Multifaceted Orientation to Foster Reflective Thinking, Metacognition and Critical Thinking in New Graduate Nurses
- Enrollments are up, but still not enough. // RN;Mar92, Vol. 55 Issue 3, p15
States that although enrollment in nursing programs is up, it is still not enough. Enrollments are still below the peak of the late 70s and early 80s; Competition; 1991 enrollments.
- Nurses get rehab-certified in record numbers. // RN;Jun92, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p16
Reports that the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is heartened by the numbers of nurses taking and passing rehab certification exams. 2,233 nurses took the most recent test; 1,593 passed the test; Twice the number who passed in 1984 when the exam was first offered; Next test date; 800...
- OSHA on packaged training programs: Caveat emptor. // RN;Oct92, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p16
Reports that nurses should be wary of packaged training programs that claim to help physicians' offices and hospitals meet the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) bloodborne pathogen requirements. Misleading scare tactics; Cost; Question of whether these courses can meet the...
- Native medicine extends cultural awareness. // RN;Oct92, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p18
Reports that courses that are designed to teach nurses to be culturally sensitive are bringing some nursing students face-to-face with a Sioux Native American medicine man and putting others to work in a Jamaican mountain-top clinic. Part of the Indiana State University School of Nursing...
- A kit helps spot hard of hearing patients. // RN;Oct92, Vol. 55 Issue 10, p18
Discusses a `hard of hearing awareness kit' available to nurses. Cost of one dollar; Available through the Hard of Hearing Advocates; Poster, labels for patient charts, and cards to place at bedside; In cases of financial need there is no charge; Address.
- Nursing education and research fare well in '93 funding. // RN;Dec92, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p14
States that Congress appropriated $60.6 million for nursing education in 1993, representing a 1.3% decrease from the 1992 level, but still $47 million than originally proposed by the House. Budget for the National Center for Nursing Research increased by nearly 7 percent to $48.2 million.
- NSNA offers scholarships for RNs, too. // RN;Dec92, Vol. 55 Issue 12, p16
Reports on the National Student Nurses' Association's (NSNA) awarding of almost $100,000 to undergraduate students in its 1993 scholarship program. Application information.
- Class gives nurses a new perspective on geriatric care. // RN;Feb93, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p18
Features `Knowing Miss Daisy,' a one-day course designed to sensitize and educate nurses to the needs of geriatric patients. Geriatric role playing among nurses; Development of the class at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pompton Plains.
- Don't try to prepare for a JCAHO review overnight. Puetz, Belinda E.; Thomas, Donna Ojanen; Begany, Timothy // RN;Feb93, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p26
Gives advice to nurse managers on how to prepare for the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) review. Involving staff in quality management; Reviewing policy and procedure manuals; Training staff; Updating education records.
- The first RN. Nelson, Roxanne; Wolfe, Suzanne // RN;Jun93, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p18
Traces the beginnings of distinguishing the training or qualifications of nurses. Josephine Burton as the first Registered Nurse in the United States; North Carolina as the first state to grant a waiver for an RN qualification; Procedure for obtaining nursing licensure in 1904.