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RN: Judge and Jury - Ch 6

Labor and delivery clinicals have verified my thoughts about never wanting to be a L&D nurse. My... Read More

Passed AANP. Studying, timeline, thoughts...

Preparing for NP certification exams can be tough. You don't know what to expect. You don't know... Read More

Think Before You Speak: The Last Words Your Patient May Hear

It is important to think before you speak because you never know who may be listening. In fact, it... Read More

50 Resolutions Nurses Should Make for This New Year

Some may think that resolutions are just a good way of setting yourself up for failure, but they... Read More

The Gifts of Nursing

Nurses spend most of their careers giving to others...they continuously give of their time, their... Read More

I'm a Nurse and I am Stronger

by A&Ox6

As a senior nursing student, I faced the realization that no matter how smart I am, I am not... Read More

Give me a BREAK!!!! Ch 5

I am probably not alone when I think that nursing school is the hardest thing I have ever done, and... Read More

12 Tips for Nurses: The Paradox of Getting More Done is To Do Less

The holiday season is nicknamed the Season of Overdoing. Nurses are so good at doing this all year... Read More

Making the Most of a Working Christmas

Working Christmas this year? It may stink, but you can do several things to make your holiday... Read More

Tales from the Crypt....uh.... I mean Clinicals. Ch 4

I have never learned so much in nursing school as I learned my first round of clinicals. I... Read More

The Importance of the Need for Early Vascular Access identification

This article discusses the need and benefits of early PICC placement by discussing evidence based... Read More

A Word to New Nurses

Entering the nursing field as a new nurse can be an intimidating experience to say the least. The... Read More

Priorities Can Kill: When Passing the Buck Gets Dangerous

Nursing is 24/7, right? So what if you don’t get to a task before the shift is over? Is it really necessary to push a doctor towards action (and thus... Read More

Morning and Night

by A&Ox6

As much as we complain about our jobs, most of us nurses recognize the many benefits of their professional decisions. In addition to the... Read More

"Bad Patients" - A Labor of Love

by sbush86

Do you remember receiving your last "bad patient"? The kind where you walk onto your unit, see the haggard exhaustion in the previous shift's eyes,... Read More

Too Tired to Care: Fatigue in Nursing Has Ugly Outcomes

Do you shave off an hour of sleep to get just one more thing done? Are you tired most of the time? Have you ever stopped to wonder what fatigue is... Read More

Ode to Case Managers

by A&Ox6

An ode to the case managers that we may never see. An ode to the case managers that we may never be. An ode to the case managers that save my... Read More

Project: Nurses, send us your videos for a Happy New Year compilation

We want to create a video with several short clips of nurses around the world saying "Happy New Year Nurses" to each other! We will compile this... Read More

Social Skills in Nursing (Part I): the Art of Validation

Countless nurses, new and seasoned, continually report problems at their various workplaces. A common theme that proves central to many of these... Read More

A Day In the Life of a Rehab CNA

I've always wanted to write an article, but never knew what to do it on. I worked as a CNA on an Acute Rehab unit. We had patients of all acuities,... Read More

Finding the Perfect Gift for your Family: Being Present

The holiday season is often filled with tension and frustration. Slowing down will actually help you get more done. This article offers a quick... Read More

Passed AANP FNP today. Useful Tips.

by Riburn3

This article details at length what I believe any prudent NP student should do to adequately prepare for and be successful on the AANP FNP exam. It... Read More

What school nurses REALLY do

by Kittery

Many people think the responsibilities of a school nurse are limited to handing out Bandaids and ice packs all day long. While that's certainly a... Read More

Pretzels, Puppies, and Physical Assessment. Ch 3

Nursing school can be a lonely road, especially if you are an online student. You look for friendship in the strangest places - even if you have to... Read More

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