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Having the Time (Line) of Your Life

Having the Time (Line) of Your Life

by Carol Ebert - I saw patterns in the type of nursing work I chose As I looked at my timeline, I realized that I always had a desire to educate people on staying well. As a... Read More →

Last comment by tnbutterfly
Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

by pearsoaj - I have worked as a private duty home health nurse for almost three years in this is the only area of nursing I have been employed in. In my current position, I work... Read More →

Last comment by brencharnick
Nursing Life Daily Checklist..

Nursing Life Daily Checklist..

by dodoy - Today is just like any other ordinary day of my life. The alarm clock didn't have to bother screaming loudly as I've been awake way before it was supposed to do its... Read More →

A Father's Tears

A Father's Tears

by Elvish - I received his mother, AA, to a room on our floor shortly after midnight one night. She had presented to ER at 15+ weeks gestation with ruptured membranes and... Read More →

Last comment by BBogdon
Why I'm leaving nursing

Why I'm leaving nursing

by UK nurse88 - Ive taken the very hard decision in my life to leave nursing. Im writing this as anonymous as I want only to be heard. I qualified as a nurse 6 years ago. I enjoyed... Read More →

Last comment by BeenThere2012
Which is More Effective in Treating Obesity?

Which is More Effective in Treating Obesity?

by Empire Chick - Holiday season is upon us. The struggle is real. I'm still fighting the good old battle of weight loss and at 300 to 305 and my body may be hanging out in plateau... Read More →

Last comment by BabyFood26
Hate The Habit - Not the Person

Hate The Habit - Not the Person

by Brenda F. Johnson - I recently moved to my dream location, one with layers of mountains, breathtaking sunrises, and gorgeous lakes and rivers. It is the perfect lifestyle for me and... Read More →

Last comment by Eat_Pray_Love
The Happiness Factor Can Save Your Life!

The Happiness Factor Can Save Your Life!

by Carol Ebert - Now that you are on the cusp of your retirement years, or contemplating jumping out of nursing, what does the Happiness Factor have to do with this? Well guess... Read More →

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11 Things Your Nurse Thinks (But Will Never Tell You)

11 Things Your Nurse Thinks (But Will Never Tell You)

by VivaLasViejas - 1) If you yell "HELP!" one. more. time. without a really, really, REALLY good reason for it, I am going to come down there, shut the door, and give you a good dose... Read More →

Last comment by compassionresearcher
Does God Make Mistakes?

Does God Make Mistakes?

by Julie Reyes - I looked up at the doctor across the crib who is still hovering over him and checking his ventilator and trachea. Wildly he flailed as the doctor touched his... Read More →

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Interviewing the Right Way - 10 steps

Interviewing the Right Way - 10 steps

by The_Optimist - Interviewing can be hard work but so is getting the job that you thought you wanted, only for you to realize that it was not what you wanted … not at all. So how... Read More →

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

by Carol Ebert - It’s called your INTUITION and everyone has it but not everyone uses it. I can think of three different times in my career where my intuition spoke very loudly to... Read More →

Last comment by BeenThere2012
I'm So Over Nursing. I would rather work at Costco!!

I'm So Over Nursing. I would rather work at Costco!!

by rnfrombama - I am ready to leave the nursing profession after 6 years. I have a bachelor's degree in biology and got my associate's in nursing. In high school, I decided that I... Read More →

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Family-centered care

Family-centered care

by bsampson - The Evolvement and Importance of Patient Family Centered Care I recently had to take my youngest daughter to an oral surgeon to have a tooth pulled. After the... Read More →

Does our BON System Need to be Reformed?

Does our BON System Need to be Reformed?

by Emergent - The more I find out about the boards of nursing and their discipline methods, the more I think that there needs to be a reformation of a poorly run, and outdated... Read More →

Last comment by Horseshoe
A New Life Review for YOU

A New Life Review for YOU

by Carol Ebert - What are you grateful for from all your experiences in nursing that have made you the person you are now, and even set the stage for the person you will be tomorrow... Read More →

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November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

by allnurses - Premature birth is categorized as an infant born prior to 37 weeks gestation. This is a world-wide issue. Statistics from the World Health Organization: Key... Read More →

Last comment by quiltynurse56
No call no show, and feeling terrible about it!

No call no show, and feeling terrible about it!

by omha - As a background; I have been a CNA since 2012 and worked in both skilled nursing and hospital environment. When I worked in the hospital I was a float CNA, floating... Read More →

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