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I Should Be in Jail

I Should Be in Jail

by tnbutterfly - This article was written by a member of allnurses. Due to the delicate and emotionally charged nature of the article as well as details, the member wanted the topic... Read More →

Last comment by ChryssyD
NTI - How to Impact Change on Your Unit:  Marian Altman, RN,MS,CCRN-K,CNS-BC,ANP Interview

NTI - How to Impact Change on Your Unit: Marian Altman, RN,MS,CCRN-K,CNS-BC,ANP Interview

by tnbutterfly - Marian Altman RN, MS, CCRN-K, CNS-BC, ANP is a Clinical Practice Specialist at AACN (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses) who works with the AACN Clinical... Read More →

Last comment by Tomascz
Your Patient is Neutropenic - Now What?

Your Patient is Neutropenic - Now What?

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell needed for fighting infection, especially bacteria. While many ranges can sometimes differ slightly with certain... Read More →

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NTI - How to Publish in Journals:  Mary Fran Tracy, PHD, RN, CCNS Interview

NTI - How to Publish in Journals: Mary Fran Tracy, PHD, RN, CCNS Interview

by allnurses - Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, RN, CCNS is the editor of AACN's journal, Advanced Critical Care. She spoke with allnurses Community Manager Mary Watts, RN at the recent NTI... Read More →

Last comment by nomadcrna
"The Good Ol' Days!"

"The Good Ol' Days!"

by BostonTerrierLoverRN - I was blown away to find out student nurses could not be married during school, when one of my instructors went to a Public Charity Hospital based Diploma Nursing... Read More →

Last comment by MaleICURN
Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse

Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse

by Michelle Podlesni - Just like tires of a car that are out of alignment, our jobs may be leaving us feel we are having a bumpy ride each day. One day you are not the new nurse anymore.... Read More →

30% of Nurses Leaving the Workforce - 2017 Salary Survey Results Part 2

30% of Nurses Leaving the Workforce - 2017 Salary Survey Results Part 2

by tnbutterfly - Nursing is one of the fastest growing occupations, yet with more than 3 million nurses in the U.S., demand for nurses is rapidly catching up with the supply. Let's... Read More →

Last comment by Marisette
Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Decline

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Recent health-news headlines identified three potentially effective interventions for preventing dementia and cognitive decline: blood pressure control, physical... 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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Confessions of an Introvert

Confessions of an Introvert

by Nurse Beth - Being a Nurse Introvert Introverts and extroverts really are hardwired differently. Sometimes I get questions from nursing students or those thinking about... Read More →

Last comment by Davey Do
Is Your Circadian Rhythm Longer Than Average? Night Owl Versus Morning Person

Is Your Circadian Rhythm Longer Than Average? Night Owl Versus Morning Person

by Brenda F. Johnson - Have you ever wondered why one person thrives on night shift while another can’t stay awake and feels horrible? I have. Research shows that there may be personality... Read More →

Last comment by Mandychelle79
How I Wrote a Book and Became a Nurse Author

How I Wrote a Book and Became a Nurse Author

by Nurse Beth - My Book inspiration At my job, working closely with our nurse residency program, and before that as a nurse manager, it saddened me that many wonderful nurses... Read More →

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Suspended for a Medication Error

Suspended for a Medication Error

by Nurse Beth - The Act I was a new nurse, and before I had even gotten my feet underneath me, I lost my footing and fell hard. I made a medication error. I was fresh... Read More →

Last comment by Verygreennurse
But, she was fine this morning!

But, she was fine this morning!

by spotangel - 1.20 PM The red phone rang in the ER. This was the EMS line when they called with an incoming emergency. “South side ER. This is Nurse Annie. May I help you?”... Read More →

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X-ploring your X-Factor

X-ploring your X-Factor

by Carol Ebert - Emotionally, those with the “X factor” have a way of making us feel good or inspired. Challenged or validated. In the music industry, you either have “it” or not.... Read More →

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I Broke Rule # 1

I Broke Rule # 1

by RobbiRN - “We just intubated him a few minutes ago. He was a restrained driver in a partial rollover. There were several witnesses who saw him driving erratically. They... Read More →

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NTI - If Florence Could See Us Now:  Kathy Douglas, RN Interview

NTI - If Florence Could See Us Now: Kathy Douglas, RN Interview

by allnurses - Kathy Douglas, RN, MHA, was one of two recipients of AACN's Pioneering Spirit Award for 2017. According to the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, "The... Read More →


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