by Chancub - Everyone copes with things differently, but often times I write to help me cope with the difficult woes of my job. I often don't share, but this time I thought, why... Read More →
by Empire Chick - So this morning I start off as I do most days. I scan my email, I look at job postings. I look at updates in my New Grad RN groups. Who's potentially hiring... Read More →
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 →
by Carol Ebert - James Prochaska, author of Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward outlines... Read More →
by vgyore - Feeling Like A Raisin
There is nothing like a long shift at the hospital to make a nurse feel like a raisin. The struggle to maintain hydration during a ten hour... Read More →
by allnurses - As with any job, salaries for nurses vary greatly from state to state and even city to city within the same state. Below are listed average high and low state... Read More →
by nurseyblues - How important is schedule to you?
If you’re the kind of nurse who loves working three 12s and having the rest of your week off, you might find that options are... Read More →
by Ballistex - You knew I was late at bringing you the ice water you had asked for. I know you knew this because the nurse who relieved me that day told me about how you... Read More →
by Gaitor - It sounds crazy but a vague ruling but the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services could be interpreted that way.
I have been discussing, with Clinical... Read More →
by Mitch Tuchman - Our son, Jack, who has a rare genetic disorder called Pitt Hopkins, is non-verbal. One day, he was in the bathtub and the water ran hotter than we expected – and no... Read More →
by medicapoetica - When it comes to anything having to do with scholastic endeavors, I have always taken pleasure and excelled. As I would tell my professors when they asked me how I... Read More →
by traumaRUs - Red Ribbon Days is sponsored by the National Family Partnership, formerly the National Federation of Parents for Drug Free Youth. Since its founding thirty years... Read More →
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 →
by madwife2002 - When I came into nursing, which was a long time ago now, I was part of the old cliché, which was to help people, I know a shocking concept in the ever changing... Read More →
by maydaymalone - This is an email I recently sent to my family and friends in order to start the conversation regarding organ donation and end of life decisions. If you are looking... Read More →
by BeenThere2012 - One night as the charge nurse working in a Pediatric Intensive Care unit for a Level I trauma center, I got a call from the ER. It was the kind of call that... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - "Do not go gently into that good night...Rage, rage against the dying of the light."
That was my husband's philosophy after being diagnosed with pancreatic... Read More →
by AussieRN36 - The trials and tribulations of a mental health nurse re: vicarious trauma. I am 36 years old and have been practising for over 2.5 years as a Registered Nurse in... Read More →