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     1  ~ 2014 apr 01american nurse todayAmerican Nurse TodayStudy: Nurse workload and education affect patient mortality · Best hospitals share secrets for success. RSS. Read American Nurse Today's Blog. ArchivesMarch 2014 Vol. 9 No. 3 · February 2014 Vol. 9 No. 2 · January
     1  ~ 2014 mar 27pulmonary embolism nursingDetecting, managing, and preventing pulmonary embolismTripping over the welcome mat: Why new nurses don't stay and what the evidence says ... Pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when a pulmonary artery becomes ...
     2  +8 2014 jul 03professional rn portfolioWhat goes into your professional portfolio & what you'll get out of itWhat goes into your professional portfolio & what you'll get out of it. Issue Date: January 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 1. Author: Robin Donohoe Dennison, RN , DNP, CCNS
     2  +99 2014 apr 16poster presentations nursingHow to create an effective poster presentation - American Nurse TodayOrganizers of nursing conferences depend on nurses who have created new programs or are doing research to submit their work for presentation at ...
     2  +99 2014 apr 14poster presentation nursing
     2  -1 2014 mar 31nursing pilot studyPilot studies - American Nurse TodayA key element in the design of a high quality research project is use of a pilot study . The pilot study can represent different choices: a feasibility study conducted ...
     2  ~ 2014 mar 31banner health onboardingBanner Simulation Medical Center - American Nurse TodayOccupying a former hospital, it provides a unique on-boarding experience to orient ... Every nurse newly hired by Banner Health Arizona is required to attend the ...
     2  ~ 2014 mar 24professional blogs nursBlogs - American Nurse TodayBlogs written by friends and guests of American Nurse Today. ... ScD (h), RN, FAAN, is the Executive Editor, Professional Outreach for American Nurse Today.
     3  +13 2014 may 28ventilator patient suctionTop 10 care essentials for ventilator patients - American Nurse TodayFor mechanically ventilated patients , care providers may include primary care physicians, pulmonary specialists, ... Locate suction equipment and review its use.
     3  +77 2014 may 20tracheostomy suctioningTracheostomy care: An evidence-based guide to suctioningTRACHEOSTOMY CARE and tracheal suctioning are high-risk procedures. To avoid poor outcomes, nurses who perform them—whether they're seasoned ...
     3  -1 2014 may 03med error nurseMedication errors : Don't let them happen to you - American Nurse Administration errors account for 26% to 32% of total medication errors —and nurses administer most medications. Unfortunately, most administration errors ...
     4  +21 2014 jul 02what is holistic nursingHolistic nursing : Focusing on the whole person - American Nurse Holistic nursing is generally defined as all nursing practice that has healing the whole person as its goal. A holistic nurse is a licensed nurse ...
     4  +3 2014 jun 14nursing manager priorityHelping new nurses set priorities - American Nurse TodayStill, most admit their priority -setting skills could be better. ... Conferences among nurse managers , nursing education specialists, preceptors, and orientees ...
     4  +62 2014 may 31trach careTracheostomy care : An evidence-based guide to suctioning
     4  +6 2014 apr 28aacn white paperClarifying the clinical nurse leader role: guardian of care - American In response to this and subsequent papers by the IOM, the American .... AACN . White Paper on the Education and Role of the Clinical Nurse Leader™ American  ...
     5  +22 2014 jul 02holistic nursing practice
     5  +21 2014 jun 22or nurse portfolioA professional portfolio is the evidence of your skills, achievements, and professional experience. ... Oermann M. Developing a professional portfolio in nursing .
     5  ~ 2014 may 26nurses crave high powerHigh - energy drinks: What you don't know - American Nurse TodayAmericans are consuming these and other high - energy drinks in record numbers. ... of high-caffeine beverages can lead to dependence, tolerance, drug craving  ...
     6  +87 2014 may 25tracheostomy care
     6  +1 2014 apr 07drip rate formulaCalculating IV drip rates with confidence - American Nurse Todaymcg/kg/minute? Will I be able to remember the com- plex drip rate equation I learned in nursing school? Will I have to mix the solution or will it come pre- mixed?
