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Actual or Potential health concern project

Details: Actual or Potential health concern project. Specializes in rpn. Hi, I'm a first year practical nursing student and I'm working on a case-study for writing about assessing and identifying actual and potential health concerns related to a patient case study where I ultimatly need to understand the significance of the patient's health concerns and

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Health literacy question

Details: Health literacy is becoming such a huge thing now that we all as health care providers need to really think of how we can best meet the needs of our patients. I do think that simulation and hands on really are important. Reading something, watching a video are great means to impart knowledge, but can the patient do it at the end that is the

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Complacency in Healthcare

Details: Take a mental health day. Because when we allow for complacency to take over and rule our care, that is the day that a nurse did more harm than good. Florence expects the best, our patients expect the best, their families, the doctors, even you.

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Difference between case management and home health …

Details: Most home health nurses around here say they do not write care plans. They only make visits. With this agency,the full timers case manage. The per diem nurses do not. So a nurse can work 40 hours and be per diem because they do not case manage,while another nurse might work 40 hours and be considered full time.

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Nudity in healthcare classes education or violation

Details: I can count two classes where one or more people were asked to disrobe in class.The first time this happened, we all understood that this had multiple purposes. First it was to teach us how to be empathetic to the patients since we would be undressing them.Second, we had to learn procedures the w

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UTHealth Cizik Summer 2021

Details: UTHealth Cizik Summer 2021 - BSN. Specializes in Pre-nursing student. Hello everyone! I've been looking around for a UTH - Pacesetter BSN forum for Summer 2021; haven't found one so I'm going to start one here! This forum is for anyone applying for or just curious about the Summer 2021 application cycle (deadline Jan 15th, 2020).

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Nurse Externship

Details: NJNursing, ASN, RN. Specializes in Orthopedics/Med-Surg, LDRP. Has 6 years experience. Mar 2, 2007. yes, exernships and internships are hard to get. I didn't do an externship, but did do an internship at Robert Wood. Over 100 people applied for 20 spots and of the 20 spots 18 went to people who already worked there or had done externships there

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Cooperative Programs Pay

Details: I'm at Capital Health now, and no, it's not paid. That would be a nice perk, though :) I think it means that it's a co op with Mercer County College. So, when I graduate I will have a diploma in nursing and an Associates from MCCC. You take your gen ed. classes at the college, your nursing classes at the hospital. It's a really great program

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Video games calm kids before surgery

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Hospital Activities for Staff!

Details: Specializes in Infusion Nursing, Home Health Infusion. Has 32 years experience. Jul 15, 2008. No complaints here. Our hospital does the ice cream and pizza as well. During nurses week and hospital week they go all out. They have an appreciation breakfast, catered lunch and dinners,spa day with chocolate fountain,raffles with community donations

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Pay Raises, Bonuses and Incentives: Where Are We

Details: The health system has more than 20,000 employees and about 12,000 will see pay increases in April 2021. CVS Shows Gratitude In December 2020, CVS gave nearly 200,000 workers a $250.00 bonus for their hard work during the pandemic. In addition, the company adjusted pay for some employees to help off-set loss of income related to the virus.

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Nursing Students

Details: Nursing Students. Yes, you can succeed in your nursing education! If you are in a nursing program or thinking about attending a school this is the place to ask questions, share insights, and learn from others.Want to submit a research request?

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How to Write to Your Legislator

Details: The act established in Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) the first comprehensive federal support for programs to develop the nursing workforce. Through subsequent reauthorizations, these programs have been amended to increase opportunities in nurse education and training for individuals and institutions.

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Medically restricted from night shift

Details: Sep 18, 2010. There are plenty of people who work nights because of the increased wages on nights, as well as just plain liking the different atmosphere that is unique to night shift. I know of an RN at a hospital that actually got a Dr.'s note to get off of night shift for health reasons.

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My First Enema, PANICKING

Details: Specializes in Infusion Nursing, Home Health Infusion. Has 32 years experience. Feb 23, 2019. There are several positions that work but what probably happened is that you did not have enough of the tip in and you probably did not get enough of the solution up into rectum and bowel. I like the left sided position and with the patient in bed.

