Learners are made: Not born

Learners are made: Not born

Learners are made: Not born When it comes to someone’s ability to learn and study, there are a lot  of misconceptions among students. One such belief is about the inborn ability of a person to learn and remember. I am not discounting the super humans and computer...
Diversity In Nursing

Diversity In Nursing

America is a culturally diverse country. To better meet America’s health needs and contribute to a Culture of Health, the nursing workforce needs to reflect diversity. Increasing the number of nurses from different backgrounds, including races, gender and ethnicities,...
The NINE rights

The NINE rights

Nine Rights of Medication Administration When I was in nursing school, we learned about five rights of medication administration. However, as time goes, there are more and more “rights” added and today I want to discuss “nine” important rights about medication...
Immunization

Immunization

Following the CDC recommended immunization schedule can prevent approximately 322 million illnesses, 21 million hospitalizations, and 732,000 deaths. I guess that’s enough reason to get your vaccinations on time. Moreover, those who got immunized are living healthier,...
Fundamentals of infection

Fundamentals of infection

Fundamentals of infection Infection and infectious process is an important topic in any nursing licensing exams. Hence it is important for all nurses to have accurate knowledge about the fundamentals of infection process. Infection and infectious process is an...