     7  -3 2014 may 11economic times nursing healthcareNursing jobs in tough economic times - American Nurse TodayBut today, new nurses are finding that healthcare or- ... for a resolution of the nursing shortage. Hospitals ... tough economic times , new and experienced nurses.
     7  -3 2014 apr 01most common sentinel eventResponding to a sentinel event - American Nurse TodayMost sentinel events result from systemic problems rather than the mistake or failure of a ... The analysis may identify common and special causes, leading to ...
     9  ~ 2014 may 06keper seizuer medictionCommon antiseizure medications The table below summarizes key The table below summarizes key information about drugs commonly used to treat seizures in children. Medication . Classification. Seizure -related indications.
     9  +36 2014 may 01restlessness from phenerganRestless legs syndrome: FAQs you can use - American Nurse TodayWhen he finally sees his doctor, he learns he has restless legs syndrome (RLS), a sleep ... and antihistamines (particularly promethazine and diphenhydramine).
     9  +75 2014 apr 08return to nursingReady, set, go! How to return to the nursing workforce - American Families and patients need health education. They need a nurse. They need you. If you are contemplating a return to nursing practice, here are ...
     9  +6 2014 apr 06time management for nursesPreceptors, mentors, and other veteran nurses can help them develop prioritizing ... Orientees' time - management skills improve as they develop routines and get ...
     10  +17 2014 may 26acid base balancePerfecting your acid - base balancing act - American Nurse TodayWhen it comes to acids and bases, the difference between life and death is balance. The body's acid - base balance depends on some delicately balanced ...
     10  +7 2014 apr 23time management nursing
     10  +11 2014 apr 16high alert drugs labellingHigh - alert drugs : Strategies for safe I.V. infusions - American Nurse As a nurse, you're in an ideal position to improve the safety of high - alert drug .... The pump chamber is easy to label if you're using a smart pump: The screen ...
     10  +7 2014 apr 03substance abuse nursingWould you know what to do if you suspected substance abuse ?Substance abuse occurs across all generations, cultures, and occupations, including nursing . About 1 in 10, or 10-15% of all nurses , may be impaired or in ...
     12  +4 2014 jun 10examples of free radicalsFree radicals : What are they and why should nurses care about them?In the past, whenever I heard the term free radicals , I visualized an array of sports ... Another example of oxygen free radical damage is lipid peroxidation.
     13  ~ 2014 may 31fake imposterImposter syndrome: When you feel like you're faking it - American know and question whether I should've been given the position. Sometimes I feel like an imposter . When I men- tion this to my friends, they tell me to ' fake it until ...
     13  +1 2014 apr 09sequential compression deviceEnhancing patient outcomes with sequential compression device Enhancing patient outcomes with sequential compression device therapy. Issue Date: August 2013 Vol. 8 No. 8. Authors: Cathy Moore MSN, ...
     14  +19 2014 may 18nurse managerMove up to the role of nurse manager - American Nurse TodayNURSE MANAGERS at all levels work together to address emerging trends, adopt innovative ideas, and work toward the shared goals of quality, efficiency, and ...
     14  -6 2014 may 04nurse residency programs journalsIn praise of nursing residency programs - American Nurse TodayTo augment nursing education programs, nurses need experiences beyond what any one
     14  +8 2014 apr 23aspartame sleepy side effectHigh-energy drinks - American Nurse TodaySugar-free high-energy drinks may contain aspartame , sucralose, or a
     14  +5 2014 apr 19nursing name id badgeAn evidence-based approach to creating a new nursing dress codeThey did wear their identification badges . ... dress, patients chose photos of nurses with their hair back and a large print “RN” name badge.
     14  +4 2014 apr 06nursing journals peer reviewedNursing peer review : Principles and practice - American Nurse TodayAccording to the American Nurses Credentialing Center, "The peer review process
     14  +29 2014 mar 26subscriber magnet instructionsMagnet Recognition Program® update - American Nurse Todaysubscriber access = web exclusive ... A preview of the new Magnet Application Manual will be presented at the national Magnet Conference. The Magnet  ...
