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Posted on July 17, 2014 by Judith Herrman | 0 comments
New research reveals that 20-50% of today’s teens have mental health issues or illness impacting their daily lives. Further study notes that of these, 60-90% are not receiving needed treatment! Unmet mental health needs have been associated with criminality and incarceration, perpetration and victimization of violence and abuse, family discord, poverty, and suicide. This is especially true during the adolescent years and needs to be addressed immediately. Recent shootings, suicides, gun...
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Posted on July 17, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
New research reveals that 20-50% of today’s teens have mental health issues or illness impacting their daily lives.  Further study notes that of these, 60-90% are not receiving needed treatment!  Unmet mental health needs have been associated with criminality and incarceration, perpetration and victimization of violence and abuse, family discord, poverty, and suicide.  This is especially true during the adolescent years and needs to be addressed immediately. Recent shootings, suicides,...
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Posted on July 11, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
In this monthly feature, we collect a few excerpts from reviews of our books.  Here is a sampling of our May and June book reviews:  Adult CCRN Certification Review: Think in Questions, Learn by Rationale by Kendra Menzies Kent, MS, RN-BC, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN “[This book] does an excellent job of reviewing the relevant content, with good thought-provoking questions. It is followed by NCLEX style...
Posted in: Nursing
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Posted on July 10, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Whether we work with teens, encounter teens in our community, or live with teens in our home, we are frequently energized, enthused and challenged by teens and their thoughts and behaviors.  Rather than seeing teens as “another species,” nurses, other health professionals, and anyone interfacing with teens should remember that we were all teens once and that the teens today will be the adults of tomorrow.  As stated by Margaret Mead, “the solution of adult problems tomorrow depends in...
Posted in: Nursing
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Posted on June 24, 2014 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Nursing recruiters often hear “what would radiology need a nurse for?” The easy answer to that question is “to provide quality patient care while supporting the imaging or procedural needs of the patient”.  The comprehensive answer to that question, is clearly answered in Fast Facts for the Radiology Nurse! After years of exploring many types of nursing specialties (emergency, telephone, pediatric,...
Posted in: Nursing