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I will talk, you just listen

By blt3535 - Ask anyone who knows me very well, and they can tell you what I have wanted to be when I “grow up” since I was 14 years old; a nurse. To be a nurse means to be compassionate, brave, and holding yourself up to very high standards while still encompassing the raw passion it takes to get there.... Read More


From a happy and lucky Nurse

By odobodoko - When I first started I didn't know how to explain a telemetry box to a patient appropriately, now I am a competent-independent RN and do work as a charge nurse sometimes. I believe there is nothing in the world as beautiful as doing something you like or you want.. All challenges pass by and you... Read More


Love and Healthcare in the Third World

By interleukin - Decade after decade we are subjected to the same images and videos of crying children with bloated bellies. Most of us are long tired or immune to the images and pleas for money. Many may wonder why the situation persists. Some are quick to point fingers. Others condemn the whole continent--a place... Read More


A Meeting of Two Minds

By sharyn buccalo - A meeting of two minds I had been known to the Old Order Amish Community in rural Ohio for eight years as the English, or non-Amish nurse. J. had been the Amish Doctor in that same community for twenty or so years. He has the same eighth grade education as all other Amish but is a... Read More


Exceeding Expectations: My First Mission Trip

By bethygood - Exceeding Expectations: My First Mission Trip Beth Goodheart RN, BSN, CNOR Sitting at the airport I look around at everyone about to leave for their first mission trip wondering if they are prepared for what they’re about to do. No one really knows what the trip involves, or the amount of... Read More


the challenges of nursing school

By MachoNurse - On a boat, in the ocean, I will likely get seasick. I prefer the mountains and the forest. Some friends of mine just returned from four months of sailing their boat to the Caribbean. One of them recently shared the following words of wisdom with me, in response to my litany of complaints about my... Read More


Intensive Prayer Unit

By tnbutterfly - When considering a holistic approach to healthcare, it is important to realize the vital role that spiritual care plays in healing and in coping with health crisis. It is important to provide the patient and the family links to the care and support they need. Many patients find prayer to be very... Read More


Haiti nursing experience

By oncnursemsn - I thought that I knew all about transcultural nursing when I wrote about Yoshi- the young Hassidic Jewish patient we cared for and got through his bone marrow transplant. I didn't think that caring for Haitians and the nurses would qualify for this writing post. I'll give it my best shot. ... Read More


When the mother is in prison

By Elvish - The hospital in which I work has a contract with our state wherein all pregnant prisoners deliver at our hospital, regardless of home county. This population has a special set of needs to consider. Prisoners get a very short hospital stay - for a normal vaginal delivery, the woman goes back to... Read More


International Nurses and UK nursing

By XB9S - One of the topics that is raised frequently in the UK and International forums is how does an international nurse go about working in the UK. The replies are often negative and in general try to convey how very difficult this is. There are lots of hoops to jump through and currently the... Read More


Writing Multiple Choice Test Items - The Stem

By VickyRN - multiple-choice test items have two parts: a stem and various answer options. we will discuss the stem in this segment. the stem furnishes introductory information and enough content to clue for the response. it may be constructed as either a direct question or an incomplete statement.... Read More


The Cultures of Nursing

By jtweedie - Transcultural Nursing Experience: The Cultures of Nursing Fresh out of nursing school and with my brand new RN license, I followed my husband overseas so that he could pursue his studies. So my very first “job” after graduation was in a Scottish hospital. What a shock! The job duties, the... Read More


Foreign Trained nurses in the US

By madwife2002 - recently on allnurses i read a thread that bothered me and felt it was worth investigation, it was regarding foreign nurses taking jobs from americans. i feel this is a real fear amongst new grads but in todays financial climate is it realistic or unjustified. firstly i decided to research how... Read More


The Inside Culture.

By abemwe - :yeah:I always have a big fight.........The outside fight the inside.The outside is arrogant,violent and judgemental......I only like the inside with its politeness,tenderness and patience.I can't be like my dad but I liked his inside nature. It's now a decade and he is past gone,my inside is that... Read More


My heart is in Peru

By Anyausa - This was my first medical mission trip. The dream finally came true. Last year I was serving the peruvian people and it changed my life forever. I am a registered nurse from another country. I live permanently in the USA, pursuing my dream to be licensed and work here. Nothing will stop me. ... Read More


The Student and the School Nurse

By Seishiro - During my clinical day with Mrs. R there was one interaction in particular that stuck out in my mind. A student had visited Mrs. R early in the morning shortly after my arrival and handed her, what appeared to be a thank-you card. Privately, Mrs. R described this student as a usually... Read More


The Trauma after the Trauma

By ScrappyEDRN - After several days of working regular ER zones and one of triaging I worked as one of the trauma response nurses yesterday. My first patient was from a head-on MVA. He came in with a serious facial laceration that had hit an artery and with a left leg fracture obvious to all by the right angle his... Read More


Mentor, Mentor...Where Art Thou?: Newbie 101, Ground Zero

By Thunderwolf - Newbie 101, Ground Zero Psychiatric nursing is unique and is a wonderful field of nursing. However, for the student nurse or for the new nurse entering the field, it may either cause much anxiety or alot of awe. Psychiatric nursing often presents its own unique challenges. This blog is to... Read More