Monthly Archives: April 2014

Posted on April 30, 2014 by Sandra Cordray | 0 comments
Group photo with the Molloy and Charity nursing students. [Photo Credit: Robert Carlson] A nursing student’s education in disaster preparedness and response is not confined to the classroom. Just...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on April 28, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! ...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on April 25, 2014 by Bea Larsen | 0 comments
This is part three of an 11-part series of blog excerpts written by Bea V. Larsen, JD, Center for Resolution of Disputes. These eleven blogs also appeared in Care Management Journals, Volume 15, Number 1, 2014. Full...
Posted in: Gerontology
Posted on April 24, 2014 by Teresa Shellenbarger | 0 comments
Have you noticed changes in nursing education and health care?  Maybe you’ve faced complex patient problems, new technology or changes in nursing care delivery.   Or, perhaps you’ve encountered complex clinical agency demands or you interact with nursing staff who are burdened with increasing patient care responsibilities.   Maybe, you’ve noticed that nursing students have different needs and expectations than just a few years ago.  You, like many other clinical teachers, face these...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on April 23, 2014 by Michele Upvall | 0 comments
Many of us are eager to help others close to home as well as globally. We may have a vague idea that we can learn from each other, but the thought remains in the back of our minds. Too often we are busy getting ready for the experience; preparing supplies, books and hopefully, doing some research to provide cultural context. Unfortunately, good intentions can never be enough to develop or sustain partnerships. Short-term study abroad and volunteer experiences are especially vulnerable to the “good...
Posted in: Nursing, Public Health
Posted on April 22, 2014 by Susan Penner | 0 comments
This is the final post in a three-part series explaining how nurses can make a ...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on April 21, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key skills needed, and related web sites and professional organizations where you can find more information! ...
Posted on April 17, 2014 by Patricia Kelly | 0 comments
The 2011 Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was an eye opener for many nurses.  Most Americans and nurses had been shocked by the 2000 Institute of Medicine report,  “To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System”, where experts estimated that as many as 98,000 people die in any given year from medical errors that occur in hospitals.  The three co-editors were sure that neither we nor any of the nurses or other health care providers that...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on April 16, 2014 by Kim Scott | 0 comments
When most people think of ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders they think of patient’s presenting to the office with symptoms suggestive of allergic rhinitis, otitis media, sinusitis and acute pharyngitis.  Most providers can treat and manage these conditions without thinking twice or referring to an additional resource for guidance.  Most don’t think of thyroid, parathyroid, salivary gland abnormalities and benign neck conditions such as branchial cleft anomalies or thyroglossal duct cysts...
Posted in: Nursing
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Posted on April 15, 2014 by Stephanie Buehler | 0 comments
Behind the doors of a sex therapist, clients seek understanding, acceptance, and answers.  But how can mental health professionals help their clients achieve these goals?  Dr. Stephanie Buehler, a licensed psychologist, sex therapist and a recognized author, invites you to “Step Into My Office” with monthly sidebars taken from her own experience. Couples where the male ejaculates quickly may feel that they are missing out on the emotional closeness brought by intercourse....
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