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January 2011 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses

Words Do Matter
January 26, 2011 10:03 AM by Guest Blogger
By Glen McDaniel There has been an ongoing debate about the power of vitriolic speech in the aftermath of the shooting tragedy in Tuscon where a gunman killed 6 people and wounded 13 others including a U.S. Congresswoman. Most concede it is difficult Read More...
Putting Patients First When It Comes to Nurse Schedules
January 24, 2011 6:34 AM by Linda Jones
Nursing schedules have always been a topic of debate. The industry seems to have landed on self-scheduling as a way to allow staff to work at times that meet their personal needs as well as the needs of their employer. Another ongoing issue in nursing Read More...
Are You 'Really' Allergic to That?
January 17, 2011 10:16 AM by Joe Darrah
If you're one of the 30 percent of Americans who “claims” to have a specific food allergy, a new report may be enticing enough to convince you to be retested to ensure you “really” are allergic to those foods you're avoiding. According to the report “Guidelines Read More...
Nursing at Work & Home: Taking Care of Mother
January 13, 2011 6:14 PM by Guest Blogger
By Cheryl Carey, RN, CPN I notice the gray hairs, the aching joints, middle age spread and my getting older becomes a reality. Soon my youngest will be off to college and I will be experiencing the empty nest syndrome. Many of us work full time, raise Read More...
Are CT Scans Worth the Risk?
January 11, 2011 9:10 AM by Guest Blogger
By Jamie L. Lantz, RN, grad student from the University of Pennsylvania After working for the past four years in various emergency rooms as a registered nurse, I have noticed an increase in the number of CT scans being ordered, performed, and even repeated. Read More...
Teamwork and Respect in the Hospital Setting
January 9, 2011 6:03 PM by Guest Blogger
By Catherine Savage, BSN, RN My patient coded yesterday after a 10-hour struggle. As I flung the bed into CPR mode and began chest compressions my co-workers bagged the patient, obtained a code cart and called the code team; and a million thoughts went Read More...
Facebook Post Gets Nursing Students Kicked Out of School
January 5, 2011 9:50 PM by Chuck Holt
Doyle Byrnes, a 22-year-old nursing student at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, KS, is suing the school in federal court for dismissing her from its registered nursing program in response to a photo she posted on her Facebook page showing Read More...


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