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Evidence-Based Practice by Nurses for Nurses: Encouraging Waiting Spontaneous Labor

Presented By Beth AHRQ This article describes an evidence-based patient-centered campaign and clinical resources that were... Read More


Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty

Sleeping on duty is number 3 in my series of 'Top ten reasons we get fired' Internet searches on... Read More

Advice for the first year of Nursing

In school you learn a lot, but nothing that can prepare you for actual working knowledge. I'm sure... Read More

The Army's On Its Way

A few threads here on AN focusing on new Army officers heading to BOLC made me a bit nostalgic for... Read More

Why Do People Struggle With Math?

The gap between people who perform mathematical operations without any difficulties and those who... Read More

I Completed a Non-Accredited Nursing Program, But Want Higher Education. Help!

What if you are a registered nurse who graduated from a non-accredited associate degree program or... Read More

Western Governors University (WGU) Readiness Assessment

The Western Governors University (WGU) Readiness Assessment is a pre-entrance exam that assesses a... Read More

Pink Tolerance

I've always hated pink. Red was MY color; pink was more my sister's color. As it turns out, I've... Read More

Hero Worship of Nurses: Misplaced

We are nurses or aspiring nurses. Society looks up to us. We look up to each other. Sometimes when... Read More

Nurses and 12-Hour Shifts - How to Make the Best of Them

Twelve hour shifts have been gaining popularity with nurses and hospitals for some time now. The... Read More

25 Years and Counting

I have just reached my 25 year anniversary of working in healthcare. This is a snapshot view of what has happened in my life and career over the past... Read More

Nurses Notes: Guidelines On What Not To Chart

The significance of accurate, timely documentation by nurses and other members of staff cannot be emphasized enough. However, some types of... Read More

It's OFFICIAL!!! Tips and encouragement from a second timer!

Cheers! You have finally graduated nursing school, celebrated with your friends and started to enjoy the afterlife as a new grad nurse! Just as you... Read More

Under All, is the Human

This is journal entry of my recent experience as a senior nursing student in the CCU with an intubated patient, labeled as combative and confused.... Read More

The First Time I Had to Tell a Family That Their Loved One Passed Away

I originally wrote this in my personal journal that chronicled my first year as an RN. I was recently rereading my journal and reflecting on the... Read More

Great Apps for Great Nurses

It's no surprise that nurses are taking advantage of all the new technology we have today, including apps. Apps are revolutionizing the nursing... Read More

Nursing Professional Development / Staff Development Coordinators

Nurse staff development coordinators (also known as directors of staff development) are multifaceted leaders who formulate educational tools that... Read More

Racial Refusals In Nursing

'Racial refusal' is a phrase that refers to the practice of patients and / or family members who refuse care from particular nurses, physicians,... Read More

Different Nursing Leadership Styles

In the nursing profession, a nurse manager's personal style of leadership impacts multiple aspects of a healthcare facility's operations and can have... Read More

Mistakes are Inevitable: No one is perfect.

Everyone makes mistakes, absolutely everyone. There is no such thing as a perfect person, and since all nursing students, CNAs, LPNSs, RNs, and... Read More

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