Through my experience as a nurse assistant, hand washing was always emphasized: when I entered a hospital room, before I touched a patient, after I touched a patient, and when exiting the room. I completely understood the hand-washing protocol and I did it eagerly, but others did not.
Brianna Banachoski, RN, is a nurse in the Hematology and Cellular Therapy Unit at West Penn Hospital.* She identifies as a lesbian, and uses she/her pronouns. She is also a cancer survivor; she has been in remission from non-Hodgkins lymphoma since 2016. Banachoski’s experience as a nursing student and nurse was colored by her identity and her cancer ...
When a school is considering automated medication dispensing cabinets or carts (ADCs) for use in simulation education, they typically want to use the type of ADCs that are found in their local hospital system. This way, students will easily be able to adapt to real-life medication dispensing once they graduate and start their careers.
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, for men and women; about 630,000 Americans die from heart disease each year – that’s one in four deaths. Students in healthcare education can learn the risk factors of coronary heart disease (CHD) and communicate with their patients for better health outcomes.
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