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About Robert G. Hess Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN

Robert G. Hess Jr., PhD, RN, FAAN, is OnCourse Learning's executive vice president and chief clinical executive. He also is founder and CEO of the Forum for Shared Governance (www.SharedGovernance.org). As an editor for Nurse.com/Nursing Spectrum, Hess penned editorials on career topics. As a presenter at professional conferences, Hess often addresses participants on how to find the right job and steps for building a successful career. Join his Facebook followers at Robert G Hess Jr.

Nurses must play detective to diagnose Lyme disease

By | 2017-07-26T18:58:53+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: Nursing education, Nursing news|

Diagnosing tick-borne infections and the vast array of symptoms they cause often requires some detective work. These investigative skills are among the best assets of healthcare professionals, many of whom will be faced with a new wave of infections this year. “Ticks carry a lot of infections, not just Lyme disease,” said Ruth Kriz, MSN,