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 →
by spotangel - 1.20 PM
The red phone rang in the ER. This was the EMS line when they called with an incoming emergency.
“South side ER. This is Nurse Annie. May I help you?”... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - Emotionally, those with the “X factor” have a way of making us feel good or inspired. Challenged or validated. In the music industry, you either have “it” or not.... Read More →
Presented By Strayer University
How Old is Too Old?
Truly, no age is too old to return to school. There is always time to learn something new, expand your mind, and better yourself - even if... Read More →
by RobbiRN - “We just intubated him a few minutes ago. He was a restrained driver in a partial rollover. There were several witnesses who saw him driving erratically. They... Read More →
by allnurses - Kathy Douglas, RN, MHA, was one of two recipients of AACN's Pioneering Spirit Award for 2017. According to the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, "The... Read More →
by ElizabethScala1 - No matter how hard you try, there will be times when a nurse just can’t stop thinking about work. We’ve all taken that ride or drive home and replayed our entire... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - And where would we be without WELLNESS? It used to be just a buzz word, but now it is a life and death thing. If we are not well, we can’t survive and thrive. And... Read More →
by Eschell2971 - I've been busy lately, as I'm sure many of you have been, as well. I'm also finishing up an online leadership class, and my focus area is staffing/scheduling. I've... Read More →
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 →
by Michelle Podlesni - Just like tires of a car that are out of alignment, our jobs may be leaving us feel we are having a bumpy ride each day. One day you are not the new nurse anymore.... Read More →
by tnbutterfly - Nursing is one of the fastest growing occupations, yet with more than 3 million nurses in the U.S., demand for nurses is rapidly catching up with the supply. Let's... Read More →
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 →
by tnbutterfly - Whether you are a new grad looking for your first nursing job or an experienced nurse thinking about relocating in search of higher wages, there is much to take... Read More →
Presented By CareerSmart Learning
The risks associated with long work hours are not solely due to being at work for more than eight hours a day, but due to lack of sleep or not sleeping in... Read More →
by spotangel - I froze by room 650 as I wheeled the med cart.
The scent hit me.
The overpowering scent of flowers candles and incense. The smell, I associated with death.... Read More →
by Eschell2971 - Hello:
What is the cancellation/on-call policy at your facility? Last week, my facility instituted a new/updated on-call/cancellation policy. Basically, nurses... Read More →