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  1. sirI

    MGH IHP DE NP 2019

    Hello lara1014, We moved your thread to the Student NP forum for the best response. GOOD LUCK!
  2. sirI

    Simmons online fnp, will I regret it?

    We moved your thread to the Student NP forum for the best response. Good luck, Avictorious
  3. Changing Behavior - Immediately Transform Your Relationships with Easy to Learn, Proven Communication Skills is written for all individuals, from all walks of life, so they may experience more fulfilling, longer lasting relationships. Hospital study tested since 1980. The information in Changing Behavior was developed and clinically researched for over 35 years by relationships expert, Dr. Georgianna Donadio, in partnership with the National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH). Originally created for healthcare and medical professionals to improve their communication, behavior and relationships with their patients, now, these same skills are available for the first time to anyone who desires to improve their current relationships and enhance their overall health and happiness. Changing Behavior provides immediately applicable, proven communication skills for achieving sustainable changes. It’s a fact - lack of effective communication is a leading cause of divorce, the breakdown of relationships between parents and children, as well as between employees and their employers. There is no doubt that communication in all types of relationships can make or break them, but changing how we relate to one another is easier said than done. This is because of inherited or past communication patterns that can quickly lead to hurt feelings or emotional disconnection. What’s more, most people don’t have the knowledge, skills or the time to invest in changing how they behave. Lisa is a perfect example. A 34-year-old divorced professional, who experienced one disappointing relationship after another. While successful in her career, she was frustrated and discouraged about her relationships, including those with her family. She discussed these feelings with her best friend, a nurse who attended a Changing Behavior workshop where she worked. The nurse shared the book with Lisa, who was skeptical that some simple communication skills might help change her relationship problems. A short time after reading the book, Lisa decided to apply the steps outlined in the book. She was surprised that applying the 12 Steps of Pure Presence led her to discover communication issues that had been causing conflicts in her relationships over the years. By applying the simple, powerful 12 steps, Lisa began to experience better connections and intimacy with others, most noticeably with her family. Lisa told her friend that “I feel more hopeful now, because I understand the skills to create better relationships.” The Readers Learn Why we behave the way we do How the relationships in our life impact our overall health Strategies for creating the relationships we want Simple yet potent ways to be a better partner, parent, friend or co-worker How to communicate more effectively through Pure Presence Transformative listening skills How to utilize appropriate body posture and visual communication 12 steps for meaningful and effective communication About the Author - Georgianna Donadio, MSc, DC, PhD Relationships expert, best-selling author and media personality who helps people get more out of life using effective communication skills for over 30 years, Dr. Georgianna Donadio has been a pioneer in the field of behavioral health, working with healthcare professionals and patients to change behaviors that lead to improved health. For the first time, her pioneering work is the foundation for the newly published book Changing Behavior: Immediately Transform Your Relationships with Easy-to-Learn, Proven Communication Skills. As a sought-after Integrative Health Practitioner, behavioral health and relationships expert, media personality, and best-selling author, her work has led to dramatic lifestyle changes for millions of people worldwide. A featured blogger for Huffington Post and Dr. Mehmet Oz’s ShareCare and Daily Strength, as well as Easy Health Options and Jennings Wire. Her expertise has been showcased in hundreds of print, online, radio and TV interviews including on Oprah.com, WebMD, CNN News, TODAY/MSNBC, Fox News, CBS, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Readers Digest, Night Beat with Barry Nolan, Self and Shape Magazines, to name a few. In addition, for 20 years, until recently retiring, she hosted a nationally syndicated cable TV show, Woman to Woman® which explored all topics of interest to women with a special focus on relationships. A long-time proponent of the important role nurses play in healthcare, she is one of only six American Florence Nightingale Scholars, is an award-winning Nurse Advocate and has dedicated her life to improving the quality of healthcare delivery and patient advocacy. Her work in behavioral health began in 1976 when, after years in nursing and medical administration, she recognized a critically important missing piece within our current medical care delivery system. This