Nursing Resources

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Cultural Competency and Implicit Bias

By Sheryl Ness, MA, BSN, ADN, RN

Nurses work in an ever-changing environment with many nuances to manage. Each person brings their own values, beliefs, and unique culture with them to work each day….

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Finding Time for Work-Life Balance

By Sheryl Ness, MA, BSN, ADN, RN

Do you find that you’re having problems finding just the right balance between your work and life responsibilities? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone…

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Emotions in Healthcare

What stirs our souls when we watch a glorious sunrise, depresses our mood when facing a disappointment, enflames our passion when we see injustice, or sickens us when we see repulsive behavior? Emotions do. But what are emotions…

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Service and Assistance Animals

A variety of animals lend themselves as assistance animals—whether as a service animal, an emotional support animal (ESA), or therapy animal—to provide various services and comfort to humans…

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How Nurses Can Boost Support for Family Caregivers

Today 40+ million family caregivers in the United States perform home healthcare for their loved ones. The burden on family caregivers has become increasingly heavy over the years, with many taking on complex medical responsibilities….

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20 Years of Wild Iris Medical Education

June 2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Wild Iris Medical Education’s founding. Since 1998, the company has been providing excellent online continuing education to nurses, occupational therapists, and other…

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