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  1. To My Dear Fellow Nurses

    My nursing journey has been quite an interesting one; in a matter of 2 years post-graduation, I managed to work in a hospital, in a school, in home care and shortly I will be a travel nurse. How did I do it? Long story, but thanks be to God. What I w...
  2. It was shortly after labor day when I walked into the emergency room to see a client who had been found unresponsive and rushed to the hospital. I walked to the front desk, identified myself, and requested to see him. The woman behind the desk smiled...
  3. Disaster can strike suddenly and without warning. It can force an elderly person to hurriedly evacuate the familiar surroundings of his neighborhood or confine an elder to his home in almost total isolation for days, if not weeks. Disasters are sudde...
  4. When someone has a ѕtrоkе, recovery can be ԛuіtе dіffісult fоr them. It is thrоugh thе help оf frіеndѕ, fаmіlу аnd paid саrеgіvеrѕ thаt stroke rесоvеrу hаѕ thе mоѕt ѕuссеѕѕ. Tаkіng саrе of a recovering ѕtrоkе раtіеnt іѕ not thе ѕаmе аѕ tаkіng саrе оf...
  5. Accidents are the ninth leading cause of injury-related deaths among the older population. Older women have a higher rate of injuries than any adult female age group. Seniors aged 85 years and older have the highest death rate of all from injuries an...
  6. In home hеаlth саrе саn hеlр саnсеr раtіеntѕ stay іn the comfort оf thеіr оwn home while thеу rесеіvе саrе. Thе hоmе offers an аtmоѕрhеrе of comfort аnd ѕесurіtу. While hospital ѕtауѕ саn соntrіbutе tо fееlіngѕ оf іѕоlаtіоn and lоnеlіnеѕѕ, staying аt...
  7. Jake's Choice

    "He's had a few close calls this past week," I was told has I prepared to visit this man who lived out in the mountains. "He's a crotchety fella and not too keen to go to the E.D. so do what you can if anything goes wrong." "Great," I thought, "This ...
  8. 'Elderizing' a home means making the necessary modifications to safeguard the elderly occupants, particularly in reducing risk for falls. Extensive renovations may be required to accommodate physical changes or medical conditions (such as hearing los...
  9. If you're a home care nurse, there's a good chance that your agency has quality assurance nurses (QA). They might be in-house, or they may work for another company. No matter where or how these nurses work with you, they have the same role - to ensur...
  10. Nowadays it is not uncommon to see students who work or volunteer while in nursing school and nurses in practice who have more than one job or have returned to school to further their education. When trying to wear so many different hats, we are boun...
  11. And the Clock Struck 8

    The little baby is extra active tonight. Previously, he had been asleep as she began her shift. As she arrives, she notices he has just been freshly bathed by his mom who is leaving for what seems like a girls night out. According to his dad, his ext...
  12. Home Health Nursing

    Home health is an area of nursing that is primarily focused on caring for patients in their home. Nurses in this area make intermittent visits to the patient's home and sometimes in assisted living facilities seeing individuals there. The focus is to...
  13. The 2018 Nurse and Home Care Forum conference is designed for Nurse Informaticists, Nurse Executives, and Home Care Administrators. Hear from successful customers using Meditech expanse strategies for improving patient safety, care quality and patien...
  14. I am an RN, have been for 10 years. Almost 8 of those 10 years I have been in Home Health. The longer I worked as an RN the more I realized that hospitals, clinics, and home health care agencies were all still businesses where the dollar was all that...
  15. I have worked as a private duty home health nurse for almost three years in this is the only area of nursing I have been employed in. In my current position, I work with the same pediatric client on a daily basis in their home, assisting with ADLs, p...
  16. KlineRN

    You Don't Know Smut

    I turned around towards the backseat of my Volkswagen. "Now where is that stick?", I asked myself, hunting under raincoats, gym clothes, and my school bookbag. Having located my needed piece of equipment, I turned back around in the driver's seat. Ta...
  17. Sometimes You Just Don't See It Coming

    I remember going to the Peds floor, to meet my new little patient. My first look at the tiny little one will be forever in my mind. She was so small, and my heart melted when I looked into those beautiful dark eyes. Her mother came into the room and ...