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What Does It Mean to Blow a Vein?

What Does It Mean to Blow a Vein?

Starting IVs is one of the most exciting skills new nurses learn, and it can also be one of the most difficult. While threading a plastic catheter into a vein may seem straightforward when reading about it in a book, in practice, many things can go wrong or make the process more difficult. You may hear many nurses talk about “blowing a vein” when they were not successful in an IV start. However, what does it mean to blow a vein?

NANDA: Nursing Diagnosis List

NANDA: Nursing Diagnosis List

If you are a future nursing student or an actual professional nurse, you need to know about the NANDA or North American Nursing Diagnosis Association, nursing diagnosis, NANDA nursing diagnosis list, NANDA approved nursing diagnosis, NANDA problem list, and other nursing terms. If you are an ordinary citizen that is curious about the credibility of the nurses in your hospital, …

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How to Create the Perfect Registered Nurse Resume

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Creating the perfect registered nurse resume can be a challenge, especially for graduate nurses. It is difficult to make a resume stand out in the crowd if you have had little to no healthcare experience. However, you can get creative and in the process become more confident with the skills and expertise you do posses while highlighting them in an manner than will increase your likelihood of landing the job.

13 Work from Home Nursing Jobs

13 Work from Home Nursing Jobs

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?

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