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The Cannibalism of Nursing

The Cannibalism of Nursing

by ShelbyLPN1992 - I've been an LPN in New Orleans now for about a year and a half. I started out just OK with my career choice. Since I'm an LPN, the choices of work that I have are... Read More →

Last comment by smartnurse1982
5 Clinical Tips I Wish I Knew as a New Graduate Nurse

5 Clinical Tips I Wish I Knew as a New Graduate Nurse

by The Nurse Motivator - Mastering the art of working in the clinical environment should be seen as a work in progress for each of us. Looking to enhance your clinical skills and game? ... Read More →

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Nurses Just Need to Learn How to Say NO!

Nurses Just Need to Learn How to Say NO!

by marcos9999 - I enjoy working as a nurse, I love being around patients and care for them; I like it because it is personable. But I also love being around nurses. I enjoy their... Read More →

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Keep Moving!

Keep Moving!

by spunkygirl1962 - Keep Moving! By Michele Bone BSN, MHS, RN Have you ever been at work and said to yourself: “I need to exercise,... Read More →

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5 Steps to meeting your goals in 2017

5 Steps to meeting your goals in 2017

by Michelle Rhodes - 2017 is right around the corner! We are almost at the point where yet another year ends and a new one begins! This is always a very refreshing time for me. One... Read More →

Last comment by Brian S.
Minding Your Mind

Minding Your Mind

by Carol Ebert - Turns out it is all up to YOU! Either veg out or Mind your Mind! I keep thinking that because I forget stuff all the time it must mean I have early dementia. ... Read More →

Last comment by traumaRUs
5 Tips When You are Floated to Another Unit

5 Tips When You are Floated to Another Unit

by JanineKelbach - It’s Monday morning, you had the weekend off, and it was spectacular! You finally got to relax and are ready to tackle the day. You get to work, coffee in hand, and... Read More →

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Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty

Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty

by madwife2002 - Sleeping while on duty is the number 3 in my top ten of reasons nurses get fired. In 1910, we slept for an average of 9 hours; by 2002, the average dropped to... Read More →

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Hunting down the California BRN

Hunting down the California BRN

by benjaeli - Being the wife of an active duty navy sailor, I was accustomed to moving every three to four years and setting up a new life to include securing a new state license... Read More →

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What To Expect From Your Preceptor

What To Expect From Your Preceptor

by Ruby Vee - We all have had these fantasies of what our preceptor would be like: warm, nurturing, a mother who protects you from doctors, managers and raging Physical... Read More →

Last comment by SmilingBluEyes
I Lost My Baby And My Phone!

I Lost My Baby And My Phone!

by spotangel - The night Nursing Supervisor was giving me report. I was taking over half the hospital including ICU, CCU, ER, LR, NICU, Postpartum and a bunch of other units. The... Read More →

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Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

by pearsoaj - I have worked as a private duty home health nurse for almost three years in this is the only area of nursing I have been employed in. In my current position, I work... Read More →

Last comment by R8T3D_RN
Animal Cuddles at the Hospital? Yes Please!

Animal Cuddles at the Hospital? Yes Please!

by Bridgid Joseph - There have been lots of articles about animals at Nursing Homes and long-term care facilities, but there isn’t a lot out there about animals brought to the... Read More →

Last comment by amoLucia
Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant

Nurse Practitioner vs Physician Assistant

by nurselyfe4115 - There is this myth that still seems to be circulating around that Physician Assistants (PAs) can do more than Nurse Practitioners (NPs). For example, if you want to... Read More →

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Why Do Nurses Quit?

Why Do Nurses Quit?

by Nurse Beth - Jamie looked at the framed group photo on the wall of Cohort 22, the 24 new grad nurses who started a year ago in 2015. They all look so happy and eager. Where are... Read More →

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Projecting Optimism: Creating Positive Outcomes

Projecting Optimism: Creating Positive Outcomes

by RobbiRN - Mr. Aldred is relatively calm as I start an IV and draw some blood for his labs. His chest pain started two hours ago while he was watching TV, eating some chips,... Read More →

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Best Christmas Gifts for the Nursing Student

Best Christmas Gifts for the Nursing Student

by The Nurse Motivator - Paper purchased. Ribbons stacked up. Scissors and tape ready to go. How about the gifts? Are you feeling a tad Bah humbug and a little slow with your purchases? ... Read More →

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Peer Support: How much do I really need it?

Peer Support: How much do I really need it?

by Bridgid Joseph - Due to the burnout rates of our profession, and because administrators are starting to realize the impact of the everyday physical, emotional, and ethical issues... Read More →

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