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Don't Risk Your Job Over Social Media

Don't Risk Your Job Over Social Media

by Nurse Beth - Social media The use of social media and other electronic communication is expanding exponentially; today’s generation of nurses grew up in a social media... Read More →

Last comment by RNross1018
Infected: The Fast Spreading Virus of Low Nursing Morale

Infected: The Fast Spreading Virus of Low Nursing Morale

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Change is a constant in the nursing profession. However, it can be difficult to maintain professional flexibility in a field with ever changing policies,... Read More →

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When Your Patient is an Addict...How to Deal

When Your Patient is an Addict...How to Deal

by Nurse Beth - Jake is very sociable, and has a lot of …colorful friends who visit him in the hospital. He’s quite likable, because he’s intelligent, funny and clever. He’s not... Read More →

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Should I Carry Nursing Malpractice (Liability) Insurance?

Should I Carry Nursing Malpractice (Liability) Insurance?

by sirI - This question comes up frequently and is asked of me quite often, "should I carry malpractice protection?" "What is malpractice?" Simply put, it is a... Read More →

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When You Receive a Warning at Work

When You Receive a Warning at Work

by Nurse Beth - Sheila, the unit nursing manager approached Ashley on the floor. “Ashley, I need to see you today in my office. Can you let your preceptor know you’ll be off the... Read More →

Last comment by Kooky Korky
THE VISITORS

THE VISITORS

by spotangel - Sammy's eyes were wide, her hands nervously locked together. "Umm! Annie, I am not comfortable with this". "This”, being her dying patient on her first day... Read More →

Last comment by Erindel RN
THE HEALER

THE HEALER

by spotangel - The day was not going as planned. I was covering another nurse on her break. One of my patients had to be rushed to surgery and she was profusely bleeding, another... Read More →

Last comment by Yorker
NTI - How to Impact Change on Your Unit:  Marian Altman, RN,MS,CCRN-K,CNS-BC,ANP Interview

NTI - How to Impact Change on Your Unit: Marian Altman, RN,MS,CCRN-K,CNS-BC,ANP Interview

by tnbutterfly - Marian Altman RN, MS, CCRN-K, CNS-BC, ANP is a Clinical Practice Specialist at AACN (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses) who works with the AACN Clinical... Read More →

Last comment by Tomascz
Your Patient is Neutropenic - Now What?

Your Patient is Neutropenic - Now What?

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell needed for fighting infection, especially bacteria. While many ranges can sometimes differ slightly with certain... Read More →

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5 Tips to Halt Nurse Burnout in Its Tracks

5 Tips to Halt Nurse Burnout in Its Tracks

by ElizabethScala1 - As nurses, we know that nurse burnout pervades the profession. Insufficient staffing, long work hours, phone calls to come in to work on your days off, and a... Read More →

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To glove, or not to glove

To glove, or not to glove

by Mr Clean - New nurses and experienced nurses alike ponder this question. I know not you, you have the answer already, but let's explore the decision process since as nurses we... Read More →

Last comment by All_night
Are You As Young As You Feel?

Are You As Young As You Feel?

by Carol Ebert - Let me start by sharing my story about aging. Since I was 30, I have been exercising regularly and living and breathing wellness after transitioning from bedside... Read More →

Last comment by dferreria
Not a Near Death Experience: A Shared Death Experience

Not a Near Death Experience: A Shared Death Experience

by Nurse Beth - Like many nurses, I’ve witnessed many deaths. I’ve seen patients go suddenly, and seen some hang on, only to pass when a particular family member arrived- and even... Read More →

Last comment by ednurse17
2017 Nursing Salaries by State, Degree, and License - Highest & Lowest

2017 Nursing Salaries by State, Degree, and License - Highest & Lowest

by tnbutterfly - Perhaps one of the most direct, straightforward, “is-what-it-is”, "want-to-know" topics asked in the 2017 allnurses Salary Survey is the range of average salaries... Read More →

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ANA - Healthy Nurses, Healthy Nation

ANA - Healthy Nurses, Healthy Nation

by traumaRUs - The American Nurses Association (ANA) is sponsoring the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge for nurses. As nurses, we are role models and influencers in... Read More →

Last comment by Surg-OncRN
I Should Be in Jail

I Should Be in Jail

by tnbutterfly - This article was written by a member of allnurses. Due to the delicate and emotionally charged nature of the article as well as details, the member wanted the topic... Read More →

Last comment by ChryssyD
Is Your Circadian Rhythm Longer Than Average? Night Owl Versus Morning Person

Is Your Circadian Rhythm Longer Than Average? Night Owl Versus Morning Person

by Brenda F. Johnson - Have you ever wondered why one person thrives on night shift while another can’t stay awake and feels horrible? I have. Research shows that there may be personality... Read More →

Last comment by Mandychelle79
How I Wrote a Book and Became a Nurse Author

How I Wrote a Book and Became a Nurse Author

by Nurse Beth - My Book inspiration At my job, working closely with our nurse residency program, and before that as a nurse manager, it saddened me that many wonderful nurses... Read More →

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