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Interior Health – allnurses Jobs

Details: Extended health Provides supplementary health care services such as prescription drugs, hospital accommodation, vision care, out of country coverage and more. Paramedical services (massage therapy, chiropractic, etc.) are provided under certain Collective Agreements or Terms & Conditions of Employment.

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PMHNP prescribing questions

Details: Specializes in Psych/Mental Health. Has 4 years experience. Jun 17, 2019. I would be wary about putting someone on a medication every time there's a side effect. That's why I see patients coming in with 15+ meds. If it comes to a point where it's necessary, collaborate with FNP/AGNP/MD (at least for meds like metformin).

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MAJOR Career Decision, Public Health

Details: Public health job security depends on the current economy. In 2008 when the recession hit, many PH nurses and county workers were laid off due to budget cuts. That is something you will need to consider. Good thing for you is that you have previous work experience at the hospital.

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Prophecy Testing

Details: NedRN. Dec 20, 2015. Test anxiety is common. Prophecy is really no different from any other mandatory testing needed by the agency or hospital (often both). Prophecy is merely an online provider. They have a suite of tests agencies can use a la carte or upload their own tests. 1 Likes.

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2022 CRNA Start UT Health — Houston

Details: 2022 CRNA Start UT Health — Houston. Hello Everyone! I am starting a super early thread for all the anxious people like me (raise your hand if COVID increased your anxiety 🙋‍♀️ ). I plan on applying to UT Health Science Center’s CRNA program here in Houston during the feb 2021 application cycle for the 2022 start date

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First time showering a guy. Nervous.

Details: Okay, so I am a home health aide. All my patients that I have to shower are women. I have guy patients but I dont shower them. I have my first guy patient tomorrow though. He cant do anything him self other than help stand and move. As for washing anything he cant do. He has a shower chair in the

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commissioned corps vs. joining the military as a nurse

Details: Most serve in one of a variety of operating divisions in the US Department of Health and Human Services (such as the Indian Health Service, the National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control, and the Food and Drug Administration), but many are detailed elsewhere, such as the Coast Guard, Bureau of Prisons, or Immigration and

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Nursing Policy and procedure manuals

Details: Aug 3, 2013. For clinical nursing procedures your policies can reference a widely accepted nursing textbook, as dansamy noted in the post above. However, your policies are going to need to reflect the mental health laws in your state and applicable laws/regulations of your local and state health departments and Joint Commission, if you are

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Need help: Community diagnosis

Details: 1.To gather basic information from the community to determine the health concerns and needs of the community. 2. To determine possible factors that affect the health perception of the people and in the community. 3. To determine what are the resources used by the people in the community in terms of health care.

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Therapist or PMHNP

Details: I know this question has been asked a few times, but I am looking for fresh perspectives. I am a senior at university, and I know I want to pursue a career in mental health. I am interested in becoming a therapist or PMHNP (Im going to choose one or the other though. It would be a waste of time t

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I feel so embarrased and feel like harrased

Details: Once you become better informed about sexual health, you will feel more comfortable in these situations. Edited Jan 15, 2012 by dishes correction 1 Likes. DixieRedHead, ASN, RN. Specializes in ED/ICU/TELEMETRY/LTC. Has 20 years experience. Jan 15, 2012. You need to realize that as a nurse you will have to deal with all bodily functions.

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EKG Interpretation Test for Employment

Details: EKG interpretations is a pretty finite area of focus in the scheme of things. Specializes in ICU. Google Skillstat ECG if you are not feeling competent. They have a fantastic ECG simulator with a review option and then a game option, which sees how many rhythms you can correctly identify in 60 seconds.

