by spotangel - I settled down to sleep. The ambulance cruised the silent highway at 80 miles an hour. "Nothing like the rush we were in, going to the city," I thought wryly.... Read More →
Presented By Rasmussen College
You spent years pulling all night study sessions, learning the miracles of the human body and overcoming your shock reflex. Passing the NCLEX was the best day of... Read More →
by Lev <3 - I look back at the past year and half plus and I can hardly believe I am here. I sometimes wish I was still back in school under the watchful eye of a clinical... Read More →
by allnurses - One of the questions we queried our audience about was what type of facility do you work at? For-Profit or Not-For-Profit? Slightly more than half of our 18,600... Read More →
by allnurses - Dr. Cathie Guzetta, author of Holistic Nursing, a Handbook for Practice and Pocket Guide to Holistic Nursing, and faculty at George Washington University School of... Read More →
by TXMedPsych - Do psych patients scare you? You scare them more.
That's been my experience both in and out of inpatient psychiatry. Reality is patients with psychiatric... Read More →
by Not just a nurse - I was asked that question many times. Everyone had heard of the Doctor of Philosophy, or PhD, but getting a PhD was not in my plans. The PhD program of study... Read More →
by lorimadden - "New age" describes a recent trend in the United States toward alternative solutions to those provided by science and modern medicine. This new sense of... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - Hello! I will be writing a blog for YOU – the professional nurse leader in the second half of your career, anticipating what’s next and wanting to embrace a... Read More →
by allnurses - From a University of Southern California survey, male nurses make $5000/year more across all specialties than their female counterparts. This was proven in our... Read More →
by madwife2002 - I love my job! I guess I am one of the lucky ones in nursing these days but I actually feel I make a difference.
Since February I am no longer clinically based... Read More →
Presented By CareerSmart Learning
There are a lot of reasons a patient can be stressful for a healthcare provider. The diagnosis may be challenging, the situation could be demanding, or the patient... Read More →
by madwife2002 - A huge problem in healthcare can be an employee who is constantly late to work, or calls off frequently. Sometimes this is due to genuine problems in their personal... Read More →
by jeastridge - As I sat on the couch in my patient’s home, I could feel my computer drawing all the attention in its direction. Like some irresistible force, it seemed to lasso... Read More →
by Pixie.RN - Cup of coffee: check.
Bottle of water: check
Jumping jacks: check check check!
ED nurse bladder: sigh. Check.
You know the scenario: you are hired into a... Read More →
by CryandNurseOn - Nurses struggle to know whether their work is just a job or a calling. We go to work and do a job, but there is so much more to it. Can it be just a job? Days... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - Imagine, if you will, emerging from the best sleep of your life and finding yourself in a strange land, surrounded by light and peace. Realizing that you have... Read More →
by traumaRUs - Why do we do what we do?
For many reasons: we are professionals with a job to do and we’ve gone to school to learn what we do. Most of all...we do what we do... Read More →