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Operating Room Nurses Day 2017

by traumaRUs - Here's a little info about OR Nurses Day: "The history of nursing dates back well over 2000 years. The Hippocratic Collection describes skilled care and observation of patients by "attendants" on...

Magnet 2017 - Bullying, Evidence Based Practice

by traumaRUs - We have all heard of the concept bullying. A sometimes over-used word but one that needs to be addressed. AllNurses staff recently attended the 2017 Magnet Conference in Houston. We were fortunate to...

2017 Magnet - Humor - When/How to Use?

by traumaRUs - Humor is an often-neglected emotion in nursing. We are all so very busy, rushing here and there and trying to get the impossible done in the shortest time possible. However, here is some comic relief...

How to Be Organized during Chaos

by traumaRUs - You work in the level one ED in a big city - its a fairly normal evening, the usual variety of patients, some that are truly emergency, others not so much and the majority somewhere in the middle....

So...You've Decided to Attend a Conference???

by traumaRUs - Making the Commitment We all know how quickly nursing changes. What was the up to date care five years ago or even one year ago is no longer considered evidence based practice! So, how to get up...

National Nephrology Nurses Week 2017

by traumaRUs - This is National Nephrology Nurses Week. What do nephrology nurses do? Well, like all nurses, the jobs are varied. Here are some of the more usual ones: Office nurse in a nephrology practice....

Opioid Epidemic - EDs Fight Back!

by traumaRUs - This is a topic that has gotten a lot of press lately. We have all seen/heard about the opioid epidemic that is occurring in the US. I was very fortunate recently to discuss this issue with...

Integrated Monitoring Module for L&D

by traumaRUs - We all know how difficult and chaotic it can sometimes get in L&D. To help you provide quality service and care in these situations, GE has developed and expanded on their software modules. The...

Veteran's Day 2017

by traumaRUs - Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor veterans. Its a day when veterans get some of the bennies that they have earned from serving in the US military. Some of these include: free meals,...

Second Victims - the Nurse that Makes a Mistake

by traumaRUs - Nationwide Children's Hospital, located in Columbus, Ohio is a nationally ranked pediatric care center which spans 68 facilities caring for the sickest children in the state. While they care for...

2017 Magnet - Nurses and Social Media - Our Leaders Online?!

by traumaRUs - We’ve all heard of the pitfalls of social media. However, can social media be leveraged to help nursing leaders engage staff? AN recently attended the 2017 Magnet Conference and were able to...

Quitting Your APRN Gig?

by traumaRUs - Well...the title says it all: when do you know its time to move on? There are lots of reasons but here are some of the more common ones: Poor hours Lots of call Low compensation Too much...

Are LPNs the Answer to the RN Shortage in Some Locations?

by traumaRUs - AN had the opportunity to talk with multiple healthcare systems throughout the US at a national conference. Many had the same issue: not enough RNs. Some had sign on bonuses - up to $10,000 for...

National Sepsis Month

by traumaRUs - The Need for Speed for Sepsis Care – Technology’s Benefit for Nurses Article shared and writtenby Carolyn Scott, RN, M.Ed., MHA, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer at PeraHealth ...

ANA - Healthy Nurses, Healthy Nation

by traumaRUs - The American Nurses Association (ANA) is sponsoring the Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Grand Challenge for nurses. As nurses, we are role models and influencers in many different areas. Our well-being...


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