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February 2013 - Posts

ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses

How Would You Respond to a ‘No Black Nurses’ Request?
February 28, 2013 4:04 PM by Chuck Holt
My mother was barely 15 years old when she began her first real job working the ticket window of a theater in downtown Kansas City, MO. One day, a group of soldiers came to the window and requested four adult tickets to see the latest hit movie. Newly Read More...
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Are You What You Eat?
February 25, 2013 10:53 AM by Pam Tarapchak
Soda has taken a hit recently. First, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg proposed a ban in the city on soft drinks larger than 16 ounces. Second, the Center for Science in the Public Interest wants the FDA to cap the amount of sugars added to beverages, Read More...
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Birthing Centers Could Save Billions
February 25, 2013 10:16 AM by Catlin Nalley
A recent study conducted by the American Association of Birth Centers (AABC) suggests that if more pregnant women delivered their babies at birth centers, the nation's C-section rate would decrease while increasing healthcare savings, reported TIME . Read More...
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Resume Tips for Nurses
February 15, 2013 8:43 AM by Linda Jones
You spend hours crafting a resume that showcases all the great things you've done in your career and school. In return, the typical recruiter will look at that resume for 6 seconds. Six seconds! There's scientific proof to back this up. Keeping an Eye Read More...
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Mental Health & the Stigma Question
February 14, 2013 11:14 AM by Rich Krisher
The horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut in December rekindled discussion of the link between mental health and gun violence, and violence in general. Some in the mental health community have come out strongly against associating Read More...
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No Sadder State: Living With Chronic Nonmalignant Pain
February 8, 2013 12:34 PM by Guest Blogger
By Diane Goodman, APRN, BC, MSN-C, CCRN, CNRN Recent statistics demonstrate that approximately 15% of adults in the U.S. live with various types of chronic nonmalignant pain (median percentage point prevalence, Pain Physician , 2009). Whether this pain Read More...
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Register for Advance Directives CE Live Webinar
February 6, 2013 12:13 PM by Mike Bederka
Sign up for upcoming CE Live webinar on Advance Directives. This offering will be presented as a live, virtual event on March 12 at 1 p.m., ET. Summary: Sharing the options for advance directives is mandated via statue, but our role as advocates requires Read More...
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Typical Western Diet, Typical Western Disease
February 4, 2013 9:00 AM by Guest Blogger
Stacey Miller is editor of ADVANCE for Hearing Practice Management Watching a PowerPoint presentation isn't the most exciting way to spend a night in front of the TV, but I've found myself in this scenario since discovering various TED Talks on Netflix. Read More...
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