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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 →

Last comment by MedOncIllinoisRN
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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Merry Christmas, Little Angel

Merry Christmas, Little Angel

by Julie Reyes - Born with a cardiac anomaly, the family immediately noticed something was “wrong” with their child, but they did not know what. Thus began their journey to another... Read More →

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Dear preceptor

Dear preceptor

by Ivanna_Nurse - Dear preceptor.. I came to you smiling, full of energy and ready to tackle the last leg of my orientation journey, with your guidance of course. I haven't really... Read More →

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Part II - Day In the Life of a Proton Therapy Nurse

Part II - Day In the Life of a Proton Therapy Nurse

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - There are usually two nurses who arrive between 7 and 8 am, depending on the number of sedated cases we have that day. We start by setting up for the day: making... Read More →

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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Nursing Compassion

Nursing Compassion

by marcos9999 - Most days are different but we go about our routines on the floor much the same way. We take orders from doctors; finish treatments; tell families bad news; coexist... Read More →

Last comment by tiger777
Part I - Nursing and Precision Proton Therapy

Part I - Nursing and Precision Proton Therapy

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - In this two part article we’ll first take a look at the basic principles of proton therapy and later walk through a typical day as a nurse at the proton center.... Read More →

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A Waiting Room Christmas Story

A Waiting Room Christmas Story

by Ruby Vee - Christmas of 1981 -- it had been a horrible year. In May, I found my husband of three years, the church choir director, in bed with the soprano. In the wake of... Read More →

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