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MRSA Colonization in Healthcare workers and patients

by Mammy1111 Four percent of healthcare workers MRSA-positive reveals results of a study of MRSA prevalence in... Read More


A different perspective

by maryloufu When the ambulance rolled up to the ER I could see the EMTs doing chest compressions on my dad. I... Read More

Mildred's Brand New Littman Stethescope

by Ruby Vee a sense of humor runs in my family. my great grandfather was well known as a great story teller --... Read More

"Nurses are so Mean"

by Ruby Vee I wish the phrase "nurses eat their young" had never been coined. Thirty some years ago when I was... Read More

Be My Friend at the End

by Dancer3 I returned to nursing after having been at home with my children for a number of years. At first, I... Read More

Moments You Wouldn't Wish To Be A Nurse !!!

by hoope - When you meet a 15 years old kid with a CRF ( Chronic Renal Failure ). He’s so cute and is... Read More

When I Was a New Grad . . .

by Ruby Vee this for those of you members of who have hinted, believed, insinuated or baldly... Read More

More Things Your Nurse Won't Tell You: Spring Fever in LTC Edition

by VivaLasViejas As every nurse knows, there are shifts which are generally limited to full-moon summer weekend... Read More

Nurses and Lawsuits: A Medico-Legal Perspective

by aerialacer As nurses initiate their professional obligations, their legal responsibilities also begin. As they... Read More

When everybody knows your name

by 313RN This is something that I wrotte for a class while I was in Nursing School. I came across it again... Read More

Teachable Moment

by Flare As a school nurse, I am in the unique position of acting as both a teacher and a nurse. Sure, nurses do patient teaching all the time, but somehow... Read More

Nursing: To give oneself with no reward or appreciation.

by HurricaneHanns “Oh, that hurts so much!” My grandma’s eyes are screwed shut and her breath is coming short and quick. I am trying to peel back the tape holding... Read More

To my preceptor, future students beware (rant)

by leekun2010 Dear Preceptor, This past spring 2010 semester, I was assigned to you for a whole semester to learn the ins and outs of being a nurse independent... Read More

End Of Life Issues---The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

by VivaLasViejas If I ever become a hospice nurse (which is what I've decided I want to be when I grow up), the varied experiences I'm collecting in long-term care... Read More

"Hey, Could Ya Hand Me That Hoojaflobbets There?"

by VivaLasViejas It's funny, how this aging business really slaps one upside the head now and again.....usually when (and where) s/he least expects it. My mother's... Read More

First Day of Clinicals

by justme01 I woke up excited and nervous about clinicals. I put on my school issued scrubs, with girdle underneath, and tied the waist tight. I am 5 ft 3 and... Read More

A Few Simple Rules For Electrical Safety

by Ruby Vee Codes and electrical mishaps aren't really funny -- but if you can't laugh you'll never make it through three decades of nursing. And besides, once... Read More

My 20th Year in Nursing

by General E. Speaking, RN This year marks my twentieth year as a nurse. Hard to believe. I wonder how many patients I have cared for in twenty years? It boggles my mind. I... Read More

Motherhood, Death and Nursing

by SpecialK38 when i was a little girl, i always knew i wanted to be a mother. after my first child was born, i knew i wanted to be a nurse. i never knew how... Read More

10 years later.. Remembering my first clinical patient

by marty6001 I still remember my first clinical patient well. I was a brand new nursing student, never having touched a patient before starting school, and now... Read More

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