by SisterofMary - Mornings are a bit of a flurry. I have just finished a twelve hour shift and I’m exhausted. I’m cleaning my C.O.W., sorting through papers, finishing up... Read More →
by Lauren RN - When I was in nursing school, I read about the various heart sounds, what they indicate, and how to listen for them. I read about them and read about them and,... Read More →
by spotangel - WAIT! DON’T GO!
I pulled the car to the side and put my hazard lights on.
“Ok, where is this I have to go?” I asked the staffer at homecare.
I jotted the... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - I remember my 94 year old uncle who used to tell me how lonely he was because all his friends were gone. Living “too long” wasn’t as pleasant and he thought it... Read More →
by ShannonRN1981 - Established in 1961, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) provides a forum for a conglomeration of countries to collaborate in order to... Read More →
by JanineKelbach - Autism affects more children now than ever before. Current statistics tell us that one in every 68 children in America has a form of autism.
What is autism?
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by Lauren RN - When I was in nursing school, I found that the best way to memorize the vast amount of information I was expected to know was through memory tricks, mnemonics, and... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - Susan stepped up to the next available person and handed her the flu shot questionnaire filled out and signed. The tiny room was full of activity. There were piles... Read More →
by allnurses - I was talking about this topic with one of my younger nurse friends. She shared the following comments with me.
I want to start by saying that quality... Read More →
by djh123 - I became a nurse in my 50’s. I stumbled a bit on my own after passing the NCLEX, unsure of what I wanted to do. A short summation of that time period is that I... Read More →
by RobbiRN - The Nurse at the Bedside
Let me introduce myself. I’m the nurse, the one at the bedside. It’s a place I’ve occupied for twenty-four years. There are millions... Read More →
by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Do Your Homework
It is important to do your homework and research the employer/company. Being knowledgeable of the company’s mission statement and history can... Read More →
by spotangel - 5 am-The alarm goes off . I get up bleary eyed wishing I could crawl back to bed. I have put in 5 days at my regular M-F job. This is day#6. This job helps me, help... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - Recently at the nurse's station at work, I was talking with Lisa. Lisa was wearing a surgical mask. To keep her job, she has to wear a mask until flu season is over... Read More →
by spotangel - I had a strange sense of anticipation as I walked in. Working as a perdiem Nursing supervisor(Assistant Director of Nursing) in a busy hospital, I had strongly felt... Read More →
by The Nurse Motivator - Magical. Breathtaking. The vibrant pink lungs that appeared like soft pliable pillows were removed from the chest. All so unimaginable to this young, naïve nurse.
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by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - If you want to have healthy conversations about change with your patients, or anyone else, all you need to do is to follow the RULE and WAIT. I learned about RULE... Read More →