Tips for Nurses When Learning Something New

My research team recently started a highly intensive research study this week: an investigational drug in phase 3 of clinical trials (the last stage before FDA approval) is given over 12 consecutive days. Day 1 involves nine busy hours of study tasks, including a 4-hour mixed-meal tolerance test, insulin and glucose review, safety labs, infusion…

I recently returned from a week-long vacation overseas. My return to work was a jolt back to reality. I began the week in OB/GYN, working two long days full of pregnant women, ultrasounds, and everything women’s health. I’ve been spending the latter part of the workweek in family practice, broadening my patient population to include…