by Nurse Beth - Recently at the nurse's station at work, I was talking with Lisa. Lisa was wearing a surgical mask. To keep her job, she has to wear a mask until flu season is over... Read More →
by traumaRUs - You work in the level one ED in a big city - its a fairly normal evening, the usual variety of patients, some that are truly emergency, others not so much and the... Read More →
by karenvalk - Recently while completing an online survey, I was asked to identify my area of nursing specialization. There were many options to choose from—medical-surgical,... 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 spotangel - Mr. Francis Ross’s eyes were closed, his breathing shallow. I walked into his room. He was surrounded by his family. To the outside world they looked like a very... 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 spotangel - I saw the knife from the corner of my eye!
The knife was pretty long and wicked looking. The woman on my right holding it was mad and was barely two feet away.... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - Whatever your specialty is as a nurse, there is probably an organization that you can get involved in. From the American Nursing Organization to American Forensic... Read More →
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 →
by traumaRUs - We’ve all heard of the pitfalls of social media. However, can social media be leveraged to help nursing leaders engage staff?
AN recently attended the 2017... Read More →
by TonyPharmD - In this third video, I review how to list many respiratory drugs from memory by linking images to drug names and properties, but I also write about the Americans... Read More →
by jeastridge - Florence Nightingale is famous for her pioneering nursing education, her development of statistical analysis and her improvements on methods of care delivery. She... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - As nurses, we are used to being in control. We help manage our patient’s medications, their diet, and activity. No matter where nurses work, we have to organize... Read More →
by nursemike - April 18, 2016, I began my third of three 12-hour night shifts, but I didn't finish it.
Sometime after midnight, I felt a dull, but fairly strong pain under my... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - I’m Carol Ebert, an RN with a specialty in Wellness, and this is a wake-up call. Is your personal health on life support and the prognosis is grim? I’ll bet you... Read More →
by EJForand - My journey to becoming a nurse leader
Ebony J. Forand, RN, BSN
I began my career in 1996 after graduating from a BSN program in nursing. I can remember... Read More →
by Hellllllo Nurse - Additionally, when a woman is supine for the catheter insertion procedure, it can cause the urinary meatus sink down, just inside the vaginal opening, resulting in... Read More →
by smatacale - When YOU are the “.001% of Patients” Who Develops The Serious Medication Side-Effect
I am a critical care trained Registered Nurse turned patient who developed one... Read More →