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What Every Nurse Needs to Know About Eating Disorders

What Every Nurse Needs to Know About Eating Disorders

by JanineKelbach - According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD), each year, more than 30 million people of all ages have an eating... Read More →

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“Breast Is Best”: A Mantra to Promote Infant Health? or Stigmatizing Adage to Guilt Moms

“Breast Is Best”: A Mantra to Promote Infant Health? or Stigmatizing Adage to Guilt Moms

by cjcsoon2bnp - Before I go too far into this article, and risk being stoned to death by the maternal-child nurses, lactation consultants, and midwives out there, I would like to... Read More →

Last comment by sanakruz
Network or Die!

Network or Die!

by Carol Ebert - Meeting new patients and colleagues, listening to learn more about who they are, serving them without expecting any payback, checking in on them regularly to see... Read More →

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Optimize Before Your Demise

Optimize Before Your Demise

by Carol Ebert - I have heard many stories of the health toll that working as a nurse has taken but we often don’t prioritize it as an issue. We just succumb to taking meds for... Read More →

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

by Carol Ebert - It’s called your INTUITION and everyone has it but not everyone uses it. I can think of three different times in my career where my intuition spoke very loudly to... Read More →

Nurse Bully, please protect your young – don’t eat them

Nurse Bully, please protect your young – don’t eat them

by marcos9999 - I believe nurses are very special individuals. Think about it. They are professionals who take care of others in their dire moments. They patiently heal the putrid... Read More →

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Men With Eating Disorders are Underrecognized and Underserved

Men With Eating Disorders are Underrecognized and Underserved

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Health news headlines in late 2016 drew attention to a Wisconsin man, Max Briles, 26, who passed away from complications related to anorexia nervosa. The Chippewa... Read More →

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Superbugs On The Rise; How Can Nurses Help to Exterminate Them?

Superbugs On The Rise; How Can Nurses Help to Exterminate Them?

by Brenda F. Johnson - What Defines A Superbug? Dr. Stephen Calderwood says of superbugs, “in fairness, there is no real definition,” in the article, “ Superbugs: What They Are and How... Read More →

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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 →

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A painful experience in an organization where I spent almost more than 60% of my life

A painful experience in an organization where I spent almost more than 60% of my life

by RJMerchant - A painful experience in an organization where I spent almost more than 60% of my life First of all, please pardon me for my English grammar as it is not my... Read More →

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SIDS : What it is, is NOT, and what all nurses need to know

SIDS : What it is, is NOT, and what all nurses need to know

by JanineKelbach - Before 1994, parents were instructed to lay their infants to sleep on their stomachs. Now, the Back to Sleep campaign changed it to encourage parents to put their... Read More →

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The 5 S’s - Side effects of steroids

The 5 S’s - Side effects of steroids

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Corticosteroids can be used for a plethora of conditions including autoimmune disease, asthma, allergic reactions, and even assist in preventing organ transplant... Read More →

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Critical issues Nurses face today?

Critical issues Nurses face today?

by MeganVlad0809 - Yes, we nurses run out of steam. We acknowledge the badge of a healing warrior. How many patients you save lives? How much sentimental tears got disperse showing... Read More →

Last comment by Sour Lemon
Orientation to Nurse Coaching: Benefits of Nurse Coaching

Orientation to Nurse Coaching: Benefits of Nurse Coaching

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Some of my most rewarding moments as a coach and a nurse practitioner in family practice have occurred when my patients have gotten measurable results from their... Read More →

I'm So Over Nursing. I would rather work at Costco!!

I'm So Over Nursing. I would rather work at Costco!!

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 →

Last comment by lonewolfiern

My First Code

by ilovechadkrause - Towards the last few days of my comprehensive practicum, I experienced my first code blue. The very busy acute care unit I was working on had about 30 patients,... Read More →

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Be a Real Nurse: Compassion is the Key

Be a Real Nurse: Compassion is the Key

by jeastridge - The three siblings stood woodenly to the side in the ICU room, trying to stay out of the way while they waited for the doctor to make her early morning rounds, and... Read More →

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Job Stagnation: How to recognize and what to do about it!

Job Stagnation: How to recognize and what to do about it!

by Bridgid Joseph - Job stagnation is when you are no longer challenged at a job, but stay with the position because of the paycheck, the benefits, or possibly relationships with... Read More →

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