The idea that nursing jobs are many and one can get a new job easily is a fallacy. In fact, while the demand of outstanding nurses has increased exponentially, you must position yourself to be the absolute best choice for the employers and be able to … [Read more...] about Characteristics of a Good Nurse Every Employer Want to Hire For Great Pay
I just thought I should write several sample ICU change of shift nursing notes, the way I know how to. You are more than welcome to comment with your version of ICU change of shift nursing note. There is no one way better than the other. It depends … [Read more...] about ICU Note. Shift Change documentation in Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
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How to Write ICU Shift Reassessment Note Reassessments completed. No acute events has occurred since the last assessment. No changes noted since the last assessment. Neurologically intact. Cardiac rhythm unchanged. Blood pressure stable. All vital … [Read more...] about How to Write ICU Shift Reassessment Note
Received report from outgoing RN, labs, orders, medication profile, trends, plans and family dynamics reviewed. Assumed pt care. Safety checks completed. Alarms set and armed. Emergency access and equipment present and in working order. Code … [Read more...] about How to Write Opening ICU Nursing Note
Ghrelin and Cortisol Hormones: Is this why night shift Nurses fight Weight Loss? Ghrelin is a hormone that primarily controls hunger and satiety. This hormone acts on gastric walls to induce the feeling of hunger, craving or satiety. Ghrelin is very … [Read more...] about Ghrelin and Cortisol Hormones: Is this why night shift Nurses fight Weight Loss?
Wow! Every day I wake up as a nurse, I feel like am a nurse who should be teaching part-time. I feel like I have enough knowledge and resources to make a good teacher. But the technology seems to be running faster than I can run especially being a … [Read more...] about Thinking of a nurse as a teacher. Would you attend my classes for free?
5 Things Nurses Would Tell You to Avoid to Better Your Health Avoid putting off seeing a MD because of money. Having annual physical exams, physicals can help address problems and also compare and look at trends in regard to the patients vital … [Read more...] about 5 Things Your Nurse Want You to Avoid
10 Things Patients Don’t Know About Nurses We are so dedicated to our profession that we don't always leave our cares for you at the door; we take you home with us. Just when you thought no one else cares we care for you and the whole family and … [Read more...] about 10 Things Patients Don’t Know About Nurses
Nurse bullying, lateral violence and harassment are widespread phenomenon in healthcare today. A lot of nurses who are victim of bullying do not recognize the fact that they are being bullied. The majority reported uncomfortable behavior but didn’t … [Read more...] about Bullying Harassment and Lateral Violence Are Real In Nursing Today