Care Transition Safety Experience Feedback

Implementing a survey for patients to provide safety experience feedback following a care transition: a feasibility study. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEizNCLSYb0 BACKGROUND: The aim was to determine the feasibility of implementing a patient safety survey which measures patients' experiences of their own safety relating to a care transition. This included limited-efficacy testing, determining acceptability (to patients [...]

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

Intensive Care Unit Nurses | End-of-life Nursing Practice

Intensive Care Unit Nurses | End-of-life Nursing Practice https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbadc3No6lY Thinking about strengths in end-of-life nursing practice: the case of intensive care unit nurses. A study conducted by Vanderspank-Wright B, Wright DK, McMillan K. BACKGROUND: The intensive care unit (ICU) is a care context that is sometimes described as being unconducive to the values and ideals of a good death [...]

By |August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Millennial Nurses Job Satisfaction & Professional Practice Environment

Millennial Nurses Job Satisfaction & Professional Practice Environment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iy-AFHxHYbk Assessment of Millennial Nurses' Job Satisfaction and Professional Practice Environment. A study conducted by OʼHara MA, Burke D, Ditomassi M, and Palan Lopez R. Author Affiliations: Nursing Director, Labor and Delivery (Dr O'Hara), Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Officer (Dr Burke), and Executive Director (Dr Ditomassi), [...]

By |August 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nurse Managers: Leadership and Medication Safety

Nurse Managers: Leadership and Medication Safety The relationship between nurse manager's transformational leadership style and medication safety. A study conducted by the Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland. AIM: To describe medication safety, transformational leadership and their relationship as evaluated by Registered Nurses. BACKGROUND: Medication safety is one of the aspects of patient [...]

By |August 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Effectiveness of wound, ostomy and continence-certified nurses on individual patient outcomes in home health care.

Effectiveness of wound, ostomy and continence-certified nurses on individual patient outcomes in home health care. A study conducted by Donna Z. Bliss, PhD, RN, FAAN, FGSA, Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Bonnie L. Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Kay Savik, MS, Biostatistician, [...]

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

Factors Associated With Pediatric Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries

Factors Associated With Pediatric Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries A study conducted by Ivy Razmus, PhD, RN, CWOCN, University of Detroit Mercy at Aquinas, Grand Rapids, Michigan. PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to identify associations among pediatric patient characteristics (age and gender), hospital characteristics, inpatient unit characteristics (unit type, pressure injury prevention practices, and [...]

By |July 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Neonatal Resuscitation: A Review

neonatal resuscitation Neonatal Resuscitation: A Review Since 2015, the guidelines updates are made on an ongoing basis. But the traditional major updates which goes at a five-year interval continues nonetheless. The guidelines are expected to receive major updates next year, 2020. Let's look back and review how things prevailed over the last decade. In-depth understanding [...]

By |July 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hospital Earthquake Drill

Hospital Earthquake Drill Last July 6, a magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked Southern California. Of all places that are prepared for emergencies, a hospital would top the list. A hospital is essentially the go-to place at times of emergencies. But most of these are medical emergencies. No place or person is fully prepared for the occurrence [...]

By |July 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Choking | Basic Life Support

Choking | Basic Life Support https://youtu.be/RmstnDebVpA Choking can occur from foreign body airway obstruction. Rescuers should intervene in victims who show signs of severe airway obstruction, such as a silent cough, cyanosis, or inability to speak or breathe. If a victim is coughing forcefully, rescuers should not interfere with this process. If a victim shows [...]

By |June 30th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

You’ll Want to Become an Infusion Nurse, Here’s Why

An infusion nurse, or infusion specialist nurse and less formally yet more popularly known as an IV Nurse, evaluates patients in need of intravenous treatment or medication and plans, implements and documents nursing care. He or she determines appropriate venipuncture site and administers intravenous therapeutic treatments and provides information to patients and families regarding intravenous [...]

By |June 23rd, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments