Author: Liane Clores, RN MAN

Tourniquet Test For Dengue

Kayla is not feeling well. This afternoon, after taking a nap, she woke up with a fever and body weakness. She heads to the kitchen to get herself a glass of water as she encounters her sister, Elaine, who just arrived from hospital duty. After telling Elaine about how she was feeling, Elaine rushes to […]

Issue in Healthcare: Mandatory Flu Vaccines for Health Workers

CDC, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) endorse that all U.S. health care workers get vaccinated annually against influenza including physicians, nurses, nursing assistants, therapists, technicians, emergency medical service personnel, dental personnel, pharmacists, laboratory personnel, autopsy personnel, and students and trainees. Also included in the […]

How to Stay Sane in Nursing School 101

Exams here, NCPs there. Clinical duty today, drug studies due tomorrow. Anxious of that long quiz you took yesterday, worried of not finishing your assignments today. About to go crazy, well, maybe just a bit..or a bit more. Alright, maybe close to breaking down. You know you were once or you currently are a student […]

How to perform bed shampoo

In today’s class, the clinical instructor is discussing all about Bed bath, bed shampoo and sponge bath. While the Clinical instructor lectures about bed shampoo, Kayla finds herself engrossed and listening intently. According to the lecture, hair care increases blood flow to the scalp and removes oils and dirt; and clean hair prevents skin irritation […]


You just have received endorsement from the outgoing nurse. You check on the chart and assess your patient. You check the IV lines and IV sites, you check the due medications and if the stock’s enough for the 8-hour shift. You check when the IVF’s will be due. You check the vital signs then record […]