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Culture Shock & Big Girl Panties - Ch 2

Nursing school is not at all what I had expected. After flying through the basic courses, I... Read More

Can we all just get along: Communicating through 4 generations of Nurses

Today in nursing there can be 4 generations of nurses all trying to work together. Each generation... Read More

Why I Am Grateful To Be Working On Thanksgiving Day

Do you despise working on Thanksgiving, or any holiday? For the majority of nurses this might be... Read More

How to Thrive (Not Just Survive) During Clinical

Clinical rotations are the best opportunities for nurses to draw connections between lecture... Read More

50 Reasons for Nurses to be Thankful

Thanksgiving is a time for reflection, and nurses can look beyond their own families for things to... Read More

The Health Insurance Marketplace: One Nurse's Journey

Join me on a journey as I try to navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace to gain a new... Read More

Study Tips for Nursing Students

Whether you are working on your pre-reqs or are already in nursing school, you have to study for... Read More

Nurses on a Mission

Some memories of a small group of enthusiastic and motivated nurses on a mission, helping people in... Read More

Five Positive Impacts of the Ebola Crisis

Ebola has been vilified and sensationalized in the news and with good cause: those who contract the... Read More

I lied...a story of how I outright LIED to patient's family.

by JDougRN

The time I my patient's family. I hope it makes me a good nurse and helped the family,... Read More

Theresa Brown: RN Media Star

Nurses are entrepreneurs, and every day we meet one who stands out of the crowd. Theresa Brown can... Read More

Do you have a Career Plan? What Type of Nursing is Right for You?

Nursing is a great career offering so many alternatives. It can be overwhelming and confusing... Read More

LOOOOOK into my eyes!!

by JDougRN

SO many funny things have happened to me over the years, I've decided to start posting the best. Med/Surg nursing is the backbone of any hospital,... Read More

Is Nursing Killing You or Making You Stronger?

Is nursing killing you or making you stronger? Three ways beyond the love hate relationship with nursing. The love hate relationship with nursing is... Read More

Go to Nursing School? NEVER!! Ch 1

Nursing was not always an obvious choice for me. In fact, I NEVER wanted to be a nurse. My journey to becoming one has been a long and sometimes... Read More

Why I am Grateful for Burning Out as a Nurse

This is the season of gratitude and giving. As nurses you may feel like you can't do another thing for anyone else. Then take this time and give to... Read More

The Health Insurance Marketplace: What We Learned and How We Can Educate Our Patients

In the concluding article of my journey navigating the Health Insurance Marketplace, questions are answered and the discussion continues about how as... Read More

Civil War Nursing

The American Red Cross. We have all heard about it, but how did it begin? Where did the roots of American Nursing really take hold? Who were the... Read More

A Glass of Prune Juice

This is for the all the nursing home nurses who have ever doubted whether their hearts were still in the right place. I doubted myself one day, and... Read More

Thank you, Florence Nightingale

There are daily challenges we face as nurses that we all know very well: tough schedules (nights/holidays/weekends), long hours, packed and busy... Read More

3 Reasons Your Immune System May Not Help You This Flu Season

Do you get caught every flu season with a cold or sinus problem? Our immune system is designed to handle the pollens and bugs that cycle through the... Read More

Part 2: The Good the Bad and the Ugly Boundaries

In part one I talked about the need for boundaries in order to steer clear of other people's negativity. In this article I want to lay out what... Read More

Nursing in the Revolutionary War

Nursing in America may have begun in some rather reluctant terms. Women who followed their spouse into battle camps were given jobs to do, from... Read More

Let Negativity Roll off Your Back: Learn to Set Boundaries

Learning to set limits is a skill and unfortunately most of us really never learned it. As a nurse, saying "No," can feel like you are abandoning... Read More