June 2018 Vol. 13 No. 6

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A contemporary look at gerontological nursing

Nurse experts identify and respond to changing needs of an aging population. By Carol J. Bickford, PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN What exactly is gerontological nursing? Because of…
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Career Wellness

Big and small changes can help you cultivate a healthy work life. Takeaways: Burnout, stress, and dissatisfaction at work should prompt an evaluation of your career wellness. Several…
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Constructive feedback: How to have the difficult conversation

Prepare for a timely, goal-oriented, forward-thinking discussion. Takeaways: Having crucial conversations regarding suggestions for improvement serves as an important method for supporting professional growth of novice nurses. Delivering…
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Initial assessment and management of burn patients

Your quick action can help decrease morbidity and mortality, shorten hospital stays, and reduce costs. Takeaways: Large total body surface area burns require immediate and aggressive assessment and…
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Investments for success

Nurse leader embraces financial planning and pays it forward. After needing to raise money for her first nursing school admission fee, Irene Trowell-Harris, EdD, RN, Major General, USAF,…
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Isopropyl alcohol poisoning

Quick action puts a patient on the path to recovery. Takeaways: Isopropyl alcohol poisoning is uncommon and resembles ethanol intoxication because both toxins affect the central nervous system.…

June 2018 Vol. 13 No. 6

Click here to access the digital edition When you take care of yourself, you’re better able to take care of your patients and their families. This issue includes…
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Violence—It’s not “part of the job”

Advocacy is key to safer communities and workplaces. By Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN Violence knows no boundaries. It spills into our streets, homes, and community…
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Women and cardiovascular disease

Understand women’s unique risks and symptoms to ensure early identification and treatment of CVD. Takeaways: Cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of mortality in women; women of…

Workplace violence: A nurse tells her story

It’s not okay, and it is a big deal. By Lillee Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN “Personal boundary violation is not part of our job description. That statement…

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