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Utah Nurse Alex Wubbels Arrested by Police Talks with allnurses.com at ENA 2017 Conference

Utah Nurse Alex Wubbels Arrested by Police Talks with allnurses.com at ENA 2017 Conference

by tnbutterfly - While at the 2017 ENA Convention in St. Louis, allnurses got the opportunity to interview Alex Wubbels, the Utah nurse who in July 2017, was violently secured in... Read More →

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Nurses and 12-Hour Shifts - How to Make the Best of Them

Nurses and 12-Hour Shifts - How to Make the Best of Them

by Brian - Whether you love them or hate them, 12-hour shifts are here to stay. For many new nurses, the thought of working a 12-hour shift can be overwhelming, intimidating... Read More →

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8 Work From Home Jobs

8 Work From Home Jobs

by Nurse Beth - In my career advice column, Ask Nurse Beth, I am asked so often about job opportunities away from the bedside, and just as often how to work from home. Why do... Read More →

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The Sad Truth: Online Nursing Schools vs Traditional Schools

The Sad Truth: Online Nursing Schools vs Traditional Schools

by canwil2082 - To become a nurse was not a childhood dream of mine. It was something that I discovered I had a passion for in my early twenties. I had always loved math and... Read More →

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A Tale of Two Deaths

A Tale of Two Deaths

by RobbiRN - There is a story in Japanese folklore that goes back into an era in which they practiced “Ubasute,” the abandonment of the elderly. When there were too many mouths... Read More →

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HELP ELLA! THEN ME!

HELP ELLA! THEN ME!

by spotangel - HELP ELLA! THEN ME! She sat quietly as I drew her bloods after inserting a heplock. The ED was packed and as evening Manager, I had noticed that two of my nurses... Read More →

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Nursing: How to Pick the Right Job

Nursing: How to Pick the Right Job

by jeastridge - Nursing: How to Pick the Right Job I watched my cell phone turn black as the call with my friend ended, and I felt my mood dim, as well. She had been excited... Read More →

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What does it take to be a nurse? Words of wisdom from seasoned (incredible) coworkers

What does it take to be a nurse? Words of wisdom from seasoned (incredible) coworkers

by Chancub - Often times I catch myself wondering the struggles that other nurses on my unit go through; we all have lives, kids, children, husbands, wives, girlfriends,... Read More →

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What do you mean I'm not a REAL nurse?!?

What do you mean I'm not a REAL nurse?!?

by #Nurse2017 - During my last week of RN school, I noticed there was this unspoken expectation for all RN graduates to become hospital nurses, apparently, I did not get the memo! ... Read More →

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Both Sides of the Bedrails

Both Sides of the Bedrails

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Hearing the struggles these young patients sometimes face with school, bullying, relationships and their health can be heartbreaking. What they don’t know is that... Read More →

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Nurses Should Re-think Their Thinking

Nurses Should Re-think Their Thinking

by LifelongNursing - My wife and I are long-time nurses and have worked a number of different jobs with different patient populations, all of which were learning experiences for the... Read More →

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Floating Kidneys: An Era Gone By

Floating Kidneys: An Era Gone By

by Brenda F. Johnson - Although signs and symptoms of health problems have not changed, treatment and availability have. Comparing standards of care present day to that of hundreds of... Read More →

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Asthma: When to Go to the Hospital

Asthma: When to Go to the Hospital

by Zen Heath - Asthma is a chronic lung disease that usually begins in childhood, although it can affect people of all ages. In the United States alone, over 25 million... Read More →

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That's not a bad nurse

That's not a bad nurse

by stephen1219 - A friend of mine dislocated her shoulder and ended up in the emergency room. Because the emergency room is normally a hot mess express, she ended up having to wait... Read More →

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In Treatment, In Houston, In the Storm

In Treatment, In Houston, In the Storm

by karenvalk - In Treatment, In Houston, In the Storm My husband Tony has been hospitalized at MD Anderson in Houston for the past 6 weeks; easily the most agonizing time of... Read More →

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The Concept of Influence -A Short Analysis

The Concept of Influence -A Short Analysis

by nurse 2134 - Introduction The concept of influence is the topic analyzed in this paper. What makes somebody do this or not do that? What influences people to prioritize their... Read More →

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