     15  +5 2014 jun 12nurse imagesThe image of - American Nurse TodayWho is defining the image of the nurse ? • What can each nurse do to af- fect our image ? • How do we confront and ad- dress the negative images of nursing ?
     15  +1 2014 may 08nursing in americaLearn about our nurse leaders in Congress, who advocate on safe staffing, safe patient handling and mobility, and scope-of-practice barriers.
     15  -4 2014 apr 24nursing burnout continuing educationWhen caregiving ignites burnout - American Nurse TodayWhen caregiving ignites burnout – New ways to douse the flames .... drug information, continuing education , web exclusive editorial, a nursing community, and ...
     15  +1 2014 apr 21nursing informatics salaryConsider a career in nursing informatics - American Nurse TodayAccording to the 2011 HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey, the average salary for a ...
     15  +30 2014 apr 20nursing lab manikinsHigh-fidelity patient simulations - American Nurse TodayFortunately, a local hospital had recently acquired a simulation manikin , so we began a dialogue of collaboration. Our faculty toured other nursing labs to ...
     15  +24 2014 apr 03cranial nerve examFacing cranial nerve assessment - American Nurse Todayeasier way to remember the cranial nerves and their ... Located in the nose, cranial nerve (CN) I controls ... Test peripheral vision one eye at a time, too. Cov-.
     15  ~ 2014 apr 02a e defibilatorImplantable cardioverter- defibrillator : Not just another device Amiodarone or an implantable cardioverter- defibrillator for congestive heart failure. ... Buxton AE , Lee KL, Fisher JD, Josephson ME, Prystowsky EN, Hafley G ; ...
     15  +23 2014 mar 31us medication statisticsMedication errors: - American Nurse TodaySobering statistics .) Medication administration is a complex multistep process that en- compasses prescribing, transcribing, dispensing, and administering drugs .
     16  +7 2014 jun 19emergency care amarican heartEmergency cardiac drugs - American Nurse TodayBut many also take place in progressive care units or general nursing units. ... The heart uses 70% to 75% of the oxygen it receives, compared to skeletal muscle ...
     16  ~ 2014 may 18american journal of nursingRSS. Read American Nurse Today's Blog ... Help build a pictorial legacy of nursing . .... American Nurse Today is the official journal of the American Nurses  ...
     18  +24 2014 may 19cranial nerve funcall the cranial nerves . You've probably heard it: On Old Olym- pus Towering Tops A Finn and German Viewed Some. Hops. It didn't make much sense to me,  ...
     18  +83 2014 apr 16red bull vitamineHigh-energy drinks: What you don't know - American Nurse TodayRed Bull . Full Throttle. 5-Hour Energy. RockStar. Monster. AMP. Starbucks .... For example, sugarfree Red Bull lists niacin at 140%, vitamin B6 at 360%, and ...
     18  +4 2014 mar 25ethiopia nurses orthopedicsFocus on safe patient handling - American Nurse TodayThe evidence: The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses , Patient Safety .... nurses in Africa: Nigerian and Ethiopian specialized hospitals survey study.
     19  +13 2014 may 16post menopasual labiaTHE TRUE EFFECTS OF MENOPAUSE - American Nurse TodayOvarian function and ultimately its failure after menopause is after all only ... VULVA: After menopause , there is a loss of pubic hair and the labia  ...
     19  +32 2014 may 08clinical research nursesCare of clinical trial participants: What nurses need to knowEditor's note: This is the third in a four-part series on clinical trials written by nurses at the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of Health. Read Part ...
     19  +82 2014 may 05rn e-portfolios web pageWhy you need an electronic professional portfolio - American Nurse printer friendly format email page Issue ... Authors: Kenneth W. Dion, MSN, RN , MBA and Mary Smolenski, EdD, APRN, BC, FAANP, CAE ... An electronic portfolio captures all professional development data and supporting documents over the course of a ... For a more flexible approach, develop a web -based portfolio.
     19  +5 2014 may 03nursing informatics jobsHow about a career in nursing informatics ? - American Nurse Todayinto the field by way of on-the- job training or continu- ing education are called Informatics Nurses. Nurses who earn an MS or a PhD in nursing informatics or.
