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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Reminders

By JustEnuff2BDangerous - It's sometimes hard for a lot of nurses to admit when their compassion begins to fail them and slips into dread of a certain difficult patient. Most of us like to think we are equally compassionate towards everyone, until "that one patient" comes along. That One Patient takes the shape of many... Read More

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Nursing Career--Can My Back Take It?

By MsLoriRN - I field questions from nurses and people who are thinking about becoming nurses on a daily basis. In this economy, there are so many adults from all walks and stages of life who are seriously considering joining the traditional set of newhigh school graduates as nursing students, due to the... Read More

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Socialized Medicine: The Argument to Support moving forward

By madwife2002 - Many people have a misunderstanding that if the government funds health care then THEY control our health care - a concept which in all reality is impossible. What they do provide is funding for hospitals and any facility that delivers health care. It's up to the facilities to decide how to... Read More

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RN-BSN Completion Programs

By VickyRN - Rn-bsn programs are university-level programs specifically designed to address the educational needs of associate degree or diploma rns who desire to complete the requirements for a bsn. Graduates of these programs earn a fully accredited bachelor of science in nursing degree. Many hospitals... Read More

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How to write a successful article for allnurses.com

By rn/writer - What is an article? That might seem rather basic, but judging from the submissions we receive, the definition isn't clear to everyone. For our purposes, an article is a story or an essay based on truth and told in your own words (no plagiarism, please). It can be an account of an interesting... Read More

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Ten Things I Love About Nursing

By VivaLasViejas - 10) I get to work in the most comfortable clothing on the planet. When I was a nurse manager, I was going through the worst of my perimenopause.....in polyester and double knits, no less. Now I wear soft cotton scrubs, which are essentially pajamas with lots of pockets. Good times! 9) Sheer... Read More

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Entry into Practice (Part 2) – Baccalaureate Programs in Nursing (BSN)

By VickyRN - Baccalaureate degrees in nursing include the bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) and the bachelor of science with a major in nursing (BSCN). These degrees are customarily 4 years in duration and make up the second most common entry level into registered nursing. Registered nurses graduating... Read More

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Beware: A Patient May Steal Your Heart

By Lindsey McGraw - A good rule of thumb when resigning from a nursing position is to always leave in good standing. Life with all its’ challenges, will sometimes find us coming full circle returning to our comfort zone. This was my case after my D.O.N. travel assignment was complete. I returned to my past place of... Read More

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My First Code

By ilovechadkrause - My First Code I am a new nurse. I just graduated 5 months ago, and I am so proud and excited about my career. One thing I feel new nurses are not really exposed to is the “code experience.” I was NOT prepared for the first code blue I witnessed, and feel it is necessary to share my story. ... Read More

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Accelerated BSN Programs

By VickyRN - Accelerated bsn programs are an innovative approach to nursing education, available for individuals who hold a non-nursing bachelor’s or higher degree and who are interested in moving into the field of nursing. Approximately 205 of these type programs are currently available nationwide. ... Read More

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The Daughter, The Patient, The Mother and The Woman

By W2BANU - I remember being about 12 years old, when my mom got suddenly ill with a case of dysentery, being the eldest daughter I was assigned the task of staying with her overnight at the clinic. I had never seen my mom that sick before, yet the urgency of her state eluded me. All I knew was that we would... Read More

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My Journey as a LPN Instructor

By BSN_after_40 - Much like any nurse, my journey starts in nursing school; confused and overwhelmed. I never thought I would be entering a career that would define me forever. Those coveted letters after our names symbolize our triumphs, our sorrow, and joy. But mostly, they stand for a proud profession that few... Read More

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Socialised Medicine part 2

By madwife2002 - I found this interesting article on the internet which I would like to share with the readers of my blog, and which I am sure many will find interesting, thought provoking and extreemly relevent to my current theme. This is written by a young aspiring politcian in the UK. Read More

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"Momma, who are those children in my room?"

By mommiof2kids - I had always wanted to work with pediatric oncology kids but when actually faced with the opportunity I was very hesitant. What if I messed something up? What if I wasn't able to give the parents and child the support and answers they needed? Despite all of my fears I went through the oncology... Read More

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From the Other Side of the Bed Rails - When the Nurse Becomes the Patient

By tnbutterfly - I had an interesting experience today. I walked into a hematology/oncology office ......... but this time as the patient. It’s strange how much different it feels when you, the nurse, suddenly become the patient. It looks much different through the patient’s eyes. I looked around at the... Read More

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Quest For Girls

By Lindsey McGraw - During a time frame when I was still a relatively young nurse, I encountered a life altering experience… turning my whole world upside down. Diagnosed with breast cancer in late 1991, a month after graduating from RN school, my whole life changed after a 3 second phone call. A great opportunity... Read More

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So....to work in the ER ya gotta see kids...my journey for a second APN certification

By traumaRUs - Per IL scope of practice, an adult health CNS can only see pts over the age of 16. So, those of us that see patients in an ER or urgent care setting need a second APN certificate to see children. Since its been 4 years since I got my MSN and my classes are going to be expiring soon so now is the... Read More

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Lessons from a blind man

By nerdtonurse? - It was one of those nightmare weekends that made me wish I’d never left the deathless, bloodless world of computer engineering. A patient I’d grown attached to was dying from lung cancer, and every time I’d go in his room to check him, he'd pull down the 100% rebreather and gasp, “Is she here yet?”... Read More


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