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     1  +1 2014 oct 05professional rn portfolio0 What goes into your professional portfolio & what you'll get out of itAuthor: Robin Donohoe Dennison, RN , DNP, CCNS. What is a professional portfolio ? Let's start with what it is not. It's not a résumé or curriculum vitae (CV).
     1  +2 2014 aug 25med error nurse11 Medication 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 ...
     1  +100 2014 aug 20returning to nursing course6 Ready, set, go! How to return to the nursing workforce - American If you are contemplating a return to nursing practice, here are three steps to help you ... A refresher course does not replace a hospital or agency orientation nor ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 24american nurse todayAmerican Nurse TodayFeatures An ending and a new beginning for American Nurse Today
     1  +1 2014 jul 24nursing 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 ...
     1  ~ 2014 jul 19pulmonary embolism nursingDetecting, managing, and preventing pulmonary embolismANA is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing , Provider Number 6178. ... Pulmonary embolism ( PE ) occurs when a pulmonary artery becomes ...
     1  +1 2014 jul 16professional 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.
     2  +3 2014 oct 01or nurse portfolioA professional portfolio is the evidence of your skills, achievements, and professional experience. ... Oermann M. Developing a professional portfolio in nursing .
     2  +24 2014 aug 30how 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 ...
     2  +8 2014 jul 26substance 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 ...
     3  +4 2014 sep 01economic times nursing healthcareNursing jobs in tough economic times - American Nurse TodayA potential risk facing health care is that the current stabilization of the nursing workforce will be mistaken for a resolution of the nursing shortage. Hospitals and  ...
     3  +16 2014 aug 26rn e-portfolios web pageWhy you need an electronic professional portfolio | American Nurse An electronic portfolio captures all professional development data and ... For a more flexible approach, develop a web -based portfolio. ... Feedback from instructors and mentors at clinical sites should be included in the student's portfolio.
     4  +1 2014 oct 03holistic nursing practice1 Holistic 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  ~ 2014 oct 03what is holistic nursing
     4  -1 2014 sep 12tracheostomy suctioning14 Tracheostomy care: An evidence-based guide to suctioning and TRACHEOSTOMY CARE and tracheal suctioning are high-risk procedures. To avoid poor outcomes, nurses who perform them—whether ...
     4  +10 2014 sep 10nurse managerMove up to the role of nurse manager - American Nurse TodaySome of the most rewarding experiences happen on the front lines. The nurse manager is responsible for nursing practice and quality of care among frontline ...
     4  +97 2014 sep 02nursing skin assessment0 Color awareness: A must for patient assessment - American Nurse Your 75-year-old patient is short of breath. Knowing his natural skin tone is dark, you're unsure how to assess for central cyanosis. An adolescent patient has a ...
     5  -1 2014 sep 27nursing 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, ...
     5  -1 2014 sep 22trach careTracheostomy care - American Nurse Today
     5  +5 2014 aug 15time management nursingPreceptors, mentors, and other veteran nurses can help them develop prioritizing ... Orientees' time - management skills improve as they develop routines and get ...
     5  +4 2014 jul 29time management for nurses
     6  +6 2014 sep 27examples 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.
     6  +3 2014 aug 22restlessness 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).
     7  -2 2014 sep 17nurses crave high powerHigh - energy drinks: What you don't know could hurt you - American Americans are consuming these and other high - energy drinks in record numbers
     7  +8 2014 aug 16nursing 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 ...
     7  -1 2014 jul 30drip 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  ~ 2014 jul 24most 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 ...
     8  -4 2014 aug 20aacn white paper0 AACN endorses white paper on medication reconciliationThe American Association of Critical-Care Nurses ( AACN ) recently endorsed a white paper that calls for system-wide programs for medication reconciliation ...
     8  +28 2014 aug 04nursing and information technologyNursing , Technology , and Information Systems - American Nurse have undergone peer review according to American Nurse Today standards. .... of health information technology tools to improve safety and efficiency and.
     8  +32 2014 aug 01trends in nursing educationPreparing nurses for tomorrow's healthcare system - American One trend in nursing education moves away from previous content-delivery methods to engage students to "learn how to learn" rather than focusing only on ...
     8  +5 2014 aug 01sequential 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, ...
     8  +6 2014 jul 29nursing journals peer reviewedNursing peer review : Principles and practice - American Nurse TodayAccording to the American Nurses Credentialing Center, "The peer review process
     9  ~ 2014 oct 01holistic health nursesHolistic nursing : Focusing on the whole person - American Nurse Holistic nursing encourages nurses to integrate self-care, self-responsibility, ... How is holistic nursing moving into the forefront of health care?
     9  ~ 2014 sep 09magnet hospitalThe value of attaining Magnet recognition - American Nurse TodayStudies show Magnet hospitals have higher percentages of satisfied registered nurses (RNs), lower RN turnover and vacancy, improved clinical outcomes, ...
