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jeastridge BSN, RN

Faith Community Nurse (FCN)

BSN, RN, Faith Community Nurse

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    Parish
    Parish Nursing: A Variety of Roles

    Parish Nursing: A Variety of Roles

    In this article the author tells a story of one encounter and goes on to describe more of what a Parish Nurse does on a day-to-day basis.

    4 replies
    Nurses
    Be a Real Nurse: Compassion is the Key

    Be a Real Nurse: Compassion is the Key

    In this article, the author discusses the importance of true compassion in nursing. She invites the reader to share their own experiences.

    22 replies
    Nurses
    Organ Procurement and Nursing

    Organ Procurement and Nursing

    What is an OPN, Organ Procurement Nurse? In this article, the author describes the process of organ donation and the nurses that specialize in this field.

    2 replies
    Nurses
    "I Will...Remain Alive" - A Story of Organ Donation

    "I Will...Remain Alive" - A Story of Organ Donation

    In this article, the author tells a story of organ donation and nurses' ongoing, critical role in helping families through the process.

    25 replies
    Nurses
    Nurse and Parent: Overload Alert!

    Nurse and Parent: Overload Alert!

    In this article, the author discusses ways to cope with being a full time nurse and a parent. She asks the reader to share some of their ideas, too.

    2 replies
    Nurses
    Surviving the Real World of Nursing: 8 Tips for the New Grad

    Surviving the Real World of Nursing: 8 Tips for the New Grad

    In this article, the author offers 8 tips for new grads. She invites the reader to add a few of their own.

    7 replies
    Nurses
    Love Being a Nurse: 33 Years and Going Strong

    Love Being a Nurse: 33 Years and Going Strong

    In this article, the author discusses her nursing career and asks the reader to share some personal insights.

    13 replies
    Nurses
    Move? Never! A Story of Eldercare Challenges

    Move? Never! A Story of Eldercare Challenges

    In this article, the author tells of a particularly difficult home care situation and discusses how it worked out and how nurses can help facilitate elder care.

    9 replies
    Hospice
    Why Can't She Stay Here? Getting Kicked Out of Inpatient Hospice

    Why Can't She Stay Here? Getting Kicked Out of Inpatient Hospice

    In this article the author tells the story of a particular patient encounter where the family resists a change in level of care. She asks the reader to weigh in on suggestions for making this transiti…

    36 replies
    Nurses
    Palliative Care + Hospice = A+

    Palliative Care + Hospice = A+

    In this article the author explores the differences and similarities between hospice and palliative care and how they work together.

    11 replies
    Nurses
    Call the Midwife!

    Call the Midwife!

    This week is Certified Nurse Midwife Week. In this article, the author shares a personal experience and discusses what a CNM is and does.

    5 replies
    Nurses
    Perfect-o Meter

    Perfect-o Meter

    In this article, the author discusses our dealings with perfectionism, in ourselves and in others. Do you have an internal "Perfect-o Meter?"

    15 replies
    Nurses
    Spiritual Care and Nursing: How Does This Work?

    Spiritual Care and Nursing: How Does This Work?

    In this article the author discusses the ups and downs of being asked to provide spiritual care to a patient.

    10 replies
    Nurses
    Nothing Like a Nurse Navigator!

    Nothing Like a Nurse Navigator!

    In this article the author interviews a Nurse Navigator and shares some insights about what this job entails.

    4 replies
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