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Continuity of Care for the Fetal Cardiac Patient

Continuity of Care for the Fetal Cardiac Patient

by Jb4564 - Continuity of Care for the Fetal Cardiac Patient The role of the pediatric cardiac clinic has evolved with the advancement of medical technology over the last... Read More →

11 Things Your Nurse Thinks (But Will Never Tell You)

11 Things Your Nurse Thinks (But Will Never Tell You)

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 →

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Addressing the Language Barrier - Medical Interpreters

Addressing the Language Barrier - Medical Interpreters

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - A language barrier can add even more complexity to the situation. However, ensuring proper translation between you and your patient is crucial to all involved in... Read More →

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10 tips for nurses to achieve a healthy lifestyle

10 tips for nurses to achieve a healthy lifestyle

by mooreea8 - As nurses we are really good at taking care of others and educating patients on healthy lifestyles, but sometimes we forget to take care of ourselves. Exercise and... Read More →

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The Financially Independent Nurse

The Financially Independent Nurse

by MNC - It is not uncommon to read of nurses, either new or old, wanting to get out of the rat race of Nursing due to one reason or the other. And unless there is a... Read More →

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Injection Gone Wrong: Part 3

Injection Gone Wrong: Part 3

by Brenda F. Johnson - Driving to get her MRI under fluoroscopy, Susan kept reflecting on the fact that she was told that her first one didn’t show any damage to her left shoulder. Being... Read More →

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PSA: Don't forget to invest!

PSA: Don't forget to invest!

by ThePrincessBride - I guess this is more of a public service announcement/reminder... I was talking to a bunch of coworkers and became deeply disturbed by a certain trend: many... Read More →

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Working Holidays? 5 Ways to Make It Work for You

Working Holidays? 5 Ways to Make It Work for You

by jeastridge - "The schedule is posted," my friend told me. Her tone indicated that she was not happy about it. When the holidays roll around, special events multiply as family,... Read More →

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What is a Sugar Cleanse and Do I Need It?

What is a Sugar Cleanse and Do I Need It?

by Carol Ebert - The Dictionary defines cleanse this way: to rid of impurities; to remove toxins from the body. Body cleanses have been around for centuries. From the Egyptians to... Read More →

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The Nurse as a Patient

The Nurse as a Patient

by rnsheri - As healthcare professionals, we may forget how to be a patient. We love our patients, we sometimes get frustrated with our patients, and occasionally we will BE... Read More →

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5 Tips to Handle Stressful Times as a Nurse

5 Tips to Handle Stressful Times as a Nurse

by ElizabethScala1 - We already know that caring for patients comes with a tremendous amount of stress. Nurses are regularly charged to be the calm face in the room with patients,... Read More →

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Too Many Nurse Practitioners?

Too Many Nurse Practitioners?

by Nurse Beth - The year is 2043 and Maria waits patiently in the receiving pod for her primary care provider. The cool blue light is on, indicating scanners are continuously... Read More →

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The Right to Hope

The Right to Hope

by dpgRN - I'm a nurse. I see a patient. I see a human blanketed in white hospital linens, and adorned by more wires than an electrician can handle. I listen intently to... Read More →

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2017 allnurses Salary Survey Results Part 1: Demographics and Compensation

2017 allnurses Salary Survey Results Part 1: Demographics and Compensation

by tnbutterfly - The Survey Over a three-week period in February 2017, allnurses members and readers holding an active license were invited via the allnurses website,... Read More →

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I Tutor Nursing Students - You Can Too!

I Tutor Nursing Students - You Can Too!

by Jennifer.pursell - I recently decided to continue my education with an RN-MSN bridge program, and my enrollment advisor asked me if I wanted to pursue nursing education or an... Read More →

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Is it Ethical to Refuse to Treat a Patient due to Sexual Identity?

Is it Ethical to Refuse to Treat a Patient due to Sexual Identity?

by Lynda Lampert, RN - Patients come in all sorts of flavors. You have your frequent flyers, your noncompliants, your criminals, and your sweet little senior citizens. All patients are... Read More →

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8 Work From Home Jobs

8 Work From Home Jobs

by Nurse Beth - In my career advice column, Ask Nurse Beth, I am asked so often about job opportunities away from the bedside, and just as often how to work from home. Why do... Read More →

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The One I Have Never Forgotten

The One I Have Never Forgotten

by Breezey02 - As a student Practical Nurse, I made a commitment that I would go on a Medical Mission Trip to give back to those less fortunate for what I have been given. I... Read More →

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