awareness motivated her to establish the Boston based National Institute of Whole Health and develop Behavioral Engagement™, the first known whole person health education and health behavior change model developed, tested and utilized in a clinical setting. Award Winning Top Rated, #1 Amazon Best Seller Awarded 5 STARS from ForeWord Clarion Award Winner 2013 International Book Awards Award Winner of a 2012 Indie Book Awards Award Winner 2012 USA Best Book Awards Product Details / Specifications Second Edition 2017 File Size: 9400 KB Print Length: 135 pages Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1517001293 Publisher: SoulWork Press (November 27, 2017) Publication Date: November 27, 2017 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC Language: English ASIN: B077T2BJP6 Versions Available Bound (paperback) and Kindle (e-book) formats Purchase Price $5.95 (Kindle) $10.95 (paperback) Promos and Offers You can contact us and be added to the waiting list for the next open, live, call-in seminar. Contact Information 1-888-354-4325 Where to Purchase To purchase the book or e-book shop at Amazon books. What is in the Box The book: Changing Behavior - Immediately Transform Your Relationships with Easy to Learn, Proven Communication Skills
  4. The Caring Hands Kit offers a durable but stylish medical kit that includes the supplies that are utilized throughout the medical professional's shift. This product is designed Nurses and his or her fellow colleagues in mind to provide them with a custom black, matte leather, waterproof case, mesh compartments, and spandex straps that securely hold the following supplies: Gait Belt, Hand Sanitizer, High Lighter, Measuring Tape, Pen Light, Pupil gauge, Pulse Oximeter, Scissors, Sharpie, Stethoscope, and Syringe Pens. About the Company Dara Peaks is the inventor and owner of Caring Hands Kit, LLC. In 2011, Dara was affected by the big "lay-off” after 20+ years of corporate life and decided to pursue her dream of becoming a Nurse. In 2013, Dara became a Licensed Practical Nurse and has held the position of Charge Nurse specializing in Alzheimer's, Long-Term Care, Rehabilitation, and Medicare at medical institutions in Illinois, Missouri and Georgia. Dara invented the Caring Hands Kit following nursing school when she saw a demand for an affordable medical kit that included supplies utilized throughout a medical professional's shift. After visiting several stores and unable to find an affordable medical kit that included the necessary supplies, Dara developed her vision. She personally designed every compartment, pocket and strap to the specific dimensions of each included item so that it fits safely and securely in the kit. In addition to the design, Dara ensures the Caring Hands Kit is cost-efficient. Following countless hours of research and prototypes, Dara was able to create an affordable quality medical kit. Dara is a New Orleans native currently residing in Georgia. She is a mother of two and has two beautiful grandchildren. In addition to operating Caring Hands Kit, LLC, Dara has a passion for continuous learning and is a part-time student. When time permits, she enjoys caring for others as a travel nurse. Benefits The Caring Hands Kit is an ideal medical kit for Nurses, Nursing Assistants, EMT's, Occupational Therapists/Assistants, Physical Therapists/Assistants, and Home Health Aides. Features / Specs Waterproof Leather Zipper Batteries Included Mesh Compartment Spandex Straps Included in the Kit Gait Belt (durable cotton, quick-release metal buckle, 60" long/2" wide) Hand Sanitizer with Aloe and Vitamin E High Lighter (yellow) Measuring Tape (40-inch retractable tape printed in inches/centimeters) Pen Light (LED light with push top on/off switch) Pupil gauge with metal pocket clip (batteries included) Pulse Oximeter with lanyard (batteries included) Scissors (multi-purpose and bandage) Sharpie Syringe Pens (black ink) MSRP $139.00 Where to Purchase Caring Hands Kit, LLC Promos and Offers Free shipping Occasional offers and specials New products coming soon Gift wrapping ($5) Write a review: $139.99 $111.99 - You save $28.00 (20%) Guarantee 30-day money back guarantee Return Policy 30-day money back guarantee Customer Care Contact Information Address: Caring Hands Kit, LLC - PO Box 723726, Atlanta GA 31139 Email: caringhandskit@yahoo.com Telephone: 770-820-5994 Website: Caring Hands Kit, LLC What Comes in the Box Caring Hands Kit with listed supplies included
