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Can’t afford a local certification prep class? #FOANed

Do you want to provide certification prep classes for your staff but can’t afford it.  Well here’s an idea.  There is a ton of free, open source material out there that you can use.  You just have to put it … Continue reading

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A #FOAMed project for #nurses? Looking for ideas and suggestions.

Nursing isn’t taking to FOAMed like the medical community is.  So I was thinking.  How about a CEN (Certified Emergency Nurse) prep course for nurses using #FOAMed concepts.  The tools are there.   We could do it cheaply in cost, … Continue reading

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The next step toward mastery. Reading plan management

It’s been a bit since I’ve updated this. I’ve been busy and I guess I”m not really a blogger. So the next step in becoming a Master/Expert in nursing is getting in the habit of reading and updating your knowledge … Continue reading

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Loosing faith in Non-Physician Providers.

First let me start by saying I’m pro PA & NP.  But my faith in their education system, not so much. I found 2 applications on my desk when I got to work and a note asking my opinion on … Continue reading

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My path to mastery. Step 1.

So I’ve shown you what I read every month, and given you an idea on what I think a nurses path to mastery should include. The one thing I didn’t mention is what really got me started on my path. … 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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