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The performance review that really matters

Nurses rely on others to give them the praise and acknowledgement, but still feel unappreciated. ... Read More

Turning Knowledge Into Wisdom: Being an Effective Advocate

Is your patient an effective advocate? Here are some tips for empowering your patients to be... Read More

When Pigs Fly

by jaelpn

I have an egg that sits on my desk at home; it's not your everyday bacon and eggs kind of egg. It's... Read More

A Full Moon at the Hospital

A story about a confused, sometimes combative patient and how the medical staff deals with these... Read More

Acupuncture for menopause, a personal experience

This is my personal experience with both western and Chinese medicine for the treatment of severe... Read More

Stay well and don't get sick!

This is a true account of what happened to a friend of mine when she became sick after having... Read More

Yes, Virginia, There IS A Second Chance

A happy ending to the saga of a late-middle-aged nurse who finally found her dream job after months... Read More

A REAL Nurse

This article was inspired by the thread asking "Do you Tell That You're A Nurse When You Go To The... Read More

Teacher turned Nurse

Nursing and Teaching are alike, and not alike. I miss teaching. I miss summer vacation. Christmas... Read More

So Why Do You Do It?

the day of a typical med/surg nurse. you crack one eye open as the clock next to your bed... Read More

I am still me

The sun was coming up on a bitter cold Minnesota morning. It was the day after Christmas which meant shopping with my two daughters. The grandkids... Read More

How I learned compassion.

“When he saw him, he was moved with compassion, came to him, and bound up his wounds, pouring on oil and wine. He set him on his own animal, and... Read More

You Better Have Fun!

by jizzo

You Better Have Fun! According to recent statistics, the number one reason for nurses leaving their jobs is not what you would guess. ... Read More

An Attitude of Gratitude

The author of the series "Fired After 50" reflects on the changes this year has brought, and marvels anew at the small miracles of everyday life as a... Read More

I am not the hero I once thought I was.

My own "definition of 'nursing'" was my first assignment in nursing school. I wrote, I received a big fat ZERO! My view of nursing changed over the... Read More

A Heartbeat Stops - Another Begins

My cell phone rang while I was at work this weekend. I was at the nurses' station surrounded by the nursing staff that I supervise as charge nurse. ... Read More

The story is in the soil....

by jaelpn

This is a story that has a meaning, serves a purpose and has changed my life. The story is in the soil... without the proper nutrients and water-... Read More

Sitting Is Overrated

sitting is overrated. i say that because at present i can't sit. it isn't that i'm far too busy to ever point my posterior at a chair -- although i... Read More

Dear Me!

by rivet32

I have worked for several years on a busy medical surgical floor and once in awhile my white uniforms would become splotched with a myriad of... Read More

Calling the Code - a coping mechanism in 14 lines

It all started simply enough – a usual day at the station house. We checked in, we checked out the rig, we did our station duties and filled out the... Read More


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