Monthly Archives: November 2014

A NURSE’S BRIEF GUIDE TO A HEALTH INFORMATICS DEGREE

In a health IT world, the demand is high for both Electronic Health Records (EHRs) and the professionals who know how to use them following Health Insurance Exchange (HIE) standards. Behind this alphabet soup of acronyms is a career field at … Continue reading

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HOW TO MAKE A NURSING BINDER TO KEEP YOUR NOTES ORGANIZED

A nursing binder is a must-have item in surviving nursing school. It will help keep your notes organized since most professors now allow printing of their PowerPoint slides lectures. You can also use it to compile your syllabus, handouts and extra … Continue reading

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Nurses Creating Solutions for ER Wait Times

More and more people are seeking care in emergency departments, leading to crowding and extended wait times that can adversely affect patient satisfaction and outcomes. Many nurses, including ER nurses, have come up with ideas to improve throughput and enhance … Continue reading

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If Hogwarts Was Nursing School…

Nursing school is hard! It would be nice to magically memorize anatomy or conjure perfect care plans. But what if Hogwarts was your nursing school? The sorting hat would assign you into clinical groups. Snape would be your pharmacology professor. … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Thank A Nurse Co-Worker This Thanksgiving

Want to make a fellow nurse happy this Thanksgiving? Try out these ideas: Clean the break room fridge Restock the cupboards (and unstock that stuff that is in excess!) CONTINUE READING AT Nursetogether To learn more about the INA please … Continue reading

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What Nursing Personality are You and Your Coworkers?

Since the beginning of time philosophers have tried to define the various personalities exhibited in mankind. In modern times Myers-Briggs have given us 16 different types. Tim La Haye gave us 4 types and Gary Smalley named the 4 types … Continue reading

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Protect Your License: 9 Helpful Tips for Nurses in Trouble

Getting a certified letter informing you that a complaint has been filed against your nursing license is a frightening, embarrassing, anger producing, and intimidating situation. The effects of a complaint with the Nursing Board, your career and your physical and … Continue reading

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