Electronic Cigarettes and Social Media

Perceptions and Sentiments About Electronic Cigarettes on Social Media Platforms: Systematic Review. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAsl9GY2FDo Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) have been widely promoted on the internet, and subsequently, social media has been used as an important informative platform by e-cigarette users. Beliefs and knowledge expressed on social media platforms have largely influenced e-cigarette uptake, the decision [...]

By |January 16th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Sleep and Stress in Adolescents

Sleep and stress in adolescents: the roles of pre-sleep arousal and coping during school and vacation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UENgPUSgM0U This study explored the relationship between stress and actigraphy-measured and self-reported sleep in adolescents during periods of restricted (school) and unrestricted (vacation) sleep opportunities. We further examined whether (1) cognitive pre-sleep arousal (PSA) mediated the relationship [...]

By |January 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Reflective Teaching Program in Nursing Students

Using Reflective Teaching Program to Explore Health-Promoting Behaviors in Nursing Students https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wt5Ypt9C_wg The attitudes of nurses toward health promotion affect patients. However, current classroom teaching does not provide nursing students with actual experiences. An experiential and reflective teaching design will help nursing students practice actual health behaviors and record their feelings. This will [...]

By |December 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stressors in Open-Heart Surgery Patients

Stressors in open-heart surgery patients: A qualitative study. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mWoljmrfwYY Open-heart surgery is a stressful experience for patients and their families. From the moment that patients are told they must undergo surgery until discharge, they experience different degrees of worry and nervousness. This study was conducted with the aim of identifying stress factors in [...]

By |December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Soft Skills in Nursing

Soft Skills in Nursing The perceived importance of soft (service) skills in nursing care: A research study. Nursing education has transformed over time. While this is particularly evident in the integration of technology in pedagogy, it is not evident whether the training of soft (service) skills has also evolved effectively. Though soft (service) skills are [...]

By |December 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nursing Workforce in a Post-Disaster Setting

Determinants and supporting factors for rebuilding nursing workforce in a post-disaster setting. The workforce shortage is one of the major issues associated with the recovery of Minamisoma City in Fukushima Prefecture, after the Great East Japan Earthquake and the subsequent accidents at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plants in March 2011. While the radiation risks [...]

By |December 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

State Nursing Requirements

NURSING CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS BY STATE *Last Updated - 11/7/2019 State CE Requirements for RNs CE Requirements for LPNs Special Requirements and Notes State Governing Agency Alabama 24 contact hours every 2 years for RNs. 12 contact hours allowed through independent study. 24 contact hours every 2 years for LPNs. 12 contact hours allowed through [...]

By |November 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What are LPN/LVN Continuing Education Units?

What are LPN/LVN Continuing Education Units? But first, what is the difference between an LPN and an LVN? Passing the NCLEX-PN is required for licensure of both LPNs and LVNs. The biggest difference between a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) and a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) is actually the name. The term LVN is used in [...]

By |November 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Oncology Nurses: Personality Traits and Burnout

Relationship between personality traits and burnout in oncology nurses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJBTcuRPgf4 Nurses burnout is a serious problem which can affect their health, the quality of patient care, and health institutions. Personality traits affect level of nurse burnout, and burnout characteristics vary depending on nurses' personality traits. The present study assessed burnout levels in order [...]

By |November 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nurses Job Engagement

The voice of nurses as a means to promote job engagement. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XwYUxAfyFeI The objective of this study was to establish the factors that induce nursing professionals to present engagement with their work environment. Qualitative study, using the communicative methodology, with nursing professionals from public and private centers. The statements were collected through communicative stories and [...]

By |October 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments