Monday, June 24, 2013

Guide to Writing an Integrative Review

I know that recently the Nursing Department has shifted their research focus for Honors Theses toward Integrative Reviews. If you're like me, you only vaguely remember all the different types of research we learned about in Nursing Research (NURS 225). So, if you're writing your thesis following an integrative review model, The integrative review: Updated methodology by Whittemore and Knafl is a great resource to help you understand what an integrative review is and how to write one. The article is available free through LU's library website.

Nurse Aide Level I

If you live in North Carolina and have completed the Fundamentals of Nursing class at Liberty University, you have the skills and knowledge necessary to challenge the Nurse Aide I test proctored by Pearson Education. For information about testing sites and what information you should study for your written and skills tests, click on the following link:

I took my CNA examination last year after studying the booklet provided online and reviewing the skills we were taught in "Fundies". Becoming Nursing Aide I certified was very advantageous for me because it allowed me to become Nurse Aide II certified half-way through my first semester of Junior year. In addition, having these two certifications qualified me to apply to the nursing externship I am now participating in her in NC.

If you have any questions about how to become Nurse Aide I or II certified, feel free to leave a comment. I will do my best to direct you to the resources best suited to meet your needs.