Derick J., BSN, RN, CCRN, had two life events that likely inspired him to become a travel nurse: he grew up with and helped take care of his disabled mother, and he later lived with his aunt and uncle, who, as a military family, frequently moved around the country.
Nurses may be asked by those unfamiliar with the term, "what is patient advocacy, and how does a nurse perform this service?" Do you know the answers?
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It's simply not an option for healthcare organizations to leave patients without care, but nursing staff shortages can make coverage difficult.
Patient confidentiality is breached all the time, often by accident, and nurses must know what to do when it happens.