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BSN, RN, Faith Community Nurse

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    Nurses
    Nurses and Bullying: 4 Things You Can Do

    Nurses and Bullying: 4 Things You Can Do

    Bullying is real. It happens in all workplaces, including settings where we work as professional nurses. How can you recognize it? What can you do about it?

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    Nurses
    Breast Cancer Simplified

    Breast Cancer Simplified

    Breast cancer affects us all. This article will help you know a little bit more about the disease and about treatments.

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    Nurses
    Nurse Makes a Difference to Dying Patient

    Nurse Makes a Difference to Dying Patient

    Nurses make a difference every day. In this news story, we learn about one particular instance when a nurse helped a dying patient and his family.

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    Nurses
    Is Nursing Kind?

    Is Nursing Kind?

    Let's talk about being kind as nurses! What can we do to be kind and stay that way in a world that makes it harder and harder?

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    Specialties
    Nursing, Technology and Artificial Intelligence: The Future is Here!

    Nursing, Technology and Artificial Intelligence: The Future is Here!

    AI and Tech are transforming the landscape of many professions, including nursing. The author discusses some definitions and points related to possible impact.

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    Specialties
    Nurses: Compassion Experts

    Nurses: Compassion Experts

    Through 3 case studies, this article illustrates nursing compassion at work.

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    Nurses
    3 Ways Nurses Heal After Mass Casualties

    3 Ways Nurses Heal After Mass Casualties

    Mass casualties happen with alarming frequency. Nurses are often called to be on the front line to help treat survivors. How do we take care of ourselves in the aftermath?

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    Nurses
    Nurses and Ebola

    Nurses and Ebola

    Ebola recently spread into Uganda. The article discusses the nurses' role in the USA in helping treat Ebola.

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    Nurses
    How Nurses Can Help Improve Vaxx Rates

    How Nurses Can Help Improve Vaxx Rates

    Nurses make a difference when it comes to improving Vaccination rates. By listening, having a good relationship, and providing accurate information nurses make a valuable contribution.

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    Nurses
    Nursing Responds to New Superbugs

    Nursing Responds to New Superbugs

    Antibiotic resistance is a health care crisis. In this article the author shares some ideas about nurses' responses to help combat the crises.

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    Hospice
    3 Hospice Case Studies: LTC Facility, Hospital, and Home

    3 Hospice Case Studies: LTC Facility, Hospital, and Home

    Hospice care happens at home, in the hospital and in LTC facilities. In the 3 case studies described, the author discusses different focuses for patients and families who are referred to hospice.

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    News
    Nurse in Germany Convicted of Killing Patients

    Nurse in Germany Convicted of Killing Patients

    A nurse in Germany was convicted of killing 85 people who had been in his care. This article summarizes the story and examines ways we can avoid staying silent when we need to speak out.

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    Nurses
    Upside of Changes: Nurses Make the Best of Change

    Upside of Changes: Nurses Make the Best of Change

    Change comes to us all. In the nursing profession, it can be particularly challenging to accept and adapt to change over time. In this article, the author discusses possible strategies.

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    Nurses
    Nurses Make a Difference: Memories of a Lifetime in Nursing

    Nurses Make a Difference: Memories of a Lifetime in Nursing

    “What do you want to be when you grow up?” The standard question from grown-ups to kids always elicited the same response from me, starting at age 4, “A nurse!”

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