     19  +16 2014 apr 13worksafety begins with youCivility starts with you - American Nurse TodayWhy should you bother? Because civility can be the foundation for patient safety , a healthy work environment, healthy staff, and increased productivity. Civility ...
     19  +16 2014 apr 05post doc nursing disasterNurse practitioners: A vital force in healthcare delivery - American In contrast, research-focused nursing doctoral programs numbered 125 in 2011, ... After the April 2011 tornado disaster in Alabama, NPs couldn't fulfill a request ...
     19  -4 2014 apr 01easing ic symptomsInterstitial cystitis - chronic, common, and sometimes complicated toMany patients with IC have pain on bladder filling and urination, .... to repair and rebuild the damaged uterine lining and ease IC symptoms .
     20  +16 2014 may 26fid locUnderstanding seizures in children - American Nurse TodayThis may begin as a simple partial seizure followed by impaired LOC , or LOC .... Participate in our blogs to interact with your colleagues and find out what they're ...
     21  +80 2014 apr 16sugar free mosnterHigh- energy drinks : What you don't know - American Nurse TodaySugar - free high- energy drinks may contain aspartame, sucralose, or a combination of artificial sweeteners. Aspartame is 180 times sweeter than sugar;  ...
     22  +53 2014 jun 22american holistic nurses associationExpand your knowledge of holistic nursing by reading the answers to ... The American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) was founded in ...
     22  ~ 2014 apr 21christopher reeve bedsores"Bundle" up to prevent pressure ulcers - American Nurse TodayIn 2004, pressure ulcers got a lot of publicity when Christopher Reeve , the actor who played Superman in two movies, died from sepsis caused by a pressure  ...
     22  -7 2014 apr 19gift for a nurseBeyond a box of chocolates - American Nurse TodaySome even offer a small gift , perhaps a box of chocolates or a fruit basket. Most nurses are skilled at accepting these tokens of appreciation with gracious ...
     22  -3 2014 apr 01increased work of breathingWhen breathing is a burden: How to help patients with COPDLung changes cause increased work of breathing . Persons with COPD lose lung function at two to three times the normal rate. COPD also increases the risk of ...
     23  +78 2014 may 28trach
     23  +9 2014 apr 29end of life symptomsManaging end-of-life symptoms - American Nurse TodayWith patients who are at the end of life , palliative care, as with hospice care, means that curative options are discontinued except those that relieve symptoms  ...
     24  +23 2014 jun 10heart medications courseEmergency cardiac drugs : Essential facts for med-surg nursesEmergency cardiac drugs : Essential facts for med-surg nurses. Issue Date: ... resuscitation. Some non-ICU nurses may want to pursue ACLS training as well.
     24  +1 2014 may 27phonic interview tipsTen tips for handling job interviews by phone - American Nurse TodayYou were expecting a face-to-face job interview, but instead you're scheduled for a phone interview . Discouraged? Don't be. Phone interviews are a way to ...
     24  -3 2014 may 24reflux minimizing catheterPreventing catheter -related bloodstream infections related to I.V. I.V. connectors fall into three categories based on reflux : ... is disconnected from the connector, to minimize blood reflux associated with use.
     24  +18 2014 may 13statistics for rolling walkersSpecial Supplement to American Nurse Today - Best PracticesThe facts are undeniable: Up to 50% of hospitalized patients are at risk for falls,
     24  +31 2014 may 06nebraska school nursesWhat some people didn't learn in school - American Nurse TodayThere isn't a day that goes by that I don't read about the latest demise of the school nurse . Headlines and comments, such as “District cuts jobs, ...
     24  -1 2014 apr 09cms core measuresUnderstanding core measures for heart-failure treatment - American The Joint Commission worked with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid ( CMS ) on HF core measure sets . Standardized and renamed National Hospital ...
     24  +27 2014 apr 04phone nurse jobsYou were expecting a face-to-face job interview, but instead you're scheduled for a phone interview. Discouraged? Don't be. Phone interviews are a way to ...
