Author: Catherine

Nurse, 20, dies after falling 70-feet during bungee jump accident.

A Colorado woman has died in a bungee accident on January 4 but investigators say the device was functioning properly and they are looking into other factors involved. Ciara Romero, a 20-year-old nurse, died while using a 70-foot bungee-jump feature at Get Air at the Silo Trampoline Park, an indoor recreation park in Grand Junction. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Trending Nurses on Facebook: The device was tested after the accident by the Department of Labor and Employment, which worked with Head Rush, the makers of the bungee, and has confirmed that it is now looking at other...

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Dealing with life’s setbacks.

  Life can be hard at times. Have you recently suffered a setback? Though it might seem like your hopes and dreams have been dashed, it is never too late to pick yourself up and start over. Here are ten quotes that will motivate and uplift you to find happiness again. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Trending Nurses on Facebook: “You may have a fresh start any moment you choose, for this thing that we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.” —Mary Pickford “The first step towards getting somewhere is to...

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Study: Workplace bullying is underestimated driver of nurse and patient outcomes.

DES PLAINES, Ill. (Oct. 26, 2017) – New research from the Emergency Nurses Association recently published in the International Emergency Nursing Journal indicates that workplace bullying contributes majorly to the dynamics of patient care, nursing work culture, and nursing retention. The study, aimed at developing a grounded theory of workplace bullying in emergency departments, describes bullying behavior the dynamic of hazing and how nurses and patients are negatively impacted. Forty-four emergency nurses participated in focus groups to share their perceptions and experience of workplace bullying, in addition to actions taken when bullying is observed. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Trending Nurses...

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Top 10 Best Drug Guides for Nurses Online

When giving medications, nurses always have to ensure that the patient gets the appropriate dosage and that there are no possible allergic reactions involved. They also need to be well-informed if the patients ask for details. Drug guides enable us to check the actions of a drug, indications, and nursing considerations related to it. However, hard copies of drug guides tend to be bulky, and we don’t always have the time to search page by page for a certain drug when we are put on the spot. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Trending Nurses on Facebook:...

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Can Nurses Have Tattoos or Piercings?

Visible tattoos may just be a no-no if you are in a nursing school, working in a hospital, or another healthcare setting Can nurses have tattoos or body piercings? This is the most common question nurses ask when they begin their career. It’s a growing concern in nursing communities as they usually debate if having tattoos or piercings will limit their career in the future. For more news, views and funny stuff follow Trending Nurses on Facebook: Why Is the Medical World Sensitive with Tattoos and Piercings at Work? There are reasons why tattoos and piercings might be viewed...

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