Basic Skills for LVN Nurses

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LVN skills such as maintaining personal hygiene and assisting patients with food and fluid intake are often dubbed ‘basic’, but are vital for improving health and wellbeing.

Compassion fatigue: Are you at risk?

Caring Takes Energy

Nursing Perils For many of us, nursing isn’t just what we do; it’s who we are. Most of us became nurses because we care about people and want to make a difference in their lives. Over time, nurses develop a nursing intuition and a working knowledge of disease and trauma. Our intuition, knowledge, and caring […]

Caring for patients with traumatic brain injuries

Care and Vocational Nurses

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Describe the pathphysiology of traumatic brain injury. Discuss appropriate assessment of patients with TBIs. Identify nursing and medical interventions for patients with TBIs. Hours: 1.9 CE hours Traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be devastating, with death the worst-case scenario. In patients who survive, TBIs can cause a wide range of problems. Some of these […]