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ABC’s of Pediatric Respiratory Assessment, Part 2: Respiratory Distress

Children are so resilient. When they are sick, their young bodies compensate in amazing ways,... Read More

The Sad Truth: Version 2.0

I recently wrote an article about my experience on attempting to find a nursing instructor position... Read More

The Sad Truth: Online Nursing Schools vs Traditional Schools

The stigma of an online degree remains for some brick and mortar schools. The future of nursing... Read More

The Color of Mourning

Nurses form attachments regardless of the protective walls we build. There is power in change and... Read More

“Have you seen the patient in 222 today? I have never seen her smile!”

by Lori215

As a student nurse, it is easy to get frustrated at times and believe all I am doing in clinicals... Read More

The End of the Tunnel...Holy Cow - is that LIGHT?! Ch 9

When you are in the midst of nursing school, it seems that you will be stuck in the muck forever –... Read More

The Smell of Death: An Era Gone By

This is the third in the series “An Era Gone By” looking this time at how disease modes of... Read More

Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!

by Brian

Facilities are firing seasoned, higher paid nurses and utilizing younger less experienced nurses. ... Read More

Dear nursing students: We need to talk about homework help

Nursing school and the assignments that instructors give require effort on students’ parts to get... Read More

End of Life: The Final Word

Words matter all the time. It’s just that at the end of life, there are so few of them left, that... Read More

The Hug Heard Around the World

At the end of life, a hospice nurse walks a fine line of being respectful while at the same time providing information that helps families as they... Read More

Clinical Humor

I remember being a nervous nursing student. Now the tables have flipped, and I have become the nervous clinical nursing instructor! Facilitating the... Read More

Get Your Foot Off My Self Esteem!

Are you a nursing student who is having conflict with an instructor? You are not alone, even though you feel as though you are. This is my... Read More

50 Things New Nurses Need to Know about Orientation

Orientation is meant to get a nurse ready for life on the floor, but it can be a gut check that nursing school is not. It is a culture shock and... Read More

How I Passed the NCLEX

My names Mike I'm a 30 year old RN who is an eight year military veteran. I'm currently into a RN to BSN bridge program and plan on graduating this... Read More

ABC's of Pediatric Respiratory Assessment: The Basics

Once you become a nurse, “ABCs” no longer refer to the beginning of the alphabet. They are the first critical steps of the primary assessment: ... Read More

Why I Love IV Nurses

IV teams are a luxury that most facilities don’t have. Yet in the facilities where IV nurses are on the job, the patients have more opportunity for... Read More

Is this you? "Freaking out! So Scared! Terrified!"

by GrnTea

Every new semester we hear from students who describe themselves as scared about what they're about to start. Are you among them? I'd like to say you... Read More

How Nurses Can Create An Autism Friendly Emergency Room

With rates increasing of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), nurses have the duty to increase their awareness and knowledge about... Read More

Being a hostage to your bladder

Oh, the joys of a new nursing job: finding your way to the campus! Figuring out where to park! Hunting down scrubs that are the correct color! And... Read More