COMING SOON…… NCLEX Test Taking App Release Date: May 2014 Available on Google Play & App Store Price: FREE Features: 1. 20 different NCLEX-RN and NCLEX-PN questions per category (Initial 50 questions are installed in the app). 2. Timed questions – timer is hidden and will measure the test taker’s competency in answering questions.Continue reading “New ~NCLEX ONLINE~ APP”

Intravenous Therapy Education and Training Programs

Intravenous Therapy Education and Training Programs By: Infusion Therapy Institute – Excellence in Intravenous Therapy Education 》》》《《《 Basis and advanced comprehensive hands-on training programs are prepared according to the Infusion Nursing Society’s Standards of Practice and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. Who should attend: RNs, LPNs, new graduates, and allied healthcare professionalsContinue reading “Intravenous Therapy Education and Training Programs”

Professionalism in Nursing: What Does It Really Mean?

By: In order to understand the concept of professionalism in nursing, we first need to define the word profession. Webster describes profession as a “chosen, paid occupation requiring prolonged training and formal qualification.” Professionals, therefore can be defined as individuals expected to display competent and skillful behaviors in alignment with their profession. Being professionalContinue reading “Professionalism in Nursing: What Does It Really Mean?”

6 tips to cope with short-staffing and a nursing shortage

NurseTogether.Com By: Jennifer Ward Another kind of nursing shortage is commonly experienced nowadays in the form of being short-staffed. And it is caused by many factors. First, there are times when there are simply shortages of nurses available to a particular area. Or there are more patients than usual or more patients with serious illnesses.Continue reading “6 tips to cope with short-staffing and a nursing shortage”

A Nurse Who Worked to Death

NurseTogether.Com By: Lorie Brown With many hospital staffing cuts today, professional nurses end up clocking in longer shifts and skipping breaks. And as the tragic story of Beth Jasper shows, it has horrible consequences. Beth Jasper, a 38-year-old registered nurse at Jewish Hospital in Cincinnati, was one of the few nurses at that facility whoContinue reading “A Nurse Who Worked to Death”

10 Ways to Exemplify Nursing Leadership

By: EducationCareerArticles It’s no secret that the nursing profession is one of service and dedication to patients and other healthcare staff. There are two ways to teach a person to do something, to tell them and to show them. Nurse Managers who take a servant leadership stance in their department are actively improving care. ByContinue reading “10 Ways to Exemplify Nursing Leadership”

5 Things New Professional Nurses Should Never Say to a Patient

NurseTogether.Com By: Renee Thompson New nurses tend to be very myopic during their first year as a professional nurse. What do I have to do? What do I have to learn? How am I going to get through this shift? This is a normal part of being new, especially in a profession that involves life and death! However, sometimes patients canContinue reading “5 Things New Professional Nurses Should Never Say to a Patient”