by VivaLasViejas - I'm not sure if it's because I was a good deal older than many of my classmates when I graduated from nursing school and found out very quickly that I was nowhere... Read More →
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With nurses on the front line of patient care, evaluating vital signs is the first step in making the right diagnosis. There are several types of thermometers to... Read More →
by nilknarf - If Carrie Lawson had tried to invoke a feeling of serenity by the way she’d designed her home, she’d succeeded. The walls were a painted light green, and the... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - I had been off work a few days, but I'd already heard about Jason. The teenager in our ICU. From the tragic car crash that made news over the weekend.
But... Read More →
by Jacqueline.Damm - For many people animals are an extension of their being. There is an unspoken understanding between humans and animals, and the bonds that can be formed are beyond... Read More →
by Samantha Harris - Agency Girl is feeling the pinch from The Drought of Low Census.
“Hi, Agency Girl. They don’t need anybody. You’ve been... Read More →
by Jerome Stone RN - Stress In Nursing
Let’s face it, the level of stress in nursing seems to be getting worse each day. And the worst part about it all is that so many of the things... Read More →
by Jacqueline.Damm - It’s 0730 and bedside rounds with the night staff and day nurses have completed. Morning labs have been reviewed and the rush has begun. A new physician has... Read More →
by madwife2002 - Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice? Or do you do everything according to the 'book'.
Do you police yourself in your everyday care of a patient,... Read More →
by Ruby Vee - Nursing school doesn't really teach you how to be a nurse, it just gives you a glimpse into the world of nursing and the nclex gives you a license to learn. If... Read More →
by Bridgid Joseph - There have been lawsuits and stories galore about HIPAA violations related to healthcare practitioners taking pictures of interesting wounds, markings, tattoos,... Read More →
by Clinical_Queen - I volunteered as a student nurse because it was mandatory, I also volunteered as a RN after my job search proved unsuccessful. Here on allnurses.com, I’ve seen... Read More →
by Eschell2971 - While working as a nurse-tech in nursing school, I would often get assigned the Psych patients or the HIPAA-No patients (usually those who were incarcerated or... Read More →
by ElizabethStoneRN - In 1988, as a teenager in my first year of college, I still suffered from the crippling insecurities of adolescence. Although I always worked hard and made good... Read More →
by missmaddie - When you look at me, I look like your normal average person. People have assumed I am smart, and I never knew why. But, it hasn't always been that way. I have... Read More →
by Michael M. Heuninckx - 1) Don't be late
There is no way around it, late is late, one minute or twenty. Also there is no wiggle room around the facts and everyone is held to the same... Read More →
by Jacqueline.Damm - I drove around relentlessly for days, walking in and out of shoe stores trying on every pair of zapatos (shoes in Spanish...seemed fitting) that I could get my... Read More →
by Julie Reyes - Honestly, the first time I did discharge instructions on my own was a disaster. I don’t know why I felt like I was giving a speech in front of 10,000 people, when... Read More →