Displaying all posts for ‘pat’

Are You Paying Attention to Your Business Intuition?

by June 29, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Image for Are You Paying Attention to Your Business Intuition?

You learned as a clinical nurse that some nurses have intuition about a patient. “Something is not right with this person. I need to get help.” There may be subtle signs of a change. Something is off. The concerned nurse mobilizes the healthcare team to get the patient the attention he needs. We call it […]

Saying “I can save you money” is Meaningless

by June 25, 2015 » Add more comments.
Image for Saying “I can save you money” is Meaningless

Saying “I can save you money” is a phrase that has become white noise to many attorneys. Most LNCs say, “I can save you time and money.” That’s boring and so overused. It is a phrase used so often in ads and by salespeople that when we hear it, it’s like hearing “Blah, blah, blah.” […]

7 Tips for Work At Home Legal Nurse Consultants

by June 22, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Image for 7 Tips for Work At Home Legal Nurse Consultants

Working at home as a legal nurse may sound like an ideal arrangement. You don’t have the expense of maintaining an office, and you can produce income while still being a work at home parent. It is often the only way legal nurse consultants can start a business. My first desk was a board placed […]

3 Ways to Avoid Common Writing Traps for LNCs

by June 18, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Image for 3 Ways to Avoid Common Writing Traps for LNCs

I often get asked to help legal nurse consultants and nurse writers with reports, journal submissions, theses, dissertations, or book chapters. These are some of my favorite hints to help them engage their readers with clarity and precision. Legal nurse consultants: take note. These tips will help you in your report writing for your legal […]

Critical Care Nursing – “If you are not on top of your game patients die”

by June 15, 2015 » Add the first comment.

The critical care nurse in this video describes the high risk aspect of caring for patients.

Critical Care Nursing and Team Communication

by June 11, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Image for Critical Care Nursing and Team Communication

Collaboration and communication form the cornerstone of effective care. Critical care nursing exemplifies this principle. The involvement and interaction of critical care personnel have a critical impact on the outcome of critical illness. The outcome is influenced by the degree of interaction and communication between nurses and physicians. Communication and collaboration are responsibilities of not […]

Critical Care Nursing – High Risk Practice

by June 8, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Image for Critical Care Nursing – High Risk Practice

Critical care nurses take care of some of our sickest patients. They practice in a high risk environment – both clinically and in terms of litigation. Critical care nursing in the United States began with the recognition that specialty nursing was necessary to more adequately care for seriously ill patients with complex needs. Ongoing technological […]

How to respond to “I already have a legal nurse consultant I work with.”

by June 4, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Image for How to respond to “I already have a legal nurse consultant I work with.”

You are marketing to an attorney you meet at a social event or while you are exhibiting at an attorney conference. When you identify yourself as a legal nurse consultant, he says, “”I already have one.” How do you respond to this resistance statement? If you say, “Oh, I see” and turn your attention to […]

Nursing Standard of Care: Just following orders? Part 2

by June 1, 2015 » Add the first comment.
Image for Nursing Standard of Care: Just following orders? Part 2

In part 1 of this blog, I shared facts to analyze the standard of care. I described a case of a man seen in the ER. The patient had a significant change in his condition on discharge, yet was sent home anyway and subsequently died. Did the ER nurse meet the standard of care? Let’s […]

Nursing Standard of Care: Just following orders? Part 1

by May 29, 2015 » Add the first comment.

I have had the questioned posed to me by an attorney in a deposition (on more than one occasion), “So you think you know more than the doctor”? The nurses’ responsibility does not end with blindly following a physician’s order. I have personally testified at 3 depositions and was asked this question at 2 of […]

Pages:«1234567...32»
css.php