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How are you easing your first day jitters?

Fear and self doubt are very powerful emotions. It can control you and debilitate you if you allow it. The mind is also power.... Read More


Nursing and Michelangelo

This article discusses what nursing is and how to express nursing. This article in a sense an allegory, and also meant to be an... Read More

I Wasn't Called to Nursing, I Just Showed Up.

I was one of those straight A, AP, National Honor Society kids in high school, so I was a little shocked when things didn't go my... Read More

That's A Wrap! Exploring Wound Management

In the US, we spend 10 times more on the care of chronic wounds than the entire annual budget of the World Health Organization.... Read More

Don't You Just Love It?

Don't you just love it when established posters get called out by new members who don't like the answers to the questions they've... Read More

I Passed NCLEX!! Sharing What I Did...

We see all the time on allnurses how people graduate with honors, do Kaplan/Hurst/PDA Reviews, answer hundreds of questions and... Read More

It's Already Gone On Long Enough

I've been trying to write this article for a week, about end of life issues, dementia, institutionalization and what Katrina did... Read More


Boundaries in nursing could be defined as a therapeutic relationship putting the needs of the patient first. This relationship is... Read More

Failed the NCLEX? A Passed Down Blueprint to Pass the NCLEX

The following was a secret from someone who failed the NCLEX and then passed it on! I am now an RN thanks to this person. I am... Read More

PR in Nursing Has Taken the Front Seat in Patient Care

Or, objects in the mirror are closer than they appear. Lately, seems as if image in nursing or even PR in nursing has taken the... Read More

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease affects 5 million American people. The underlying cause of the disease is still unknown and a cure is not... Read More

Army Nursing: All Good Things Must Come To An End

March 2014 came and went with me returning home from my nine-month deployment to Afghanistan and having three years of active... Read More

So I married a mysophobic...

My husband is scared of germs. At the gas station, he eyes the credit card machine with rancor. At the grocery store, he digs for... Read More

I Remember What It Was Like To Be A Terrified Nursing Student.

I've learned a bit in nearly four decades at the bedside -- and I still remember what it was like to be brand new. Here's some... Read More

The Start of a New School Year

Not too long ago, I was preparing to start my first day of nursing school and I remember how nervous I was walking into that... Read More

Anticipation: Behavioral Risk Assessment

To be pro-active, nursing has enacted many risk assessments. They prove true on each and every patient who is seen. A couple of... Read More

An Easy Way to Save a Life... or How to Not Kill Somebody

Hospitals depend on robust systems to prevent errors. Despite that, flexibility that is sometimes required in urgent situations... Read More

New To The Forums

If you think "allnurses" is harsh sometimes, you've totally missed out on the unmoderated newsgroups of the 1990s usenet. We're... Read More

Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing…What I Have Learned.

My reflections based on my experiences as a nurse entering the 18th month at the beside. I write about what I learned from... Read More

New Grad/Hate My Job/Life is Miserable!

After nearly four decades, I still remember my miserable, awful, no good first year of nursing vividly. It was my first full time... Read More

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