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Education, experience, and shared knowledge makes a well-informed nurse. At allnurses, you will find answers to all your questions, lively debates, articles, nursing jobs, degree program information, and so much more. allnurses is the leading networking site for nurses. What kind of nurse do you want to be?

I Owe It To My Dad

Article Contest - "I Owe It To My Dad" by Jen Kjar RN- My experience as a hospice nurse for my... Read More

My Experience With Burnout

An article describing my experience with burnout as an ICU nurse. I had been in the ICU for over... Read More

Teamwork: What is Going to Make or Break Nursing

Whether your position serves a clinic, hospital, long-term care facility, rehabilitation center and... Read More

I began nursing at 10 years old

I want to take this opportunity to tell the world why I am going to nursing school. Maybe no one... Read More

8 Nursing Tips When Caring For Geriatric Patients In The ER

Geriatric nursing presents a unique set of difficulties and situations for the ER nurse. In this... Read More

Criminal Infraction? Writing a Letter of Explanation to the BON

Ashley is sick with worry. She has made it through nursing school and applied to the BON for... Read More

Nurse Practitioner Restrictions

This article discusses limitations on Nurse Practitioner's scope of practice. Unfortunately, Nurse... Read More

Skilled Connections...the Heart of Nursing

While new nursing students often are very focused on their hands-on nursing skills, they don’t... Read More

Fur Ball Therapy: Nurses Need it Too

Two words: animal therapy. Enough said. These wonderful bundles of joy come into our workplaces in... Read More

9 Tips For Surviving Nurse Practioner School

With only one semester left in NP school, I thought it would be fitting to share some of the... Read More

Anyone who says she doesn't is lying

I made my first medication error as a student. I thought it would be my last, but real-world... Read More

I was bullied out of my job

Dear Nurse Beth, I had the unfortunate experience of being bullied out of a job, and now am... Read More

Do all nurses need 20/20 vision?

Vision loss is a reality for some nurses. Does it mean the end of a career in nursing? First-person accounts reveal that technology, self-awareness,... Read More

How I Became a Nurse Writer

I started writing about a year ago, and it's been a great journey. Here's my nurse writing story and tips if you, too, are passionate about writing... Read More

Hate The Habit - Not the Person

Nursing exposes us to many types of people. We can become jaded quickly against patient types we don’t like. We must remember the unlovely are... Read More

The Controversy: Mandatory Flu Vaccines

Many hospitals are moving towards creating mandatory influenza vaccination policies as a condition of employment. Such mandates are causing surefire... Read More

Tender Touch - Its Long-Lasting Effects

“People brought all their sick to him and begged him to let the sick just touch the edge of his cloak, and all who touched him were healed.” Matt.... Read More

Beat Stress Now! Three Tips To Use Today

Stress at work is a given. And with changes in healthcare worldwide and diminishing resources for those who care for others, the amount of stress... Read More

Traveling RN Wants to Get BSN While On the Road

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a travel nurse and would like to continue to travel for the next 5 or so years. I would like to complete my BSN online while... Read More

5 Ways Night Shifters Can Sleep Better Now!

Sleeping during the day can be very challenging for some nurses. This article is filled with tips and ways I have been able to decrease the time it... Read More

10 Tips for Staying out of the Nursing Office Hot Seat

No one likes that feeling in the pit in their stomach when they are told the manager is looking for them or when they are called into the office.... Read More

Prepping for NCLEX - Don't let your anxiety kill you!

by RNsRWe

How you mentally prepare for the NCLEX will in large part determine how well you do: are you going in determined to calmly pass, secure in the... Read More

How do I get that first elusive acute care job?

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a recent BSN grad/second career RN, looking for that elusive first acute care position. I have no interest in working in... Read More

Keys to success for nursing students with disabilities

Nursing school can be a challenge for many nursing students and even more challenging if you have a disability. Following these important steps can... Read More