This is a story about one new nurse's experience caring for an unresponsive stroke patient on the... Read More
What happens after spending a decade of caring for critically ill patients and suffering their... Read More
Let's see, where were we last ... oh yes, departing for Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC). I... Read More
What do you know?
No, he didn't come right out and ask me that. But after years of reading... Read More
Nursing school is rough...very rough. At some point in time we all wonder if it's all worth it. ... Read More
An "other-side-of-the-desk" look at what nurse managers REALLY do all day. Hint: it's *not* sitting... Read More
The second installment in my journey to Army Nursing... I leave for Texas the day after tomorrow!... Read More
An encounter with a rookie nursing assistant reminds us that your day is as good as you allow it to... Read More
When I became a nurse I never imagined how nontraditional of a career I would have. Always one for... Read More
As a student nurse I have been quite bipolar. Going through phases of loving nursing and phases of... Read More
As nursing students, our duties make the best part of our stay in the college, and being with group mates who are very out-of-this-world really... Read More
Shifting in my rocking chair sent my Med-Surg book to the floor. I send a silent prayer that my ten year old was still asleep. She was. Many times I... Read More
As nurses, we are inundated with the image of "angels in white", being told nursing is a "calling". We need to look at these ideas and realize how... Read More
Nutrition, physiology, and life style management were all part of our nursing program's curriculum. Still, we find ourselves stuck gorging on sweets... Read More
"To do what nobody else will do, a way that nobody else can do, in spite of all we go through; is to be a nurse."
I hope you get... Read More
The third blog in the series, on the eve of my departure to Basic Officer Leadership Course (BOLC) in Texas! I'm driving from Virginia. Hooray, road... Read More
Lets be honest here. Nurses love to whinge. And to be fair, we do have a lot to whinge about.
Pay, for example. It took me four years of... Read More
Welcome to the Army Nursing blog, which will chronicle my progression in becoming an active duty Army nurse (66HM5, ER Nurse). I report for active... Read More
I have learned in my almost three years as an unemployed RN that Hope is the one thing that can really keep you motivated. Despite all the... Read More
by Lindsey McGraw
A very touching story appropriate for March since it is the start of Breast Cancer Awareness, campaign walkathons with "pink warriors" and pink... Read More