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An advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) is an experienced RN with additional training in a nursing specialty that provides knowledge and skills to operate in an expanded role. Learn about their specialty areas and the barriers APRNs have to overcome.
The occurrence and severity of natural disasters is increasing across the globe. Public health nurses who understand the population-based nature of a disaster response and possess the knowledge and skills to respond in a timely and appropriate manner to any type of disaster are a vital.
Accurate 12 lead electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is an essential diagnostic tool when caring for the patient with clinical symptoms of a suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Accurate interpretation of the 12 lead ECG can save your patients life.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) are important members of the healthcare team and often have the most contact with patients throughout their shift. Therefore it is important that the CNA recognizes and presents professionalism. Learn about professionalism and what is means for the CNA.
The most important role of the medical record is to assure that the high-quality patient care you provide is documented in a clear and concise manner. This principle isn't new and non-fulfillment may create complications when your documentation is presented as evidence to defend against allegations of malpractice, negligence, or failure to meet standards of care.