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"Be the type of nurse you want to work with" - Brian Short RN, founder of allnurses.com

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  1. Working with death may be an inevitable part of a nursing career, depending on what area your focus is. Learning how to cope...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Jennifer Castaneda, RN, BSN, HCT, didn’t know what was wrong, but she knew that she didn’t want to work at the bedside...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. As it turns out, my favorite class is pediatrics. I have four kids, and know a little about basic things (age of...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. My community class will be done different from the face to face students, since I am an eline student. I still have to go...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. For most people, the worst part of thinking about changing positions, or getting a new job, is the interview process. Maybe...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  6. “It would be my pleasure to be David’s nursemaid. I have a year experience working for Mr. and Mrs. Jones before they...
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    Article Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. The aforementioned words were so very eloquently spoken by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in 1966, during an era when millions...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Patients come in all sorts of flavors. You have your frequent flyers, your noncompliants, your criminals, and your sweet...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Cup of coffee: check. Bottle of water: check Jumping jacks: check check check! ED nurse bladder: sigh. Check. You know...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. You’re standing at your computer, charting on your patients. The end of the shift is nearing, and you really want to get...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. “If anyone is never at fault in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to keep his whole body in check.” James 3:2 I...
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    Article Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. With increased rates of children being diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), it is ever so important that nurses...
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    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Dear nursing students, There is a reason this site is called allnurses: It's for all nurses (and anyone remotely...
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    Article Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. It's the new semester, and we're gearing up for the expected posts from new students with "Freaking out!!" and "SO...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. His name was George. I worked night shift on a telemetry floor. Of course, all of our patients had to have IV access. ...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. The cold sticky wetness between Oscar’s legs stirred him out of his feverish sleep. His fingers brushed his thigh as he...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Respiratory issues represent a significant proportion of pediatric illness and hospitalizations.1 Viruses such as the...
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    Article Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. I hold the name tag in my hand and look at my photo. This is one of the rare good pictures of me, and I am finally ready to...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. As a student nurse, it is easy to get frustrated at times and believe all I am doing in clinicals is “CNA” work. Not that...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. New nurse orientation is one of the most eye opening experiences in becoming a nurse. You shift from being coddled to...
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    Article Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. I wear my heart on my sleeve. Plain as day. I believe that we wouldn’t be nurses if we didn’t have some innate desire to...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Wow! Looks like this hit a nerve. This is the most captions we've ever received for a cartoon. Thank you everyone! ...
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    Contest Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  23. sirI and Esme: Thank you! We are blessed to have had the love of a father. We are also blessed to be nurses. Our work is...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  24. me too! I really miss my Dad as well.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  25. This brought tears to my eyes, herring_RN, and a smile to my face.
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  26. My Daddy was a jazz and classical musician and public school music teacher. He also worked as a studio musician. Because...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  27. My husband can't take the stories, the kids are like "tell us more!" (they're teenagers)
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  28. I am an RN of 30+ years experience, my son is an RT student and my oldest daughter is a wound and ostomy nurse. We can clear...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  29. Uh-huh! Was describing an abdominal surgery on a very large, woman; the thing that had fascinated me, or rather, that I had...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  30. Oh yeah.....it was funny, my kids got used to the stories and one even became a CNA (he is now in pre-nursing classes), but...
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    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  31. Here's something interesting, Ed Shultz, MSNBC host and super pro-union guy, is married to a PSYCHIATRIC NURSE named Wendy! ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. Agree 100%!!! I felt you were writing the thoughts on my mind as I read this article!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. I don't think I have ever liked so many posts in one thread since I got here. My old manager told us POINT BLANK that she...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Very good article and unfortunately very spot on! I actually liked working in the hospital and at the bedside but ultimately...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. Once I'm a nurse, you can count me in! But until then... Nurses Currently Serving in Congress Congress and Federal...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I'm not a nurse yet :(... but I'm working on it. I'm planning on getting an advanced practice degree eventually. I'm not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. What great comments. Its obvious this is a nationwide problem. The proposed solution of a union is certainly a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. The All Nurses Union anyone? We have so many members on this site, from all over the US. I would join. I vote Esme for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Quote from Original poster (OP): "Many had been at the bedside for over 20+ years. Many are leaving the bedside due to the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. I recently told an administrator that it was only a matter of time before a patient dies and their family sues the hospital....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Its unfortunately the truth. Bottom line is that healthcare is a business and if someone younger can be replaced for less...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. Hi anonymous. This topic was just discussed last week by a popular Phila. radio talk show host. A nurse had called in the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. An RN I worked with told me something I think we all "know" but it was still shocking to hear it affirmed: tactics they use...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. But other nurses care what you think. The Ebola crisis showed that nurses have power in numbers. What can we do to fight...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. Fall 2014 Article Contest: You pick 4 Winners We had more than 100 articles submitted this quarter! That is almost a 50...
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    Contest Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  47. Published January 14,2015 The need for healthcare providers will continue to increase as more and more Baby Boomers...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  48. I used to wish I could just insert a Foley and be done with it. But over time I developed "nurse's bladder" and now the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. My bathroom breaks are not uninterrupted. That maybe my fault... I should stop taking my phone or Vocera in with me or at...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. I may not always have time to eat, but I always make time to visit the bathroom at least once a shift. While I may not get...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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