Have you ever had a moment where you were pondering a problem when suddenly an announcer on the radio started to discuss some approaches to that very dilemma. My wife, Joan, who is more attuned to spiritual matters, was sewing at home when she suddenly had to jump into her car and hurry to the grade school where my son, Nathan, was just being led to the nursing station with a severe asthma attack. Just yesterday I was going through a desk drawer looking for a schedule when a … [Read more...] about Are Coincidences More Than Coincidental? A Physician Shares a Compelling Story
The practice of nursing is guided by certain state education laws, rules, regulations, and the code of ethics. According to these, nurses are morally bound to care for and treat all patients regardless of disease entities, socio-economic status, cultural views, religion and sexual orientation, and so forth. Nurses are to care for all people. My nursing school motto was, “Amicus Humani Generis” which translated to be, “ Lover of the Human Race.” Wouldn’t it be ironic to go against the core of … [Read more...] about Can a Nurse Refuse Treatment of a Patient?
The best NCLEX guide is subjective, but I firmly feel that you need to know the strategy of taking the NCLEX before you spend hours reviewing example questions. When I think back on all the test strategy guides and NCLEX questions that I reviewed for the nursing boards, I can think of no single piece of literature that helped me more than Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam. Quite frankly, my one mistake with buying this book is that I … [Read more...] about Best NCLEX Guide: Saunders Strategies for Test Success: Passing Nursing School and the NCLEX Exam
I’m so excited to share with you that an amazing project I have been working on for quite some time now is nearly complete. You guessed it: My book! The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology provides the tools nurses need to improve their practices, further their careers, and solidify themselves as assets to their employers. Written with humor and easily digestible sections of information, this reference guide supplies nurses with the practical application tools they need to embrace technology … [Read more...] about The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology: The Book
97.7% DNA match is overwhelming evidence of paternity. That explains why Eden Braverman, RN, vacillates with her capacity to trust her brother-in-law. Rachel Westbrook, the child’s mother, propels Eden on a journey to find the truth behind the DNA results and Rachel’s suspected ulterior motives. After all, Jarod Fairgate is a multimillionaire. Eden suddenly finds her own life compromised with accusations of drugs, patient abuse, and the final insult, her sister’s murder. To find answers, she … [Read more...] about Can a DNA Test Be Wrong?
If you’re in trying to save money while in nursing school you are already aware of just how expensive textbooks are. But did you know that you have save money by renting your textbooks? Not only can you save money, but you can also decrease they amount of books you have to lug around by renting ebook versions of your needed texts. Your shoulders and back will thank you for that. To Rent or Purchase Textbooks? If you’re thinking about it, you need to check out textbook rental on Amazon to get … [Read more...] about How to Save on Textbooks: ebook and Physical Textbook Rentals