by madwife2002 - One of the benefits of working in Dialysis is that you get Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Years day off! Which is a wonderful thing for staff and patients... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - I swear, my nursing career must have more lives than a cat.
I knew it was over when I had a nervous breakdown and walked away from the hospital I'd worked in,... Read More →
by madwife2002 - Did you know that the only way to protect yourself in a court of law is to follow your company's policies and procedures, to the letter!
If it is in the Policy... Read More →
by madwife2002 - Most of us agree that there is much enjoyment and pleasure gained from being part of a social website. My own weakness includes Facebook and of course... Read More →
by madwife2002 - Freedom of speech in the United States is protected by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution and by many state constitutions and state and federal... Read More →
by proudauntie415 - The clock has struck 9 pm; you realize you haven't taken a single bathroom break in the past 4 hours. The last thing you remember eating is the leftover crumbled... Read More →
by Charslight - I am sure the first nurses were motivated by a desire to alleviate pain and suffering. In the days of limited technology, a soothing voice, a reassuring hand,... Read More →
by jadelpn - Critical thinkers want to be clear. They want to be logical. Nurses want to be accurate and precise in their practice. It is safe practice and in a patient's... Read More →
by VivaLasViejas - It all started with the guy in room 156, who pulled the oldest trick in the book and still got a newish nurse to buy it.
We've had an epidemic of respiratory... Read More →
by tokebi - I love nursing.
No, I am not one of those who find self-worth through the notion of "helping others." It's actually the opposite, as I get helped by those I... Read More →
by madwife2002 - When I was growing up, my parents referred to cancer as 'The Big C" I hadn't a clue what they were referring to, all I knew it was a horrible disease that people... Read More →
by pinkiepieRN - Adventures in supervising land: Wearing multiple hats and at the same time, being yourself
From the moment where I covered my first shift on 11-7 as a floor... Read More →
by The_Optimist - Our finances are mostly decided by the choices we choose to make or not. You do not have to be a Wall Street guru (this is also debatable!) or a whiz kid to... Read More →
by madwife2002 - It is time off!
We love our time off! We want our days off to be in a row of at least 2 and we want to have every other weekend off.
We don't want to work... Read More →
by Charslight - Lessons in dying...........
Two people I knew died this week. Two souls very different from each other. I knew one a long time ago and honestly did not have much... Read More →
by canesdukegirl - "She's crashing!" yells the second year anesthesiology resident.
His high pitched voice slices through the alarms that pierce the green tiled operating room. His... Read More →
by jadelpn - Every nurse at one time or another loathes the words "HR needs to see you" or "You need to go speak to the manager" even if you are well aware that you made a... Read More →
by pinkiepieRN - I've been working at my current nursing home since late May. I realize that it's a bit of short time to be in a position and transition into a different one, but I... Read More →