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Expert 6571 earned her degree in nursing in 2006 and has been working in burn care since 2008. Currently, this expert is working on a Burn/Trauma ICU since 2010.

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Delirium affects the ability to sustain attention, disturbs orientation to one’s environment, thinking, behavior, and the sleep-wake cycle. It can affect patients across all age groups but is most commonly seen in hospitalized older adults.

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Expert 7053 a Burn Care RN received her Associate Degree in Nursing in 2008 and her Masters of Science in Nursing-Education in 2012. This expert worked on a Burn ICU from 2008-2014 and is now currently working in home health.

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The American Nurses Association (ANA), has released an updated professional resource Correctional Nursing Scope and Standard of Practice, 3rd Edition in October 2020.  “Enhancements include a revised definition of correctional nursing, expanded ethics content related to the 2015 Code of Ethics for Nurses, updated standards and accompanying competencies content, and a proposed framework for correctional…

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December 1-7, 2020 is Handwashing Awareness Week.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has launched a new national campaign for motivating adults to incorporate cleaning hands into their everyday lives.  For resources and materials designed to help raise awareness about handwashing in workplaces and the public, see the CDC website for free print…

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Our ostomy nurse expert 7953 received her Master of Science in Nursing in 2001, became certified in Wound Ostomy Continence (CWON) in 2006, and has been a certified legal nurse consultant since 2015.  She is currently working as an Advanced Practice Wound and Ostomy Nurse and has been in this role since 2007; she has…

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According to the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), as noted in the My American Nurse Journal by Catherine Spader, RN, some nurses still use unsafe or outdated intravenous push administration practices (American Nurse Journal, 2020, p. 25),[1] despite guidelines being easy to access.  An example given is using commercially pre-packaged 0.9% normal saline syringes…

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