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Nursing Heroes? Responding to the Ebola and MERS Outbreaks

2014 has been a tumultuous year for international health care. Two widespread and deadly outbreaks, MERS and Ebola, made international headlines throughout the year. Despite the fear mongering by major media outlets, both of these outbreaks truly did have heroes – the health care providers who stepped up to combat these deadly diseases. 331 more words

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Nursing Jurisprudence and Ethics - Why Do I Need To Learn It?

As of 2014, the Texas board of nursing officially announced a new continuing nursing education requirement for all practicing nurses. From this year on, Texas nurses will need to take 2.0 hours of continuing nursing education in Jurisprudence and Ethics every third licensing cycle. 197 more words

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Air Embolism - "Never Event" Safety

Air emboli are considered a never event by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. There is only a handful of rare situations in which an Air Embolism can occur naturally – all other occurrences are a direct result of hospital specific procedures. 201 more words

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Naturopathic Medicine: A Holistic Philosophy

Naturopathic medicine is a growing and expanding philosophy of health care that is increasingly gaining recognition and respect in the mainstream. Patients in increasing numbers have become frustrated with the current state of conventional care and are seeking different approaches to their health challenges. 264 more words

Let The Good Times Roll? Cocaine use and Heart Failure in Younger Populations

Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death throughout the United States as well as the leading reason for hospital admission. Within this massive population, is a really unique subgroup – younger patients with decompensated heart failure who have abused cocaine. 352 more words

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New Technology for the Blood Service

Thought this video was worth sharing.  This is a great product.

This technology has made such a difference that The Infusion Nurse Society has endorsed it’s use citing multiple papers all done with the VeinViewer by  Christie. 8 more words

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