     9  +5 2014 aug 25nurse residency programs journalsIn praise of nursing residency programs | American Nurse TodayHome · Journal & Archives · Current Issue
     9  +92 2014 aug 22nursing magazines and journalsAmerican Nurse Today | Clinical. Peer Reviewed. Trusted.American Nurse Today | Clinical. ... Home · Journal & Archives ... CDC publishes updates to immunization schedules for children and adults; nurse filling vaccine ...
     9  +1 2014 aug 09high 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 administration. After all .... Color-matching the pump and tubing labels may help.
     9  +9 2014 jul 17ethiopia 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.
     10  +12 2014 aug 11gift 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 ...
     10  +40 2014 jul 31nursing magnet statusGoing for the gold: The value of attaining Magnet recognitionMagnet Recognition® from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is the ... This research will intensify as more hospitals achieve Magnet status and ...
     10  +91 2014 jul 16submit your articles nowSubmit - American Nurse TodayIf we publish your article , you'll receive several copies of the issue in which it's published. About the journal. American Nurse Today is a peer-reviewed journal ...
     11  +13 2014 sep 15reflux minimizing catheter5 Preventing catheter -related bloodstream infections related to IV I.V. connectors fall into three categories based on reflux : ... is disconnected from the connector, to minimize blood reflux associated with use.
     11  +55 2014 aug 22nursing magnet program1 Going for the gold: The value of attaining Magnet recognitionMagnet Recognition® from the American Nurses Credentialing Center ... in Magnet facilities and are eager to collaborate on ways to improve program offerings.
     11  +4 2014 jul 26cranial 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 .... Goldberg S. The Four-Minute Neurologic Exam .
     12  ~ 2014 sep 11cranial nerve 5easier way to remember the cranial nerves and their locations—by ... the 12 cranial nerves, and the placement of the ... Cranial nerve V covers most of the face.
     12  +7 2014 aug 30clinical research nursesCare of clinical trial participants: What nurses need to know Editor'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 ...
     12  +3 2014 aug 29nursing in americaAmerican Nurse Today - Clinical. Peer Reviewed. Trusted.CDC publishes updates to immunization schedules for children and adults · nurse filling vaccine 'Tis the season…to immunize. Sponsored By. sanofi logo ...
     12  +89 2014 aug 27leadership articles today1 Nine principles of successful nursing leadership - American Nurse 1 Nine principles of successful nursing leadership . Share on twitter Share on facebook .... practice for the workplace. If you liked this article , sign up for our complimentary weekly e-Newsletter to receive updates from American Nurse Today  ...
     12  +3 2014 aug 13nursing 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 ...
     12  +3 2014 aug 12nursing 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 ...
     12  +63 2014 aug 01hospital magnet statusBut exactly how does Magnet recognition contribute to improving a hospital's bottom line? Magnet status isn't a prize or an award. It's a performance-driven ...
     13  +23 2014 sep 19stridorRecognizing croup and stridor in children - American Nurse TodayIf you think croup and stridor are basically the same, you're not alone. Although both conditions can occur with airway obstruction, they're different entities.
     13  -7 2014 sep 16tracheostomy care
     13  +3 2014 sep 08american journal of nursingFor more please visit www. nursingworld .org ... Subscribe to the Journal ... Female African American adolescents in gangs suffer negative health effects .. ▻ All.
     14  +4 2014 sep 11cranial nerve funeasier way to remember the cranial nerves and their ... Located in the nose, cranial nerve (CN) I controls ... Test the motor function of the temporal and mas-.
     14  +65 2014 sep 09if i would know thatWould you know what to do if you suspected substance abuse?“ If I didn't know better I would think Jane was taking drugs or something,” Polly commented. “Drugs! Not Jane, she would never take drugs. I've known Jane for ...
     14  ~ 2014 sep 01happy new today0 Study: Happy new marriage predicts weight gain - American Nurse Home » Clinical Topics » Health and Wellness » Study: Happy new marriage predicts weight ... trending Now ... FDA approves new type of drug for insomnia .
     15  +16 2014 aug 19oncology nurse certificationSeven reasons why oncology nurses should get certified | American Author: Frank P. Whyte, OCN, RN. For oncology nurses, specialty certification has become the gold standard. The Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation ...
     16  ~ 2014 oct 03scooter spirit rnBest Practices for Falls Reduction - American Nurse TodayLikewise, as the American nurse ages, the risk of caregiver injury escalates,
     16  ~ 2014 sep 30emergency care amarican heart14 Emergency cardiac drugs: Essential facts for med-surg nursesBut many also take place in progressive care units or general nursing units.
     16  -2 2014 aug 11nursing name id badgeAn evidence-based approach to creating a new nursing dress codeThey did wear their identification badges . ... like to see a nurse dress, patients chose photos of nurses with their hair back and a large print “RN” name badge.
     16  +11 2014 aug 02statistic 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 ...
     16  +55 2014 aug 01magnet recognition programMagnet Recognition® from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) is .... Karen Drenkard is director of the Magnet Recognition Program ® at ANCC in ...
