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    End of Life Research

    Hello Nurses! I'm conducting a study with regard to nurses' comfort level regarding end of life care. This is a 32 question survey that will only take 4-6 minutes to complete. I would really like to target nurses primarily with med/surg/icu/tele background. I would really appreciate your time to take this survey. Thanks! To start the survey, please click on the link below but be sure to look over the informed consent statement. Below is a passive informed consent statement. This End of Life Professional Caregiver Survey concerns registered nurses that work in an inpatient hospital setting that provide end of life care. An Assessment of Educational Needs in Nurses Related to End of Life Care is being conducted to fulfill the requirements of the above named course. I understand that my participation is voluntary and I may stop completing the End of Life Professional Caregiver Survey at any time and I do not have to answer any question(s) I choose not to answer. The risks associated with my completing this End of Life Professional Caregiver Survey are slight emotional risk and I accept them. Benefits of my participation in this study are no immediate benefits and I accept them. I understand that any data collected as part of this study will be stored in a safe and secure location, and that this data will be erased when this research is completed. I understand that my identity will not be revealed in any way through my participation in this study; I will not place my name on this document and the results will not be reported in a way that will reveal individual participants. Consent: If I do not want to complete this End of Life Professional Caregiver Survey I may choose to not complete it online. If I do choose to participate, you may click on the following link and complete survey questions online. Clicking on the submit button is an agreement to participate in this research study. End of Life Professional Caregiver Survey
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    Influenza vaccine

    It seems to me that there is this stigma and misconceptions when it comes to the flu vaccine. Many people seem to be jaded by getting the vaccine when they believe that the flu shot makes them sick. Also many of the general staff at the hospital are upset that they're basically forced into getting a shot, if not forced to wear a mask throughout the entire flu season. I have people that tell me that they get sick after receiving the vaccine weeks if not months after receiving the shot. Many of the nurses that I work with refuse the vaccine swearing that they get sick after the shot. I know that the vaccine is definitely not full proof as there different strains of influenza so taking the shot seems like a gamble. What are some of your thoughts? Personally I don't have a problem with getting the flu shot.
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    Nurses replaced by robots

    I know this is out there but I seem to remember something my old professor said when we discussed the future of nursing. She was saying something along the lines that we had to further our education and attain advanced degrees because in the near future robots could possibly replace nurses. I vividly remember the faces all the nursing students made after that comment. Our professor was definitely quirky and eccentric as you might have already guessed but she was actually quite nice and brillliant in her own little way. Imagine how hard it would be to replace nurses with robots, just the amount of resources that they would have to pour into robots that wouldnt need breaks, food, ect ect. Just the software and hardware to run one of these things and just how cost effective it would be...It kind of be like how people were saying we would have flying cars in the year 2000 and here its 2018.