My grandma will always be my grandma; but Alzheimer’s is a heck of a disease. I am writing this, not as a nursing student, but as a caregiver– one whose family has been slowly losing their loved one over the last 10 years. As nurses, we must always remember that no matter how frustrating our patients might be, they are still people that can be reached and that deserve dignity. Over the years, I have seen 3 of my four
Healthcare Traveling Roadshow – Where sock aids, drugs, and catching babies are the new sex, drugs, and rock and roll by Anita Shen
Maybe you’re curious about working in rural BC after grad. Maybe you love adventure. Maybe you’ve always wondered what a midwife, respiratory therapist, or medical technologist does. If so, I think you’d love the Healthcare Traveling Roadshow, I certainly did. From May 14-20, I volunteered alongside eleven other healthcare students from BC. Organized by the University of Northern British Columbia, the show invites healthcare students to share their chosen profession with high school students in rural communities.
If you are a beginner nursing student, the NCLEX might be at the back of your mind. For students nearing the end of the program, it is looming in the not too distant future. The NCLEX-RN is the National Council Licensure Examination for the licensing of nurses in the United States and Canada. It is created by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN). How does the test work? The NCLEX uses computerized adaptive testing (CAT)
I was sitting on my couch the other night, trying to think about what I should do first. I have this article that I must submit by Sunday, but I should also be doing my homework for class. I thought about how I always run into this challenge, where I don’t know what to work on first. I recalled a solution that my husband taught me called “Eisenhower’s Urgent Important Matrix:” After reading more about this matrix, I identified that