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Back to Basics: Spine Health for Nurses

Back to Basics: Spine Health for Nurses

by melissa.mills1117 - You just finished your third twelve hour shift in a row. As you go to clock out, you hear the charge nurse singing your name and praises. This can only mean only... Read More →

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Ask These Three Questions During Rounds to Improve Patient Experience

Ask These Three Questions During Rounds to Improve Patient Experience

by ErinShipley - "When I round on my patients, they tell me great things about their nurses and say how happy they are with their care, but the surveys tell a different story. Why?"... Read More →

Why Do Nurses Quit?

Why Do Nurses Quit?

by Nurse Beth - Jamie looked at the framed group photo on the wall of Cohort 22, the 24 new grad nurses who started a year ago in 2015. They all look so happy and eager. Where are... Read More →

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What they don't teach you in nsg school

What they don't teach you in nsg school

by littlelight07 - Great interpersonal skills - It all starts with attitude, but it doesn't end there. You will need wisdom. Intellect will only get you so far. We all know some... Read More →

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Are You a "Fixer" Nurse? 5 Things to Consider

Are You a "Fixer" Nurse? 5 Things to Consider

by jeastridge - A friend approached me about caring for her elderly, increasingly disabled, parent. She told me about how her mom had become forgetful, slightly confused, and had a... Read More →

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Menopause? *The Doctor recommends Freedom From Responsibility: An Era Gone By

Menopause? *The Doctor recommends Freedom From Responsibility: An Era Gone By

by Brenda F. Johnson - Picking up her heavy skirt, Evelyn entered the threshold of the doctor's office. The wood squeaked as her heels clicked against the floorboards. A heavy sigh mixed... Read More →

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December is National Handwashing Month

December is National Handwashing Month

by traumaRUs - December is National Handwashing Month, a global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing. The... Read More →

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Show Me The Money

Show Me The Money

by melissa.mills1117 - Show Me The Money is not just a phrase for Jerry McGuire! This is a phrase that nurses should get comfortable saying. Now, maybe we should not yell it at our boss... Read More →

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5 Principles of Motivational Interviewing

5 Principles of Motivational Interviewing

by melissa.mills1117 - As nurses, we often want to "fix" patient's problems. But, the reality is that when we spoon feed our patient's solutions to their health problems, the likelihood... Read More →

All Nursing Education IS NOT Equal.

All Nursing Education IS NOT Equal.

by MNC - All nursing education is not equal and a nursing degree is not just a degree. There are different coursework and experiences that go into each nursing degree. But... Read More →

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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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Can We Talk? End of Life Discussions

Can We Talk? End of Life Discussions

by jeastridge - Can We Talk? End of Life Discussions Jan busied herself at the bedside of her patient, a woman she had seen before during a similar admission for COPD. As the... Read More →

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Five Nursing Myths… Untruths Disproved

Five Nursing Myths… Untruths Disproved

by ElizabethScala1 - It is hard to believe that is has been two years since the 2015 Miss America scandal. If you are a nurse, you know the one. Daytime television hosts from the show,... Read More →

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How to trick the one you love into staying alive

How to trick the one you love into staying alive

by Carol Ebert - My husband is obese, has Diabetes and is non-compliant when it comes to checking his blood sugars and following a Diabetic Diet. And his A1C is over 8, and that... Read More →

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Tryptophan and IBS: The Connection

Tryptophan and IBS: The Connection

by Brenda F. Johnson - We need protein in our diet to keep us strong and healthy. New research presents the idea that a diet rich in protein is good for IBS as we will see in the... Read More →

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Nursing Across the Generations

Nursing Across the Generations

by melissa.mills1117 - If you read most any blog about how to work with others and you will likely learn about generations. But, have you ever thought about what motivates each generation... Read More →

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7 Practical Healing Strategies Healthcare Needs for Survival

7 Practical Healing Strategies Healthcare Needs for Survival

by Carol Ebert - Sanoviv is a benchmark of where healthcare needs to be in the future in order to survive. Oh and did I mention, this amazing facility is located one hour from San... Read More →

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