  5. Are you a certified nurse coach? Frustrated by the limitations of your coaching credentials? You can transform your ability to do the work you love with the National Institute of Whole Health's (NIWH) Nurse Coach Track that provides you with the additional scope of practice and training to educate and advocate for your clients. And, you will be qualified to bill and code client’s insurance coverage for your services. This is a post-professional training for secondary provider status as a Patient Health Educator. Evidence-based, Whole Person Health courses provide you with the most current and urgent patient health information for your client’s self-directed disease prevention and health & wellness lifestyle support. This program leads to Secondary Provider Status, an NPI # and Board Certification as a Patient Advocate. A proctored exam, followed by practicum case studies and a summary final paper round off the training. About NIWH Whole Health Programs The National Institute of Whole Health (NIWH) is a peer-reviewed, accredited and endorsed National Provider of Professional Continuing Education and Professional Development programs for numerous medical organizations. NIWH is also an approved provider for the U.S. Department of Defense MyCAA program for military spouses. The MyCAA program serves over 3 million military families worldwide. NIWH Whole Health programs offer evidence-based course work which incorporate principles of natural health, health and wellness behavior change, disease prevention, health advocacy, nurse coaching and integrative, holistic nutrition. NIWH Whole Health programs include accredited and approved continuing education credits for credentialed and licensed medical, health care, allied health care professionals. NIWH provides a live 24/7 telephone answering service for all our students around the world. The high standards and national recognition of our comprehensive Whole Health training professional programs afford NIWH graduates multiple opportunities to become certified with additional healthcare industry standard credentials, such as the opportunity to test-out for the Chronic Care Professional (CCP) national certification, the AHNCC Board Certified Holistic Nurse certification, AHNCC Board Certified Nurse Coach, or the CCP national Registered Health Coach. Please see our Accreditation page for details. Evidence-Based: Whole Person Health Courses Inflammation The Zen of Listening Nutrition Research at Harvard Digestion Brain Function and Nutrition Adrenals Metabolic Syndrome Immune Function Obesity Exercise Physiology Introduction Whole Health Nutrition Living with Illness Cardiac Whole Health Functional Medicine Patient Education and Counseling Skills Portion Patient Advocacy Health Information Research Peer Counseling History and Development of Coaching Parts I & II Behavioral Engagement How Long? What Do I Get? How Much? Your 8 month program includes 20 of our 30 Core Whole Health Courses and tuition is only $4495.00 with one-time payment. Tuition fees are ALL INCLUSIVE. There are no additional lab fees, diploma or graduation fees or need to purchase books, as all expenses are included in the tuition. There is one item the learner must purchase independent of the tuition cost, however; a $5.95 e-book or soft cover version, available on Amazon.com, new or used. Program Acceptance and Registration To maintain high standards and a balanced ratio of academic advisers to learners, NIWH accepts only a limited number of learners per year. If a candidate is offered acceptance into the program they will be sent, via e-mail, independent confirmation of their credentials, registration and refund policy documents. Registration. After Graduation After graduation you are guided through the credentialing process, receive numerous no-cost networking services which include a legal consultation, billing and coding compliance consultation with our nationally credentialed billing and coding compliance consultant, plus a free success coaching consult! Continuing Education Approval While you work at your own pace, you are assigned an academic adviser who provides assignment feedback and your ANCC approved continuing education contact hour our certificate with each successfully submitted assignment. The program provides 115 ANCC approved contact hours. Frequently Asked Questions When are the program start dates? Because the National Institute of Whole Health is approved to provide Whole Health training to over 3.5 million military family members around the world, there are no cohort or group start times. After an applicant is offered and accepts enrollment, they then select their chosen start date and begin on that day. All NIWH learners work with an academic adviser who is a licensed healthcare provider and a graduate of NIWH. There is ample opportunity to meet and interact with other learners through our 2 monthly live call-in seminars, the Student Forum, NIWH student Facebook, and through the Program Services office. What do graduates do when they receive their credentials? All NIWH learners are health or education professionals who are working in their respective fields and take the program to (1) enhance the work they are doing with their patients or clients (2) re-direct their work towards health and wellness education and advocacy. Program Format You can work at your own pace completely on-line but have monthly live call ins, a 24-hour answer service available, our 4 staff member Program Services Department, an active and informative private Facebook for NIWH learners and grads, as well as ongoing e-mail communication with your adviser. Contact Information Whole Health Education Telephone: 1- 888-354-4325 Fax: 781-431-0017 Address: National Institute of Whole Health, Linden Street Professional Building, 148 Linden Street Suite 208 A, Wellesley, Massachusetts 02482 Where to Purchase National Institute of Whole Health
  6. sirI

