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Education, experience, and shared knowledge makes a well-informed nurse. At allnurses, you will find answers to all your questions, lively debates, articles, nursing jobs, degree program information, and so much more. allnurses is the leading networking site for nurses. What kind of nurse do you want to be?

Organ, eye and tissue donation helps nurses too!

We often read about the benefits of organ, eye and tissue donation and lives forever changed. What... Read More

The Nurse Vs The Person Inside You

We are nurses but... We give you small, sometimes sad little smiles as you leave for the night,... Read More

Powerpoint Tips

Nursing school is hard, but very do-able! I am a mom with two young and active daughters. If I can... Read More

Seeking First Job - Need Advice

Hi Nurse Beth, I have a couple of questions however I'll start off with a bit of background. I... Read More


What is leadership? A question that is asked and debated daily on every level of management. We all... Read More

PASSED NCLEX-RN in 265 questions

by rninph

I am sharing this experience, coz I want to inspire others as how others inspired me here. Before I... Read More

Nostalgia: The Aches and Pains of the Real Nursing World

I remember growing up with my Playskool medicine kit and later on watching shows like ER and the... Read More

Comfort in a Cup of Tea

Student nurses have many opportunities to learn from clinical experiences. The most meaningful... Read More

Emotional Health: Strategies for Nurses

Dealing with day to day levels of stress, which can be tough to handle for some individuals. There... Read More

Did I wait too long to become a nurse?

I wanted to be a nurse since I was a young teenager. I married at 19 and had 6 children by the... Read More

Meet Miss Colorado 2015 (Kelley Johnson) - The Nurse Behind the Stethoscope

Over the past few weeks, the topic of the nursing profession has ranked among the top news stories.... Read More

Third World Code Blue

Working in a developing country has reacquainted me with why we do things the way we do in the US.... Read More

Domestic Violence: The Elephant In The Room

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It is a conversation that is difficult on either side and for every participant. But it's a... Read More

7 Tips For Procrastinators: How I Made It Work

by kj75

1) Figure out if the exams are based mostly on lecture or mostly on reading. Ideally you'll read everything, listen to everything, and manage to do... Read More

The Ugly, the bad, and the good.

My birthday was the 2nd, and I got my denial letter, and I'm pretty sure the world ripped itself apart, then formed again. I literally spent my... Read More

A patient to remember.

We have all had patients who are memorable for one reason or another. This little boy will live in my memory forever. He came to the hospital bright... Read More

Some Tips For How To Use Evernote For Nursing School

I strongly recommend using Evernote on your smartphone, tablet, laptop, and Desktop. One of the ways I use Evernote, is to keep track of daily... Read More

How to Land a Job

Sometimes landing a nursing job is harder than expected, especially for new graduate nurses. Here are some key things you can do to help land the job... Read More

Are You Protected Against Identity Theft? - FREE Offer for Nurses

We are proud to announce that allnurses and CEO Brian McLane of SafeIDTrust will be joining forces to honor nurses across the country. Allnurses has... Read More

Where are the tears?

by SR9145

Was this because I was new to nursing or was it because it rang home from losing my own mother. The one time I remember crying with a patient's son.... Read More

The worst wound I had ever seen.

by choyles

Time to care I have always believed that night shift nursing is a time for learning. Doctors are out of sight, administrators are home in bed and... Read More

The Extra Mile

As a nurse of 34 years, I have gone above and beyond for many patients. This article is a true account of one of these times; an example of why... Read More

Apple Watch - Why I Love It! UPDATE 10/07/15

I just purchased an Apple Watch, sport edition approximately a week ago. As an APRN, I use it daily for many different functions. Here's my... Read More

Using my Karate Chops in Nursing


Using my Karate Chops in Nursing I was called to the main desk in the OR at the beginning of my shift because there was a problem with... Read More