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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - I first experienced the power of coaching at a local Holistic Nurses Association chapter conference. At the time, I was in nursing school and I was struggling with... Read More →
by smatacale - In the days since the national march for women occurred, I have spent much time reading, thinking and listening to what this momentous time in our history means to... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - After 3 years as a Navy Nurse stationed on a military base, I had to let go and rejoin civilian life in Colorado (because that is where all young people seemed to... Read More →
by Carol Bush - To begin this story, you are a home-care nurse, and a good one at that!
You receive your initial intake referral form. The internist has asked you to go admit... Read More →
by djh123 - I became a nurse in my 50’s. I stumbled a bit on my own after passing the NCLEX, unsure of what I wanted to do. A short summation of that time period is that I... Read More →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
by nurseed12 - Nursing: A Connection
As of the latest statistics the average age of a nurse is 41 years old and more than 50% surveyed has decided nursing as their... Read More →
by joandean99 - Verbal communication is the sending and receiving of information between two or more people using speech. The goal of communication is to convey information from... Read More →
by allnurses - As with any job, salaries for nurses vary greatly from state to state and even city to city within the same state. Below are listed average high and low state... Read More →
by allenmrtux - What Does it Mean to be A Mental Health Nurse?
by Allen Barton
Being spat at, called names, being mooned or having water thrown on you at work sounds like a... Read More →
by SisterofMary - When I tell someone I'm a nurse, I usually get a mixture of admiration and envy (and a good number of people asking me why I didn't become a doctor). Conversations... Read More →