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How Healthcare Providers Can Encourage Patient Trust

How Healthcare Providers Can Encourage Patient Trust

One of the most important things in regards to the patient doctor relationship is trust. Patients must trust that their healthcare providers will make the best decisions for their well-being. If that trust is broken, it can be traumatizing for the patient. Engendering trust in your patient’s is something that’s not always easy to achieve.  But with practice and patience, it can be done.  Getting into the habit can be a little slow, but building genuine concern and generosity is possible everyday. Below are three ways to increase patient trust. Effective Communication Above all else, the key to gaining and

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Nurse Patient Educator: Trust and Communication with Patient

Nurse Patient Educator: Trust and Communication with Patient

How Healthcare Workers Can Restore Patient Trust in the Internet Age Have you ever typed in symptoms of a headache in a search engine and found out that these signs may be linked to a tumor, cancer, or other scary disorders? Chances are, if you are reading this article, you have done the aforementioned. Being certain that you have a terminal illness, maybe you have even scheduled an immediate appointment, only to find out that your symptoms are common. Do you trust your doctor or do you search for a second opinion to validate your internet diagnosis? The internet age

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Mixing Medications: What Most of Us Get Wrong in the Disposal Process

Mixing Medications: What Most of Us Get Wrong in the Disposal Process

Mixing Medications: What Most of Us Get Wrong in the Disposal Process   Whether your doctor changed your prescription or advised you to discontinue a specific drug, disposing of them properly is an important consideration. While it may seem easy to simply throw the drugs in the trash, this is not always proper protocol, and can result in accidental poisonings or disease transmission. Always be careful when looking to clear out the medicine cabinet and keep these tips in mind. Drug Take-Back Programs Some pharmacies will take back prescription and over-the-counter drugs, no questions asked. Others will not. Ask your pharmacist

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Mesothelioma Help Now

We are here to educate and support mesothelioma patients and their families. Research has shown the more you know about a disease, the better prepared you’ll be to cope with everything that comes your way. So, let’s learn, share, and take action together. Cited From: Mesothelioma Help Now – Get Education and Support http://www.mesotheliomahelpnow.com/#ixzz3WqLUGFFI This site provides comprehensive and excellent resources related to Mesothelioma. Highly recommended. Access Site: click here

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Prostate cancer and treatment choices: Decision shared by doctor and patient?

Prostate cancer and treatment choices: Decision shared by doctor and patient?

Doctors strive to make treatment decisions together with their patients – but is the decision really shared? According to researchers, shared decision-making isn’t easy, and clinicians need help. The international research group has studied the decision aids for treatment choice of localized prostate cancer. Source: www.sciencedaily.com Understanding the treatment plan and who is the decision maker in it is key for success for the patient.  Shared decisions can be very beneficial if guided by a competent doctor. Certified Nurse Patient Educators can play a key role in relaying plans and how to implement them with the patient If you are

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The Importance of a Nurse Educator in Modern Nursing.

The Importance of a Nurse Educator in Modern Nursing.

  To be the best they can possibly be, new nurses must be mentored by seasoned ones in the profession. But are they doing their best? American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Why Should You Become a Nurse Educator? Veteran leadership is a key part to the success of the next generation.    Seasoned nursing professionals need to do their part to educate the young nurses.   Nurse patient education helps pave the way for future nurses to continue on and make sure patients receive excellent health care.  Nursing educators are important to the process of mentoring.   This is why veteran nurses should

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Top 5 Qualities That Make Successful Nurse Educators

  What makes a good nurse educator? Is being an expert in the field enough? A veteran RN, who is also a graduate student, shares her views. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Nurse Educators It takes a special nurse to become a nurse patient educator.   To be a successful one you must take it a step, 5 of them to be exact, further. First what is a nurse educator?   Nurse educators are experienced nurses that help their fellow nurses learn about nursing, procedures, techniques and other aspects of the job.   They help the nursing field by passing along their

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Which Nursing Certification Would Best Suit You?

Which Nursing Certification Would Best Suit You?

Find Out What Nursing Certification Finds Your Career Needs. Every nurse knows that nursing education does not stop when they receive their RN.   You must increase your knowledge and constantly learn new technologies.   There is also the question of do you want to specialize your nursing career with a nursing certification in a specialty field? When looking for a nursing certification, you need to look for the best possible field to fit your career goals.    For example if you want to go into case management then you would want to look for online nurse case manager training.   Likewise for legal

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5 Tips to Specialize Your Nursing Career

5 Tips to Specialize Your Nursing Career

  Do you feel uncertain of which specialty and career path you want to take in nursing? Don’t worry, here are 5 tips that will help you decide along the way. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: Great Information on How to Specialize Your Nursing Career Looking to specialize your nursing career?   With the many opinions open to you, it can be very overwhelming.    Fear not, here is a guide to help you choose what is the best path for you. When picking a potential career, try to find something you love.   If you enjoy the legal aspects of nursing