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Second bacterium that causes Lyme disease is identified

By | 2016-02-11T20:15:14+00:00 February 11th, 2016|Categories: General, Nursing news|

A second bacterium that causes Lyme disease in North America has been identified by researchers at the Mayo Clinic and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a report published Feb. 5 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Several bacteria cause Lyme disease in other parts of the world, but until recently, only the

Sage advice: Motivational teaching strategies for nurse educators

By | 2016-01-20T16:32:40+00:00 January 20th, 2016|Categories: Education, General|

Nurse educators from around the country shared words of wisdom on motivational teaching strategies that help nurses learn and flourish, whether in school, in facility inservice programs or in the clinical setting. Here’s what they had to say. Engage adult learners by facilitating a collaborative learning environment through the use of discussions and in-class group assignments.