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Requesting Letters of Recommendation

Requesting letters of recommendation should NOT be something you push off until graduations. The main reason… they will remember you better the sooner you ask! So my best advice is to get along with your professors, do your best to succeed but most of all make sure you’re the type of person they will want to recommend as a colleague. 411 more words

Nursing Student

Twitter Chat: Lets talk about Arthritis!

September was Arthritis Awareness Month. Do you know someone with arthritis? Perhaps a family member, a patient or even yourself?

Currently, over 4.6 million Canadian adults (one in six Canadians aged 15 years and older) report having arthritis. 334 more words

Clinical

How to Understand Clinical Research, Part II: Quality of Evidence

New Post has been published at Nootropix.com

How to Understand Clinical Research, Part II: Quality of Evidence

The ability to critically understand & judge the data from a study is crucial in making decisions on whether a new drug is safe & effective.

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Nootropix.com

Tightening carrier food safety issues can save costs for the food and logistics industries

The fact that between five and eight percent of current recall and shipment rejection issues happen within the cold chain food transportation sector, resulting in fairly high, but preventable financial loss is an indication of how much scope is there to contain seepage in the food and transportation industries. 388 more words

FDA

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors. Part 3 of 3

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors – Part 3 of 3

Interruptions occurred during more than half (53,1 percent) of all administrations, and each ceasing was associated with a 12,1 percent increase, on average, in procedural failures and a 12,7 percent increase in clinical errors. 187 more words

Health

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors. Part 2 of 3

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors – Part 2 of 3

Julie Kliger, who serves as program director of the Integrated Nurse Leadership Program at the University of California, San Francisco, said that administering medication has become so unchanging that everyone involved – nurses, health-care workers, patients and families — has become complacent. 196 more words

Health

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors. Part 1 of 3

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors – Part 1 of 3

Diverting A Nurse In The Preparation Of Medicines Increases The Risk Of Errors. 284 more words

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