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About ADN Programs

Many people today believe that a career in nursing requires a bachelor’s degree in the subject. Yet while there are certain advantages for nurses who do hold a bachelor’s of science in nursing (BSN), most states allow for those who hold the associates degree in nursing (ADN) to sit for the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) and to become registered nurses if they pass it. ADN nursing programs are thus a viable, and in many cases preferable, option for those who want to pursue a career in nursing.

Medical Humanities Resources

The term medical humanities refers to a wide array of different disciplines, including ethics, religion, social science, psychology, literature, and even the arts. This field combines different background, subjects and areas of study and puts them into a medical context. All of these various disciplines are then implemented into the world of medicine and applied to physicians and private practices as well as hospitals and government institutions.

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United States Hospitals On The Internet

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Athens Limestone Hospital - Athens

Baptist Health - Birmingham

Crestwood Medical Center - Crestwood

Dorminy Medical Center - Fitzgerald

Doylestown Hospital - Doylestown

East Alabama Medical Center - Opelika

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History of Nursing

When you think of nursing, you may think of Clara Barton, Florence Nightingale, or maybe even the nurses of movies and television shows such as MASH, ER and Chicago Hope. Regardless of what triggers your thoughts, the nursing profession has been one of the most respected in history, and its history goes back decades.

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Online Clinical Calculators

Nursing can be a very rewarding job but it also takes a lot of hard work. Nurses are expected to be experts in their fields, know many different types of information, and be able to put that information to use in a fast paced environment. When in nursing school, students will realize that there are many formulas and calculations that nurses must know in order to provide top of the line care to their patients. The following are a list of clinical calculators covering all different types of calculations used in the field of nursing.

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Magnesium Body Deficiency

In this age of processed everything, and an increasing distance from the source of food and drink it is becoming clear that many naturally occurring substances are more important in nutrition than was previously widely acknowledged. Also an overabundance of some substances in foods, such as fluoride becoming over prevalent as it is added to many water sources, is similarly concerning. Magnesium deficiency is critical in heart disease as well as numerous other health problems.

Cardiovascular Disease, Magnesium, and Drinking Water

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The Story of Florence Nightingale

Florence Nightingale was a devoted nurse who is known for her tremendous contributions to British health care. Other than her achievements as a nurse, Nightingale was also a writer and an excellent statistician.

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The Women and Minorities of Science and Engineering

For a long time, there was a shortage of women and minorities in the fields of science and engineering. Traditionally, these fields were mostly dominated by white men, because women and minorities were more interested in other academic pursuits, such as arts and humanities, business, law, education, and others. Besides the lack of interest, women and minorities were also not confident that they would do well in science and technology-oriented fields.

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A Guide for School Nurses Treating Deaf Patients

Communication: The problem and the solution to adequate health care for Deaf patients.

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Dorothea Dix: Nurse/Activist of the 1800's

Dorothea Dix was an important woman of the 19th Century, and the advancement of many causes. Dix was a teacher, writer, advocate for the mentally ill and was a nurse during the Civil War.

Dorothea Dix was born on April 4, 1802 in Hampden, Maine. After spending a rough beginning with an abusive father and alcoholic family, she spent her teen years in Boston, Massachusetts at the home of her Grandparents. It was there that the Grandparents nurtured Dorothea’s desire to learn.

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