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Injection Gone Wrong: Part 3

Injection Gone Wrong: Part 3

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 →

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PSA: Don't forget to invest!

PSA: Don't forget to invest!

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 →

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What is a Sugar Cleanse and Do I Need It?

What is a Sugar Cleanse and Do I Need It?

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 →

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Warning Signs for People with COPD

Warning Signs for People with COPD

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 →

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Lack of Job Flexibility in the Hospital

Lack of Job Flexibility in the Hospital

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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Understanding Cultural Competence in Nursing Care

Understanding Cultural Competence in Nursing Care

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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 →

The Value of Mentors

The Value of Mentors

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 →

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To Keep or Ditch Past Certifications?

To Keep or Ditch Past Certifications?

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - So, is it worth it? Benefit Becoming certified in your area of expertise has many benefits to both the nurse and his/her patients. Obtaining certification... Read More →

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A Feminist Approach to the Opioid Epidemic

A Feminist Approach to the Opioid Epidemic

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 →

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I Tutor Nursing Students - You Can Too!

I Tutor Nursing Students - You Can Too!

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 →

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Working Holidays? 5 Ways to Make It Work for You

Working Holidays? 5 Ways to Make It Work for You

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 →

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The One I Have Never Forgotten

The One I Have Never Forgotten

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 →

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Palliative Care + Hospice = A+

Palliative Care + Hospice = A+

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 →

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Flu Shot or Mask?

Flu Shot or Mask?

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 →

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A New Health Care Role for Nurses

A New Health Care Role for Nurses

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 →

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New Journey towards Nursing 2019

New Journey towards Nursing 2019

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 →

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Mandatory Staffing is a Cop Out

Mandatory Staffing is a Cop Out

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 →

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Are You Really a Nurse?

Are You Really a Nurse?

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 →

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