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Nurses: It’s Time For Your 2017 Money Checkup!

Nurses: It’s Time For Your 2017 Money Checkup!

by Carol Bush - Repeat after me: "Money is a tool." As part of our toolkit, it’s something we can gain competency in managing, just like other tools we use in our nursing... Read More →

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Documentation:  Your First Line of Defense against Malpractice Claims

Documentation: Your First Line of Defense against Malpractice Claims

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Though it can vary by state, typically the statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit is two to three years. Though most claims are settled out... Read More →

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A Published Writer????  Who....ME???

A Published Writer???? Who....ME???

by tnbutterfly - Do you like to write? Sure, we’ve all written papers for school, maybe even tried our hand at poetry, but have you ever pictured yourself being a published writer?... Read More →

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Tips for Nurses Relocating to Another State

Tips for Nurses Relocating to Another State

by madwife2002 - Moving from one state to another can be as easy as ABC, providing you plan and make it a nice smooth transition. There are certain variables which you are able... 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 →

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What Nurses really Want to Say When They Chart

What Nurses really Want to Say When They Chart

by SICUshortCait - We all know we have to keep it objective and professional when we write a note, but clinical notes are really masterpieces of restraint. They summarize our chaos in... Read More →

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APRN Roles

APRN Roles

by traumaRUs - So...you’ve decided to advance your education and obtain a masters degree in nursing (MSN) or a terminal doctoral degree. Which route will you travel? What is... Read More →

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Confessions of a Hospital Administrator - Change Your Unit Culture PRN

Confessions of a Hospital Administrator - Change Your Unit Culture PRN

by ServantLeader - In February, I covered the Health Infomation & Management Systems Society annual meeting for a trade publication. One of the sessions I attended was presented by... Read More →

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The Hotel Phenomenon

The Hotel Phenomenon

by Jacqueline.Damm - It’s 0700 and the night shift is scrambling to give report as us day-shifters struggle in with our coffee breath and slightly askew hair. Part of the way through... Read More →

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Hurt Back?  Here are some Options

Hurt Back? Here are some Options

by Lynda Lampert, RN - Are you part of the 52 percent? According to the American Nurse Association, 52 percent of nurses report experiencing chronic back pain. Unfortunately, 12... Read More →

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Surviving the Real World of Nursing: 8 Tips for the New Grad

Surviving the Real World of Nursing: 8 Tips for the New Grad

by jeastridge - Surviving the Real World of Nursing - 8 Tips for the New Grad “I did it! I finished! I passed my boards!” My friend, Kathy, shared her news in the hall at... Read More →

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7 Things You Weren’t Taught in Nursing School

7 Things You Weren’t Taught in Nursing School

by ElizabethScala1 - All the things you were not taught in nursing school could probably fill a few volumes, but here are a few that I have collected from emails and conversations with... Read More →

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Love Being a Nurse: 33 Years and Going Strong

Love Being a Nurse: 33 Years and Going Strong

by jeastridge - Love Being a Nurse: 33 Years and Going Strong I pushed my computer top down hearing the satisfying “click” as a sign of the end of my work day. I moved around... Read More →

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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 →

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How You Can Lose 50 Pounds In 90 Days

How You Can Lose 50 Pounds In 90 Days

by Surg-OncRN - How You Can Lose 50 Pounds In 90 Days As a nurse, we hear about the obesity epidemic more now than ever. You see it in your patients and sometimes in yourself.... Read More →

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New Year's Goal Planning Tips

New Year's Goal Planning Tips

by empowern- - Wow… 2016 was fantastic for so many reasons! It really flew by, but in a good way. In this video, I would like to take the opportunity to give you some New Year’s... Read More →

Psychiatric Mental Health APRNs Needed!

Psychiatric Mental Health APRNs Needed!

by psych-nurse-michele - Due to lack of psychiatric-related services, there is an increasing need for such serviceabilities. Since such a need exists, the growing rate of exigency of... Read More →

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Controversial Patient Odors in Nursing

Controversial Patient Odors in Nursing

by TheCommuter - The topic of body odor in nursing can be rather controversial. In fact, the mere mention of body odor can trigger a knee-jerk reaction in some persons. Moreover,... Read More →

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