Announcing the March 1998 issue of
Telephone Nursing Telezine (TNT for short)
An ezine or electric web-zine for and about
Telephone Nursing Services
TO VIEW GO TO THE EZINE
GO TO THE WEB URL at:
Vol 3 Number 2
This electronic magazine or ezine is all about Telephone Triage Nursing and
TeleNursing Services. Unlike some other electronic magazines, TNT allows
and encourages you to PRINT this web ezine and share it with your
colleagues - for educational purposes.
THIS MONTHS FOCUS: Pediatric Telephone Nursing
THIS ISSUE INCLUDES:
=The Nightmare of Head Lice
What happens with head lice strikes in your home? A telephone nurse shares
her experience, fears and happy conclusions.
=A Short Focus on Pediatric Asssessment Problems
What do dehydration, respiratory difficulty and rashes have in common? They
are all difficult to assess over the telephone! Get some tips on effective
strategies for better assessments.
=Tips for Increased Proficiency
An experienced telephone triage nurse shares how she increased the
proficiency at her call center! Not to be missed!
=Letters to TNT
Email from readers. Needs for information about call center payscales or
continuing education for telehealth nurses. Nurse consultant looks for the
right physician for a great position in telehealth.
=In The Telephone Triage World
*Telemedicine Canada sponsors teleconferences on telenursing topics
*England moving toward country-wide telephone nursing coverage.
*Call center nurses do as well as pediatric residents in Georgia
*Over $2 million dollars saved by a 24 hour telenursing hotline
*New look to the Telephone Nursing Practice website
=Humor on the Line
*When You Call a Nurse for Advice - a very tongue-in-cheek look at
telephone nursing from the Journal of Nursing Jocularity
*The Telephone Nurse's Lice Song
=Selected TeleHealth Conferences
*Contemporary Forums (New Orleans, San Diego)
*Pediatric Telephone Triage (Hawaii)
=Internet on the Line: selected websites
Eire in the Air, New Cancer Guide, Carol Gino's new book, Pediatric
Emergency Medicine list service, National Nurses Week
=Employment Line: Jobs in Telenursing in California, Colorado, Florida,
Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Texas, and Utah
FOCUS OF COMING ISSUES
April: Legal issues in telephone nursing
May: Nurses Week Special Edition
June: Home Care
Nurses who have telephone services in all specialties are encouraged to
contact the Editor for submission guidelines for future issues or check
Topics specific to new or creative approaches to telephone nursing are
especially welcome. Deadline for submissions is the 10th of each month.
Feel free to forward this message and share the announcement and URL of
this specialty Nursing electronic magazine (ezine) with your nursing,
physician, or other colleagues that will most appreciate it.
Kathi Webster BSN RN
Editor/Publisher - Telephone Nursing Telezine
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