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Competition in Healthcare: Just a Nurse

Competition in Healthcare: Just a Nurse

by Cynthiahowardrnphd - This question came up recently when my mother went in for open heart surgery, "Why not be a doctor? Are you happy just being a nurse?" In the course of my mother's... Read More →

Last comment by caliotter3
New To The Forums

New To The Forums

by Ruby Vee - I discovered online forums back in the late 1990s, when the usenet was at the height of it's popularity and text-only newsgroups were the only thing out there. You... Read More →

Last comment by dede1956
Lynda Van Devanter - A True Hero

Lynda Van Devanter - A True Hero

by RNIBCLC - My earliest influence on my decision to be a nurse came from a neighbor who was a nurse in Vietnam. Many of the most famous nurses were heroes from a previous war.... Read More →

Last comment by fawnmarie
That's A Wrap! Exploring Wound Management

That's A Wrap! Exploring Wound Management

by babaloo8 - It's a typical day in an adult ambulatory clinic where a small handful of nurses scurry around caring for a myriad of patient needs that range from a simple... Read More →

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That Dreaded 3-11 Shift

That Dreaded 3-11 Shift

by TheCommuter - One of my patients, a hard-nosed nurse who retired from the profession after more than 30 years of duty, struck up a conversation with me not too long ago about... Read More →

Last comment by firstinfamily
Don't You Just Love It?

Don't You Just Love It?

by Ruby Vee - Don't you just love it when someone posts a "homework question"? Something like "Why are all doctors so obnoxious?" or "What do you do about lazy CNAs?", but with... Read More →

Last comment by friggasdistaff
Not another silly article on Hand Hygiene!

Not another silly article on Hand Hygiene!

by madwife2002 - I know we have numerous articles and threads on Infection Control and hand washing but it appears to me that the minority of healthcare workers actually are not... Read More →

Last comment by NicuGal
2013 Superbug

2013 Superbug

by MassED - While I should be studying for my upcoming CEN test date, with coffee in hand, I decide to wander the "science" headlines, as I am apt to do on a warm and sunny... Read More →

Last comment by CountyRat

Room 827 - Nursing Ghost Story Article

by danegerous - I have the rare and distinct honor of working in the ICU of one of Chicago's most prestigious and longest-standing hospitals. Don't get me wrong, I busted my... Read More →

Last comment by pvnurse2014
Ghosts Are All Around Us

Ghosts Are All Around Us

by classicalcat - Ah, the questions that our children ask: "Where did I come from?" "How does Santa Claus fly around the world in ONE NIGHT?" or... "Do you believe in ghosts, mommy?"... Read More →

Last comment by Tigerfly82
Press Release - allnurses Survey Says Nurses are Bullish on the Industry Outlook

Press Release - allnurses Survey Says Nurses are Bullish on the Industry Outlook

by tnbutterfly - New Survey Says Nurses Are Bullish on the Industry Outlook and Encourage People to Enter the Field EXCELSIOR, Minn., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A survey... Read More →

Last comment by assidere
Mid shift shower...

Mid shift shower...

by NurseAlwaysNForever - All names have been changed and some words are misspelled for pronunciation purposes and curse words have been changed or left out. She talked about dances they... Read More →

Last comment by Glycerine82
Nursing and Michelangelo

Nursing and Michelangelo

by SarahLeeRN - What exactly is nursing? There are a million definitions of what nursing is, and many of these would be correct. But the more I practice, the closer I think I... Read More →

Last comment by elixRN
Black Friday, Code Blue

Black Friday, Code Blue

by decembergrad2011 - As soon as I hear her son call out in the hall, "We need a nurse!!!" I know that it's my patient and I know that it's something bad. I run into her room and see... Read More →

Last comment by Been there,done that
On Having 2 Titles: Nurse and Patient

On Having 2 Titles: Nurse and Patient

by ButterflyRN90 - It's early in the morning and I have to get ready for my clinical rotation. I look to my left and see my glucose monitor. The green orb that measures whether I am... Read More →

Last comment by GM2RN
20 Things Nurses Wish They Never Had to Say

20 Things Nurses Wish They Never Had to Say

by VivaLasViejas - Here, for your enjoyment, are twenty more things nurses wish they never had to say: 1 ) To the CNA: "Uh-oh........it looks like Mrs. Chambers hasn't had a BM in... Read More →

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Nursing as a second career

Nursing as a second career

by taschmidt - About two years ago, I decided to take the leap and go back to school to get my nursing degree. I was already established in my field, but I have always felt that... Read More →

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All the Things We Carry

All the Things We Carry

by ElvishDNP - Every so often, a thread pops up around here: "What's in your pockets?" In other words, what do you carry that you know you'll need before your shift is up? Most of... Read More →

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