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Levels of Care 101: Nurses Help Caregivers

Levels of Care 101: Nurses Help Caregivers

by jeastridge - Levels of Care 101: Nurses Help Caregivers As my friend and I settled into a quick bite of lunch, I casually asked her, "So how are your parents getting along?"... Read More →

Healthy Weight Week - January 20-26, 2018

Healthy Weight Week - January 20-26, 2018

by JanineKelbach - New year, new you! You see the slogan throughout the media, brochures, and hear it in conversation. It's a new year and time to make a change. A healthy weight is... Read More →

Last comment by Farawyn
Taboo - 10 Things Nurses Should NEVER Say!

Taboo - 10 Things Nurses Should NEVER Say!

by Julie Reyes - As nurses, we have learned the hard way to never say certain statements. Why? Well, that could be because the first time we said it - or heard it said - we got the... Read More →

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"You Have Uterine Cancer, Go Home and Make Final Arrangements": An Era Gone By

"You Have Uterine Cancer, Go Home and Make Final Arrangements": An Era Gone By

by Brenda F. Johnson - Reaching up to pin the last corner of the sheet to the rope, Margaret stopped short. Her hand dropped the clothespin as she leaned over, her knees buckling. A hot... Read More →

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All Nursing Education IS NOT Equal.

All Nursing Education IS NOT Equal.

by MNC - All nursing education is not equal and a nursing degree is not just a degree. There are different coursework and experiences that go into each nursing degree. But... Read More →

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5 Tips to Handle Stressful Times as a Nurse

5 Tips to Handle Stressful Times as a Nurse

by ElizabethScala1 - We already know that caring for patients comes with a tremendous amount of stress. Nurses are regularly charged to be the calm face in the room with patients,... Read More →

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Meet Maureen Bonatch, MSN, RN

Meet Maureen Bonatch, MSN, RN

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - You're probably wondering, how did she get to this point of multiple ventures in her career? Let's find out! Bonatch has over 20 years of nursing experience.... Read More →

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Work From Home: Utilization Review

Work From Home: Utilization Review

by melissa.mills1117 - Another popular work from home option is to become a utilization review nurse. Utilization review nurses work behind the scenes to control costs while... Read More →

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What do you think? My mother is told she is a drug addict by her primary care physician

What do you think? My mother is told she is a drug addict by her primary care physician

by lhome - Recently, it has come to my attention that MDs have been targeted for over prescribing narcotics for pain control. My mother has become one of the victims of these... Read More →

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Five Nurses on a Dark Mountain Road Doing What Nurses Do

Five Nurses on a Dark Mountain Road Doing What Nurses Do

by anon456 - My family was returning from a weekend in the mountains, all packed snugly into our white minivan. My boyfriend was at the wheel. Music was playing and I was trying... Read More →

Last comment by NutmeggeRN
Retired nurses, our country needs us

Retired nurses, our country needs us

by KathyDay - Our TV drones on day after day with more and more outrageous stuff from Washington DC. He said , she said, he lies, she forgets, he says one thing, she says... Read More →

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How to trick the one you love into staying alive

How to trick the one you love into staying alive

by Carol Ebert - My husband is obese, has Diabetes and is non-compliant when it comes to checking his blood sugars and following a Diabetic Diet. And his A1C is over 8, and that... Read More →

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CRNA Week January 21-27, 2018

CRNA Week January 21-27, 2018

by JanineKelbach - Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA) Week starts Jan 21-27, 2018 and focuses on celebrating the nation's 52,000+ Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists... Read More →

Is it Ethical to Refuse to Treat a Patient due to Sexual Identity?

Is it Ethical to Refuse to Treat a Patient due to Sexual Identity?

by Lynda Lampert, RN - Patients come in all sorts of flavors. You have your frequent flyers, your noncompliants, your criminals, and your sweet little senior citizens. All patients are... Read More →

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Understanding Herd Immunity from Vaccination – How much is enough?

Understanding Herd Immunity from Vaccination – How much is enough?

by SummitRN - Herd immunity, or community immunity, is a great term we hear bandied about lately. Herd Immunity means lowering a population’s susceptibility to a disease to the... Read More →

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Care for the Older Adult:  ICU or Not?!

Care for the Older Adult: ICU or Not?!

by traumaRUs - AN staff were recently able to interview Teresa Tarnowski Goodell, RN,CNS,PhD,ACNS-BC,CWCN,TCRN. She is a faculty member and board member for Visionem, Inc., an... Read More →

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Get the Nursing Career You Crave

Get the Nursing Career You Crave

by ElizabethScala1 - Nurses enter the profession for a variety of reasons with the most common being a desire to help people. Another might include a nurse relative extolling the... Read More →

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day 2018

by traumaRUs - From the King Center: The Meaning of The King Holiday BY CORETTA SCOTT KING The Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday celebrates the life and legacy of a man who... Read More →

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