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 →
by EJForand - My journey to becoming a nurse leader
Ebony J. Forand, RN, BSN
I began my career in 1996 after graduating from a BSN program in nursing. I can remember... 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 spotangel - I saw the knife from the corner of my eye!
The knife was pretty long and wicked looking. The woman on my right holding it was mad and was barely two feet away.... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - Whatever your specialty is as a nurse, there is probably an organization that you can get involved in. From the American Nursing Organization to American Forensic... Read More →