Nursing Conference Coverage - page 2

Magnet 2017 - Bullying, Evidence Based Practice
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Magnet 2017 - Bullying, Evidence Based Practice

As nurses, we want evidence-based practice in order to improve our care. As we all know, there are multiple barriers to providing excellent care and experiencing workplace violence or bullying is...

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2017 Magnet - Humor - When/How to Use?
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2017 Magnet - Humor - When/How to Use?

Humor invokes a positive attitude and can unite nurses in practice. Get energized as you explore the unique sense of humor that all nurses share and how you can use it as a coping mechanism in your...

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Are LPNs the Answer to the RN Shortage in Some Locations?
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Are LPNs the Answer to the RN Shortage in Some Locations?

Allnurses had the opportunity to talk with multiple healthcare systems throughout the US at a national conference. Many had the same issue: not enough RNs. Some had sign on bonuses - up to $10,000...

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NTI - The American Nurse Project, Carolyn Jones Interview
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NTI - The American Nurse Project, Carolyn Jones Interview

The American Nurse Project is a documentary about US, nurses in the US. Carolyn Jones, an award-winning cinematographer helps to show what we do in our daily work. She traveled the country for a year...

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NTI - Nurse Nacole Interview
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NTI - Nurse Nacole Interview

AllNurses recently interviewed Nurse Nacole, a well-known blogger and YouTuber. She is a critical care nurse who makes an impact via social media. She uses Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Google and...

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NTI:  Spiritual Care in Critical Care Nursing: Judy Crewell, PhD, RN, CNE
Spirituality
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NTI: Spiritual Care in Critical Care Nursing: Judy Crewell, PhD, RN, CNE

Spiritual care is utilized in all aspects of nursing, but it is especially essential in critical care nursing where life and death decisions are made daily. However, this does not come easily for all...

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NTI - How to Publish in Journals:  Mary Fran Tracy, PHD, RN, CCNS Interview
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NTI - How to Publish in Journals: Mary Fran Tracy, PHD, RN, CCNS Interview

Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, RN, CCNS is the editor of AACN's journal, Advanced Critical Care. She spoke with allnurses Community Manager Mary Watts, RN at the recent NTI conference. The Advanced Critical...

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NTI - If Florence Could See Us Now:  Kathy Douglas, RN Interview
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NTI - If Florence Could See Us Now: Kathy Douglas, RN Interview

Kathy Douglas, RN, MHA, was one of two recipients of AACN's Pioneering Spirit Award for 2017. According to the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, "The recipients are directors of two...

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NTI Interview - Pain Control: June Oliver, MSN, CNS
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NTI Interview - Pain Control: June Oliver, MSN, CNS

Managing our patient's pain is a paramount concern for all nurses. AllNurses staff recently attended NTI in Houston and interviewed June Oliver, MSN, CNS from Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago....

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NTI - Reducing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia:  Halyard Interview
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NTI - Reducing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Halyard Interview

Our patients are sicker then ever. The acuity continues to climb. Many of our patients are vented either for a short time or unfortunately, sometimes for a prolonged period. Its important that we...

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2017 Magnet - Nurses and Social Media - Our Leaders Online?!
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2017 Magnet - Nurses and Social Media - Our Leaders Online?!

We've all heard of the pitfalls of social media. However, can social media be leveraged to help nursing leaders engage staff? AN recently attended the 2017 Magnet Conference and were able to...

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Compression Socks.....  No Longer Just for Grandma.
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Compression Socks..... No Longer Just for Grandma.

As nurses, no one needs to tell you that being on your feet all day can wreak havoc on your legs. You experience the symptoms daily - fatigue, swelling, itching, burning, and leg cramps. Wearing...

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Utah Nurse Alex Wubbels Arrested by Police Talks with allnurses.com at ENA 2017 Conference
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Utah Nurse Alex Wubbels Arrested by Police Talks with allnurses.com at ENA 2017 Conference

While at the 2017 ENA Convention in St. Louis, allnurses got the opportunity to interview Alex Wubbels, the Utah nurse who in July 2017, was violently secured in handcuffs and placed in a squad car...

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Overcome Your Fear of Change - Just Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable
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Overcome Your Fear of Change - Just Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Scott Peck, author of the bestseller, The Road Less Traveled, starts out his book, ‘life is difficult and once you accept that everything becomes easier”. That's similar to my premise: we need to get...

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Opioid Epidemic  - EDs Fight Back!
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Opioid Epidemic - EDs Fight Back!

This is a topic that has gotten a lot of press lately. We have all seen/heard about the opioid epidemic that is occurring in the US. I was very fortunate recently to discuss this issue with...

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NTI - How to Impact Change on Your Unit:  Marian Altman, RN,MS,CCRN-K,CNS-BC,ANP Interview
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NTI - How to Impact Change on Your Unit: Marian Altman, RN,MS,CCRN-K,CNS-BC,ANP Interview

Have you ever wanted to understand how to impact change on your unit but aren’t sure how and where to start? The following NTI interview with Marian Altman will give you some valuable information...

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Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse
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Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse

Just like tires of a car that are out of alignment, our jobs may be leaving us feel we are having a bumpy ride each day. One day you are not the new nurse anymore. We experience new demands such as...

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Human Trafficking Recognition in the ED
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Human Trafficking Recognition in the ED

Human trafficking is not limited to third world countries where children are pulled off the streets to work in the sex industry. It occurs in the US just like other countries and with the same...

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Global Conference on Nursing-2017,FRANKFURT- GERMANY
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Global Conference on Nursing-2017,FRANKFURT- GERMANY

Hi All, We would like to welcome you to participate at the upcoming "Global Conference on Nursing" held during August 07- August 09, 2017, in Frankfurt Marriott Hotel, Germany the largest...

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NTI - Swan Ganz Monitoring for Your ICU Patient
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NTI - Swan Ganz Monitoring for Your ICU Patient

Monitoring the hemodynamics of your critically ill ICU is so important. Use of the Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheter is one of the ways to quickly assess the cardiac status of your patient, make...

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