A common ethical dilemma in nursing arises when the religious persuasion of parents making medical choices for their children clashes with the doctor's assessment of what's best.
Most of us grow up thinking that all doctors are good. As we get older, we realize – often by trial and error – that it can actually be quite challenging to find a good doctor. What characteristics should you look for in a good doctor? How can you find a good medical provider?
HIV counselors focus on education and prevention. This article explains what HIV counselors do and where they can work.
What is a mental health assessment, and which professionals can complete it? What is it used for, exactly?
How does nursing staff ratios affect patient care? How are ratios affected by nursing leadership as compared to nursing management?
Emergency versus non-emergency, as well as ALS versus BLS, are two important questions to consider when evaluating which ambulance base rate should be filed with your ambulance claim.
A medical transcriptionist will transcribe all kinds of diagnostic data in their lifetime. Learn more about TFTs, LFTs, cardiac enzymes, coagulation panels, and cholesterol profiles.
Stethoscopes are important tools for finding out what’s going on inside the human body. This article gives you some basic tips for how to use your stethoscope—and what you should be looking for.
Nursing care shouldn't be only about treating the physical diagnosis of the patient. Therapy should encompass the whole person, as well as their environment, in order for real healing to take place.
This is a discussion of mental health group topics that will help you organize focused therapy groups or to create a complete therapy program. Subtopics are also included for each primary topic.
Activities have the power to engage mental health clients in groups where they learn knowledge and skills to cope with the challenges they face. Use these activities to make your groups fun.