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Novice: The First Stage on Your Journey

by VickyRN

The novice stage - we've all experienced it. It's a time of stretching and rapid personal and... Read More

Do I Love Nursing? What Day is it?

There have been many threads recently on AN along the lines of nursing: love it or hate it. I think... Read More

Should I Carry Malpractice (Liability) Insurance?

by sirI

Nurses can be sued at any time, for any reason. Often, allegations brought against you are... Read More

Pointers for Success in Nursing School

by VickyRN

You just received your acceptance letter into nursing school. How exciting! You are about to embark... Read More

Oops, I Did It Again: Dottie

..........I went and lost my heart to yet another hospice patient. You'd think I'd have learned my... Read More

Burn out in the ER

I always loved the ER from the very first day in 1996 when my preceptor told me not to worry, I... Read More

Cheating in the Classroom

by VickyRN

Cheating is always a potential problem in the university or college setting. It is very problematic... Read More


If someone asked you to answer the question, "Are nurses made or born", what would you say? I... Read More

An Honor

I entered through the front door of the nursing home just after 8am. I then signed in at the front... Read More

Waiting has a magnificent purpose.

by jesjay

I am twenty-two. I just received my nursing license six months ago. I have attended two trainings... Read More

Nurses Coping with Personal Grief

Because nurses work so closely with dying patients....providing intimate care to the whole person...including physical, emotional, and spiritual... Read More

Socialised Medicine the myths and the facts

Having worked in a country which has socialized medicine I can certainly see the pit falls and the benefits. What I don't understand is the fear... Read More

"How Can You Stand It?"

If I had a nickel for every time I've had to answer that question, I'd be able to retire tomorrow. It is a question I am often asked whenever I... Read More

My study guide for HESI -passed on first try!

by sisph

I took the HESI test today and thankfully passed with a 946. My school was allowed to take a 'practice HESI' test last semester. I scored in the low... Read More

How to be an APN in ten easy steps....or how to spend oodles of $$ on your education

How to become an advanced practice nurse in ten easy steps! My very different educational path has probably furnished some professor with a new... Read More

Real Nursing

Nursing interventions are created moments. To me, "real nursing" is a moment created to identify and intervene, to connect with a patient and... Read More

Giving Nursing Students a Taste of NICU

So today I was wondering..... how well do we as NICU nurses best represent what NICU really is to nursing students? Too often, nursing students... Read More

The Extent That You Will Go For Your Patient

I was standing next to his bed, telling him a joke and he got majorly, majorly tickled and started laughing really, really hard...and blew a hocker... Read More

The caregivers taking care of ourselves

oh my gosh, the pandemic is here! mass destruction is upon us and the end of the world will happen. great googly moogly, perhaps we should all make... Read More

Revolutionizing Neonatal Transport Part 1- History

As neonatal intensive care nurses and nurse practitioners, how often do we reevaluate where our critical care transport programs stand in relation to... Read More

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