    Ad Hijack

    Thanks, NICUmiiki and Wuzzie for the updates
  7. sirI

    Site looks weird? Found a bug? Share...

    EXCELLENT, Emergent.
  8. sirI

    Welcome Home!!!! - Home Sweet Home

    It's still in discussion, @LibraSunCNM . We're having other things (like upgrading Servers past couple days) to address. But, we won't forget.
  9. sirI

    Welcome Home!!!! - Home Sweet Home

    That is something that is being discussed here @LibraSunCNM: https://allnurses.com/post-background-shading-t693751/
  10. sirI

    Felician University ABSN 2019

    Hello and welcome Krishna Patel We moved your topic to the Schools/Colleges forum for the best response. GOOD LUCK!!
  11. sirI

    Site looks weird? Found a bug? Share...

    No, it's not you. (You are speaking to the queen of paranoia, Ruby. I'm a paranoid-realist-conspiracy-theorist) LOL!
  12. sirI

    Site looks weird? Found a bug? Share...

    This afternoon, we are doing an emergency upgrade to all servers. We are adding more memory ... one was completed ... we are doing the other now. Could explain what is happening with the browsers. I had issues with Firefox earlier today.
  13. Hello Ruby Vee. 👋

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    2. sirI

      sirI, MSN, APRN, NP

      If you "follow" someone, they are able to post on your Activity Wall status. Until you "followed" me, I could not post on your status wall.

      It's not a private message or a new thread. I don't really know how to compare this feature with anything. Unless, I guess (if you post on FB ... I do not), it's like updating what you are doing from minute to minute, hour to hour, etc.

      You should find all of your status updates on your wall if you've rec'd any other than mine. And, if you left status updates on any other member's wall, you can go to theirs and read if they replied to you, etc.

    3. sirI

      sirI, MSN, APRN, NP

      You can go to your NOTIFICATIONS (above right),  then click NOTIFICATION SETTINGS. Scroll through how to be contacted regarding several things including STATUS updates for you and others you follow. There are two areas of selections to SAVE on this page.

    4. Ruby Vee

      Ruby Vee, BSN

      Just like Facebook, only without some of the negative consequences.  How about that!

  14. sirI

    No option to edit post? Not seeing edit button.

    Hello Susie2310, Registered members have 15 minutes to make an edit after submission then the edit icon is auto-removed. If you need to make an edit after that time, please report your post (the triangle icon in lower left of the post) and Staff will receive a reason for the report. Just state in the report how you wish the post edited.
  15. sirI

    Post background shading

    No, background shading has nothing to do with Community standing. In the past, members could recognize the OP's subsequent posts because their reply would be in a faded blue background. That is a good suggestion, JKL33, and I will forward this to @Joe V Thank you!
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