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  • A Thank You to Nurses
    Natalie K. Bridges, R.N., B.S.N., C.C.R.N.
    A brief look into the daily trials and joys of the intensive care unit.
  • The Cardiac Diagnostic Interventional Symposium (CDIS), 2013
    John H. Balcom; RN, BScN, BHA; staff nurse, Creator and Chair of CDIS
    The symposium focused on nursing and allied healthcare professional education.
  • Effects of Music Therapy in Pediatric Mental Health
    Kelsy J Addington
    Whether it is the simple melody of a lullaby to the crashing drums of rock and roll, music evokes an emotion in all of its listeners. Music has been around for centuries creating an environment of healing. When working with pediatric mental health patients, pharmacological interventions are often the solution to manage symptoms and negative feelings.
  • Do We Really Know Who Our Patients Are?
    Maureen Kroning RN EdD
    The profession of nursing has become so task orientated that we often forget to ask, "Who is our patient? ”What was their life like prior to becoming ill?" With advances in technology and the business atmosphere of healthcare nurses are often not able to provide patients with one of the most fundamental core competencies of nursing, caring.
  • Challenges in Nursing Informatics
    by Crystal Dee Fuller RN, DNP, CRNP Faculty of Central Alabama Community College CoosaValley Schoolof Nursing
    As the use of technology explodes into the health care industry, its effects have the potential to become destructive elements to the nursing profession. This paper will discuss the evolution of nursing documentation, the immergence of health information technology, and the challenges it creates for the nursing profession.
  • Response to "I quit my RN job yesterday"
    Richard Stilp, RN, MA, FPEM
    I have attempted to respond to an article written by Linda Ritter called "I quite my RN Job yesterday". It is a very moving article and wanted to give her my input an overall situation.
  • HIV Crisis in Africa 
    The Valley of Death or Causes for New Hope? by Stacey White, MSN, MSHA,CRNP Auburn University Montgomery School of Nursing
    The human immuno-deficiency virus/acquired immuno-deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is of pandemic magnitude. The World Health Organization has declared AIDS as a global health emergency. Awareness of the serious global impact has climaxed, taking its place with the bubonic plague of the Middle Ages. The worst is yet to come, for there are 36 million infected and 22 million deaths from this disease.
  • RN oncology
    Diana Trent
    Want to submit article on oncology.Revised article since sent one prior to this one.
  • The 12 Days of Christmas: Revisited
    Deborah Emord-Netzley
    A comedic take on the classic Christmas song from an Obstetric Nurse's point of view.
  • Health Care Reform: One Nurse's Story
    Keturah Tracy MSN, RN
    Commentary. Personal account of impact of health care reform.
  • Using Theory to Guide Nursing Practice
    Maureen Kroning RN EdD
    Educational theories can be useful in designing education for nurses. The Andragogical theory (Knowles, Holton, & Swanson, 2005), identified six assumptions about adult learners. These six assumptions were used to develop an AD educational program for nurses at the hospital.
  • Do We Really Know Our Patients?
    Maureen Kroning RN EdD
    The profession of nursing has become so task oriented that we forget to simply ask who are our patients, what were their life's dreams and ambitions.
  • Early vs Later Rhythm Analysis Quantitative Critique
    Lacy Lewis
    The critique of the study Early versus Later Rhythm Analysis in Patients with Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest evaluates strengths and weaknesses in relation to the generalizability of the study. The significance of the study is assessed, as well as the literature review, purpose, hypothesis, findings, and limitations. The study provided information regarding protocols on performing CPR on out-of-hospital patients. Although the findings were not clinically or statistically significant, the study did offer useful knowledge that both methods of rhythm analysis with CPR provide similar outcomes. This study failed to provide additional knowledge on the topic. Ultimately, further research should be completed on the best treatments for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests.
  • Dr. (assistant professor of nursing for Anne Arundel Community College, MD)
    Lena Choudhary
    This article discusses horizontal violence in the field of nursing and how we as educators can provide them with the skills to create a more civil work environment
  • Seconds Of Safety Port Angeles, S.O.S. PA
    Stefanie Carroll, Ryan Dill, Stacy Forshaw, Melissa Hamilton, Megan Larrechea, Stephanie Speicher
    In response to the need for hand hygiene education the second year nursing students of Peninsula College created a campaign centered around the W.H.O. guidelines for the citizens and healthcare workers of Clallam County, Washington. The project received positive response from Olympic Medical Center and other local area businesses and was featured in multiple local publications.
  • Author Seeking Participants for Survey of RNs
    Leslie Neal-Boylan, PhD, RN, APRN
    A short survey is being conducted to explore the perceptions of registered nurses regarding the current status and anticipated future of the nursing profession.
    John D. Fisher, MD; Stanley Boczko, MD; Eileen Monahan, RN: Vanessa Taylor, RN; Soo G. Kim, MD; Kevin J. Ferrick, MD; Jay N. Gross, MD; Judith Durkin, RN;
    Foley insertion in alert patients not in retention: males benefit from lidocaine jelly. All staff appear to underestimate discomfort.
  • recognising and overcoming toxic leadership
    Zangaro, G. Yager, K. Proulx, J.
    Toxic nurse managers are detrimental to organizations, diminishing staff morale, thwarting creativity, and creating unnecessary job stress. Toxic nurse managers can also negatively affect an organization’s bottom line as staff absenteeism may increase, job satisfaction and critical thinking may decrease, leading to turnover and complicating innovation, decision making, and problem solving. The authors discuss the signs of toxic nurse managers and strategies for addressing their impact on organizations.
  • Managing wounds in the home
    Judy Berden RN MSN/ED
    a brief article on wound care by caregivers in the home
  • Our Responsibility at Tech-Savvy Nurses
    Diane Yeager RN
    With the advent of electronic charting in the workplace comes new challenges for nurses and medical professionals. As computer users, we can help make the transition easier for those nurses, nursing assistants and nursing students who are not as comfortable with technology. This article lists a few ways to do so.
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