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A note about Healing after Harvey

A note about Healing after Harvey

by Julie Reyes - I knew it was coming, but I didn’t ever dream it would be this bad. I have been in hurricanes before. Where I live, the wind always is strong, so tropical storm... Read More →

Nurse Shares Story From Houston Disaster Zone

Nurse Shares Story From Houston Disaster Zone

by Nurse Beth - Chelsea, can you tell us a little about yourself? I am mom to a 5-year-old ASD kiddo in Houston. I have been a nurse for 4 years and love helping people become... Read More →

Do You Have a Toxic Boss? (eyeroll)

Do You Have a Toxic Boss? (eyeroll)

by Brenda F. Johnson - We all have had moments when we have been in charge of a group of people, so we understand how difficult it can be to try and accomplish what needs to be done and... Read More →

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NTI 2016 Interview - The Important Role of LTACHs in the Healthcare System

NTI 2016 Interview - The Important Role of LTACHs in the Healthcare System

by tnbutterfly - Long-term acute care hospitals (LTAC) often get confused with long-term care and skilled nursing facilities. However, they are acute hospitals with nurses skilled... Read More →

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IV Placement Hacks

IV Placement Hacks

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - We all have our strong suits. What’s yours? Maybe it’s code management, mediport access, or another technical skill that requires just the right amount knowledge... Read More →

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FITTNESS Mnemonic for Physical Activity – Part 1 of 2

FITTNESS Mnemonic for Physical Activity – Part 1 of 2

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Lifestyle change recommendations often involve a directive to “increase physical activity,” but what kind of patient education best supports the patient’s efforts... Read More →

Become the Unit's Leader

Become the Unit's Leader

by AFnurse211 - Nursing. What traits do you think about when that word is thrown out? Perhaps caring, nurturing, professional, advocate, ethical, etc. If you're a nurse the answers... Read More →

Zero In On Starting Over Again

Zero In On Starting Over Again

by Carol Ebert - Now that I have passed the point of no return and entered the so-called Retirement Zone, I know a lot more about how to adjust to creating a new life for myself. ... Read More →

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Health Rule #1: Wash Your Hands - Good Hand Hygiene for Flood Victims

Health Rule #1: Wash Your Hands - Good Hand Hygiene for Flood Victims

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Hand washing is rule number one in preventive health, and it becomes even more important in the aftermath of a flood, where nearly everyone and everything has been... Read More →

How to Help in Texas

How to Help in Texas

by Nurse Beth - A lot of nurses around the country are wanting to help their fellow colleagues in Texas, but not sure how to start. Conditions in Houston and surrounding areas are... Read More →

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Violence in Nursing

Violence in Nursing

by Nurse Beth - Violence in Nursing When Ashley became a nurse, she dreamed about helping patients and relieving suffering. She never thought she’d be hurt, much less attacked.... Read More →

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SHE COMES FIRST!

SHE COMES FIRST!

by spotangel - “Annie, I need your help!” My usually unflappable ED charge nurse Nilda look frazzled “What’s going on?” “I just spend 20 minutes with that guy in room 14,... Read More →

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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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Overcome Your Fear of Change - Just Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Overcome Your Fear of Change - Just Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

by Michelle Podlesni - Are you someone who can rise to the challenge? I guarantee most of you fit this category. You work in emergency rooms, intensive care units, medical surgical... Read More →

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FITTNESS Mnemonic for Physical Activity - Part 2 of 2

FITTNESS Mnemonic for Physical Activity - Part 2 of 2

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - This is Part 2 of a two-part article that identifying FITTNESS as a mnemonic for physical activity and suggesting a patient-centered approach for its clinical... Read More →

Confessions of an Introvert

Confessions of an Introvert

by Nurse Beth - Being a Nurse Introvert Introverts and extroverts really are hardwired differently. Sometimes I get questions from nursing students or those thinking about... Read More →

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NTI - Nurse Nacole Interview

NTI - Nurse Nacole Interview

by allnurses - AllNurses recently interviewed Nurse Nacole, a well-known blogger and YouTuber. She is a critical care nurse who makes an impact via social media. She uses... Read More →

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