If you want to get better at auscultation and enjoy the convenience of documenting the sounds auscultated by transferring them to a computer using cutting-edge Bluetooth tech, look no further than Littman electronic stethoscopes. Digital stethoscopes have been here for quite some time now. As advanced instruments that are superior in quality to traditional stethoscopes, they are designed to drastically improve the accuracy of diagnostic procedures. Even though there is nothing fundamentally … [Read more...] about Is the Littmann Electronic Stethoscope better than other stethoscopes?
So you are a nursing practitioner and you are torn about which stethoscope to buy. Used by a great number of proud doctors, nurses and medical professionals around the world, Littman stethoscopes offer terrific acoustic response, exceptional value, and superior results overall. Best Littmann Stethoscopes In this roundup, we are going to take a look at some of the best from the Littman stable. 3M™ Littmann® Master Cardiology Stethoscope If you are looking to buy one of the best … [Read more...] about Best Littmann Stethoscopes
When I entered nursing school I didn't know very many nurses. I questioned everyone that I thought might know anything about nursing on what I needed to know to do well in nursing school. Unfortunately, I was given very little practical advice. But I don’t think it was the fault of the people that I had asked. I honestly think that many in nursing school struggle to make it through and wipe many of those memories from their brain. Sort of like how mothers somehow forget that agonies of … [Read more...] about 15 Things Every Nursing Student Needs to Know
If you have been following the Amanda Trujillo case you might be interested to know the Arizona Board of Nursing has issued the final resolution. You can find the contents of the final ruling on the case here: https://www.azbn.gov/ConsentAgreements/1104073.pdf If you just want to get down to the nitty gritty and hear the “what happened” of it all, you can find the details on page 7 of the document. “Respondent’s licenses is place on probation for twelve (12) months. Prior to termination of … [Read more...] about Update on the Amanda Trujillo Case: Doing the Right Thing Can be Subjective
Are you looking for the best stethoscopes for nurses? You likely already know that nurses use many important pieces of equipment on a daily basis. Whether you're trying to obtain a blood pressure or listening to the chest of a little one with a cough, your stethoscope is a vital piece of nursing gear. Finding the best stethoscopes for nurses can be a challenge. While you want a top-rated stethoscope, it can often be difficult to find just the right one and at a great price. However, you now have … [Read more...] about 10 Best Stethoscopes for Nurses
A recent survey of over 1,000 RNs suggests that there are several barriers preventing implementation of evidenced-based practices to improve patient outcomes. One of the primary barriers mentioned was resistance from nursing leadership. Also ranking high on the list were politics and organizational cultures. The cultures that avoid change are certainly damaging to implementation of these standards of care. There is a disconnect among new graduate nurses and seasoned nurses in understanding the … [Read more...] about Evidence Based Practice: Nurses Barriers to Implementation?