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Low Nursing School Admissions During a Nurse Shortage?

With the monumental healthcare challenges our nation faces, from its aging population to the lack of trained clinicians, it can be shocking to learn that, despite facing a huge nursing shortage, many willing and capable applicants are being turned away from nursing schools. In fact, over 68,000 q...
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The NCLEX-RN Test: 10 Strategies to Pass It the First Time

You’ve given your mind, body, and soul to nursing school over the last few years, and now only one daunting little step stands before you- the NCLEX-RN exam. Before you decide that maybe you just want to work at Old Navy for the rest of your life, don’t panic! You DO have the knowledge to pass t...
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Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Developmental Stages

Erikson believed that each stage of development presents a different crisis that needs to be overcome. If this challenge is resolved, the individual is able to move on to the following stages and lead a healthy, productive life. If it is not resolved, they may become “stuck” at a certain stage an...
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Apgar Score

The Apgar test was developed in 1952 and has since become regarded as the gold standard for assessing newborn babies. Five categories are assessed on a scale from 0-2, for a possible total of 10. An infant is scored at both 1 and 5 minutes after birth. If his initial score is less than 7, the sc...
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Transmission Based Precautions

Airborne Spread by disease particles emitted from an infected person’s coughing, sneezing, or talking. Particles are small and can spread long distances. Examples include chickenpox, measles, and tuberculosis. In addition to standard precautions, a properly fitting N95 Respirator mask should b...
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Erik Erikson's Psychosocial Developmental Stages

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