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7 Reasons Why Nurses Need a Tablet: Amazon Kindle Fire, iPad2, or Nook Tablet

Tablets have become an exciting game changer in technology and healthcare. Nurses can benefit from owning tablets and the Amazon Kindle Fire, Apple iPad 2, and Nook Tablet are all worth taking a look at. It is no secret that this nerdy nurse is a fan of tablet computers. I still swoon over my iPad and have the HP Touchpad as well. I’ve been eyeing Android tablets ( and also thinking about putting Android on my HP touchpad) but I haven’t found one that’s made me …

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Take a Bite Out of Needle Pain with Buzzy on Shark Tank

Buzzy is a small vibrating device that looks like a bumble bee and is paired along with a small wing-shaped ice pack. Used together, the ice pack and the vibrations work together to provide pain management for needle sticks. At first I thought what Amy was describing was merely distraction, but it’s actually some pretty deep scientific stuff that is backed by clinical trials and years and years of research (and a ton of happy customer testimonials).

Petition! Petition! Mandate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Full Practice Authority

You may have received the following request (or something similar) in your inbox on Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, and the like: Mandate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) full practice authority

The link takes you to a petition directed to the White House. The petition hopes to raise public awareness about APRNs and the barriers to their full practice authority. These practice barriers vary by state and include inability to prescribe medication without physician collaboration, inability to order imaging studies, inability to initiate home care, and inability to be a patient’s primary care provider of record.

ZAGG invisibleSHIELD: Don’t Think Twice, invisibleSHIELD Your Device!

When you think of a shield it can have a number of different adjectives behind it. There is the wooden shield broken shield, spiky shield, big shield, small shield, and so on. You basically get the picture that any number of shields can come to mind. However, my favorite type of shield, and the best one I have ever come across has to be the invisibleSHIELD from ZAGG.

How To Save Money in Nursing School

How To Save Money In Nursing School

This post has 1 purpose – to help you save money in nursing school! There are many expenses associated with attending nursing school. Some of these include textbooks, uniforms, clinical supplies, meal, testing and licensing fees, transportation costs, and general living expenses. If you combine this with the fact that often a nursing school schedule leaves little time to work and earn income, your budget can become quite stretched during your years of nursing education.

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