Top Ten nursing Articles

Here are the top ten articles for the Nursing Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Lewin's Change Theory
We experience change every day, but most of us resist change. Lewin's Change Theory is effective in making change in nursing practice as well as personal lives. Come and explore the three-step process of unfreezing-change-refreezing to plan, implement, and make permanent change for quality outcomes

2. Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Requisites
A detailed dscription of Dorothea Orem´s Self-Care Requisite and how you can apply it in the assessment process of your patients.

3. Effective Communication and Patient Safety
Effective communication is an important aspect of patient care to ensure patient safety. The Joint Commission for Accreditation for Health Organization has listed effective communication as one of the 2006 National Safety Goals.

4. Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System
The Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System and the drugs that use the system to lower blood pressure.

5. SBAR Communication Tool
Examples of how to use the SBAR communication tool.

6. Medication Errors
Medication errors happen to everyone, we are only human. What can we learn from these mistakes? What should we learn?

7. Political Activities for Nurses - Get Involved
Interested in the legislative process but unsure of how to affect change in nursing practice and the health care system? It’s easy! Just Get Involved...

8. Caring For Yourself
Nurses are so busy caring for others they forget to take care of themselves. Here are some ideas to help you find time to take care of you so you can take care of others.

9. Two Ethics Case Scenarios
Two ethics case scenarios with discussion and ideas for solutions.

10. Sign Up for Nursing Newsletter
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