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Overcome Your Fear of Change - Just Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Overcome Your Fear of Change - Just Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

by Michelle Podlesni - Are you someone who can rise to the challenge? I guarantee most of you fit this category. You work in emergency rooms, intensive care units, medical surgical... Read More →

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Violence in Nursing

Violence in Nursing

by Nurse Beth - Violence in Nursing When Ashley became a nurse, she dreamed about helping patients and relieving suffering. She never thought she’d be hurt, much less attacked.... Read More →

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Don't Risk Your Job Over Social Media

Don't Risk Your Job Over Social Media

by Nurse Beth - Social media The use of social media and other electronic communication is expanding exponentially; today’s generation of nurses grew up in a social media... Read More →

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Infected: The Fast Spreading Virus of Low Nursing Morale

Infected: The Fast Spreading Virus of Low Nursing Morale

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Change is a constant in the nursing profession. However, it can be difficult to maintain professional flexibility in a field with ever changing policies,... Read More →

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When Your Patient is an Addict...How to Deal

When Your Patient is an Addict...How to Deal

by Nurse Beth - Jake is very sociable, and has a lot of …colorful friends who visit him in the hospital. He’s quite likable, because he’s intelligent, funny and clever. He’s not... Read More →

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Should I Carry Malpractice (Liability) Insurance?

Should I Carry Malpractice (Liability) Insurance?

by sirI - This question comes up frequently and is asked of me quite often, "should I carry malpractice protection?" "What is malpractice?" Simply put, it is a... Read More →

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When You Receive a Warning at Work

When You Receive a Warning at Work

by Nurse Beth - Sheila, the unit nursing manager approached Ashley on the floor. “Ashley, I need to see you today in my office. Can you let your preceptor know you’ll be off the... Read More →

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THE VISITORS

THE VISITORS

by spotangel - Sammy's eyes were wide, her hands nervously locked together. "Umm! Annie, I am not comfortable with this". "This”, being her dying patient on her first day... Read More →

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Confessions of an Introvert

Confessions of an Introvert

by Nurse Beth - Being a Nurse Introvert Introverts and extroverts really are hardwired differently. Sometimes I get questions from nursing students or those thinking about... 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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NTI - Nurse Nacole Interview

NTI - Nurse Nacole Interview

by allnurses - AllNurses recently interviewed Nurse Nacole, a well-known blogger and YouTuber. She is a critical care nurse who makes an impact via social media. She uses... Read More →

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5 Tips to Halt Nurse Burnout in Its Tracks

5 Tips to Halt Nurse Burnout in Its Tracks

by ElizabethScala1 - As nurses, we know that nurse burnout pervades the profession. Insufficient staffing, long work hours, phone calls to come in to work on your days off, and a... Read More →

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To glove, or not to glove

To glove, or not to glove

by Mr Clean - New nurses and experienced nurses alike ponder this question. I know not you, you have the answer already, but let's explore the decision process since as nurses we... Read More →

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Are You As Young As You Feel?

Are You As Young As You Feel?

by Carol Ebert - Let me start by sharing my story about aging. Since I was 30, I have been exercising regularly and living and breathing wellness after transitioning from bedside... Read More →

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Not a Near Death Experience: A Shared Death Experience

Not a Near Death Experience: A Shared Death Experience

by Nurse Beth - Like many nurses, I’ve witnessed many deaths. I’ve seen patients go suddenly, and seen some hang on, only to pass when a particular family member arrived- and even... Read More →

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2017 Nursing Salaries by State, Degree, and License - Highest & Lowest

2017 Nursing Salaries by State, Degree, and License - Highest & Lowest

by tnbutterfly - Perhaps one of the most direct, straightforward, “is-what-it-is”, "want-to-know" topics asked in the 2017 allnurses Salary Survey is the range of average salaries... Read More →

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ANA - Healthy Nurses, Healthy Nation

ANA - Healthy Nurses, Healthy Nation

by traumaRUs - The American Nurses Association (ANA) is sponsoring the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge for nurses. As nurses, we are role models and influencers in... Read More →

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