     25  +35 2014 may 27cranial nerves
     25  -1 2014 may 22a congress of baboonsA congress of baboons ? - American Nurse TodayAnd what is the proper collective noun for a group of baboons ? Believe it or not, a congress ! That pretty much explains the things that come out ...
     26  -2 2014 may 24free radicals diseaseIn the past, whenever I heard the term free radicals , I visualized an array of sports .... In adults, free radicals are implicated in aging, cardiovascular disease , ...
     26  -19 2014 may 08how much is welcomematTripping over the welcome mat : Why new nurses don't stay and what The perceptions of nurse executives and NGNs seem to be borne out by NGN turnover rates of roughly 30% in the first year of practice and as much as 57% in ...
     27  +74 2014 jun 18nurse blogRead American Nurse Today's Blog ... Nancy J. Brent, MS, JD, RN - discusses the importance of nurses being active participants in the profession's future.
     27  +18 2014 jun 15heparin procardia dripzine, and extended-release nifedipine were crushed and given
     27  +74 2014 may 05high energy drinksHigh - energy drinks - American Nurse TodayRed Bull. Full Throttle. 5-Hour Energy. RockStar. Monster. AMP. Starbucks DoubleShot. Americans are consuming these and other high - energy drinks in record ...
     27  +74 2014 apr 27hemophilia patient instructionWhat every nurse should know about hemophilia - American Nurse Patients with hemophilia who are knowledgeable about their disorder quickly ... Genetic information for coagulation factors is located on the X chromosome.
     27  -9 2014 apr 23absolute neutrophil countWhat does the absolute neutrophil count tell you? - American Nurse While reading progress notes for Martina, a 16-year-old with Hodgkin's disease, you find out the physician will base the next chemotherapy dose on her absolute  ...
     27  +12 2014 apr 10statistic pregnancy refluxA new surgical intervention for reflux treatment - American Nurse A statistical analysis of hospital data from 1998 to 2005 by the Agency for ... factors such as the increased stomach pressure associated with pregnancy or ...
     27  -11 2014 mar 31lpn vs rnRemedying role confusion: Differentiating RN and LPN rolesIn today's constantly changing healthcare system, a key challenge is to better define, differentiate, and demarcate the roles of the registered nurse ( RN ) and ...
     27  +8 2014 mar 30cervical spondylosis symptomsCervical spondylosis with myelopathy: Painful and sometimesCervical spondylosis is thought to be underdiagnosed because to a large extent its signs and symptoms are expected in the elderly. Persons with the disorder ...
     27  +15 2014 mar 29louise kaplan open learningReading and critiquing a research article - American Nurse TodayAuthor: Louise Kaplan , PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, FAANP .... Louise Kaplan is director of the nursing program at Saint Martin's University in Lacey, ... Leave a comment on open access articles, send a letter to the editor, or email us ...
     28  +2 2014 jun 17rhonda anderson rnEditorial Advisory Board - American Nurse TodayRhonda Anderson , RN , DNSc(h), FAAN, FACHE. Chief Executive Officer. Cardon Children's Medical Center. Mesa, Ariz. Carolyn Buppert, CRNP, JD.
     28  -7 2014 may 18jnc 7 expressReferences - June 2008 - American Nurse TodayChest. 2007;1949-1962. www.chestjournal.org/cgi/content/abstract/131/6/194. Accessed April 2, 2008. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. JNC 7 Express .
     28  +2 2014 apr 19nursing name tagsWhen the topic is a dress code for nurses , everyone has an opinion, but .... the new large print name badges have on our nurses ' professional ...
     29  +7 2014 mar 28money magnet toolkitGoing for the gold: The value of attaining Magnet ® recognitioneral ways Magnet facilities save money and boost their bottom line each ... boards of directors. “The Business Case for Magnet Toolkit " will be available online.
     30  +4 2014 jun 12walking a labyrinthWalking the labyrinth : An exercise in self-healing - American Nurse Lauren Artress calls a labyrinth “a watering hole for the spirit and a mirror of the soul.” West shows her clients how walking a labyrinth can reconnect them to their  ...
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