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How to Deal with a Traumatic Situation at Work

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At some point in every nurse’s career, they will experience a traumatic situation such as a hemorrhage, code blue, or even the death of a patient. It is important to know how to deal with the aftermath of this type of event so you can begin the healing process. Failing to take care of yourself…

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American Association of Colleges of Nursing Opposes Cuts to Healthcare Workforce and Education in 2019 Budget

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Earlier this month, the Trump Administration released its 2019 Fiscal Year budget, proposing major cuts to federal programs in the Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has openly opposed these cuts out of concern about the impact it would have on the nation’s…

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About a CNA (But Were Afraid to Ask)

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In health care, as in a number of professions, if it’s not your job focus, you may not know what other people do in theirs. For example, if you’re not a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), you may not be aware of what is in their scope of practice. Kim Warren, RN, BSN, nursing assistant program…

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Past, Present, Future

Looking Back: What Retired Nurses Want You to Know

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Whenever we finish an experience, we tend to look back on it for many reasons. For example, we may look back after graduating from college to remember what classes we liked or friends we made. We revisit childhood in our minds to think of the really good times we had and what it was like…

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The Nurse’s Guide to the Flu

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As most nurses certainly are aware, this year’s flu season is exceptional. It has surged earlier than in previous years and as of mid-January is widespread across all 50 states. There has been a significant wave of flu cases in doctor’s offices and hospitals across the country, affecting everyone from children to the elderly. Emergency…

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