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Cannabis and Healthcare 2014

Cannabis and Healthcare 2014

by madwife2002 - The eyes of the world are watching the new experimental POT shops, which have recently opened in Colorado, selling legalized Cannabis for everyday consumption, for... Read More →

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What Makes YOU a Pro RN?

What Makes YOU a Pro RN?

by jeastridge - I sat talking Crystal, a senior nursing student, as we wrapped up our time together. She had been following me around, learning about what it means to be a Faith... Read More →

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Public Health~A Critical Specialty

Public Health~A Critical Specialty

by karenvalk - Recently while completing an online survey, I was asked to identify my area of nursing specialization. There were many options to choose from—medical-surgical,... Read More →

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Gender Pay Gap in Nursing: Changes in 2017 Salary Survey vs. 2015?

Gender Pay Gap in Nursing: Changes in 2017 Salary Survey vs. 2015?

by allnurses - In 2015 The Journal of American Medicine released a study on the pay gap between male and female nurses. That survey revealed that male nurses earn about $5100 per... Read More →

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The Underestimated Benefit of Ancillary Staff

The Underestimated Benefit of Ancillary Staff

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Having worked in multiple healthcare settings, many of us have seen how differently each unit can function. While no two units will be the same naturally,... Read More →

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Nurses: You’ve Been LIED to about your Back and Body Mechanics

Nurses: You’ve Been LIED to about your Back and Body Mechanics

by Lynda Lampert, RN - It starts in nursing school. The lie is perpetrated by management in just about every facility. They say they care about your health, your back, but is it true? ... Read More →

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Stepping Back To Move Forward

Stepping Back To Move Forward

by melissa.mills1117 - Sometimes in life, taking a step back provides breathing room, which breeds clarity. This clarity can illuminate the path to achieving dreams. Stepping back can be... Read More →

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Denying death as a society

Denying death as a society

by Kyrshamarks - Now mind you this is not directed at the injured or the ones that are just acutely ill. The tear in the eye, the holding of a hand. The cry to fight harder,... Read More →

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Dear preceptor

Dear preceptor

by Ivanna_Nurse - Dear preceptor.. I came to you smiling, full of energy and ready to tackle the last leg of my orientation journey, with your guidance of course. I haven't really... Read More →

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Second Victims - the Nurse that Makes a Mistake

Second Victims - the Nurse that Makes a Mistake

by traumaRUs - Nationwide Children's Hospital, located in Columbus, Ohio is a nationally ranked pediatric care center which spans 68 facilities caring for the sickest children in... Read More →

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Moving On Up: Clinical Ladder Programs, are they really worth it?

Moving On Up: Clinical Ladder Programs, are they really worth it?

by Richard Wolfe - Clinical Ladder programs have been used for years to recognize nurses as they progress through levels of nursing practice starting at novice and culminating in an... Read More →

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3 Ways to Assess Your Wellness Literacy

3 Ways to Assess Your Wellness Literacy

by Carol Ebert - That "intuitive hit" propelled me away from the bedside and into the role of School Nurse which seemed a better fit for me. I could now teach students, staff and... Read More →

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Marcus Engel - Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

Marcus Engel - Turning Tragedy Into Triumph

by tnbutterfly - As a college freshman, Marcus and his friends were on their way home from a hockey game in St. Louis when they were hit by a drunk driver. Marcus suffered... Read More →

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Why I'm leaving nursing

Why I'm leaving nursing

by UK nurse88 - Ive taken the very hard decision in my life to leave nursing. Im writing this as anonymous as I want only to be heard. I qualified as a nurse 6 years ago. I enjoyed... Read More →

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When Hospice Goes Wrong

When Hospice Goes Wrong

by VivaLasViejas - "Do not go gently into that good night...Rage, rage against the dying of the light." That was my husband's philosophy after being diagnosed with pancreatic... Read More →

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Taming Naso-Gastric Tube (NGT) Torture

Taming Naso-Gastric Tube (NGT) Torture

by RobbiRN - The dreaded NG tube. Hated by most patients and many practitioners who have to insert them, NG tubes are great candidates for the top spot in the "most detested... Read More →

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We saved some guys life...

We saved some guys life...

by blackvans1234 - Just another day in the life The other week I was at the station BS'ing with one of the Nursing assistants and a new grad nurse about online dating, raunchy... Read More →

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