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Patricia is a Registered Nurse with a PhD in Natural Health. She is a professional member of the American Herbalist's Guild.Patricia writes and teaches classes about herbs and health. Some of the many classes offered include: medicinal herbs, breast health,herbal crafts , and creating your own cosmetics. Patricia Bratianu offers health consultations. As an expert with over 35 years experience in conventional healthcare as well as alternative therapies , Patricia is able to consider many options when co-creating a wellness program with you.

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Holistic Nursing

Holistic nursing is a nursing specialty recognized by the American Nurses Association. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine is studying effects of holistic nursing .While any nurse can practice holistically; certification is available for nurses and advanced practice nurses who seek to be credentialed. The American Holistic Nurses Association considers Florence Nightingale to […]

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Seasoned Nurses Help New Grads to Think Outside of the Box

Novice nurses possess contemporary knowledge and a theoretical framework that provides scaffolding to develop expertise throughout their careers. Knowledge and theory are essential attributes of an effective nurse.  By definition, new nurses have limited practical clinical experience. Professional nurses need theoretical knowledge as well as clinical opportunities to put that knowledge to use. Working with […]

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Benefits of Nursing – Beyond the Paycheck

The nursing profession offers much more than just a paycheck. It affords nurses the opportunity to thrive personally, professionally, and as community members. Few professions offer the variety of opportunities that nursing does. Nurses can begin a professional career quicker than in many other fields. With an Associate’s Degree in Nursing, a nurse can become […]

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Medical Surgical Nursing Helps Nurses Transition From Novice to Professional

Traditionally, new nurses have been advised to work on a medical surgical unit prior to seeking employment in a specialty area. Many new nurses balk at this recommendation, believing that they know where they want to work and therefore do not need medical surgical experience. The wisdom of advising novices to work for a year […]

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Hospice Does Not Mean Giving Up

As a novice nurse, it can be intimidating to care for a patient who only has a few days to live. One of the most important ways that you can advocate for your patient is to request a hospice referral from the physician. Hospice does not mean giving up. It means ensuring that your patient […]

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