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Nursing Interventions for Acute and Chronic Pain Management

Nursing Interventions for Acute and Chronic Pain Management

What are all the different nursing interventions we can do? It often depends on which kind of pain it is. Is it chronic pain? Is it acute pain? Let’s look at both kinds and the different nursing interventions we can use to manage their pain.

What Does It Mean to Blow a Vein?

What Does It Mean to Blog 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?

Disability Insurance For Nurses – What It Is & Why You Need It Today

Disability Insurance For Nurses - What It Is & Why You Need It Today

Do you have any disability insurance? You may not be aware, but disability insurance for nurses is an important policy that protects you in case you are unable to work. In this article, we’ll share information about disability protection for nurses and how you can have income protection.

Are Nurse’s Notes Becoming a Lost Art?

Are Nurse's Notes Becoming a Lost Art?

For centuries nurses have been documenting the day to day activities and interventions of their patients. A well-crafted nurses note is a work of art, not only conveying the important information regarding their patient’s health status and response to treatment but also setting a tone and telling “the patient story.”

5 Reasons Why Every Perioperative Nurse Should Attend the AORN Conference

A perioperative nurse impacts patients at their most vulnerable times. For many, surgery is a event in which their medical care can have a life-long impact.

A perioperative nurse impacts patients at some of their most vulnerable times. For many patients, a surgery is a significant life event in which every aspect of their medical care can have a life-long impact. The perioperative nursing specialty is continuously evolving requiring nurses to continually seek information and education of new trends and treatments in surgical care.

What does PRN Stand for and When Should it Be Used?

What does PRN stand for and when should it be used? PRN is from a latin term which literally translates into English “as needed”. When should it be used?

PRN is from the latin term “Pro Re Nata”, which literally translates into English “as needed”. We frequently utilize this “as needed” terminology with medicine, and nurses daily hand out PRN medications for a variety of different reasons.

Resources on the Differences Between a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse

Differences Between a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse

You have been thinking and thinking about what career path to choose. There are so many options in the health field! You have finally made up your mind: you are going to be a nurse! It just makes perfect sense. You are kind, compassionate, empathetic, have great interpersonal skills and attention to detail. Another tough decision awaits you: LPN or RN? I have rounded up 10 articles that explain the Differences Between a Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse and will help you make that important decision.

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