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Standard or Universal?

My mother is a second career nurse;  she graduated from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University in 1983.  I followed her in 1990.  We even shared some of the same professors.  She worked as a medical-surgical … Continue reading

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Protecting the Patient and Nurse: Infection Control, Biohazards, and Bloodborne Pathogens

On completing the RN Refresher program online module Unit 10. This topic is near and dear to my heart.  Before her retirement, my mother had an occupational needle-stick from an end-stage AIDS patient.  They were in the suite, and the … Continue reading

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