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The Desert Angel

The Desert Angel

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 →

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Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing...What I Have Learned.

Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing...What I Have Learned.

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 →

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Where Do Most Nurses Work?

Where Do Most Nurses Work?

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 →

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NTI Interview with Dr. Cathie Guzetta

NTI Interview with Dr. Cathie Guzetta

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 →

Psych Pts are Found throughout the hospital. 5 quick tips...

Psych Pts are Found throughout the hospital. 5 quick tips...

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 →

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“Why would you want a DNP?”

“Why would you want a DNP?”

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 →

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Alternative Medicine and the Latin American Patient

Alternative Medicine and the Latin American Patient

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 →

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Transitioning From Healthcare Into Wellness

Transitioning From Healthcare Into Wellness

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 →

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Although women dominate the nursing profession, do men make more money?

Although women dominate the nursing profession, do men make more money?

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 →

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I am passionate about nursing, are you?

I am passionate about nursing, are you?

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 →

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Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired! - Frequent Sick Days and Tardiness

Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired! - Frequent Sick Days and Tardiness

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 →

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Nursing vs. EMR: Win, Lose or Draw?

Nursing vs. EMR: Win, Lose or Draw?

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 →

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Being a hostage to your bladder

Being a hostage to your bladder

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 →

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I Came for the Job, I Stayed for the Calling.

I Came for the Job, I Stayed for the Calling.

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 →

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The Five Patients You Meet In Heaven

The Five Patients You Meet In Heaven

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 →

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NTI 2016: Sudden Cardiac Death: When its Not Good To Buy a Cadillac!

NTI 2016: Sudden Cardiac Death: When its Not Good To Buy a Cadillac!

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 →

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