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Mar 02, 2018

Can Being a Phlebotomist Help Me Become a Nurse?

While both phlebotomists and nurses work with patients in a health care setting, a phlebotomist really specializes in doing one thing: drawing blood, whereas nurses can do a wide range of things.

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Oct 07, 2017

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Oct 05, 2017

Shop Nursing Equipment Here

Collecting those items that would be helpful to you in your ongoing nursing practice are all listed here.

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Jul 31, 2017

Brush Up Venipuncture Skills With These Videos

Build your confidence. Review these videos and handy tips on techniques for venipuncture using straight needle, or butterfly, vacutainer or syringe.

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Jul 18, 2017

Helpful Hints for Catheter Insertion

Find out the different types of catheters and when they are used as well as tips and techniques you can use for any catheter insertion.

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Jul 17, 2017

Autonomic Dysreflexia Signs, Symptoms and Actions to Take by Nurses

An autonomic dysreflexia incident is a serious event. Know the signs, and ow to respond when it happens to your patient

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Jul 17, 2017

Bladder Irrigation for Continuous, Intermittent and Single Administration

There are a few ways that bladder irrigation can be performed. See how you can hook up a continuous or intermittent flow or opening a closed system for a one time procedure.

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Apr 26, 2017

Neutropenic Precautions Specified

Neutropenic precautions, sometimes called protective precautions or reverse isolation requires protocol to protect your patient. Here is a summary of what you need to do

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Apr 26, 2017

Unna Boot Application

An old procedure that is still used today with a variety of methods to apply. Video demonstrations of unna boot applications are here for your review. Take your choice.

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Apr 25, 2017

How to Administer Hyperalimentation, Total Parenteral Nutrition or TPN

Hyperalimentation, also known as Total Parenteral Nutrition and abbreviated as TPN requires attention to detail. Learn how to administer here

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Mar 29, 2017

Setting Up a CADD pump For Your Patient

There are a few variations of the CADD pump used by ambulatory patients. Get a good review on how to set things up for your patient as well as troubleshoot

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Mar 17, 2017

How to Apply a Wound Vac Properly

A negative pressure dressing or wound vac can be involved and challenging depending on what body part needs the application. Watch how it's done here.

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Mar 16, 2017

Stage Decubiti for Accurate Documentation

Specific to decubiti is a staging system that describes what the ulcer looks like. Learn proper staging here.

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Aug 29, 2016

Make Normal Saline Solution at Home

Normal Saline solution has many uses in health care. Find out how to make it at home for irrigations, wound care and more.

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Mar 09, 2016

How to make Dakin's Solution

Hospital nurses will have a pharmacy to mix it up, but home care nurses will need to know how to make Dakin’s Solution. Don’t count on your local pharmacy.

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