Have you ever asked yourself "Do I work in the sickest, most unhealthy environment that anyone can... Read More
Have you ever wondered what the stress of nursing is doing to you? We know that stress causes... Read More
Often we overlook the most important aspect of our careers as nurses. In my observation of nurses... Read More
:Forgetful Moments and Older Nurses…
Getting older in nursing is just like getting older in... Read More
March 29, 2008
It was my usual day in the emergency room of a highly specialized hospital in... Read More
The list of things that I would share with new staff or those that may have forgotten why they... Read More
I'm pretty sure my first post here was maybe in 1997...as a newly recovering addict.
After 34... Read More
I have worked in Geriatric/LTC nursing for over 20 years. The same scenario has played out... Read More
What Nursing Has Been And Is For Me
Our nursing class has known about having to write this... Read More
It seemed like it was going to be just another usual Sunday night on our med/surg floor where I work as a tech prior to starting nursing school in... Read More
Not too long ago, I signed my name as "RN" for the first time. I felt like a kid in a candy store.
I mentioned it to one of my co-workers, right... Read More
by nurse grace RN
We can make it better for first time nurses. I remember my first day as a nurse as if it was yesterday ... "I finally made it and what a rush"! ... Read More
A Newbie's Guide to Cardiac Telemetry
It's like a nursing nightmare. Not the kind where you end up in front of the school body naked, but close. ... Read More
As a Registered Nurse, this year marks my 20th year in home health nursing. It has been a wonderful ride and I have met some interesting patients and... Read More
I was so nervous during my first day . Am I doing it right? Do I know what I am doing?
But, when I came in to my assigned room I saw this lady... Read More
Walking Two Blocks
Going to work for most people is probably an exercise in boredom. Not for me.
My day in Dhaka begins with a slow... Read More
The first code on Pediatrics, that I was responsible for, was shortly after my first year as a nurse. I was now the charge nurse for the floor as... Read More
by General E. Speaking, RN
The decision to further my education and become a Registered Nurse (R. N.) has affected my life in ways I would have... Read More
What, other than an A&P review, can a nurse gain from attending an autopsy? I wondered. This was certainly not my first post-mortem experience, but... Read More