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Orientation to Nurse Coaching: Benefits of Nurse Coaching

Orientation to Nurse Coaching: Benefits of Nurse Coaching

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Some of my most rewarding moments as a coach and a nurse practitioner in family practice have occurred when my patients have gotten measurable results from their... Read More →

I'm So Over Nursing. I would rather work at Costco!!

I'm So Over Nursing. I would rather work at Costco!!

by rnfrombama - I am ready to leave the nursing profession after 6 years. I have a bachelor's degree in biology and got my associate's in nursing. In high school, I decided that I... Read More →

Last comment by lonewolfiern

My First Code

by ilovechadkrause - Towards the last few days of my comprehensive practicum, I experienced my first code blue. The very busy acute care unit I was working on had about 30 patients,... Read More →

Last comment by Stephanie066
Be a Real Nurse: Compassion is the Key

Be a Real Nurse: Compassion is the Key

by jeastridge - The three siblings stood woodenly to the side in the ICU room, trying to stay out of the way while they waited for the doctor to make her early morning rounds, and... Read More →

Last comment by billswife
Job Stagnation: How to recognize and what to do about it!

Job Stagnation: How to recognize and what to do about it!

by Bridgid Joseph - Job stagnation is when you are no longer challenged at a job, but stay with the position because of the paycheck, the benefits, or possibly relationships with... Read More →

Last comment by Aronia
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

Peripartum Cardiomyopathy

by smatacale - Peripartum or postpartum cardiomyopathy (PPCM) is a rare cardiac condition that causes enlargement of the heart and weakening of the cardiac muscle. This decreases... Read More →

Last comment by RunnerNurse09
Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!

Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!

by allnurses - This article was written by a member on allnurses. Due to the controversial and emotionally charged nature of the article, the member wanted the topic out in the... Read More →

Last comment by SincityBSN
A Patient's Perspective - To all of the Nurses at allnurses.com

A Patient's Perspective - To all of the Nurses at allnurses.com

by AnonBoston - To all of the Nurses at AllNurses.com, Of course I should start with some basic background info. I have dealt with Crohn's disease since 1989 when I was 17... Read More →

Last comment by RNforLongTime
Transfusions 101 - Everything you need to know about blood products and administration

Transfusions 101 - Everything you need to know about blood products and administration

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - “Transfusions 101” Everything you need to know about blood products and administration Many patients require transfusions of blood products for acute or chronic... Read More →

Last comment by scoope23
Nurse Bully, please protect your young – don’t eat them

Nurse Bully, please protect your young – don’t eat them

by marcos9999 - I believe nurses are very special individuals. Think about it. They are professionals who take care of others in their dire moments. They patiently heal the putrid... Read More →

Last comment by sevensonnets
Men With Eating Disorders are Underrecognized and Underserved

Men With Eating Disorders are Underrecognized and Underserved

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Health news headlines in late 2016 drew attention to a Wisconsin man, Max Briles, 26, who passed away from complications related to anorexia nervosa. The Chippewa... Read More →

Last comment by dirtyhippiegirl
Superbugs On The Rise; How Can Nurses Help to Exterminate Them?

Superbugs On The Rise; How Can Nurses Help to Exterminate Them?

by Brenda F. Johnson - What Defines A Superbug? Dr. Stephen Calderwood says of superbugs, “in fairness, there is no real definition,” in the article, “ Superbugs: What They Are and How... Read More →

Last comment by cherryelle07
Minding Your Mind

Minding Your Mind

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 →

Last comment by Carol Ebert
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How to Not Die in the Hospital

How to Not Die in the Hospital

by Nurse Beth - Tragically, many people die from medical errors every year in hospitals. It’s hard to know how many. “Medical error”is never listed as a cause of death on death... Read More →

Last comment by Holt147
Nurse Satisfaction comes before Patient Satisfaction

Nurse Satisfaction comes before Patient Satisfaction

by JanineKelbach - Are you in a unit where your patient satisfaction scores are always a struggle? Look around you, are the nurses satisfied with their job? Nurses go into a job to... Read More →

Last comment by MunoRN
10 Tips to Organize Your Life, Family, and Schedule as a Nurse

10 Tips to Organize Your Life, Family, and Schedule as a Nurse

by JanineKelbach - Organizing your work day and family time can be difficult when you work odd hours and nontypical days. These tips, if utilized well will help you feel less stressed... Read More →

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2017 Nursing Salary Survey

2017 Nursing Salary Survey

by tnbutterfly - In January 2015, members of allnurses and the larger nursing community holding an active nursing license were invited to participate in the first allnurses online... Read More →

Last comment by Feelgood RN

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