by 43RN20 - How do nurses respond when they find themselves in the disfavor of a physician? What can nurses do to command the respect of the physicians that they work with? Why... Read More →
by mother/babyRN - It is a tempestuous, terrifying and terrific journey from the perils and excitement of "Studentnurseworld" to "Realnurseworld". What follows are just a couple of... Read More →
by Ms Kylee - ]March 5, 2007.
My first night of LPN Nursing School. I was sick to my stomach, nervous as a cat, and ready to quit before I started. Sheer determination... Read More →
by nurse grace RN - I always wanted to be a nurse but it took me over twenty years to do it as a second career. I only regret that I waited so very long to do it. I also regret not... Read More →
by Thunderwolf - Folks with Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD can often be a challenge on a behavioral health unit. When dealing with BPD, here are some cognitive-behavioral... Read More →
by yardgnome - When you graduate from nursing school, you are ready to take on the world with your new knowledge and skills, right? That is partially correct; however, when you... Read More →
by gemini_star - She wakes up almost everyday at 5 am to prepare our breakfast and her snacks while getting ready for hospital duty at 7 am. It is such a wonder how she looks so... Read More →
by End Game RN - Through the glazed windows of my soul I watch as the scene played out before my eyes. I stood quietly observing the final hours of my patient and her family.
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by psalm - In my five years as a registered nurse I have met many interesting patients. Some occupy my memory because of their convoluted medical histories and diagnoses;... Read More →
by blue_yuina - I was so nervous during my first day . Am I doing it right? Do I know what I am doing?
But, when I came in to my assigned room I saw this lady smiling at me.... Read More →
by nurse grace RN - I always wanted to be a nurse as far back as I can remember. I know I put splints and bandages on my dolls; Mom told me. I graduated from high school already... Read More →
by it'sallbueno - Perhaps I am taking poetic license in this attempt at answering Tips for your fill-in-the-blank of- your- nursing- specialty article contest, largely as I feel my... Read More →
by crestathewise - What Nursing Has Been And Is For Me
Our nursing class has known about having to write this paper since the very first week of nursing school. We were divided... Read More →
by crazErn - To boldy go where I had never gone before!:dance:
So was my entry in to "nursing informatics".
Let me tell you about the journey!
I have been a nurse for 26... Read More →
by ElvishDNP - Recently I took care of a new mom postpartum after her second baby who took methadone for heroin addiction. She and her family taught me so much. I wrote her this... Read More →
by End Game RN - The Path
of smoke and ashes
It was the end of Nurses' week 2007; I had just parked in the North garage and was heading toward the hospital. I walked down the... Read More →
by Bugaloo - Over the years, I have probably cared for thousands of patients. Most of them I don't remember, but there are a few who have stood out in my mind, for one reason or... Read More →
by mother/babyRN - Pickels and elbows….
“Get the hell out of my room!” That, more often than not, was the greeting I received from my ornery elderly patient David. He was so angry... Read More →