Monthly Archives: August 2013

Nursing Theory or Nursing Philosophy?

Grad school makes you look into things that you normally wouldn’t look into.   The key is to look into it with an open mind.  When I started  in this business nursing theory wasn’t as big a deal as it … Continue reading

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Who is this Katie Duke person? @thekatieduke

First of all I don’t have a television, so I’ve never watched the program in question.   Recently Katie Duke has been trending on twitter.  Everyone wants to be Katie Duke, and or is in awe of her. For those … Continue reading

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Establishing a culture were certification means something.

In an earlier post I questioned the validity of specialty certification.   With people cramming for certification, I think they have lost a little of what they used to mean. That doesn’t mean however that certifications are a waste of … Continue reading

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Preparing for NTI 2014. @AACNme #NTI2014

I started preparing for AACN National Teaching Institute or NTI 2014 in Denver, in May of this year, while NTI 2013 was going on in Boston.  This is my plan. (now I’ve also applied to be faculty, so who know’s … Continue reading

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Can nurses do it better?

There was a recent discussion on twitter about who runs a resus better.  Both Cardiac and Trauma were brought up.  On some side discussions, it was implied that nurses handle procedures and process better than the docs do.  So I … Continue reading

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