Articles: General Nursing

Articles: General Nursing

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Family-centered care

Family-centered care

by bsampson - The Evolvement and Importance of Patient Family Centered Care I recently had to take my youngest daughter to an oral surgeon to have a tooth pulled. After the... Read More →

I'm So Over Nursing. I would rather work at Costco!!

I'm So Over Nursing. I would rather work at Costco!!

by rnfrombama - I am ready to leave the nursing profession after 6 years. I have a bachelor's degree in biology and got my associate's in nursing. In high school, I decided that I... Read More →

Last comment by Eat_Pray_Love
Which is More Effective in Treating Obesity?

Which is More Effective in Treating Obesity?

by Empire Chick - Holiday season is upon us. The struggle is real. I'm still fighting the good old battle of weight loss and at 300 to 305 and my body may be hanging out in plateau... Read More →

Last comment by BabyFood26
Does our BON System Need to be Reformed?

Does our BON System Need to be Reformed?

by Emergent - The more I find out about the boards of nursing and their discipline methods, the more I think that there needs to be a reformation of a poorly run, and outdated... Read More →

Last comment by Horseshoe
Stupid, lazy, or ADHD?

Stupid, lazy, or ADHD?

by canigraduate - I am pretty open about my late diagnosis of ADHD and the difficulties I have faced because of it. A lot of the hardship I have faced stems from the fact that there... Read More →

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The Happiness Factor Can Save Your Life!

The Happiness Factor Can Save Your Life!

by Carol Ebert - Now that you are on the cusp of your retirement years, or contemplating jumping out of nursing, what does the Happiness Factor have to do with this? Well guess... Read More →

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

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

by VivaLasViejas - 1) If you yell "HELP!" one. more. time. without a really, really, REALLY good reason for it, I am going to come down there, shut the door, and give you a good dose... Read More →

Last comment by compassionresearcher
Nursing: Then and Now

Nursing: Then and Now

by tnbutterfly - Looking back to when I was in nursing school, and then starting my nursing career, I remember many things that are no longer in use, or things that have transformed... Read More →

Last comment by indish
Cancer made me a better Nurse

Cancer made me a better Nurse

by VioletKaliLPN - I have been a Nurse for five years, I love it. I work in a skilled Nursing facility, and I am a summer camp Nurse. Those are my two loves. Part of my job as a... Read More →

Last comment by AprilFerrara
Why I'm leaving nursing

Why I'm leaving nursing

by UK nurse88 - Ive taken the very hard decision in my life to leave nursing. Im writing this as anonymous as I want only to be heard. I qualified as a nurse 6 years ago. I enjoyed... Read More →

Last comment by Szbeylik
When Your Doctor Doesn't Listen

When Your Doctor Doesn't Listen

by Nurse Beth - Day 24 of an acute sinus infection. Today the pressure/pain has traveled down from my forehead to my upper back teeth. Last night a strangly cough kept Bob and I... Read More →

Last comment by SaltySarcasticSally
Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

by pearsoaj - I have worked as a private duty home health nurse for almost three years in this is the only area of nursing I have been employed in. In my current position, I work... Read More →

Last comment by Hospicegal90
Hate The Habit - Not the Person

Hate The Habit - Not the Person

by Brenda F. Johnson - I recently moved to my dream location, one with layers of mountains, breathtaking sunrises, and gorgeous lakes and rivers. It is the perfect lifestyle for me and... Read More →

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A New Life Review for YOU

A New Life Review for YOU

by Carol Ebert - What are you grateful for from all your experiences in nursing that have made you the person you are now, and even set the stage for the person you will be tomorrow... Read More →

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November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

by allnurses - Premature birth is categorized as an infant born prior to 37 weeks gestation. This is a world-wide issue. Statistics from the World Health Organization: Key... Read More →

Last comment by quiltynurse56
No call no show, and feeling terrible about it!

No call no show, and feeling terrible about it!

by omha - As a background; I have been a CNA since 2012 and worked in both skilled nursing and hospital environment. When I worked in the hospital I was a float CNA, floating... Read More →

Last comment by ProfRN4
Death came to visit

Death came to visit

by madwife2002 - Death came to visit Friday, it was not kind, and it was not peaceful for my friend’s mom-it was hard, she struggled so much, her mind was ready, but her body fought... Read More →

Last comment by NextGen
Wanna know what an LPN license can get you?

Wanna know what an LPN license can get you?

by nekozuki - People used to ask me why I "settled" and went to a vocational school to become an LPN, instead of going to a traditional college and becoming a "real nurse." I... Read More →

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