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traumaRUs MSN, APRN, CNS

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    Emergency
    Legalized Recreational Marijuana - What Will You See in the ED?

    Legalized Recreational Marijuana - What Will You See in the ED?

    As more and more states are legalizing recreational marijuana, emergency departments will be seeing more and different issues.

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    Nurses
    Serial Killers Who are Nurses!

    Serial Killers Who are Nurses!

    Serial killers - we've all heard of them and they often intrigue us. What drives people to kill? What about nurses who kill?

    11 replies
    News
    What's Happening at the VA Hospitals?

    What's Happening at the VA Hospitals?

    A VA hospital in West Virginia is investigating some suspicious deaths.

    44 replies
    Emergency
    How Do We Celebrate Emergency Nurses Week 2019?

    How Do We Celebrate Emergency Nurses Week 2019?

    Emergency Nurses Week is a time to celebrate and thank our hard-working ED nurses.

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    News
    Forced Organ Donations from Living Donors???!!!!

    Forced Organ Donations from Living Donors???!!!!

    There is an acute shortage of organs for transplant in the US. However, in China they do not have shortages. Why not?

    31 replies
    News
    Webcams in Nursing Homes?

    Webcams in Nursing Homes?

    As our population ages, our older and frailer population increases too. What's a family to do to ensure their family members are cared for in a compassionate and caring manner?

    27 replies
    News
    6,500 Nurses to Go Out on Strike 09/20/19 in Four States

    6,500 Nurses to Go Out on Strike 09/20/19 in Four States

    Nurses across the country have been demanding safer working conditions and better nurse-patient ratios. Today thousands of nurses are putting actions to their demands by walking out of their hospital…

    33 replies
    Emergency
    Concussion Education in the ED - What's In it for Nurses and Families?

    Concussion Education in the ED - What's In it for Nurses and Families?

    As we head into the fall sports season, the ED will be handling more and more sports injuries. How do we educate ourselves as well as families of patients who sustain these injuries?

    5 replies
    Nurses
    From South Africa to US Nephrology Nurse

    From South Africa to US Nephrology Nurse

    This is National Nephrology Nurses Week. allnurses.com celebrates nephrology nurses and profiles another fantastic nephrology nurse

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    Nurses
    From Nephrology Patient to Nephrology RN

    From Nephrology Patient to Nephrology RN

    National Nephrology Nurses Week is coming up soon. allnurses.com was fortunate to interview a nephrology nurse who truly understands what it is like to be a dialysis patient.

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    Nurses
    How Do Nurses Advocate for Their Patients?

    How Do Nurses Advocate for Their Patients?

    Nurses advocate for their patients every shift. How do you learn to advocate? Did you learn in school, on the job or ???

    5 replies
    Critical
    AACN Scope and Standards for Progressive and Critical Care Nursing Practice

    AACN Scope and Standards for Progressive and Critical Care Nursing Practice

    The American Association of Critical Care Nurses has a new publication. It "incorporates advances in scientific knowledge, clinical practice, technology and other changes in the dynamic healthcare env…

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    Students
    How to Stay Heathy in Nursing School

    How to Stay Heathy in Nursing School

    Your health is very important for many reasons. However, as you embark on a nursing career, your ability to care for others absolutely depends on your health.

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    Nurses
    An Advanced Degree was the Key to My Career

    An Advanced Degree was the Key to My Career

    Nursing is a wonderful career. It has afforded me a comfortable standard of living, and a job where I feel I can make a difference. However, it’s been a journey.

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