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When You Receive a Warning at Work

When You Receive a Warning at Work

by Nurse Beth - Sheila, the unit nursing manager approached Ashley on the floor. “Ashley, I need to see you today in my office. Can you let your preceptor know you’ll be off the... Read More →

Last comment by Kooky Korky
THE VISITORS

THE VISITORS

by spotangel - Sammy's eyes were wide, her hands nervously locked together. "Umm! Annie, I am not comfortable with this". "This”, being her dying patient on her first day... Read More →

Last comment by Erindel RN
THE HEALER

THE HEALER

by spotangel - The day was not going as planned. I was covering another nurse on her break. One of my patients had to be rushed to surgery and she was profusely bleeding, another... Read More →

Last comment by Yorker
NTI - How to Impact Change on Your Unit:  Marian Altman, RN,MS,CCRN-K,CNS-BC,ANP Interview

NTI - How to Impact Change on Your Unit: Marian Altman, RN,MS,CCRN-K,CNS-BC,ANP Interview

by tnbutterfly - Marian Altman RN, MS, CCRN-K, CNS-BC, ANP is a Clinical Practice Specialist at AACN (American Association of Critical-Care Nurses) who works with the AACN Clinical... Read More →

Last comment by Tomascz
Your Patient is Neutropenic - Now What?

Your Patient is Neutropenic - Now What?

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Neutrophils are a type of white blood cell needed for fighting infection, especially bacteria. While many ranges can sometimes differ slightly with certain... Read More →

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NTI - How to Publish in Journals:  Mary Fran Tracy, PHD, RN, CCNS Interview

NTI - How to Publish in Journals: Mary Fran Tracy, PHD, RN, CCNS Interview

by allnurses - Mary Fran Tracy, PhD, RN, CCNS is the editor of AACN's journal, Advanced Critical Care. She spoke with allnurses Community Manager Mary Watts, RN at the recent NTI... Read More →

Last comment by nomadcrna
But, she was fine this morning!

But, she was fine this morning!

by spotangel - 1.20 PM The red phone rang in the ER. This was the EMS line when they called with an incoming emergency. “South side ER. This is Nurse Annie. May I help you?”... Read More →

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X-ploring your X-Factor

X-ploring your X-Factor

by Carol Ebert - Emotionally, those with the “X factor” have a way of making us feel good or inspired. Challenged or validated. In the music industry, you either have “it” or not.... Read More →

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2017 Nursing Salaries by State, Degree, and License - Highest & Lowest

2017 Nursing Salaries by State, Degree, and License - Highest & Lowest

by tnbutterfly - Perhaps one of the most direct, straightforward, “is-what-it-is”, "want-to-know" topics asked in the 2017 allnurses Salary Survey is the range of average salaries... Read More →

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ANA - Healthy Nurses, Healthy Nation

ANA - Healthy Nurses, Healthy Nation

by traumaRUs - The American Nurses Association (ANA) is sponsoring the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge for nurses. As nurses, we are role models and influencers in... Read More →

Last comment by Surg-OncRN
I Should Be in Jail

I Should Be in Jail

by allnurses - This article was written by a member of allnurses. Due to the delicate and emotionally charged nature of the article as well as details, the member wanted the topic... Read More →

Last comment by ChryssyD
Is Your Circadian Rhythm Longer Than Average? Night Owl Versus Morning Person

Is Your Circadian Rhythm Longer Than Average? Night Owl Versus Morning Person

by Brenda F. Johnson - Have you ever wondered why one person thrives on night shift while another can’t stay awake and feels horrible? I have. Research shows that there may be personality... Read More →

Last comment by Mandychelle79
How I Wrote a Book and Became a Nurse Author

How I Wrote a Book and Became a Nurse Author

by Nurse Beth - My Book inspiration At my job, working closely with our nurse residency program, and before that as a nurse manager, it saddened me that many wonderful nurses... Read More →

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"The Good Ol' Days!"

"The Good Ol' Days!"

by BostonTerrierLoverRN - I was blown away to find out student nurses could not be married during school, when one of my instructors went to a Public Charity Hospital based Diploma Nursing... Read More →

Last comment by MaleICURN
Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse

Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse

by Michelle Podlesni - Just like tires of a car that are out of alignment, our jobs may be leaving us feel we are having a bumpy ride each day. One day you are not the new nurse anymore.... Read More →

30% of Nurses Leaving the Workforce - 2017 Salary Survey Results Part 2

30% of Nurses Leaving the Workforce - 2017 Salary Survey Results Part 2

by tnbutterfly - Nursing is one of the fastest growing occupations, yet with more than 3 million nurses in the U.S., demand for nurses is rapidly catching up with the supply. Let's... Read More →

Last comment by Marisette
Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Decline

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Recent health-news headlines identified three potentially effective interventions for preventing dementia and cognitive decline: blood pressure control, physical... Read More →


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