It seemed like it was going to be just another usual Sunday night on our med/surg floor where I... Read More
Not too long ago, I signed my name as "RN" for the first time. I felt like a kid in a candy store.... Read More
by nurse grace RN
We can make it better for first time nurses. I remember my first day as a nurse as if it was... Read More
A Newbie's Guide to Cardiac Telemetry
It's like a nursing nightmare. Not the kind where you end... Read More
As a Registered Nurse, this year marks my 20th year in home health nursing. It has been a wonderful... Read More
I was so nervous during my first day . Am I doing it right? Do I know what I am doing?
But,... Read More
Walking Two Blocks
Going to work for most people is probably an exercise in boredom. Not for... Read More
The first code on Pediatrics, that I was responsible for, was shortly after my first year as a... Read More
What, other than an A&P review, can a nurse gain from attending an autopsy? I wondered. This was... Read More
Have you ever wondered what the stress of nursing is doing to you? We know that stress causes cortisol levels to rise which raise our blood pressure,... Read More
Often we overlook the most important aspect of our careers as nurses. In my observation of nurses dealing with patients on a day-in/day-out basis I... Read More
Everyday when I leave for work, I pack my little blue bag. It is nothing special, just clear on one side, blue on the other and a zipper on the top.... Read More
:Forgetful Moments and Older Nurses…
Getting older in nursing is just like getting older in real life.
Sometimes it’s worse.
It can be... Read More
March 29, 2008
It was my usual day in the emergency room of a highly specialized hospital in the Philippines. Since I’m still new in the area,... Read More
The list of things that I would share with new staff or those that may have forgotten why they became a nurse. :p
REALLY LISTEN AND REFLECT, THEN... Read More
I'm pretty sure my first post here was maybe in 1997...as a newly recovering addict.
After 34 years in this profession, mostly in PICU and nearly... Read More
I have worked in Geriatric/LTC nursing for over 20 years. The same scenario has played out hundreds of times in my career. It goes something like... Read More
What Nursing Has Been And Is For Me
Our nursing class has known about having to write this paper since the very first week of nursing school. We... Read More
by nurse grace RN
Many of us have wanted to be nurses for as long as we can remember. However, some of us have had to put our dreams on hold due to life situations. ... Read More