Every patient you encounter has a unique set of life experiences, beliefs, and values. While there is no “one size fits all” approach to caretaking, being a culturally competent healthcare provider will help you deliver the most effective, patient-centered care you can.
What is culturally compet...
Get as much sleep as you can. Easier said than done, but when you’re in nursing school, staying up late to watch The Bachelor should take a backseat to providing safe care.
Come prepared. Make sure you have your care plans done, drug reference book handy, stethoscope at the ready, and any other ...
If you’re in healthcare, you’ll likely appreciate this funny nursing meme:
“Actually, I can’t tell you because it’s as breach of confidentiality and if I did there would be serious repercussions.”
The TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) is administered by the educational company ATI testing. It is an entrance exam required by certain schools to gain admission into their nursing or dental hygiene programs. Although you cannot technically pass or fail the test, you must demonstrate prof...
Want a quick way to “diagnose” a nursing student? Here are 9 symptoms they all have in common!
Friends and family begin pointing to random spots on their arms and demanding you give them a diagnosis.
You start checking out and admiring people’s veins.
You start findin...