     17  ~ 2014 sep 28eventalert0 Joint Commission releases Sentinel Event Alert - American Nurse On Aug. 20, The Joint Commission released “Sentinel Event Alert 53: Managing risk during transition to new ISO tubing connector standards.” New ISO ...
     17  +39 2014 sep 27error in process sentinelThe phrase, 'or the risk thereof' includes any process variation for which a ... Not all sentinel events stem from an error , and not all errors lead to sentinel events.
     17  ~ 2014 sep 24medical abbreviation parkinson npsMany healthcare providers use the acronym MONA to help them remember the .... pre-excitation arrhythmias, such as Wolff- Parkinson -White (WPW) syndrome.
     17  +7 2014 jul 27phone nurse jobsTen 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 ...
     17  +10 2014 jul 23lpn vs rnRemedying role confusion: Differentiating RN and LPN rolesFor years, our profession has struggled with this issue, which can be especially knotty as each state has the legal authority to regulate the RN's and LPN's scope  ...
     18  ~ 2014 sep 29precious moments picturesBaby pictures : Preserving precious moments in the NICU - American In the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), mothers and preemies don't have much time together. To help promote a semblance of the bonding that should take ...
     18  +7 2014 sep 13a 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 ...
     18  +83 2014 sep 11doyoulookHow do you look ? - American Nurse TodayRecently, I rushed to the emergency department (ED) at my local hospital to meet a relative who'd been taken there by ambulance. When I arrived, in my ...
     18  +83 2014 aug 16how to fight fatigueHow to fight fatigue in patients with cancer | American Nurse Today0 How to fight fatigue in patients with cancer. Share on twitter Share on facebook More Sharing ServicesShare. Publication Date: June 2010 Vol. 5 No. 6.
     18  +15 2014 aug 01high alert medication labelling
     18  +1 2014 jul 24easing ic symptomsInterstitial cystitis - chronic, common, and sometimes complicated to Many patients with IC have pain on bladder filling and urination, as well as with .... done to repair and rebuild the damaged uterine lining and ease IC symptoms .
     19  +11 2014 sep 15congress of baboons
     19  +82 2014 aug 25above the bottom line0 Medical-surgical value analysis aims high above the bottom lineStandardization of medical-surgical products across hospitals and health systems can have significant benefits in cost savings, employee satisfaction, and the ...
     19  +4 2014 aug 20end 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  ...
     19  ~ 2014 jul 29post 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 ...
     20  ~ 2014 aug 24breast implant safety update0 FDA updates safety data for silicone gel-filled breast implantsA new report of data from studies conducted by manufacturers confirms that silicone gel-filled breast implants are “ safe and effective when used as intended.
     21  +3 2014 sep 27heart medications course14 Emergency cardiac drugs : Essential facts for med-surg nurses14 Emergency cardiac drugs : Essential facts for med-surg nurses .... Although a class III antiarrhythmic, it has some properties of all antiarrhythmic classes .
     21  +3 2014 sep 18phonic interview tipsYou were expecting a face-to-face job interview, but instead you're scheduled for a phone interview . Discouraged? Don't be. Phone interviews  ...
     21  +60 2014 sep 09night shift nursesNutrition for night - shift nurses - American Nurse Today0 Nutrition for night - shift nurses . PDF Format. Share on twitter Share on facebook More Sharing ServicesShare. Publication Date: March 2014 Vol. 9 No. 3.
     21  +6 2014 aug 26high energy drinksHigh - energy drinks : What you don't know could hurt you | American Red Bull. Full Throttle. 5-Hour Energy. RockStar. Monster. AMP. Starbucks DoubleShot. Americans are consuming these and other high - energy drinks in record ...
     21  +38 2014 aug 17alcohol withdrawal syndrome0 Understanding and managing alcohol withdrawal syndromeManifestations of alcohol withdrawal syndrome (AWS) occur at the onset of detoxification. They may arise within 6 to 8 hours after the last drink and peak at 24 to ...
     21  +6 2014 aug 15absolute 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  ...
     21  -6 2014 jul 24us medication statisticsMedication errors: - American Nurse TodaySobering statistics .) Medication administration is a complex multistep process that en- compasses prescribing, transcribing, dispensing, and administering drugs .
     22  ~ 2014 oct 01your stop look0 Stop , look and listen to your patients and their families - American Imagine one of your family members is admitted to the hospital. You'd want to be there to “help” and to let the staff know you're a nurse. Also, this would serve as ...
     22  +24 2014 sep 28hot nursePutting evidence into practice: Hot flashes - American Nurse TodayHot flashes, also known as hot flushes, vasomotor symptoms, night sweats, and ... ONS PEP teams consisting of advanced practice nurses , staff nurses , and a ...
     22  ~ 2014 sep 18oing todayPathways to moral courage - American Nurse Todayconstraints make doing the right thing difficult or impossible. Ultimately, these situations chal- lenge one's sense of virtue, which involves acting in accordance  ...
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