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. 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.

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

3. 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

4. Professional Accountability
The nurse´s professional and ethical responsibility to his or her patients.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. Sign Up for Nursing Newsletter
Stay current on exciting topics affecting nursing today, from ethical dilemmas to advancing education; from self-care to evidence based practice. Receive our free weekly BellaOnline Nursing Newsletter and be linked to the best nursing has to offer.

8. 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.

9. Dorothea Orem's Self-Care Requisites
Dorothea Orem´s Self-Care Deficit Model of Nursing Theory

10. Night Shift Challenges and Rewards
Working night shift is challenging and yet can be very rewarding. What can be done to lessen the stress and concerns of working opposite others? What about having a social life? What dangers and rewards lurk in the wee hours of the morning? Come and learn of the night owls of healthcare.

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