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Joy stealing: Stopping happiness thieves

Learn how to deal with coworkers who take the joy out of work. THE AMERICAN NURSES ASSOCIATION (ANA) and my state organization, the Texas Nurses...

Reiki: Hand in hand with nursing

Caring for your patients and yourself. Takeaways: Reiki is grounded in the transmission of energy through a practitioners’ hands to restore the body’s homeostasis. Nurses...

Leadership challenge: The role of timing in work and life

How to create the conditions for career success when life throws you a curve ball Takeaways: Timing plays a more significant role in work and...

Seizure emergencies

Quick action guides treatment. Takeaways: Status epilepticus is a seizure that last 5 minutes or more or repetitive seizures with no recovery between them. Status...

Social media in healthcare: A 360-degree view

What to do when patients record you working. Takeaways: Misuse of social media occurs when users (patients or nurses) post information that isn’t their own,...

Transport teams and patient handoff reports

Patient safety requires complete communication. Takeaways: To protect patients, referring organizations, and transport professionals, a patient care report suitable to the scope of practice of...

Transitioning from nurse clinician to nurse educator

The future of nursing and healthcare requires more nurse educators. Takeaways: The nursing profession needs more nurse educators to train enough nurses to care for...

Influenza update 2019-2020

Protect yourself and your patients with timely vaccinations. WITH FLU SEASON beginning, your yearly flu shot is more important than ever. The Centers for Disease...

Your brain on optimism

Positive nursing role models know how to train their brain to be more optimistic. SPENDING TIME around positive nurses is contagious and heartwarming. The more...

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