Do you know all the parts of a stethoscope? You likely already know that a stethoscope is an iconic symbol of healthcare professionals worldwide, serving as a vital tool for diagnosing and monitoring patients’ health. Yet, to wield this instrument effectively, you have to understand its intricate components. So, if you’re a new nurse just dipping your toes into the exciting waters of healthcare, don’t be intimidated by that stethoscope hanging around your neck! It’s not just a piece of equipment; it’s your trusty sidekick on this incredible journey of healing and caring. In this article, we delve into all […]
A nurse anesthetist is a specialized professional who administers anesthesia to patients before and during surgical procedures. These advanced practice nurses participate in the highly specialized and intricate task of maintaining the delicate balance of keeping a patient safely unconscious, pain-free, and stable throughout a medical procedure. If you want to learn how to become a nurse anesthetist, this article is for you. What Does a Nurse Anesthetist Do? It is essential to examine the patient’s medical history and current health status to identify any potential issues that could affect the anesthesia. So, a Nurse Anesthetist plays a vital role
Psychology is an important field that covers both the mental and behavioral aspects of a person. That is Why psychology is important in nursing.
Nurses need to support during the COVID-19 pandemic like anyone else. They probably need even more. We’ll tell you why and give you some ideas for ways to support nurses during a crisis. Right now all across America (the world even), people are isolating themselves and practicing social distancing to prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus formally known al COVID-19. The hardest thing that most people have to do during this global pandemic is sit at home. But not nurses. The Struggle of COVID-19 for Nurses Nurses have to get up every morning (or afternoon if they work nightshift)
We have the solution you have been waiting for! Seriously. WASH YOUR HANDS. Don’t make this weird. Other Corona Virus Prevention Tips Is it really that simple? No. But, handing washing is the big one. A study has shown that Corona Virus can live on some surfaces for up to 72 hours, so the major risk is in touching a surface that is contaminated. You can then infect yourself or transfer the virus to other surfaces are people. After you’ve increased your handwashing frequency and length, here are additional ways you can prevent getting and spreading the disease: Prevention tips
Working from home can really be a godsend. Working in the convenient setting of your home, the ability to take breaks when you want to, no senior executive breathing down your neck to get the job done, the freedom to work the hours you want and all the while be there for your family when they really need you. Working from home is indeed an ideal situation. But is working from home possible in all professions, especially healthcare?
This article will examine the breastfeeding vs formula debate and share why fed is best. The breastfeeding vs formula debate isn’t a new one. The debate of the quality and value of infant formula have been around since it’s invention by chemist Justus von Liebig in 1865. However, the majority of the population of new mothers have been well educated on the benefits of breastfeeding. When a child is born the parents make a decision on how to feed their child: formula, breast milk, or some combination of the two. When a Nurse Can’t Nurse Her Child As of the writing of