August 28, 2017

When Patient Safety is Compromised

Patient safety is a major concern and priority in today’s healthcare system. Each year the Joint Commission establishes new National Patient Safety Goals. Most if not all medical facilities have policies regarding patient safety and even include it in their mission statements. Typical mission statements like these grace the walls in hospitals and medical centers […]

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August 27, 2017

Interview with Detective Derning

An Interview with Detective Derning Question: As a homicide detective, what kind of schedule do you work? Well, as you can imagine, most murders do not occur during bakers’ hours. Frequently they happen at night, so my hours have to be flexible. Once I arrive at the crime scene, I’m on duty for however long […]

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August 27, 2017

The Stress of Critical Care Nursing

Critical care nursing is challenging and not only mentally stressful, but physically demanding. It’s ideal for the twenty-something and thirty-something nurses. Yet the average age of an ICU nurse has continually increased in recent years. Today it’s forty-seven or forty-eight. The level of experience of those nurses is phenomenal, and makes one wonder how they […]

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