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Is it Cold, Flu, or Gastroenteritis: Explaining the Difference to Patients

by Lynda Lampert, RN What is the difference between the cold, the flu, and gastroenteritis? Usually patients don’t... Read More


Six Resume Tips for Nurses

by Lynda Lampert, RN Resumes are your calling card for getting an interview at a facility. If you are frustrated with... Read More

Don’t Hide Your Pregnancy With a Corset; An Era Gone By

by Brenda F. Johnson Old medical books give us insight into the world of nurses, doctors and patients of the early... Read More

Priorities Can Kill: When Passing the Buck Gets Dangerous

by jacqueline.damm Nursing is 24/7, right? So what if you don’t get to a task before the shift is over? Is it really... Read More

Morning and Night

by A&Ox6 As much as we complain about our jobs, most of us nurses recognize the many benefits of their... Read More

"Bad Patients" - A Labor of Love

by sbush86 Do you remember receiving your last "bad patient"? The kind where you walk onto your unit, see the... Read More

Too Tired to Care: Fatigue in Nursing Has Ugly Outcomes

by Cynthiahowardrnphd Do you shave off an hour of sleep to get just one more thing done? Are you tired most of the time?... Read More

Ode to Case Managers

by A&Ox6 An ode to the case managers that we may never see. An ode to the case managers that we may never... Read More

Project: Nurses, send us your videos for a Happy New Year compilation

by tnbutterfly We want to create a video with several short clips of nurses around the world saying "Happy New... Read More

Social Skills in Nursing (Part I): the Art of Validation

by TheCommuter Countless nurses, new and seasoned, continually report problems at their various workplaces. A... Read More

Denying death as a society

by Kyrshamarks This is not meant to invoke anger or flaming like most of my articles. It is meant to make people think. I do not mean to insult or offend. Death... Read More

Nursing School Acceptance

by NurseStudentK75 The aspirations of getting into a nursing school is not an easy task. However, it is so incredibly rewarding once the goal has been achieved. Never... Read More

RN: Judge and Jury - Ch 6

by Julie Reyes, DNP, CPNP-AC, RN Labor and delivery clinicals have verified my thoughts about never wanting to be a L&D nurse. My hat is off to the nurses who do work in L&D and... Read More

Passed AANP. Studying, timeline, thoughts...

by anh06005 Preparing for NP certification exams can be tough. You don't know what to expect. You don't know what to do. Since so many in the allnurses community... Read More

Think Before You Speak: The Last Words Your Patient May Hear

by mommy2anangel It is important to think before you speak because you never know who may be listening. In fact, it may be the last person you expected. The... Read More

50 Resolutions Nurses Should Make for This New Year

by Lynda Lampert, RN Some may think that resolutions are just a good way of setting yourself up for failure, but they can be very helpful in furthering your nursing... Read More

The Gifts of Nursing

by ElizabethStoneRN Nurses spend most of their careers giving to others...they continuously give of their time, their minds and their hearts as they provide the best... Read More

I'm a Nurse and I am Stronger

by A&Ox6 As a senior nursing student, I faced the realization that no matter how smart I am, I am not infallible. I wrote this parody of Kelly Clarkson's... Read More

Give me a BREAK!!!! Ch 5

by Julie Reyes, DNP, CPNP-AC, RN I am probably not alone when I think that nursing school is the hardest thing I have ever done, and I certainly cannot be in the minority when I... Read More

12 Tips for Nurses: The Paradox of Getting More Done is To Do Less

by Cynthiahowardrnphd The holiday season is nicknamed the Season of Overdoing. Nurses are so good at doing this all year long that during this holiday season, they run the... Read More

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