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Annie Needs KIS (Keep It Simple): CPR in Crisis?

Annie Needs KIS (Keep It Simple): CPR in Crisis?

by jeastridge - The AHA has recently increased the prices of their cards dramatically. This coupled with requirements for upgraded equipment and a lengthening of time requirements may be putting CPR for the masses...

Palliative Care - Interview with a Nursing Leader

Palliative Care - Interview with a Nursing Leader

by allnurses - Patients are surviving longer with more chronic illnesses. They survive cardiac arrests, and multi-system traumas. Our patients today survive what once was unsurviveable. However we are often left...

Learning Disabilities in the Workplace

Learning Disabilities in the Workplace

by GaryRay - I have been an RN for 11 years. I worked my way through nursing school with no accomodations even though I have struggled with Dyslexia since 4th grade. I don't feel it is something I should have to...

When you're on a date... and run into a previous patient

When you're on a date... and run into a previous patient

by stephen1219 - It was my day off. I met my date for "coffee or drinks" at an eclectic little side shop downtown. The conversation was stimulating and not the typical first date interrogations I've experienced in...

Critical Thinking

Critical Thinking

by Julie Reyes - Throughout the rest of your school and nursing career, you will hear the term “Critical Thinking”. What is it really? How do you do it? So I wanted to walk you through a scenario so you can...

The flu, how it could be worse...

The flu, how it could be worse...

by mooreea8 - As the number of influenza cases in the United States continues to climb, there is something even more dangerous to health, and that is pneumonia. Many people do not realize and understand the...

Room 4

Room 4

by elkeuneke - This is a recount of one of the most terrible shifts I've had as a new grad. I was on week two of orientation, and my patient crashed immediately after shift report. Despite the length of the...

Locker Room Talk

Locker Room Talk

by mejsp - A seasoned nursing colleague tells me we're invisible to people under 30. Is this true for veteran nurses and new graduates? What are you saying about us in the locker room? Are we even on your...

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