One of the main questions about nursing is where and how do you start your journey into becoming a nurse? In this episode we give our listeners five helpful tips they can use to take the steps to start their very own nursing journey.
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COVID-19 PPE Education
40:55In this episode we discuss the proper use of personal protective equipment(PPE) which include gloves and masks during this COVID-19 pandemic. We go over the different diseases each mask protects you against and how those masks protect you. We share our personal work stories from the beginning of the outbreak and how our facilities are coping with COVID-19.
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