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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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What to do when you question why you became a nurse...and you will

What to do when you question why you became a nurse...and you will

by Deb_Aston - I remember the exact moment I knew that I wanted to be a nurse. It was Career Day at my High School. Junior year, 1983. I walked into the building not knowing where... Read More →

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Nurses and State Regulations

Nurses and State Regulations

by Ipfeiffe21 - Looking at the Illinois State Board of Nursing website can give many insights into the types of ethics violations that need to be reported. Any person who has any... Read More →

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Nursing School Survey

Nursing School Survey

by tnbutterfly - Are you a high school student who has decided to pursue a nursing career or someone who is thinking about changing career paths and looking at nursing as a new... Read More →

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When Your Patient is an Addict...How to Deal

When Your Patient is an Addict...How to Deal

by Nurse Beth - Jake is very sociable, and has a lot of …colorful friends who visit him in the hospital. He’s quite likable, because he’s intelligent, funny and clever. He’s not... Read More →

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Nurses and 12-Hour Shifts - How to Make the Best of Them

Nurses and 12-Hour Shifts - How to Make the Best of Them

by Brian - Whether you love them or hate them, 12-hour shifts are here to stay. For many new nurses, the thought of working a 12-hour shift can be overwhelming, intimidating... Read More →

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Floating Kidneys: An Era Gone By

Floating Kidneys: An Era Gone By

by Brenda F. Johnson - Although signs and symptoms of health problems have not changed, treatment and availability have. Comparing standards of care present day to that of hundreds of... Read More →

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Asthma: When to Go to the Hospital

Asthma: When to Go to the Hospital

by Zen Heath - Asthma is a chronic lung disease that usually begins in childhood, although it can affect people of all ages. In the United States alone, over 25 million... Read More →

Last comment by Elfriede
That's not a bad nurse

That's not a bad nurse

by stephen1219 - A friend of mine dislocated her shoulder and ended up in the emergency room. Because the emergency room is normally a hot mess express, she ended up having to wait... Read More →

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So...You've Decided to Attend a Conference???

So...You've Decided to Attend a Conference???

by traumaRUs - Making the Commitment We all know how quickly nursing changes. What was the up to date care five years ago or even one year ago is no longer considered evidence... Read More →

What do you mean I'm not a REAL nurse?!?

What do you mean I'm not a REAL nurse?!?

by #Nurse2017 - During my last week of RN school, I noticed there was this unspoken expectation for all RN graduates to become hospital nurses, apparently, I did not get the memo! ... Read More →

Last comment by NurseDisneyPrincess
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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Both Sides of the Bedrails

Both Sides of the Bedrails

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Hearing the struggles these young patients sometimes face with school, bullying, relationships and their health can be heartbreaking. What they don’t know is that... Read More →

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Nurses Should Re-think Their Thinking

Nurses Should Re-think Their Thinking

by LifelongNursing - My wife and I are long-time nurses and have worked a number of different jobs with different patient populations, all of which were learning experiences for the... Read More →

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The Sad Truth: Online Nursing Schools vs Traditional Schools

The Sad Truth: Online Nursing Schools vs Traditional Schools

by canwil2082 - To become a nurse was not a childhood dream of mine. It was something that I discovered I had a passion for in my early twenties. I had always loved math and... Read More →

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A Tale of Two Deaths

A Tale of Two Deaths

by RobbiRN - There is a story in Japanese folklore that goes back into an era in which they practiced “Ubasute,” the abandonment of the elderly. When there were too many mouths... Read More →

Last comment by Dragonnurse1
HELP ELLA! THEN ME!

HELP ELLA! THEN ME!

by spotangel - HELP ELLA! THEN ME! She sat quietly as I drew her bloods after inserting a heplock. The ED was packed and as evening Manager, I had noticed that two of my nurses... Read More →

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