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Entry into Practice: Direct Entry MSN Programs

By VickyRN - Direct entry masters in nursing programs offer a rapid entrance into both the profession of nursing and advanced nursing practice. These unique programs are also known as entry-level or alternate entry nursing masters programs. This type of education is specifically tailored for people with a... Read More


Remember The Calling?

By pedsnursing - when i wake in the morning, i never know what god has in store for this ole' nurse. as i drive to work, thoughts of what can happen stream through my mind. will i loose my patience, or will the twelve hour shift take a toll on me, seven hours in? will my mind stay clear of my own problems long... Read More


Thank-you Son

By LaughingRN - Son, We made it! I know that there are going to be people that try to correct me on that statement, "We" didn't do it..., "I" did it. They are wrong. I'm just talking to you right now little guy. Don't pay attention to the other people here. I know that you have spent around 75% of your... Read More


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


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


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


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


How to write a successful article for

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


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 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


Nursing Me Black

By NurseThis21 - Red. Pink. Purple. Green. Yellow. Many of these shades I had already seen in my clinicals. Whether it was from vomit, blood, or the precarious hospital lunches, I always came across some primary's shade. However, I was continuously bereft of my own color. Black. Why didn't I see anyone like me? It... Read More


Eleven Things Your Nurse Thinks (But Will Never Tell You)

By VivaLasViejas - Since I've presented my top 10 list of the things I love about nursing, it's time now for a visit to the darker side. Here are some decidedly UN-lovely thoughts I've entertained from time to time: 1) If you yell "HELP!" one. more. time. without a really, really, REALLY good reason for it, I... Read More


A Day In the Life of a New Grad

By E Non Imus, RN - 6:30 a.m. I wake up, roll over, and look at alarm clock. There is absolutely no reason to be up this early, but sleeping habits have always been rough for me. I had the dream again where Iím at my graduation ceremony. It clings to my mind as I try to roll out of bed like a cobweb I walked... Read More


Accelerated BSN Programs

By VickyRN - Accelerated bsn programs are an innovative approach to nursing education, available for individuals who hold a non-nursing bachelorís 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


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


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


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


"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


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