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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SURVIVING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER – LA County Sheriff

SURVIVING AN ACTIVE SHOOTER – LA County Sheriff   It is sad to have to post this, however, as you know, we have had many hospital shooting recently. My hospital cared enough about us to make us do a similar class. Always know your surroundings and your exits. This video is graphic but very well done. Please share and get […]

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Students be sure to get some time for yourself

 The holidays are coming, but so are finals etc.  Too much studying and not enough rest will not make you more productive, in fact it will make you less productive. German neurologist, Hans Berger found that the brain is always in a state of considerable activity, even when sleeping or relaxing. This is obvious as your heart keeps beating and […]

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