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I Hear Singing And There's No One There

by mother/babyRN Ive been a bonafide nurse since 1981. So say my credentials. But, I'm not certain we ever "become"... Read More

I Hate You - Heart Attack! Never Assume A Nurse Knows Everything.

by mother/babyRN Barely six weeks following the birth of our first child, my husband had a heart attack. It was... Read More

Tales From Behind The Mask - OR Nursing How-To

by GadgetRN71 An old OR nurse once told me that any good OR nurse always carries scissors in his/her pocket.... Read More

Caring For A Family Suffering A Fetal Demise

by mother/babyRN Sometimes the most difficult and poignant things we can do as OB nurses, is simply be there.... ... Read More

Lather, Rinse, Repeat

by andre One of my assigned patients is dying of metastatic liver cancer. I was told in report, "he's full... Read More

The Crusty County Nurse Cracks Just a Bit

by it'sallbueno I see by the glowing green light on my 80's digital alarm clock I have missed the article contest... Read More

Baby Doe

by DutchgirlRN There is only one group of people in the United States that are required and forced by law to... Read More

In Bed With Dying Patient

by interleukin Sometimes, a family member's behavior is so clouded by the grief and shock of a loss that we must... Read More

Common Problems With Breastfeeding

by HeartsOpenWide Many people have a misunderstanding that breastfeeding comes natural; the misconceptions that all a... Read More

Why Are We Here

by CHATSDALE what makes us a nurse: sometimes becoming a nurse is the dream of a lifetime born perhaps in... Read More

Some Kind of Friendship

by mother/babyRN Not long after that initial orientation and introduction to nursing school, the staff gets down to brass tacks. That is, in my day (which I cannot... Read More

Previous Article Contest Winners

by brian We are overwhelmed with the responses since we started our Nursing Article contests back in December of 2007. Not only do we have nurses writing... Read More

Being The Best CNA While On The Road To Becoming An RN

by racing-mom4 You are the Certified Nursing Assistant. You want to become a nurse your self one day. So what can you do to “assist” the nurse? As well as improve... Read More

Tips On How To Be An Extraordinary Med-Surg Nurse

by Bugaloo Medical-Surgical nursing is the largest specialty area in nursing. Many nurses start their nursing career in Med-Surg, acquire excellent clinical... Read More

That's My Girl!

by 4nrn That’s my girl! Ruben Frank (not real name) rose this morning, as he does every morning, to the sound of rustling bed covers, running water and... Read More

Becoming A Nurse

by NebraskaRN I did not even finish high school I only had a general education diploma (G.E.D.) and I thought that I could not do anything. I had a lot of times... Read More

Hospice Career

by vwevans I have been a Nurse for 27 years. That seems like so many years, especially if you are a new graduate nurse. Yet, for me, the years have passed... Read More

Saudi Arabia - Good Idea or Not

by 43RN20 As seen by a Registered Nurse from the United States, who is now on assignment, it can be hard to adjust to hospital nursing in Saudi Arabia. That is... Read More

Things That Go Boooop In The Night

by Angie O'Plasty, RN Warning: This is an attempt at nursing humor. Any resemblance to any situation or person, living, dead, or half-dead from lack of sleep, is entirely... Read More

Hospice: Knowledge and Wisdom Worth Dying For

by WaynesvilleRN Leading up to May 2007, I had worked in a variety of nursing areas. I have worked in long-term care facilities, Peds, PICU, NICU, PASU, ICF/MR, SDC,... Read More