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Latest Articles: Articles are written by nurses, students, educators, and healthcare professionals from all around the world. Articles include Reviews, Journals, and Stories. All our articles focus on patient safety, nurse professionalism, specialties, NCLEX, nursing schools, and so much more.

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Ebola Preparedness Nursing Survey Results

By tnbutterfly - We just want to thank the 3000+ of you nurses who participated in the Ebola Preparedness survey! The Nurses’ voices have been heard! The results of the survey have been shared with millions across the country through the media as Brian Short RN, founder of allnurses.com, participated in several... Read More

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Ebola Fact Sheet: Frequently Asked Questions

By TheCommuter - What is Ebola? Ebola virus disease, formerly known as the Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a contagious affliction that affects humans and some non-human primates such as monkeys. The disease, which is caused by the Ebola virus, was first pinpointed in 1976 and is associated with hemorrhage within... Read More

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Western Governors RN-to-BSN: My First Six Month Term (Almost)

By TheCommuter - Western Governors University (WGU) is a very popular online school for RNs who seek BSN and MSN degree completion because it offers a myriad of alluring features. These features include affordable tuition, regional and national accreditations, and nonprofit status. The following piece is a review... Read More

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No Stone Unturned

By kiszi - Sometime in the last few chaotic years I'd decided I wanted to become a critical care nurse. My career thus far was not at all conducive to achieving that goal; I had a small smorgasbord of experiences in long term care, skilled nursing, post-acute home care, and private duty. Anyone looking at my... Read More

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Nursing Behind the Wall

By mikethemurse - When non medical people ask me what I do for a living the usual response is "...that's interesting?!" When nurses ask the most common response is "Why?" I am a corrections nurse, and over the years I have found that the general nursing community has no idea what we do. This article will hopefully... Read More

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The Ovarian Cancer Blues

By OCNRN63 - On Sept. 4th, President Obama signed a proclamation declaring September "Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month." He urged women to get regular check ups to increase the possibility of early detection, and touted the Affordable Care Act as a means to protect women with this disease from being treated... Read More

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Press Release - allnurses Survey Says Nurses are Bullish on the Industry Outlook

By tnbutterfly - What do nurses think about the outlook of the nursing profession? What they wish the public knew about their job? We wanted to find the answers to these and other questions. Thanks to our members who participated in a survey, we now have the latest results of what real nurses think. Read to see... Read More

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My true calling

By Sayangku - Nursing is selfless and Self-awareness. Time really flies so fast,modern technologies are discovered. A lot of changes can be seen around the globe. But one thing that doesn’t change is the dedication to nursing excellence through ethics, standards, and best practices. As years go by in the field... Read More

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Lynda Van Devanter - A True Hero

By RNIBCLC - My earliest influence on my decision to be a nurse came from a neighbor who was a nurse in Vietnam. Many of the most famous nurses were heroes from a previous war. There is very little written about a Vietnam nurse leader or about nurse heroes from that era. I began researching nurses and the... Read More

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When It Comes To A Matter Of National Health, No Nurse Should Ever Fear Retribution

By Michael M. Heuninckx - Registered Nurse Briana Aguirre, from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, recently had an interview with Today Show's, Matt Lauer, voicing her concerns about how the hospital handled the Ebola virus. Nurse Briana Aguirre was nervous and brought to tears to share her story for fear of... Read More

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Ghosts Are All Around Us

By classicalcat - As a nurse, I have seen the influence of ghosts: those of the past--the shadowy glimpses of those who once lived. The ghosts of the present, who haunt us daily. Those of the future, who we would like to change, but wonder if we can. There are moments in nursing that make us realize that as nurses,... Read More

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How I conquered the NCLEX-RN?

By ArrowRN - Well for anyone who has befriended me or read any of my articles, you know I tend to be very detailed oriented. Yes I'm now a BSN, RN. After passing the NCLEX-RN this weekend. I really wish I could say I have the magic key as to how to pass, but after taking that exam I was like "What just... Read More

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I'm not flaky, lazy, or stupid...

By canigraduate - I have ADHD. Not the cool Tom Cruise/Ty Pennington kind, where you can act out and make lots of money, either. I have the kind where people label you as stupid, flaky, and lazy. I wanted people to have an idea of how it feels to never be in control of your own life. To get a glimpse of the... Read More

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Lessons from a night as a Patient Companion

By cd365c - Each action taken is a stop forward or backward in someone's overall health. The patient companion/ CNA is the key to running an efficient facility. Even one night can teach you a whole lot about the impact you make on someone's care in an acute setting whether better or worse. Part of learning... Read More

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The DEU Model of Nursing Education

By kalycat - Information for students evaluating nursing programs; comparison between traditional and DEU models and the clinical experiences provided. Links to additional information regarding the DEU and how nursing students develop critical thinking and clinical confidence more rapidly in programs that... Read More

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Little did she know, her life was about to change forever.

By RschIVF40 - She could remember it like it was yesterday… She was at work when the abdominal pain and nausea started. She assumed this was from a little food poisoning. She tried to work through it, however, the abdominal pain and nausea continued to get worse as the afternoon progressed. Just prior to the end... Read More

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The Devil and Delta Webster

By VivaLasViejas - I could hear the complaining all the way down the hall as I clocked in for my shift. "Will somebody tell me again why we don't have air conditioning!?" "Because the owner's too cheap to put it in." "This is supposed to be the hottest day of the year. How're we supposed to get through it?" "Ask... Read More

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On Negative Feedback

By Ruby Vee - There’s being blunt, honest and plain spoken. There’s saying what you mean and meaning what you say. There’s giving it to you straight, not pulling punches and there’s even being rude or brusque. But none of those things are mean, nasty or hateful. They’re a communication style that not... Read More


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