Advice for Nurses Dealing with Difficult Patients

Throughout my professional career, I have dealt with patients or clients who were somewhat of a challenge. Working third shift as a triage nurse in the ER, being in charge of an intensive care psychiatric unit, providing groups in a community setting or seeing clients in a private practice provided an environment for different challenges, ...

Online Nursing Programs Offer Many Benefits for Students

Nursing programs have been offered in an online format for a number of years.  This venue offers nurses the opportunity to advance their education in a flexible structure that addresses nurses’ needs.  Allowing for 12-hour shifts, family life and other activities, an online program brings education to the nurse rather than the nurse having to ...

Exploring the Options: The 2013 EBSCOhost Healthcare Resources Summit 1

On July 8, the EBSCOhost Healthcare Resources Summit was held.  Librarians from Sullivan University and Spencerian College’s Louisville campuses, along with faculty from the College of Nursing and the Office of Institutional Research, met with EBSCOhost representatives Sarah Perlmutter (in person) and Erin Cheever (through online conferencing). You may be asking, “What is EBSCOhost?”  EBSCOhost ...