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Qualities of a Good Nurse

“Do I have what it takes to be a nurse?” Is a question anyone considering being a nurse, going through nursing school, or even just starting in the profession may ask themselves at some point. As nursing jobs continue to be in demand, there are many opportunities for nurses to pursue jobs that offer competitive pay,…

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Qualities of a Good Nurse

Therapeutic Communication Techniques

Communication is at the very heart of nursing, and since it is a profession based on helping people, that communication should ideally be as compassionately and warm as possible. This is where the idea of therapeutic communication comes in. Basically, you can think of therapeutic communication as having the best possible bedside manner. In fact,…

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Therapeutic Communication Techniques

The Importance of Communication in Nursing

Regardless of the setting a nurse works in, they are on the front line of medical care. From doctors’ offices, to hospitals, to rehab facilities to home health, nurses are providing direct care, treatments, and tending to patients in need. Patients can turn to and count on nurses to fulfill nearly every part of health…

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The Importance of Communication in Nursing

Jobs for Nursing Students

There is no time like the present to start gaining experience in healthcare. With an in-demand profession such as nursing, it may seem like you should be able to walk off the stage with a diploma into your first nursing job, but this isn’t always the case. Even in a competitive hiring market, nurse managers…

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Jobs for Nursing Students

LPN vs CNA: Which Career Path Is Right For Me?

With an aging population, emerging health challenges, and an ongoing labor shortage, nurses and related health care roles continue to be in high demand. Anyone looking for a stable career that involves helping people can find the field of nursing to be a very rewarding path. When researching potential career options, it’s easy to become…

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LPN vs CNA

What Is Private Duty Nursing?

Home health services help to deliver care for people with a broad range of needs in the comfort of their home. Because there are so many different families and patients with unique situations, there are also a wide variety of roles and services in this field. Private duty nursing is a service line that delivers…

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What Is Private Duty Nursing?

Mitral Valve Stenosis

Finding out your child has a heart condition like mitral valve stenosis can be one of the most difficult times any parent can face. It’s natural to be anxious and have questions about what the future holds and how to meet any care requirements. As a concerned parent or caregiver, taking an active role in…

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Mitral Valve Stenosis

Caring for a Child with Neurofibromatosis

Finding out your child has a rare condition can be a very difficult experience. Even if you are told that symptoms are typically mild, as is often the case with a condition like neurofibromatosis, it’s still normal to have questions and uncertainty about what the future holds. As a parent or family member, you want…

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Caring for a Child with Neurofibromatosis

Neurofibromatosis

Finding out your child or loved one is dealing with a genetic disorder like neurofibromatosis is never easy. This news almost always comes with a list of questions and anxiety about what the future holds. From managing symptoms in the short term to meeting care needs to ensure healthy development, it’s hard to know what…

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Neurofibromatosis

Meet Bonnie: A Client Caregiver Story

Meet Bonnie — a caregiver who gives her all to her patients. Bonnie is an LPN who works for Sonas. Let’s explore Bonnie’s background, her life as a caregiver, and why Sonas is different. Bonnie’s Background Bonnie discovered in her late teens that her grandmother was a registered nurse. In fact, her grandmother actually worked…

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Meet Bonnie A Client Caregiver Story