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  1. Nurse Beth

    What is a Nurse Navigator?

    Nurse Navigator: Guiding Patients Through the Healthcare Journey In the complex and ever-evolving world of healthcare, patients often face a bewildering maze of medical appointments, diagnoses, treatment options, and follow-up care. This is where...
  2. The first thing that comes to mind when your doctor explains you will be receiving chemotherapy is likely, "Will it make me sick?". The fear of nausea and vomiting while going through chemotherapy is widespread. Nausea and vomiting are among many che...
  3. What is a Clinical Research Nurse? Clinical research nurses are an essential part of the healthcare industry, playing a vital role in the development of new treatments and therapies for various medical conditions. They are responsible for conduct...
  4. Drug Abuse Statistics Alcohol abuse, alcoholism, and alcohol use disorder (AUD) kill over 3 million people each year, accounting for up to 6% of global deaths1 1-in-10 Americans over the age of 12 have an Alcohol Use Disorder1 140,557 A...
  5. Are We Change Agents?

    In nursing school, we are taught that we are uniquely skilled to bring about change within the healthcare field. The process of developing knowledge of evidence-based practices and honing our abilities to think critically, coupled with our innate sen...
  6. As nurses, we will frequently hear the phrase 'patient experience' being discussed. Have you ever thought about what the patient experience really means to you? Take a minute to think about what the patient experience means to you as a nurse. Ta...
  7. Pain is Subjective The perception of pain can be complex for nurses to comprehend. Patients who have chronic pain may not appear to be in distress. Pain is known as the fifth vital sign; however, it is subjective data, and there are no objective ...
  8. The Art of Caregiving

    Have you ever considered nurses to be artists? We have heard the phrase "Art of Caregiving" before, but what does it mean? The Nurse is the Artist How are nurses artists? We creatively individualize care using our good relationship with the ...
  9. What is a Relationship? Relationship with others means connection. Just as in life, individuals cannot work together or do anything together unless they agree. A nurse can only provide meaningful care to a patient if they connect. There are many ...