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Psychiatric Nursing: All Your Questions Answered
By Katy Konkel · 3 months ago
Unlike physical ailments which generally have an obvious cause and treatment plan, mental illness can be harder to diagnose and treat. Furthermore, while attitudes are changing, there is still a stigma associated with seeking therapy ...
Coronavirus: Disinfecting Your Scrubs
By Katy Konkel · 4 months ago
As the front line of defense against the coronavirus pandemic, nurses and doctors are continuously placed in a scenario where they may be exposed to the COVID-19 virus. While routine hand washing and the use ...
A Day in the Life of a Correctional Nurse Featured
By Katy Konkel · 4 months ago
Currently, there are more than 2.4 million men and women serving time in America’s jails and prisons. Of these 2.4 million inmates, it is estimated that 40% are managing chronic medical conditions; 40% are coping ...
Considering Home Health Nursing? What You Should Know Before Applying Featured
By Katy Konkel · 4 months ago
After gaining one to two years of work experience on a medical-surgical floor, the career opportunities that are available to a nurse become virtually limitless. While some clinicians will continue their employment journey in a ...
Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season: Tips and Tricks for Nurses Featured
By Katy Konkel · 4 months ago
As a nurse, your risk of catching a viral illness from an infected patient during cold and flu season is high. Additionally, your line of work requires that you be out in the community where ...