by JDougRN - I got the call on the EMS radio around 5 am. This is the usual time we get calls from EMS responding to nursing homes- The nurses are rounding on their patients to... Read More →
by traumaRUs - Human trafficking is defined as, "the recruitment, transfer, harboring, or receipt of persons by threat or use of force, for induced commercial sex acts, and sexual... Read More →
by nurse2033 - The Schemas of Emergency Nursing: How to organize your thinking and knowledge
Chris Hendricks RN, MSN, CEN, CFN
As an ED Educator I am frequently tasked with... Read More →
by traumaRUs - It’s late at night, the sirens wind down as they approach the ambulance bay….emergency nurses and staff await the patient in the trauma bay. As the patient is... Read More →
by Pixie.RN - What is Emergency Nursing?
Emergency nurses specialize in caring for patients in potentially emergent or critical condition, be it from illness or injury.... Read More →
by ServantLeader - As a hospital CEO, I listed my home phone number in the admission kit for each of the three hospitals where I served. I invited patients to call me at anytime if... Read More →
by spotangel - An older woman was writing her name on the clipboard. She winced as she wrote her name. I watched her from the triage window noticing her swollen wrist and her... Read More →
by Michael M. Heuninckx - Are you a brand new nurse that just obtained the first job in the Emergency Room? Or an experienced nurse that has decided to master a new specialty? Well, which... Read More →
by stephen1219 - I blame nursing school for beating the “reflection dead horse”. However, on this particular day where I needed to straight cath an 88 yo woman, I found myself with... Read More →
by traumaRUs - This is a topic that has gotten a lot of press lately. We have all seen/heard about the opioid epidemic that is occurring in the US.
I was very fortunate... Read More →
by allnurses - AllNurses staff recently interviewed Dan Nadworny, MSN, RN, Clinical Director for Operations at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. He was the point... Read More →
by traumaRUs - Founded in 1970, ENA has proven to be an indispensable resource to the global emergency nursing community. With more than 42,000 members worldwide, ENA advocates... Read More →
by Roy Fokker - I bought a motorcycle last year. I've always loved riding and I've been wanting to get one for years. I finally cashed in some vacay time and bought a Honda Shadow... Read More →
by ERERER - After circling the drain with compassion fatigue, I stumbled upon this article that was published in the ACEP: read it and tell me you don't feel proud!
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by nurseraya1 - Nurses are often viewed as kindhearted lifesavers…angels in scrubs. Still others view us as hard, harsh, impatient and to the point. Well, please allow me to give... Read More →
by Michael M. Heuninckx - With increased rates of children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it is ever so important that nurses are increasing their awareness and... Read More →
by Michael M. Heuninckx - As ER nurses it is imperative that we recognize our geriatric patients as both a unique and vulnerable population. Yes, they are adults, but given their age, the... Read More →
by ElizabethStoneRN - Respiratory issues represent a significant proportion of pediatric illness and hospitalizations.1 Viruses such as the common cold, croup, and RSV, while often... Read More →