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Melissa Mills BSN

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    Nurses
    Medical Marijuana: Understanding the Six Principles of Essential Knowledge

    Medical Marijuana: Understanding the Six Principles of Essential Knowledge

    If you had a patient taking medical marijuana, would you know what you should do? As more states continue to pass legislation for various levels of marijuana use, you need to understand what you can a…

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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
    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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    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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    Nurses
    4 Reasons Ghosting an Employer is a Bad Idea

    4 Reasons Ghosting an Employer is a Bad Idea

    Ghosting is a term usually used in online dating to describe "standing up" a date or connection. However, it's been used in the job market when employees disappear from the application process, interv…

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    Article Que

    Nursing Uniforms: From Skirts to Scrubs and Beyond

    Download allnurses Magazine A sick patient enters the emergency department. Feeling faint, he looks for a nurse. As he scans the room, he notices men and women in colored scrubs. He looks again, tryin

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    Nurses
    Understanding the Power of Nursing Specialty Certifications

    Understanding the Power of Nursing Specialty Certifications

    Healthcare faces many challenges, such as cybersecurity and payment models. However, nurses are likely to ponder on problems of patient care and experience and come up with strategies to improve both.…

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    Nurses
    Nursing Uniforms: From Skirts to Scrubs and Beyond

    Nursing Uniforms: From Skirts to Scrubs and Beyond

    Nursing uniforms have changed drastically over the years. Learn about the traditional whites, scrubs, caps, and everything in between.

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    Nurses
    8 Best Apps for Patient Self-Care

    8 Best Apps for Patient Self-Care

    Many mobile phone users download health apps to assist with personal health goals. Nurses could use this to their advantage when helping patients with self-care topics. Here are a few of the best heal…

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    Nurses
    Nurse Leaders: Is Promoting From Within a Disservice?

    Nurse Leaders: Is Promoting From Within a Disservice?

    Nursing provides limitless opportunities. You can find a specialty or decide to climb the ladder and go into leadership. When nurses are promoted from within and then given little or no training, it c…

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    Nurses
    Recognizing the Red Flags of Sex Trafficking

    Recognizing the Red Flags of Sex Trafficking

    Unfortunately, human trafficking has been in the news far too many times. Human Trafficking is an umbrella term that includes sex trafficking, forced labor, and domestic servitude. Victims of sex tra…

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    Nurses
    Got Stress? Eat These Foods to Lower Your Stress Levels

    Got Stress? Eat These Foods to Lower Your Stress Levels

    As a nurse, you understand the impact stress can have on your mental and physical health. You probably practice meditation, yoga, or other activities that can lessen your stress levels. But, have you …

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    Nurses
    Social Media and Patient Care: Understanding the Rules

    Social Media and Patient Care: Understanding the Rules

    You receive a Facebook Friend Request from a patient's wife. Should you accept it? If you've ever dealt with this or other social media situations, learn a few tips and the reasons behind them here.

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    Nurses
    Top 10 Nursing Apps You Need to Download Today

    Top 10 Nursing Apps You Need to Download Today

    Do you use medical or nursing apps in your practice? Explore some of the top nursing apps you need to download.

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