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Primary Care: Screening For Risk Of Prescription Drug Abuse

by Michael M. Heuninckx Primary Care Providers face a challenging task when prescribing medications. Awareness of the... Read More

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Work-Life Balance: One Student’s Tips for Success

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Eliminating the Stigma Associated with Mental Health Nursing

by JESSICA QUIGLEY Historically, Mental Health nursing has been an undervalued profession. In addition, Mental Health... Read More

50 Things New Nurses Need to Know About Calling Doctors and Other Providers

by Lynda Lampert, RN Calling doctors and providers is often a skill that new nurses need to practice often before they... Read More

To the nurse who held my hand

by jaycam A letter to the nurse who reminded me of why I wanted to be one. When I was feeling lost and... Read More

That one patient you will never forget

by Memories The following content happened during my working period in Europe. It is about patient motivation... Read More

CCRN "Cram Cram Repetition Nail it"

by ruthbaltes A nuts and bolts view of studying and taking the CCRN exam. This article is intended to encourage... Read More

Reliving My Passion

by paisleybird As a child, my interest with healthcare was obvious. Life somehow takes a series of steps which... Read More

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

by Lynda Lampert, RN Lift with your knees and not your back has been drilled into nurses as often as patient safety... Read More

Small Gifts

by nursemarion Over the years patients and families have given me many small gifts, something that I never... Read More

Wood Alcohol Poisoning: An Era Gone By

by Brenda F. Johnson Have you ever heard of wood alcohol? Looking back to the early 1900s it was a problem for healthcare providers. In this sixth edition of “An Era... Read More

The Red Nike Tennis Shoes

by hawkesbe Would I be able to care for this teen-ager with traumatic brain injury? My shift in ICU started as usual but the day would be anything but usual as... Read More

10 Reasons I Don't Always Love My Job

by SICUshortCait It seems almost taboo to ever mention a time when we as nurses don't love our job. This article sums up why it is more than acceptable to not always... Read More

On digging deep and carrying on

by savoytruffle In the past, when nursing got really tough, or I began to burn out, I ran. I walked out. I turned my back and tried to re-invent myself instead of... Read More

Spring 2015 Article Contest: Win $150!

by tnbutterfly After such a long and bitter winter for many of you, who’s ready for Spring? Although Spring weather may not have arrived in your community, it's... Read More

Through the flames that engulf the weak, harden the strong

by icelind Nursing school is not for the faint of heart. You hear from the start to sequester yourself and warn your friends and family that they will only... Read More

"Ain't Nobody Got Time for the Drip": The Art of the Teenage/Young Adult Wellness Exam

by milwerica All too often safe sex practices, drug and alcohol consumption are not mentioned during a teenage/young adult wellness exam. Here are some ideas to... Read More

The Importance of Balance

by Jacqueline.Damm I spent my winter in hibernation mode. After another couple of weeks rolled by, I realized something… A mundane approach with complacence in caring... Read More

Sexting: A Trending Risky Behavior For Young Adults

by Michael M. Heuninckx Sexting was never a concern when our parents were young adults. Today though, through advances in technology, it now is an integral part of our... Read More

After eleven years as a nurse I was reminded why I became one

by cinlou An exemplar from 1989 that I had written immediately after the experience. I have never shared this before. It reminded me, why I became a nurse, the... Read More

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