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Age of Nurse = Level of Experience?  Or Not??  The survey says.....

Age of Nurse = Level of Experience? Or Not?? The survey says.....

by allnurses - It is interesting to see the demographics of nursing changing, including average age, gender, ethnicity etc., and there are several reasons for that. In looking at... Read More →

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Registered Nurse Salary Purchasing Power Across States

Registered Nurse Salary Purchasing Power Across States

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 →

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NTI - How to Secure a Nasogastric Tube (NGT), Securely!

NTI - How to Secure a Nasogastric Tube (NGT), Securely!

by allnurses - You go into a patient room and find the NGT lying on the bed with the tube feeding spewing a nasty circle of smelly liquid onto the sheets. Oh oh - lets get the... Read More →

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome- The Back End Story

Irritable Bowel Syndrome- The Back End Story

by smatacale - Any of you who have read my articles know that I choose to write about things I know from first hand experience or something of particular interest to me. ... Read More →

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Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!

Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!

by allnurses - This article was written by a member on allnurses. Due to the controversial and emotionally charged nature of the article, the member wanted the topic out in the... Read More →

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RFID Implantation and Implementation: A Look Into the Future

RFID Implantation and Implementation: A Look Into the Future

by DLO, BSN, RN - RFID Implantation and Implementation: A Look Into the Future Identification, a rather common word integrated into daily life, whether while using a credit card... Read More →

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NTI: What's a Scromper, Nurse Blake?

NTI: What's a Scromper, Nurse Blake?

by allnurses - Nurse Blake has invented a nursing “onesie” called a Scromper. He demonstrated the versatility of the Scromper for the allnurses team at NTI. It is a useful and fun... Read More →

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NTI - CPR Throwdown

NTI - CPR Throwdown

by traumaRUs - AllNurses staff recently attended NTI 2017 in Houston, Texas. So many interesting exhibits and classes. We all know that CPR is the basis for a successful... Read More →

While You Wait

While You Wait

by dpgRN - You come into the ER, a lady in green sits there and asks you what your emergency is. You begin to tell her your entire medical history. She cuts you off and asks... 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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What Called Me to Nursing.

What Called Me to Nursing.

by marisa.m - Hi, I am an aspiring nursing student. I'm so excited! I cannot do enough research on what I want to do within nursing. Sitting for hours reading your experiences... Read More →

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Never Fear - Just Volunteer

Never Fear - Just Volunteer

by Carol Ebert - Of course, it will take some thought on your part to decide what will be the best fit for you. Seems like all the volunteers I see hanging around the hospital are... Read More →

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NTI - Clean Up Time!

NTI - Clean Up Time!

by allnurses - Hibiclens has been around for 30+ years. Many of us remember the Hibiclens teal-colored bottle that we had our patients wash with preoperatively. Hibiclens is a... Read More →

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THE HEALER

THE HEALER

by spotangel - The day was not going as planned. I was covering another nurse on her break. One of my patients had to be rushed to surgery and she was profusely bleeding, another... Read More →

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NTI - Enteral Feeding Connector - No More Mess!

NTI - Enteral Feeding Connector - No More Mess!

by allnurses - How many times have you gone into a patient's room to give G-tube or OG meds or feedings and....splat, the feeding, meds and who knows what else gets splashed on... Read More →

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Love Caring for Patients - So Why Do You Need to go Back to School?

Love Caring for Patients - So Why Do You Need to go Back to School?

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For some nurses, continuing their education is the logical next step in their career. While all nurses possess a license, there are several options to choose from... Read More →

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NTI: Medical Marijuana

NTI: Medical Marijuana

by allnurses - AllNurses staff recently attended NTI in Houston, Texas. Andrea J Efre, DNP, ARNP, ANP-BC presented on the topic of medical marijuana. Medical marijuana is used... Read More →

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