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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →