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Accurate 12 lead electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation is an essential diagnostic tool when caring for the patient with clinical symptoms of a suspected acute coronary syndrome (ACS). Accurate interpretation of the 12 lead ECG can save your patients life.
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs) are important members of the healthcare team and often have the most contact with patients throughout their shift. Therefore it is important that the CNA recognizes and presents professionalism. Learn about professionalism and what is means for the CNA.
The most important role of the medical record is to assure that the high-quality patient care you provide is documented in a clear and concise manner. This principle isn't new and non-fulfillment may create complications when your documentation is presented as evidence to defend against allegations of malpractice, negligence, or failure to meet standards of care.
Did you know that September is childhood cancer awareness month? Children who are diagnosed with cancer develop symptoms and side effects which are different than those experienced by adults. Learn about the most common types of cancers in pediatric patients.
The concept of a healthy work-life balance is not new. A quick internet search yields pages of articles, tips and plans for creating a healthy work-life balance, but how realistic are they? With the increasing demands on the role of a professional nurse, can a healthy work-life balance achieved?