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Delirium Management

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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 Burn Care Nurse

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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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Correctional Nurse New Resource

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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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Handwashing Awareness Week

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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Ostomy Nurse Expert 7953

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An ostomy nurse provides care and treatment for patients with digestive and urinary disorders.  This specialty falls within the specialty of wound, ostomy, and continence (WOC) nursing.  For ostomy care, nurses provide pre-operative and post-operative support, and education for patients with colostomies, ileostomies, and urostomies.  Ostomy nurses can see patients in inpatient or outpatient settings…

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I.V. Push Administration Standardization

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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Correctional Nurse Expert 6560

Expert 6560 is a master’s prepared registered nurse with 22 years of experience in emergency, trauma, administration, and correctional nursing. Our expert lives and works in California but available nationwide.

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