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Nursing Diagnosis in PRIORITY ORDER

Details: prioritization is done by the patient's most important needs. keep in mind that the care plan is a problem solving process, so each nursing diagnosis is actually a patient problem. you list the problems in the order of which is most important of needing attention first. most instructors suggest prioritizing by maslow's hierarchy of needs. the hierarchy from most …

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Medical Assistant / CNA/MA

Details: Medical Assistant (CNA/MA) is available for students in nursing assistant programs and medical assistant programs. Here you can discuss issues relating to those who assist in giving patient care under the supervision of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and/or Physicians. Topics include performing certain diagnostic tests, administering …

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What Committees are you on

Details: Nov 25, 2011. I am on the "green" committee ( appointed), client satisfaction press ganey (mandatory for clinical ladder) and power user (by reccomendation). I like them all, and hope to become more active, as I gain more experience, and as I finish my schooling but hope to eventually be free!

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Skin cancer nursing diagnosis

Details: the nanda taxonomy and a medical disease cross reference is in the appendix of both taber's cyclopedic medical dictionary and mosby's medical, nursing, & allied health dictionary; there are also two websites that have information for about 75 of the most commonly used nursing diagnoses that you can access for free:

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Georgia law for involuntary meds

Details: The Georgia state code, Title 37 - Mental Health states, under Article 6 - Rights and Privileges of Patients, Their Representatives, and Others Generally: (b) It shall be the policy of this state to protect, within reason, the right of every individual to refuse medication except in cases where a physician determines that refusal would be

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Accredited Nursing Universities and Colleges Peer

Details: Capella University School of Nursing and Health Sciences. Capella University was founded in 1993 by Stephen Shank and Dr. Harold Abel. To this day, the university continues to carry out their vision as it makes availab….

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Psychiatric RN Vs. Counselor

Details: I was wondering if anyone could give me advice. I am trying to decide between a career as a psychiatric RN versus a counselor. For years, Ive had an interest in psychology and working in the mental health field. Ive watched loved ones of mine suffer from mental illness and I have suffered from so

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Holding voluntary patients

Details: In my state a physician may request evaluation for a 72 hour hold for an voluntary admit wanting to leave, at which point the patient may be held for 4 hours while awaiting a DMHP evaluation, if the DMHP doesn't place a 72 hour hold on the patient before those 4 hours are up, then the patient can't be legally held. 0 Likes.

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Nursing Informatics (NI)

Details: This year, interest in Nursing Informatics has grown as technology increasingly fills gaps left by less face-to-face care. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many healthcare providers and insurance companies looked for technology to identify populations in need of intervention, triage patients to urgent and emergent care, and incorporate wearable technology …

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Unwillful Mandation How legal is it

Details: rntoben2008. Dec 16, 2007. I am currently working at a facillity that continiously uses mandation as a resolution to their staffing issues. I am stuggling to find out if there are any labor laws against this. The mandation has occurred many, many times to every RN

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I need to ask a realy stupid question. What does EOW mean

Details: I have an interview for a unit secretary position tomorrow (I am pre-nursing and just applied to nursing school in the fall) at a local hospital. It says it is a full time position, Nights, and then is says EOW.What does EOW mean in terms of shift? Thanks so much and feel free to giggle at my stu

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RN's removing surgical drains

Details: Aug 18, 1999. RN 's and LPN's have been removing Jackson Pratt, Duvol, Penrose, Hemovac, Constavac and T-tube drains for years. 0 Likes. Marynurse. Aug 22, 1999. Same here Connie Jean-we have been removing all kinds of drains since I've been working here-1972-no problems with it so far! 0 Likes.

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72 hour notice/AMA

Details: 72 hour notice/AMA. So in my state, if a voluntary psychiatric patient wishes to "sign out" of treatment, they can sign a "72 hour notice" that they would like to withdrawal from treatment, but the form states they can be held up to 72 hours in the hospital for further observation. At your facility ,if a patient who has signed a 72 hour notice

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Are %100 online BLS certifications legit

Details: like cprtoday.com which offers %100 online BLS certification or recertification. Is it legitimate? Do employers accept it?Does BLS certification have to bear the AHA logo, thus required to be accredited be AHA for it to be legitimate in ths US?What is the accreditation criteria for BLS in the US?

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Filipino Nursing (medical) Culture

Details: Hello Everyone, I am a first semester nursing student in California. We are doing a cultural presentation on Filipino culture in the US to help us better understand and serve the community as future nurses. What are the specific values and customs that we need to pay attention to? I know in Easte

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