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Nurses and Patient Safety – the Prevention of Medical Errors

In the education and professional training of nurses, doing no harm and keeping patients safe is consistently driven home as having the utmost priority. There are many aspects of maintaining patient safety, including fall prevention; however, if we were to choose two highly  interconnected areas that greatly necessitate our ongoing attention

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Free Pharmacology CEU for Advanced Practice Nurses

Are you interested in earning Free Pharmacology CEs for APRNs? Our content team has been hard at work creating content specifically for our Advance Practice Nurses. We wanted to make sure that we offered over 45+ ANCC accredited contact hours that you could use towards your national certification. Our specialties cover

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Nursing Students

Self-Care for Nursing Students during Final Exam Week

Caregivers are notoriously bad at taking care of themselves.  A study published in Nursing Research and Practice revealed that between 63% and 92% of nurses fail to take adequate care of themselves when managing stress, getting sufficient sleep, exercising regularly, and eating enough fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, nursing students seem to be following

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Nursing Industry

Nursing and Conflict Resolution: Why It Matters

Conflict is an unavoidable aspect of human relationships, and nurses and healthcare professionals are in no way immune to its omnipresence. Wherever you find people, conflict will inevitable ensue.  Thomas Paine once said, “The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.” Stephen Moyer wrote, “Conflict is drama, and how

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Nursing Industry

Loss of the 5th Vital Sign: Now What?

Once deemed the 5th vital sign, pain has now become one of the most controversial and taboo topics in the healthcare industry.  The pharmacologic management of pain using controlled substances has been credited with igniting an era notoriously branded “the opioid epidemic.” Considered the worst drug crisis in US history, at

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Nursing Industry

CE Broker Florida – How Does it Work For Nurses?

Nurses that are licensed by the Florida Board of Nursing are required to renew their licenses biennially in order to maintain the right to practice. What is CE Broker? CE Broker is the continuing education tracking and management system used by regulating entities across the United States to track the continuing education courses taken by all

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Nursing Industry

Pharmacology CE Courses for APRNs

As an APRN, you are required to complete CEs in order to maintain your certification.  As an APRN, you are required to complete CEs in order to maintain your certification.  If you are certified by the ANCC, then you must complete 75 contact hours every 5 years in your specialty area. 25

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Nursing Industry

Getting Comfortable with Cardiovascular Issues

One of the major complications of COVID-19 involves heart issues from an enlarged heart to clotting disorder along with a variety of malfunctions of the heart. Cardiac arrythmias and reading EKG starips are all part of the RN nursing school curriculum. Many nursing students struggle with this rotation and all

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Nursing Industry

Utilize Skilled Home Health Care to Manage CHF and Avoid Rehospitalizations

Educating patients in how to effectively manage congestive heart failure at home presents holistic and non-pharmaceutical challenges for skilled home health nurses. Diet (in particular sodium intake), fluid intake, energy conservation and elevation of the lower extremities all play an important part in preventing acute exacerbation of CHF in addition to medications. 

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Nursing Industry

Do Nurses Need Their Own Liability Insurance?

When you’re working as a nurse, you bear a great deal of responsibility for the delivery of patient care, and ostensibly for the outcome of that care, as well. Whether you work in trauma, labor and delivery, home health, med-surg, a school-based clinic, intensive care, or a plethora of other

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