Interview With The Gypsy Nurse

Interview With The Gypsy Nurse

Often, before people start their own business, they build their brand by blogging. Having a well known blog enables an entrepreneurial minded person to have a  ready made audience to market their business to. Some people begin blogging without any intention of starting their own business. However, as their blog grows in popularity, a few … Read more

Can You Be Self Employed as a CNA?

Can You Be Self Employed as a CNA

A licensed Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) usually works as part of a healthcare team in a hospital or long-term care facility. Also, they may work in the home health setting. They are required to attend a training program consisting of clinical/ theoretical coursework and pass an exam to obtain a license. CNA’s duties may vary … Read more

Focus on Evidence Based Nursing Practice in Orientation

The purpose of evidence a based nursing practice is to improve patient outcomes while reducing healthcare costs. If it is not utilized, the patient will suffer and healthcare costs will soar. In fact, the quality of patient outcomes is the new measurement by which healthcare providers are being reimbursed. The Problem In the United States, healthcare … Read more

HCAHPS Score Focus From Day One

The Patient Experience Has Changed Healthcare Delivery. Medical facilities are being held to increased quality standards by federal oversight as well as the general public. Despite the fact that the patient experience should be a primary factor in the delivery of healthcare, the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) is one survey … Read more

Chantale Trouillot: Nurse Inventor That is Humanizing Healthcare

Nurse Inventor

Many people complain that one of the most dehumanizing aspects of a hospital stay is wearing a standard open back patient gown. Then there is the lovely paper gown provided by some clinics that somehow makes the dehumanizing open back material gown seem modest. These types of problems in healthcare often inspire nurses to become … Read more