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Here is an article that talks about the benefits for having nurse led clinics and the difference between a clinic run by medicine versus one run by nursing. It’s an interesting article and is worthy of your time to read. … Continue reading
I have been thinking about getting my certification in Mental Health Nursing now for quite some time. Every time I convince myself to do it, I back out at the last minute. It’s not just the expense and time involved, … Continue reading
I have been reading articles about burnout recently. Maybe it’s because I am fast approaching that state. I don’t know if I told you before, but I quit posting here for a while because I was injured at my job. … Continue reading
Here’s another article on the ever growing battle about handwashing in the hospital. It is true that strict adherence to handwashing policy will save lives and money, but for some reason we have trouble following this simple policy. Why is … Continue reading
Here’s an article from Nurse.com that talks about a study showing a correlation between mental health and physical health. As a psychiatric nurse, I have always know that my patients have a higher risk of certain physical diseases. It’s amazing … Continue reading
Here is an interesting article I found at Hospitals and Health Networks Daily. This article talks about the need for more and better educated nurses to fill the need in the near future. Won’t you read this article and leave … Continue reading
I recently read this article about the Kennedy baby and the struggle with these nurses. Upon first reading, I was confused as to what really happened. Having been in a hospital with a Code pink is called, I can tell … Continue reading
Here is an article from ModernHealthcare.com that addresses the failure to report events causing patient harm. The article goes on to point out reasons for such a failure and the reasoning does make sense. However, I feel quite strongly that … Continue reading
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