by Brenda F. Johnson - Driving to get her MRI under fluoroscopy, Susan kept reflecting on the fact that she was told that her first one didn’t show any damage to her left shoulder. Being... Read More →
by ThePrincessBride - I guess this is more of a public service announcement/reminder...
I was talking to a bunch of coworkers and became deeply disturbed by a certain trend: many... Read More →
by Carol Ebert - The Dictionary defines cleanse this way: to rid of impurities; to remove toxins from the body. Body cleanses have been around for centuries. From the Egyptians to... Read More →
by Zen Heath - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 15 million people in the United States are affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease... Read More →
by NBTH - How many times have we all heard personal stories of a struggle related to "burnout", working through an illness or injury, or sacrificing family need/s just to... Read More →
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Deborah Flowers, a critical care nurse, recalls how an elderly Native American man received a full court press when he presented with symptoms of a myocardial... Read More →
by whalloran - I chose the nursing profession a little later in life at age 42, after working for several years in the business world. Of course, it was the best career choice I... Read More →
by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - So, is it worth it?
Becoming certified in your area of expertise has many benefits to both the nurse and his/her patients. Obtaining certification... Read More →
by Issaiah1332 - Nonmedical prescription opioid abuse (NPOA) is an ongoing problem in America, with data showing an increase in this phenomenon in every state (Paulozzi & Xi, 2008).... Read More →
by Jennifer.pursell - I recently decided to continue my education with an RN-MSN bridge program, and my enrollment advisor asked me if I wanted to pursue nursing education or an... Read More →
by jeastridge - "The schedule is posted," my friend told me. Her tone indicated that she was not happy about it. When the holidays roll around, special events multiply as family,... Read More →
by Breezey02 - As a student Practical Nurse, I made a commitment that I would go on a Medical Mission Trip to give back to those less fortunate for what I have been given. I... Read More →
by jeastridge - November is National Palliative Care and Hospice Month
I scrolled down through the EMR and found what I was looking for: Palliative Care Consult. As a hospice... 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 Providence60 - In the cover story of the October, 2016 edition of "The Journal of Healthcare Financial Management Association" Tim Barry and Clive Fields MD addressed the health... Read More →
by Destined4Nursing 2019 - This is my very first blog by the way. :wavey: So please bear with me. I just decided to share my story/journey. I will continuously blog as I am going through my... Read More →
by MNC - Mandatory Overtime is a lazy way of making sure that the shifts are adequately staffed. When you mandate staff, you unconsciously say three things about your... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - Test Your Knowledge
Before reading the article, take the short true or false poll at the bottom of the article to test your knowledge.
Do you cringe when... Read More →