by klsm1968 - Only the light from the bathroom illuminated Jill's room as I walked in as quietly as possible. It was only 7:15 a.m. and I had received report on 4 patients. Two... Read More →
by midgeypoo - (do not read if you enjoy short stories)
After a major wake-up slap in the face, I realized I had to go back to school to get paid enough to support my 4 babies... Read More →
by traumaRUs - AN had the opportunity to talk with multiple healthcare systems throughout the US at a national conference. Many had the same issue: not enough RNs. Some had sign... Read More →
by Deb_Aston - Last Time for Everything
By Deb Aston, MSN, RN, CPN
When I heard the song "Last Time for Everything" by Brad Paisley on the radio, it literally brought me to... Read More →
by traumaRUs - Humor is an often-neglected emotion in nursing. We are all so very busy, rushing here and there and trying to get the impossible done in the shortest time possible.... Read More →
by traumaRUs - We’ve all heard of the pitfalls of social media. However, can social media be leveraged to help nursing leaders engage staff?
AN recently attended the 2017... Read More →
by TonyPharmD - In this third video, I review how to list many respiratory drugs from memory by linking images to drug names and properties, but I also write about the Americans... Read More →
by Nerd eNurse - It sounds crazy but a vague ruling but the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services could be interpreted that way.
I have been discussing, with Clinical... Read More →
by spotangel - Mr. Francis Ross’s eyes were closed, his breathing shallow. I walked into his room. He was surrounded by his family. To the outside world they looked like a very... Read More →
by Ballistex - You knew I was late at bringing you the ice water you had asked for. I know you knew this because the nurse who relieved me that day told me about how you... 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 Ruby Vee - Breast cancer - at least mine, anyway - is fairly straightforward. You either have it or you don't. The mass is malignant or benign. When you're diagnosed,... Read More →
by tnbutterfly - Compression socks…..no longer just for grandma. Although compression socks look different from the grandma socks of the past, they still perform the same functions,... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - Recently at the nurse's station at work, I was talking with Lisa. Lisa was wearing a surgical mask. To keep her job, she has to wear a mask until flu season is over... Read More →
by traumaRUs - You work in the level one ED in a big city - its a fairly normal evening, the usual variety of patients, some that are truly emergency, others not so much and the... Read More →
by jeastridge - Florence Nightingale is famous for her pioneering nursing education, her development of statistical analysis and her improvements on methods of care delivery. She... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - As nurses, we are used to being in control. We help manage our patient’s medications, their diet, and activity. No matter where nurses work, we have to organize... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - I’m Carol Ebert, an RN with a specialty in Wellness, and this is a wake-up call. Is your personal health on life support and the prognosis is grim? I’ll bet you... Read More →