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By Gwen Wodiuk, DNP, FNP-C
Faculty, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

 

Most people understand what a nurse is. Usually, they picture someone taking care of sick people. Frequently this care takes place in a hospital. There are several pathways nurses can pursue after the initial stage of caring for people who are hospitalized. There are four types of nurses who are considered “advanced practice.” These nurses work as nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists, nurse midwives, and clinical nurse specialists.

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By Veronica Perez, MPH, CHES
Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Did you know that tobacco smoking remains the leading cause of lung cancer, heart disease, stroke and other health problems? Tobacco is the largest preventable cause of death and disease, causing over seven million deaths each year worldwide (ACS, 2018).

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By Melinda Martell
Guest Blogger, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder. It is not something you can catch; it is not an allergy and it is not something you will grow out of. Contrary to some people’s beliefs Celiac disease is not caused by pesticides or genetically modified organisms.  

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By Cathy Smyser, MSN, FNP-C
Faculty, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, this information could save your life or that of someone you love! Skin cancer is very common. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), one in every three cancers diagnosed worldwide is skin cancer. One in every five Americans may develop a form of skin cancer in their lifetime.

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By Danielle Henderson
Faculty, College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Within the health care profession, it is common not to work the typical nine-to-five workday.  Healthcare never stops. Therefore, you may work the day shift, the night shift and everything in between. No matter the shift, one thing to help you achieve your goals for the day is remaining mindful and grounded. Meditation is a tool that can help you with this.

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