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Do New Graduate Nurses Need a Formal Residency Program?

Do New Graduate Nurses Need a Formal Residency Program?

by JPCummings - After four years of nursing school, do nurses need this additional training? To answer this question, it is prudent to examine the traditional four year... Read More →

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Certification : I Did it For the Money.

Certification : I Did it For the Money.

by Brenda F. Johnson - Money is an excellent motivator, and when the hospital that I worked at offered two dollars more an hour for certification, I was excited. I had been thinking... Read More →

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Ten Tips for New Grad Nurses

Ten Tips for New Grad Nurses

by JayPeacock - Nurses, in spite all of the wonderful employment opportunities available for us, still face trouble when it comes to the hiring process - especially new grads.... Read More →

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Back In The Saddle Again

Back In The Saddle Again

by VivaLasViejas - With apologies for the Old West metaphors.....I am, indeed, back in the saddle again as a floor nurse. And as sore as my old bones are from the unaccustomed... Read More →

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Camp Omigosh Nearly Derails a Camp Nurse

by Liddle Noodnik - Camp Omigosh is a remote camp set in the verdant mountains of New Hampshire (yes, the name of the camp has been changed to protect the not-so-innocent). This is my... Read More →

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My buddy Joe

My buddy Joe

by jaelpn - The first time I met Joe, I suddenly felt like I was in the presence of my own father who had passed away a few months prior. His stature, the way his blue eyes... Read More →

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NURSING: A life that is indescribably wonderful.

NURSING: A life that is indescribably wonderful.

by HeatherEllen - I graduated high school in the top 10 of my class. At that time, everything was about getting into a good college. As the daughter of two entrepreneurs, it was... Read More →

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Retirement Bliss

Retirement Bliss

by judybsn - Retirement, is something we dream about and look forward to for many years. I'm here to say it isn't really all it's cracked up to be. In fact for me it was quite... Read More →

Picking or Changing Your Specialty

Picking or Changing Your Specialty

by CarolynBK123 - What kind of nurse do you want to be? Have you chosen a field only to find out that it's not the place you want to spend the rest of your career? If you change... Read More →

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10 Questions New Grads Would Love to Ask a Recruiter

10 Questions New Grads Would Love to Ask a Recruiter

by Just and R.N - Before I begin, I would like to ask that any misconceptions / assumptions / presumptions be excused as the wondering of an ignorant new grad. This article is not... Read More →

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Importance of Continuing Education in the Nursing Profession

Importance of Continuing Education in the Nursing Profession

by Beverly Sampson - The importance of continued education with any profession is paramount. Within the Nursing profession it is a requirement. In general, to maintain your license you... Read More →

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Nursing and Career Changes

Nursing and Career Changes

by thrn30 - The Only Constant in Life is Change Isn't it known that the only constant we can count on in life is change? With over three decades of nursing experience,... Read More →

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Advice to the Younger Nurse Me

Advice to the Younger Nurse Me

by SarahLeeRN - "This is what reality shock feels like," I thought to myself as I stared at the little confused old man sitting on the edge of his bed, covered in blood from the IV... Read More →

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Mid-Life Crisis: My Autobiographical Account of My Career as a LPN

Mid-Life Crisis: My Autobiographical Account of My Career as a LPN

by lpnpgh123 - Ever wonder if you are having a mid-life crisis? Well,I am in the throes of one! I have found myself questioning if there is a difference between having a mid-life... Read More →

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How I started to love my career...

How I started to love my career...

by IamYuina - If someone will ask me what is nursing for me? I would answer it's something that will take everything away from you, but yet you'll stay in love with your job.... Read More →

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Creating a New Job in your field of Nursing

Creating a New Job in your field of Nursing

by nicoleflothe - I have been a Nurse for the last 18 years and worked in many different areas of Nursing. I started off in Telemetry working the night shift and then moved to work... Read More →

Advise to New Nurse: An Interview with Seasoned Nurses

Advise to New Nurse: An Interview with Seasoned Nurses

by Amandavalleen - I recently had the privilege of interviewing two really great nurses. Both have been in practice for at least 7-10 years and have worked in various roles... Read More →


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