Nursing Conference Coverage - page 3

NTI - How to Secure a Nasogastric Tube (NGT), Securely!
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NTI - How to Secure a Nasogastric Tube (NGT), Securely!

You go into a patient room and find the NGT lying on the bed with the tube feeding spewing a nasty circle of smelly liquid onto the sheets. Oh oh - lets get the patient cleaned up, and then we have...

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NTI - Clean Up Time!
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NTI - Clean Up Time!

Hibiclens has been around for 30+ years. Many of us remember the Hibiclens teal-colored bottle that we had our patients wash with preoperatively. Hibiclens is a chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) solution...

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NTI - CPR Throwdown
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NTI - CPR Throwdown

AllNurses staff recently attended NTI 2017 in Houston, Texas. So many interesting exhibits and classes. We all know that CPR is the basis for a successful resuscitation. In fact, it is the first...

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NTI - Merit Medical DualCap: Disinfection & Protection against CRBIs
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NTI - Merit Medical DualCap: Disinfection & Protection against CRBIs

Catheter-related bloodstream infections are a serious healthcare problem with a significant mortality rate and costing billions of of dollars to treat. Read about the solution invented by two...

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IVEA - The Innovative Replacement for the IV Pole - NTI
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IVEA - The Innovative Replacement for the IV Pole - NTI

We've all had those patients who have an IV pole as well as multiple pieces of equipment that make it very challenging to even get them to the bathroom. Wouldn't it be great if someone invented...

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NTI: Medical Marijuana
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NTI: Medical Marijuana

Marijuana has long been used medicinally out of the mainstream of medical practice. However, with the legalization of marijuana in many states, this is a current issue with lots of implications for...

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Zoll shows off new CPR monitor at NTI

Zoll shows off their technology to monitor compression quality during a code at NTI. Their monitor analyzes rate, depth and recoil during CPR compressions and gives nurses instant feedback to gauge...

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NTI: Post-Procedure Complications
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NTI: Post-Procedure Complications

Bedside procedures such as chest tube insertion and central line placement occur in our hospitals daily. Cardiac catheterizations, thoracenteses, and pacemaker placements occur off-unit also. Are...

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NTI: Mastering the Art of Professional Networking
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NTI: Mastering the Art of Professional Networking

AllNurses staff recently attended AACN's National Teaching Institute 2017 in Houston, Texas. One of the interesting presentations was Mastering the Art of Professional Networking, presented by Alvin...

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NTI: Resiliency and Burnout
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NTI: Resiliency and Burnout

Resiliency has come to mean an individual’s ability to overcome adversity and continue his or her normal development. It’s the ability to deal with the stress of our chosen career and still come to...

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NTI - Capella FlexPath
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NTI - Capella FlexPath

Furthering your education is often the key to advancing in nursing. Have you considered getting your BSN, MSN, MBA? There are many options but flexibility is often the deciding factor. This might...

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NTI - Enteral Feeding Connector - No More Mess!
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NTI - Enteral Feeding Connector - No More Mess!

How many times have you gone into a patient's room to give G-tube or OG meds or feedings and....splat, the feeding, meds and who knows what else gets splashed on you? Or you go into your patient's...

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NTI - Looking For a New Stethoscope?
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NTI - Looking For a New Stethoscope?

Stethoscopes are a tool used frequently by nurses. We use them for lung sounds, heart sounds, auscultating bowel sounds, listening to dialysis accesses. And...many of us are on the look-out for the...

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Dan Nadworny, MSN, RN, Point Person for the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing
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Dan Nadworny, MSN, RN, Point Person for the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing

Mass Casualty Incident - even the words sound impressive. The reality can be overwhelming, chaotic, unnerving and just plain frightening. How do you continue to cope during a disaster? How do you...

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NTI: What's a Scromper, Nurse Blake?
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NTI: What's a Scromper, Nurse Blake?

What’s a “Scromper?” Well, it’s a great new idea from a very innovative nurse named Blake. A versatile garment made just for nurses… by a nurse….. Read on to find out more about the Scrub Romper...

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Colorado Tech discusses nursing degrees at NTI

Colorado Technical University was at NTI giving away flip flops to potential students as they discussed their nursing degree programs with attendees. With the option to complete classes online,...

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Catching up with Walden University at NTI 2017

Among the hundreds of informative booths and displays at NTI 2017 in Houston, TX, the staff at allnurses.com took the time for some short interviews. With nurses seeming to be continually furthering...

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Why Should I Go To A Conference?
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Why Should I Go To A Conference?

Nurses have the immense privilege of being able to enhance their career through education and involvement.  We get information from many sources, such as this website offering advice, educational...

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NTI Highlights : What is that patient trying to say?

I went to the Critical Care Nurses annual conference (AACN NTI) last week in Houston. There the COOLEST thing exhibited by LC Technologies! There was an eye-operated communication device called the...

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So You Want to Be Published: Just Do It!
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So You Want to Be Published: Just Do It!

Last year at NTI 2016, I had the opportunity to interview Mary Fran Tracy, Editor of the AACN Advanced Critical Care Journal and a Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist at the University of...

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