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How to Command Respect

How to Command Respect

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 →

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Tips On How To Transition From Studentnursworld To Realnurseworld

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 →

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LPN school: The First Year

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 →

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Hints for Med/Surg Nursing

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 →

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Borderline Personality Disorder on the Behavioral Unit

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 →

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Never Stop Learning or Loving.

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 →

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Daily Profile of a Student Nurse

Daily Profile of a Student Nurse

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 →

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Beginings and Endings

Beginings and Endings

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. ... Read More →

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War Veterans...

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 →

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Sleeping patient and the panicking student nurse

Sleeping patient and the panicking student nurse

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 →

Follow Your Dream! It's never late to become a nurse.

Follow Your Dream! It's never late to become a nurse.

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 →

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Crumbs from the Crusty County Nurse

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 →

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My Senior Nursing Experience Paper

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 →

Who me, a techy? A whole new world-nursing informatics!

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 →

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A letter to K.

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 →

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The Path

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 →

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The Patients You Will Never Forget

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 →

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Pickels and Elbows...

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 →


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