|Nursing Insights Newsletter|
Today is March 31, 2021. Editor's Picks... 😨 My Child Has COVID!, Doctor Blaming Me For Own Mistake, Bad Experience w/Dementia Patient, Finding My Passion in Nursing, and April Fools' Day.
I got the call we’ve been dreading. My son’s 3rd grade class had a positive COVID exposure and his entire class has to quarantine for 2 weeks. Friday evening my son was feeling sick to his stomach then started vomiting. Saturday morning he was still vomiting. I took him to the ER and had him tested. My 9 year old has COVID.
by wernicke, BSN, RN
I had an elderly female patient with dementia who required a Foley Cath. She became upset. Yelling "no! no! no!" then began crying, saying "Why? Why? Why?", "I'm a good girl! Why? What's going to happen to me now?", "I'm ruined", etc. Is this inevitable?
I work at an outpatient surgery center where minor surgeries and pain management procedures are performed. Those type of interventions are routinely done under MAC, or "twilight sedation". I work there as a perioperative nurse for some time now...
Yes, you can pass microbiology! Here are some tips to get you through it...
by Carol Ebert, MSN, RN
I assumed my role would involve bedside nursing, and since my mother had also been a nurse and loved it, I assumed I would feel the same way. Little did I know, that not all nurses fall into the same category.
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