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Anti plagerism app

Great question and discussion. In this particular case it was the faculty at the Uganda institution that requested this and said it was a major problem they experienced in working with their students. Perhaps the origin of the issue is directly a result of…

By kaye bultemeier on 01 Sep 2014 0 Recommendations 2 Replies
Pre-service HIV/TB Curriculum for Nurses

Winnie and Nonhlanla, Hope you two can set up a collaboration ! In addition to Ann's excellent suggestion to check with the Union, another resource to consider would be I-TECH, the International Training and Education Center for Health. I-TECH is an NGO…

By Nonhlanla Dlamini on 29 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 6 Replies
Developing Neonatal Nursing Curriculum in Ethiopia

Hi Sara, Global Health Media Project has a newborn care video series produced for health workers in low resource settings. Our videos are open access and can be downloaded from our website: http://globalhealthmedia.org/newborn/videos/ They are featured on…

By Sara Harris on 29 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
Trends of Documentation in Nursing Practices and Technological Advances

An extract from an Article written by Nurses Round. Nursing as well as other healthcare groups has evolved from the early day practice to the modern way of practice and documentation in nursing is one area where there has been evidence in drastic changes.…

By Ralueke Ekezie on 28 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
Nurse Empowerment Videos

I love the RCN video - 'This is Nursing' - I think it is inspirational. http://thisisnursing.rcn.org.uk/ It is UK focused, and shows nurses working in very well resources environments, but the themes are universal, and should reach out to all nurses, as…

By Brad Snyder on 28 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
Nurses: The frontline in the war against Ebola

Single Nucleotide Variants (SNV) are mutations that arise in one individual that involve just one change in one nucleic acid- either adenine, cytosine, thymine, or guanine. SNVs in the coding region of DNA ( which makes up only 2 % of total DNA) can be…

By NJOKI NGANGA on 23 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 3 Replies
NURSES ROUND: ROLE OF NURSING ENVIRONMENT IN PATIENT’S RECOVERY

Dear Colleagues, Read our latest article on The Role of Nursing Environment on patients Recovery. Please do follow us through the blog to get instant update from our latest Articles.…

By Ralueke Ekezie on 20 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
An International Training Seminar for Nurses on TB/MDR TB in Tomsk Russian Federation

Partners In Health (PIH), and Tomsk Physiopulmonology Medical Center are pleased to announce an international training seminar for nurses working in TB. The seminar will focus on key aspects of programmatic and clinical management of multidrug-resistant…

By Sheila Davis on 18 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 0 Replies
"Where are the nurses?"

Thank you Ruth, and everybody else in taking the time to share really insightful perspectives! I have started a similar discussion at the Quality and Safety community about an article that talks about the flaws in a federal quality assessment tool used to…

By Sudip Bhandari on 18 Aug 2014 0 Recommendations 20 Replies
New Videos: Danger Signs in Newborns

Thank You Deb! We will use some of these to train our CHWs in Rwanda :) Great Work-- this is what it's about! Everyone coming together

By deborah van dyke on 29 Apr 2014 0 Recommendations 4 Replies
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