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by hisincontrol
Sat Mar 02, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Specialty Nursing Discussion Forum
Topic: Primary role for the mental health nurse practitioner
Replies: 4
Views: 11047

Primary role for the mental health nurse practitioner

Primary role for the mental health nurse practitioner In this specialty, you can help patients by filling in the gaps between mental and physical health. I became interested in becoming a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) after suffering a serious accident in 1992. Extensive inju...
by hisincontrol
Sat Mar 02, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: Nursing as the Most Trusted Profession
Replies: 0
Views: 3318

Nursing as the Most Trusted Profession

Nursing as the Most Trusted Profession: Why This Is Important By: Okeyode Pius OUR PROFESSION IS regularly rated as the most trusted profession, and because we have received this rating often, we may take it for granted. I write this column to emphasize how significant this rating is and how importa...
by hisincontrol
Tue Feb 26, 2013 5:04 pm
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: Surviving Modern Healthcare: Exercise for Your Heart
Replies: 2
Views: 5563

Surviving Modern Healthcare: Exercise for Your Heart

Surviving Modern Healthcare : Exercise for Your Heart! Heart disease is still the number one cause of death and disability in the United States. We, as nurses, know very well all of the predisposing factors for heart disease, many of which we can control in our own lives. One of those leading facto...
by hisincontrol
Tue Feb 26, 2013 4:40 pm
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: Nursing Safety: Is Multi-tasking as Great as We Think It Is?
Replies: 0
Views: 3234

Nursing Safety: Is Multi-tasking as Great as We Think It Is?

Nursing Safety: Is Multi-tasking as Great as We Think It Is? Multi-tasking… one of my favorite subjects! Many of us believe that we are “good at”, even talented in, doing more than one thing at a time. To make matters worse, we nurses believe we are doing a good job of it! So what’s the deal with m...
by hisincontrol
Mon Feb 25, 2013 7:43 pm
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: Disruptive Behavior in the Healthcare Environ
Replies: 0
Views: 2832

Disruptive Behavior in the Healthcare Environ

Working While Impaired: Disruptive Behavior in the Healthcare Environment Florence Nightingale has been quoted as saying: “I attribute my success to this – I never gave or took any excuse” (BrainyQuote, n.d.). It would appear that her measurement of success has fallen by the wayside for today’s nur...
by hisincontrol
Mon Feb 25, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: The Only Stupid Question is the One You Don’t Ask
Replies: 1
Views: 3367

The Only Stupid Question is the One You Don’t Ask

In a fast moving, high tech, high touch environment, where people’s lives are at risk and their health is dependent on the knowledge of the care givers, why would we have to discuss this topic? The answer is because we are oftentimes afraid to ask important questions in the work place for a variety ...
by hisincontrol
Sun Feb 24, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing
Replies: 0
Views: 3404

Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing

Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing By: Okeyode Pius Nurses face ethical dilemmas on a daily basis regardless of where they practice. No matter where nurses function in their varied roles, they are faced with ethical decisions that can impact them and their patients. There is no “right” solution to an ethi...
by hisincontrol
Sun Feb 24, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: Has Your Passion in Nursing Fizzled Out?
Replies: 0
Views: 2715

Has Your Passion in Nursing Fizzled Out?

Has Your Passion in Nursing Fizzled Out? 10 Ways to Rekindle It By : Pius Okeyode Have the fires of your passion in nursing fizzled out? Has your work become a job – someplace you exchange a certain set of skills for a paycheck? What happened to your inner caregiver (maybe even your outer one)? Did...
by hisincontrol
Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:05 pm
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: How to Turn a Higher Nursing Education into higher Earning
Replies: 0
Views: 3110

How to Turn a Higher Nursing Education into higher Earning

How to Turn a Higher Nursing Education into Higher Earnings By :Pius Okeyode Today, in the nursing field, it is commonly accepted that you need a higher degree in nursing. Got an associate’s? You need a bachelor’s. Got a bachelor’s? You need a master’s. Got a master’s? You need a doctorate. You get ...
by hisincontrol
Sat Feb 23, 2013 8:12 am
Forum: Clinical Nursing Blog
Topic: The Use of Nursing Humor in Educating Patients
Replies: 0
Views: 3012

The Use of Nursing Humor in Educating Patients

The Use of Nursing Humor in Educating Patients and Building Relationships By: Karyn Buxman Have you seen any of the articles and TV news segments identifying the most influential people? I have, and much to my delight, find humor and comedy being recognized for playing a huge role in the national d...