Nurses do you know the facts about the Official “Do Not Use” List

Nurse Charting

The joint commissions status update on how registered nurses, LPN, LVN, and other nursing fields should avoid the words listed in the article below, it outlines the “Do not Use” list for nursing and medical staff on charting.  These abbreviations have been shown to be misread multiple times.  Computerized charting has helped alleviate some errors from these written orders, however, not […]

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How Aerobic Exercise Affects Cardiovascular Fitness – Staff Health

How Aerobic Exercise Affects Cardiovascular Fitness     Exercise more, people say. It’s good for you. And they’re right of course, exercise is essential to good health. It brings with it many benefits, such as better moods, deeper sleep, and stable weight. But perhaps the most profound benefit seen when increasing the amount of exercise performed is the improvement in […]

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Average RN salary and average LVN, CNA salary

RN Salary With nursing shortages reported all over the United States and abroad, one would wonder what would they make as a CNA, LVN, LPN, RN, or even an advanced practice Registered Nurse. We have some answers for you.  Please note that these are the averages of RN salaries reported across the United States.  If you would like an hourly, […]

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Police find body believed to be of Arkansas nursing student who disappeared

Police find body believed to be of Arkansas nursing student who disappeared Published February 01, 2015 FoxNews.com Police say they found a woman’s body believed to be that of a missing nursing student who disappeared while traveling from Arkansas to Oklahoma, 4029TV reported Sunday morning. Callie Morris, a student at Henderson State University, was reported missing Thursday night, according to […]

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Benadryl may increase risk of Alzheimer’s, study says

Benadryl may increase risk of Alzheimer’s, study says By Evann Gastaldo – Published January 27, 2015 – Newser Need help with allergies—or sleeping? Be careful: A new study finds that some sleeping aids and allergy pills, including Benadryl and Nytol, are associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. The study looked at “anticholinergic” drugs, which block acetylcholine, a nervous system […]

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