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Registered Nurse Salary Purchasing Power Across States

Registered Nurse Salary Purchasing Power Across States

by tnbutterfly - Whether you are a new grad looking for your first nursing job or an experienced nurse thinking about relocating in search of higher wages, there is much to take... Read More →

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Long Hours and Double Shifts: Knowing the Risks

Long Hours and Double Shifts: Knowing the Risks

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The risks associated with long work hours are not solely due to being at work for more than eight hours a day, but due to lack of sleep or not sleeping in... Read More →

THE SCENT OF DEATH

THE SCENT OF DEATH

by spotangel - I froze by room 650 as I wheeled the med cart. The scent hit me. The overpowering scent of flowers candles and incense. The smell, I associated with death.... Read More →

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On-call or cancelled? That is the question!

On-call or cancelled? That is the question!

by Eschell2971 - Hello: What is the cancellation/on-call policy at your facility? Last week, my facility instituted a new/updated on-call/cancellation policy. Basically, nurses... Read More →

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Are You Really a Nurse?

Are You Really a Nurse?

by Nurse Beth - Test Your Knowledge Before reading the article, take the short true or false poll at the bottom of the article to test your knowledge. Do you cringe when... Read More →

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NTI - CPR Throwdown

NTI - CPR Throwdown

by traumaRUs - AllNurses staff recently attended NTI 2017 in Houston, Texas. So many interesting exhibits and classes. We all know that CPR is the basis for a successful... Read More →

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What to Do When You Want to Quit Nursing. Tips to Help You Stay in the Profession.

What to Do When You Want to Quit Nursing. Tips to Help You Stay in the Profession.

by ElizabethScala1 - “I quit. I don’t want to be a nurse anymore.” How many of you have had that very thought during a shift or while walking to your vehicle or while getting ready for... Read More →

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Gender Pay Gap in Nursing: Changes in 2017 Salary Survey vs. 2015?

Gender Pay Gap in Nursing: Changes in 2017 Salary Survey vs. 2015?

by allnurses - In 2015 The Journal of American Medicine released a study on the pay gap between male and female nurses. That survey revealed that male nurses earn about $5100 per... 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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When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Work

When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Work

by ElizabethScala1 - No matter how hard you try, there will be times when a nurse just can’t stop thinking about work. We’ve all taken that ride or drive home and replayed our entire... Read More →

Wellness Works if YOU Work It!

Wellness Works if YOU Work It!

by Carol Ebert - And where would we be without WELLNESS? It used to be just a buzz word, but now it is a life and death thing. If we are not well, we can’t survive and thrive. And... Read More →

Does Evidence Based Practice Concerning Nurses' Schedules Matter?

Does Evidence Based Practice Concerning Nurses' Schedules Matter?

by Eschell2971 - I've been busy lately, as I'm sure many of you have been, as well. I'm also finishing up an online leadership class, and my focus area is staffing/scheduling. I've... Read More →

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A Newly Defined Type of Constipation: Opioid Induced Constipation

A Newly Defined Type of Constipation: Opioid Induced Constipation

by Brenda F. Johnson - Defining Constipation Constipation is usually the result of multiple other problems and should not be taken lightly. It is especially common in the elderly, the... Read More →

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Global Conference on Nursing-2017,FRANKFURT- GERMANY

Global Conference on Nursing-2017,FRANKFURT- GERMANY

by shabnam.ali1232 - Hi All, We would like to welcome you to participate at the upcoming “Global Conference on Nursing” held during August 07- August 09, 2017, in Frankfurt Marriott... Read More →

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NTI Interview - Pain Control: June Oliver, MSN, CNS

NTI Interview - Pain Control: June Oliver, MSN, CNS

by allnurses - Managing our patient's pain is a paramount concern for all nurses. AllNurses staff recently attended NTI in Houston and interviewed June Oliver, MSN, CNS from... Read More →

3 Steps to Connecting with Patients

3 Steps to Connecting with Patients

by ElizabethScala1 - Distractions abound on every nursing shift. Nurses are constantly pushed and pulled in every direction with numerous interruptions. Call lights, doctors’ questions,... Read More →

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While You Wait

While You Wait

by dpgRN - You come into the ER, a lady in green sits there and asks you what your emergency is. You begin to tell her your entire medical history. She cuts you off and asks... Read More →

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NTI - Reducing Nurse Injury Rates and Improving Patient Outcomes, Linet Hercules Interview

NTI - Reducing Nurse Injury Rates and Improving Patient Outcomes, Linet Hercules Interview

by allnurses - Nurse injuries are costly: for the nurse, for the facility, for the career field in general. Linet recently previewed a bed at NTI in Houston and allnurses was... Read More →


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