Month: April 2020

Editor’s note: Author, Jennifer Mensik, does not endorse, recommend or favor any program, product or service advertised or referenced on this website, or that appear on any linkages to or from this website. Nursing credentials are a form of communication. We have all seen multiple streams of initials after nurses’ names. This can make someone seem
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Pain is one of the most common reasons why patients see their doctors. And despite the advances in technology and methods to relieve it, a lot of patients still experience undertreatment. This makes it important for nurses to have the skills not just in assessing the pain but managing it as well. And to help
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We’ve always been told to wash our hands. It’s considered to be the single most effective way to minimize or even prevent the spread of infections (1). As nurses, our exposure to sickness and infections is much higher than regular folks. Let’s make sure we’re following proper procedure on hand washing. Here’s a guide on
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In the nursing profession, burnout is extremely common. Nurses are expected to work long shifts with poor benefits and little pay. Plus, there’s also the compassion-exhaustion effect. All these things can easily add to the pressure of the emotionally draining and back-breaking work of nurses. And if you have student debt and graduate loans to
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Hypertension is common. However, despite being common, a lot of people aren’t fully aware of what it is, what damages it can cause, and why it happens. Affecting about 121.5 million Americans, it’s important to draft the right nursing care plan for hypertension. This will help ensure that patients’ individual needs are met and proper
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