It's always a little bit tricky to find a good balance between useful and quick activities to keep students busy the day before a holiday or break. You don't want to start teaching a new topic, but you don't want to completely waste the day away either.
Anyone looking for practice scenarios? If you view our Diabetic Patient Scenario, you can practice taking care of a diabetic patient on the medical surgical floor. Go step by step and answer the questions for this patient's care correctly.
A few days we posted about concept maps and our resources through FreeNurseTutor, but we realize concept mapping can confuse both new educators and nursing students. Because of that, we wanted to point you towards a few resources that might clear up the confusion.
Has anyone out there heard of Learners TV? Apparently there's a whole website out there with online lectures and videos on different topics... for free.
We noticed a huge amount of traffic from students who viewed our post on learning medications. So we figured it's time to give a back-to-school shout out to instructors who are starting up the lessons again after a wintry holiday season.
One of our EHR Tutor users recently mentioned concept maps and how she was working on a set for her classroom for the upcoming semester. Little did she know, we have a blank concept map template and ideas for how to use it on FreeNurseTutor.com.
We've seen dozens of talented students pass through nursing school, medical terminology classes and CNA programs in our day. But no matter how gifted/intelligent/kind a person is, learning medications and terminology usually comes down to rote memorization - something we're not all great at.
Hey Everyone! Check out the Fall 2013 Minority Nurse Magazine. We're mentioned in the article, "Technology in the Workplace: How You Can Prepare" which goes over several ways you can prepare for technology use in the medical field no matter where you are in your education or career.