VAP. This article also details the huge financial impact of HAP & VAP on hospitals!

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Announcements
Allnurses Clubs

Allnurses Clubs

Allnurses members have been asking for a Groups feature on the site and we have listened. We are happy to now offer you allnurses Clubs. This will allow you to create a group with others of similar …

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Announcements
Allnurses Magazine Winter 2019 Issue - Changes: Nursing's Evolution Through the Years

Allnurses Magazine Winter 2019 Issue - Changes: Nursing's Evolution Through the Years

The fourth issue of the allnurses Magazine is now available in two versions: online and print. The allnurses Magazine is a free publication with a strong emphasis on Empowering, Uniting, and Advancing…

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Nurses
Enhance Patient Engagement with Thorough Family Health History

Enhance Patient Engagement with Thorough Family Health History

This article explores how an expanded view of family health history can help nurses enhance patient engagement and individualize their patient education.

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