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Sleeping Patient And The Panicking Student nurse

By blue_yuina - I am an incoming 3rd year and during my one year of duty... I was so nervous during my first day . Am I doing it right? Do I know what I am doing? But, when I came in to my assigned room I saw this lady smiling at me. The thought came in again...Do I know what I am going to do? The lady was... Read More

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Walking Two Blocks

By zenman - Walking Two Blocks Going to work for most people is probably an exercise in boredom. Not for me. My day in Dhaka begins with a slow awareness that the noise outside has sounded the alarm to awake. Banged-up autos at the intersection below my apartment blow their horns in urgent awareness... Read More

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Tips for Surviving Nursing: The Trauma of caring

By sandygator - 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 98% pediatrics, I realized today that I am indeed traumatized by my past. I came online looking to see if I was alone. But it is not due to abuse within... Read More

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Tips for Geriatric and LTC Nursing

By handyrn - 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 this: I meet a new person who asks me what I do for a living. I tell them I am a nurse. They are impressed and ask which hospital I work at. I tell... Read More

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My Senior Nursing Experience Paper

By crestathewise - 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 were divided into groups and the faculty that led our group read us the nursing experience paper they had chosen, with the writer anonymous of... Read More

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Follow Your Dream!

By nurse grace RN - I always wanted to be a nurse as far back as I can remember. I know I put splints and bandages on my dolls; Mom told me. I graduated from high school already married with a baby, school was out of the question. Then, my marriage fell apart and I met my next husband and had another baby. I still... Read More

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Nursing: Taking Back Our Power

By Bugaloo - A few months ago, I wrote an article on Allnurses about dealing with annoying co-workers. During the time I wrote that article I was mired in negativity about my nursing career in general. I would wager a bet that every nurse has been there at least one time in their nursing career. I am not a... Read More

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Who me, a techy? A whole new world-nursing informatics!

By crazErn - To boldy go where I had never gone before!:dance: So was my entry in to "nursing informatics". Let me tell you about the journey! I have been a nurse for 26 years. Although for many of you that seems like a life time, believe me it is not. It is significant though in relation to my work... Read More

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What Graduate Nurses Need To Know About Nursing

By Bugaloo - My co-workers and I were sitting at the nurse's station the other morning after a rough 12-hour shift. It was the first time we had sat for longer than 10 minutes all night long. We were sleepy, exhausted and a tad irritated. As we sat resting our poor feet, the student nurses arrived on the... Read More

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Tips for Human Nursing

By vadushkas_nurse - 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 YOU WILL LEARN: First of all I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to complete a grad initiative in acute care. This was an experience where... Read More

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What "REAL" Nursing Is All About

By jausgirl - :redbeatheFirst off I would like to say our clients, patients, and residents really on us for many things: N-urses wear many hats U-nderstand you don't know just how I feel R-eliable (don't make promises you may not be able to keep) S-ympathetic I-ndividualize my situation from everyone... Read More

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Tips for Pediatric Nursing: For Every Heartache There Is A Reward

By oreo11 - Life as a Pediatric nurse can be very difficult at times. I remember being in nursing school and helping to participate in two different adult codes within a couple of hours of each other in the ICU. Later that day I went to post conference and recounted my experience to my instructors and the... Read More

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Gringo's Question

By General E. Speaking, RN - Gringo’s Question The decision to further my education and become a Registered Nurse (R. N.) has affected my life in ways I would have never imagined. Twenty years ago, I did not have any aspirations of attending college. Like many others, I was not a particularly bad student; I just did... Read More

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Lessons from an Autopsy (Warning: Graphic)

By LovingNurse - What, other than an A&P review, can a nurse gain from attending an autopsy? I wondered. This was certainly not my first post-mortem experience, but it was my first autopsy. I pretty much knew what to expect as far as the autopsy process, so I felt prepared for the format I would see. I did not know... Read More

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LPN school: The First Year

By Ms Kylee - March 5, 2007. My first night of LPN Nursing School. I was sick to my stomach, nervous as a cat, and ready to quit before I started. Sheer determination made me walk through that door to the classroom and find a seat. Sheer stubbornness kept me coming back night after night, and giving up... Read More

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Help with Care Plans

By rn/writer - Every single nursing diagnosis has its own set of symptoms, or defining characteristics. They are listed in the NANDA taxonomy and in many of the current nursing care plan books that are currently on the market that include nursing diagnosis information. You need to have access to these books when... Read More

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Sexual Abuse Enlightenment for Teen and Nurse

By detra - Upon finishing my last semester for my ASN degree, I had clinicals at a psychiatric hospital. I was assigned a teenage female patient who had made her second attempt at suicide by ingesting pills. As I sat and talked with this teenager who had many problems including anxiety, depression, and... Read More

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Tips for Radiology Nursing

By Rae78 - If you are a nurse who is new to the specialty of radiology, congratulations! Radiology nursing is a wonderful learning experience. Not only will you gain a deeper knowlegde of human anatomy and pathophysiology, you will begin to understand how the many imaging modalities are individually unique.... Read More


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