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The Cons of Working in Long Term Care

By TheCommuter - I worked as a floor nurse and supervisor in long term care (a.k.a. LTC, nursing homes, or aged care) on and off for six years. Last year I wrote two articles that placed a mostly positive spin on working in the LTC industry. This year I will attempt to balance the beam by discussing the drawbacks... Read More


Marketing as a Defense Legal Nurse Consultant: The Key to Success Part II

By sirI - Remember, this Article describes what the LNC needs while working with the Defense Attorney. Working with Defense Attorneys can be challenging, rewarding and at the same time, very frustrating. But you know you are helping to defend (advocate for) Nurses, Physicians and other practitioners. Your... Read More


Being Thankful

By jadelpn - ...and dare I say celebrated? There will be times that we are spending a Thanksgiving with a patient (or 2, or 10). It is not what perhaps we choose to do, but what we do, put in our turn, do out due diligence. Most patients don't relish the thought of being in a hospital for a holiday. An... Read More


Marketing as a Legal Nurse Consultant: The Key to Success Part I

By sirI - Marketing is the key to success for any Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC). It is hard and many give up before they even get started. To be successful, you must be persistent, but you must get adequate rest as well. The Attorney-client needs the LNC and we can provide exactly what they need saving... Read More

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Education as a Legal Nurse Consultant

By sirI - Registered Nurses are very intrigued by this career path in nursing and find it fascinating to work with Attorneys. They look at this career choice as a prestigious, admired, and highly respected career. Many are interested only because they are "burned out" of bedside nursing and think this is... Read More

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Trauma Nursing

By Pixie.RN - What is Trauma Nursing? Trauma nurses specialize in caring for patients injured through trauma, be it accidental or intentional. Trauma nurses must be well versed in stabilizing patients and rapidly recognizing impending life threats. Patients will range in age from neonates to centenarians.... Read More


Orthopedic Nursing

By traumaRUs - Orthopedic nursing encompasses care of both the trauma and surgical patient. Patients of all ages and sizes require orthopedic care. From the infant who has a congenital issue, to the teen injured in a motor vehicle accident, to the elder who has elected to have a joint replacement. These patients... Read More


Nurse Management

By madwife2002 - Nursing management is the leadership within a hospital, nursing home, out patient and in patient services, they guide the culture, quality and environment. The nurse manager is accountable 24 hours a day, for all aspects of their department, which includes but not limited to: staffing, budgets,... Read More


Sticky Politics

By jadelpn - Here is an interesting op ed piece on a conversation that I had with a fellow nurse on our way off shift in the throes of a day of unrealistic expectations and how in the world we ever got to this place. My co-worker is an amazing nurse. However, just came out of discipline on....wait for... Read More


Supervising and delegating: Why I don't stay 3-4 hours late like the 3-11 supervisor

By pinkiepieRN - There's sometime a large amount of work that can't get done within an 8 hour time frame. Sometimes there's just fabricated busy work and when it interferes with MY staff, MY routine and MY house, it's a problem! There's only so much you can do in 8 hours and there's a reason why I'm there to... Read More


Operating Room / Perioperative Nursing

By tnbutterfly - Perioperative nurses are the nurses who are with the patient as they go through all levels of surgery. They are there to greet the anxious patient and their family upon arrival to the preoperative area. They remain with the patient throughout the surgical procedure, always keeping patient safety in... Read More


What a Union Can Do For You

By jadelpn - There seems to be more than one confusion on how a union can be of benefit to nurses. Especially when the grass seems so much greener on the other side. A union comes to a facility usually due to a group of nurses who decide that they want to have some say in their working conditions. A union... Read More


Deployed Army Nursing: Finally, Double Digits!

By Pixie.RN - I have been deployed to Afghanistan with a Forward Surgical Unit (FST) since June 2013. It has been both challenging and rewarding in ways that I never anticipated or expected. While I don't necessarily relish being here, it's been a great experience! As I watch a friend go home early, it makes me... Read More


RN Experience when Considering the Legal Nurse Consultant Career

By sirI - Registered Nurses are very intrigued by this career path in nursing and find it fascinating to work with Attorneys. They look at this career choice as a prestigious, admired, and highly respected career. Many are interested only because they are "burned out" of bedside nursing and think this is... Read More

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What Nobody Tells You: The Reality of Nursing Jobs for Foreign Trained Nurses

By rosomebody007 - One of the dreams of thousands of nurses around the world is to work in the United States or other first world country. Sadly, nobody tells you how is the process of getting a job in this country and what is the likelihood that you can get a job if you are not proficient in English, if you are not... Read More


Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired! - Social Media

By madwife2002 - This article continues the series of Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired. Today, we will talk about "social media" and how people use it to stay in touch with people all over the world. Along with this new exciting way of connecting to the world comes problems and issues dealing with behavior which is... Read More


To Those Who Serve..... Thank You!

By VintageSwagger - I once had dreams of serving our country and fighting for the freedoms many of us take for granted. This dream was fostered by my family, from which 4 generations have served proudly. I even made it as far as taking the ASVAB test and meeting with a recruiter. After my score posted I met again with... Read More


NICU Dad to NICU Nurse

By VintageSwagger - One of the main catalysts leading me to pursue neonatal nursing was my own experience as the parent of a child in the NICU. Having a child in the NICU was an extremely vulnerable and terrifying experience that forever changed me as both a person and as a father. I have never felt more helpless than... Read More