Patient Autonomy; Folded in a Vest

Many of us have witnessed how diseases can limit the human spirit and render us powerless. We’ve all run the race for its cure, donated our time, money and/or blood in the hopes that our loved ones would live. We’ve all witnessed the stress cancer puts on a loved one. Terry Clark put it well

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Should I quit my nursing job?

Should I quit my nursing job? Dear Nurses, Should I quit my nursing job? The decision to quit one’s job is never easy and nurses are often filled with anxiety, uncertainty, and a deep sense of unhappiness and lack of fulfillment in their job when they are contemplating whether or not to leave their job. I’m writing

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School Nurse Detectives

School Nurse Detectives School nurses work on the front lines in preventative health by working with youth every day and identifying larger issues that require more intensive health services, but they also subsequently identify mental health issues. Most nurses are the ones to identify these issues but they are not properly trained in the area.

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Why be a Nurse Practitioner Preceptor.

Why be a Nurse Practitioner Preceptor via HireNurses.com and Show Me Your Stethoscope partnership… We know that your time is valuable and we believe it’s time Nurse Practitioners were recognized for their work as Preceptors so we put together this package: As a Nurse Practitioner Preceptor, you get: 1. Certificate of Recognition for Preceptor Excellence.

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Nurse Practitioner Preceptor Program

Nurse Practitioner Preceptor Program! It’s taken several months, but today we are thrilled to announce the launch of HireNurses.com, in partnership with Show Me Your Stethoscope, Nurse Practitioner Preceptor Program that allows Nurse Practitioner Students to connect with Nurse Practitioners for their preceptorships! And best of all it is free to use! Months ago, in

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Just a Spoonful of Sugar

  Just a spoonful of sugar Twelve hour shifts…and you’re starving! All of that time on your feet and running around, you need a snack! Maybe you brought a yogurt, trail mix or a protein bar, but have you ever looked at the ingredients? When you give instructions to diabetic patients do you talk to

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Liberian Nurses Learn Danger Signs

Check out this article featured on The Guardian: Liberian Nurses Learn Danger Signs In Liberia, nurses are learning to identify danger signs to better serve their patients. This article discusses an international health organization named Jhipego, which is an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University in Maryland. The organization provided safety training during the Ebola outbreak

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