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(Editor's note: This guest blog was written by Suzanne LeBeau, BSN, RN, CLNC.)
We all know the scenario. You're getting report on your sixth patient and the nurse who is giving report is spent, burnt out and just wants to go home to her cozy bed. As you may imagine, the conversation may go like this:
First nurse: ''In room 320 is Mr. Jones, a ...
By Diane M. Goodman, APRN, BC, CCRN, CNRN It usually began with one of the dreaded phone calls initiated by my siblings. My mother, who had survived more crises than the proverbial cat, was declining rapidly again, losing weight and experiencing increased shortness of breath. As a longtime COPD patient, my mother had weathered a decade of ...
I thoroughly enjoy editing articles. Whether written by a trio of PhDs, a CNO, a staff nurse writing for her first time, a freelance journalist or another ADVANCE editor, I just can't let a sentence be until it sounds right in my head. A long-time telecommuter, I've often turned away from my computer after a long day to find my house has ...
Nancy Cohen, BSN, RN, has graciously shared her personal journal, in which she writes about doing battle with cancer for the second time in her life. This is the eighth installment of a weekly blog that will enable readers to join her on the journey.
Entry 8: A Sixth Sense
November 7, 2011
Mood swings. Up and down. Up and down. Trying to ...
ADVANCE for Nurses is excited to present CE Live,
a brand new educational series. In these webinars, experts will share
their knowledge in topics across the continuum of healthcare.
These nursing continuing education online courses are a convenient way
to earn those valuable credits. Viewers can watch the talk live or in ...
Nancy Cohen, BSN, RN, has graciously shared her personal journal, in which she writes about doing battle with cancer for the second time in her life. This is the third installment of a weekly blog that will enable readers to join her on the journey.
Entry 3: Too Much of a Bad Thing
October 23, 2011
Every day is another test: bone scan, chest ...
Nancy Cohen, BSN, RN, has graciously shared her personal journal, in which she writes about doing battle with cancer for the second time in her life. This is the second installment of a weekly blog that will enable readers to join her on the journey.
Entry 2: The Waiting Game
October 19, 2011
I guess I’ve always had this unrealistic expectation ...
Colleen Claffey RN-BC,MSN,CEN,CPEN, is nurse educator in the emergency department/critical care at Jackson North Medical Center in North Miami Beach, FL.
Never had I imagined that hospital workers, including nurses, would be mandated to take leave without pay in an attempt to save dollars. Furlough days have invaded healthcare, and ...
Early last month two nurses at Aurora Medical Center filed a class action lawsuit against the Colorado facility's parent company, HealthOne of Denver, over the time it takes them to put on and take off their scrubs. They want to get paid to dress.
The nurses are required to wear scrubs while on the job, but the hospital's policy states those ...
Dansko is celebrating its 20th anniversary! As part of the festivities, the comfort shoemaker wants to hear about when you bought your first pair of Dansko shoes.Maybe you were fresh out of nursing school or you decided to give Dansko a whirl based on a colleague's recommendation. Tell us where you were in your career, why you chose Dansko and how ...