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Understanding the Nursing Process by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:31pm Are you struggling with the Nursing Process? Most student nurses do, and for some, the process takes quite a while to become comfortable with. For RNs, nursing is not all about the task at hand such as a dressing change, or passing medications. The nursing process is about seeing the whole patient and the factors that lead him to your door ... Read on »
The nursing process by Jennifer J. Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 Jan 2010 12:00am In my work with Hospice, I have been searching for my underlying motives. I love to hear senior's stories of days gone by. Our parent's generation has had a different view point and different issues. At the turn of the previous century, the 1900's, the average age of death was 40 years. In this day and age, it is well into our seventies. This me ... Read on »
Focus on Quality by Focusing on Evidence Based Nursing Practice in the Onboarding Process by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Mon 07 Apr 2014 12:00am Health care has gone through many paradigm shifts in the past few years with focus on quality and containing the skyrocketing costs. As many more citizens find access to health care and insurance (7.1 million signed up under the Affordable Care Act) and the Baby Boom generation moves into the later stages of life, many more challenges will be ... Read on »
The Texas Board of Nursing and the Changing Landscape of its Disciplinary Process by Louis Leichter Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Jan 2012 11:35pm     I have been representing nurses in disciplinary cases before the Texas Board of Nursing for over ten years. My five lawyer law firm has assisted approximately 1000 nurses in a variety of legal and nursing license matters with the Board. This includes RN’s, LVN’s and advance practice nurses such as family nurse practitioners and CRNA’s ... Read on »
Texas Board of Nursing Revokes Licenses in Violation of Due Process Requirements by Louis Leichter Patient Expert Posted Thu 09 Apr 2009 7:14pm Over the last two weeks our law firm overturned two default revocations entered by the Texas Board of Nursing’s Eligibility & Disciplinary Committee (E&D) from their meeting on February 12, 2009 wherein they revoked over twenty Nursing licenses. The two nurses represented by us has been denied due process and had essentially had their property in ... Read on »
CCMC Presents Testimony on Role of Nurse Care Managers by Victoria Powell Posted Tue 08 Dec 2009 7:55pm Sam Albrecht, Executive Director of the Commission for Case Manager Certification, presented testimony on December 3 on the important role nurse case/care managers play today and in the future of health care system.  All case managers should review this paper which documents the current and future role case managers have in ensuring consumers of ... Read on »
What is Nurse Life Care Planning? by Victoria Powell Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 12:00am The (ANA) defines nursing as the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The human response includes the response of the ind ... Read on »
The Role of the Nurse Life Care Planner by Victoria Powell Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 12:00am A critical aspect of any catastrophic injury lawsuit involves the determination of the injured party’s future medical care. The life care plan is a tool that is written by a professional and often used to specifically identify all of the future care (medical and non-medical) needs of the injured party. The life care plan addresses the costs an ... Read on »
Isn't Collaboration in Nursing is Something We Do Everyday? by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Fri 11 Apr 2014 12:00am This post is part of a collaboration with other nurse bloggers through The Nurse Blog Carnival .  Keith and Kevin from RNFM Radio are hosting this months enlightening round which will be posted on 4/13/14. Collaboration in nursing is a term that can sound overwhelming and off-putting to many. In truth it's probably something that you do ev ... Read on »
A peek to the DOH Nurses Career Progression/Nursing Residency Program by Nurse Alvin Dakis Posted Thu 10 May 2012 5:30pm The Career Progression Program for Nurses is a post-graduate certification course in collaboration with the Board of Nursing (PRC-BON) and the Development Academy of the Philippines (DAP). The Development Academy of the Philippines will be the one to train all the pioneer trainer/instructors of the program while PRC-BON will be the one to ens ... Read on »