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  1. Judy Campbell

    AIDET: Aiming for Quality Service

    As society recovers from the pandemic and more face-to-face interactions begin to resume, rebuilding trust and meaningful connections with patients will require healthcare staff to be more mindful and practice patient communication. Throughout the pa...
  2. Every interaction you have with your patient is an opportunity for addressing health literacy. Taking in the role of an educator, nurses can make a significant difference by engaging with the patients who seek their help. The understanding that ...
  3. Importance of Education Dialysis is a lifesaving therapy. Patients who understand their disease process and the impacts of dialysis on their disease process and quality of life may experience positive outcomes and an increased life expectancy. E...
  4. Stop...and Watch the Fireworks

    Fireworks. That’s what I remember most about my first holiday shift as a new grad nurse. This would be the first-ever New Year’s Eve that I hadn’t spent celebrating with family or friends… Driving into work that night, I couldn’t help but feel a...
  5. Not tell them that a specific employee is working, but that they may be come into contact with an employee who is positive for COVID.
  6. Healthcare And Birthdate Imperative

    Why are all healthcare staff required to persistently ask patients their birthdates? I know it is for ID. But the entire birthdate is not necessary. Some medical assistants and nurses are obsessed with it. They don't ask for names, not even a hello. ...
  7. Unsatisfied Patient

    Hi, I just had a question. If you had a patient who ask for pain medication at 1am (LTC) and they don't have anything ordered and they continually complain and say they are 'hurting so bad they can't go to bed'. Then they get angry and threaten to co...
  8. Was I in the Right Here?

    I’ve been a nurse for 2 years. I generally think I’m a pretty decent bedside nurse. I’m thorough, I work hard and I care tremendously about people and their health. Lately I’ve been burning out. Tonight I think may be an example of how burnt out I ha...
  9. What do your patients typically say when you tell them they need to reduce their dietary sodium? I hear, “What is sodium anyways?” Guess what? - Its salt! And in my clinic, most patients have never heard this before. As a heart failure nurse, teachin...