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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. Professional Accountability
The nurse´s professional and ethical responsibility to his or her patients.
3. 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.
4. Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Requisites
Dorothea Orem´s Self-Care Deficit Model of Nursing Theory
5. Medication Errors
Medication errors happen to everyone, we are only human. What can we learn from these mistakes? What should we learn?
6. Nursing Licensure Debate
The time has come to examine the need for nurse’s to be able to practice in multiple states. There are pros and cons of both National Licensure and State Licensure.
7. Returning to College - Advancing Nurse Education
What questions do you have about returning to school? What factors and issues should you consider before applying for admission? What degree do you want to pursue? Why do you want to return? Come investigate tips on successfully returning to school and earning that degree.
8. 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.
9. Using Nursing Research for Evidence Based Practice
Wondering how to conduct research? Think you can't make recommendations for nursing interventions for your facility? This article will use a real-life scenario to guide you through the simple steps of unit-based research, making evidence-based recommendations and improving patient outcomes.
10. 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.
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