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Being "Da Man"(or "That Man") In A Overwhelmingly Female Classroom

By locolorenzo22 - Mention to most guys that they could have a job where they could be surrounded by women, make relatively good money, have countless opportunities to make the world a better place, and most would ask "where do I sign up?" There’s just one catch. To get there, first you must go through at least 2... Read More

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Caring Point

By gemini_star - Across the hall of a certain government hospital, on the pediatric wing, I heard someone harshly vomiting with cough. You could tell like it was in projectile motion. It was not music to my ears; it was dreadful. It was so loud that you could hear it from the other room, or at the end of the... Read More

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Don't Blame the Nurse : Fix the System

By Bill Levinson - The Allnurses.com discussion forum cites numerous first-hand stories of how nurses have blamed themselves, or have been blamed by hospital administrators, for dangerous and sometimes fatal medical errors. In most cases, these incidents reflect far more on deficiencies in the systems in which nurses... Read More

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Putting the Hospitality Back In Hospital

By Tait - Icebreakers. “Please tell us your name, hometown, reason for joining the nursing program and clinical experience. Maria, let's start with you.” “Maria Sanchez, Milwaukee, WI, I joined because my mother was a nurse and I respect her so much for the job she does, and I am currently a CNA at UW... Read More

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Is Peak Flow Monitoring a Necessary Component of Pediatric Asthma Management?

By mtnmom - Asthma is the most common chronic condition of childhood (Burkhart, Rayens, Oakley, Abshire, and Zhang, 2007; Burkhart, Rayens, Revelette, and Ohlmann, 2007) and one of the major causes of school absenteeism in the United States (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2007). An estimated 10%... Read More

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A letter to K.

By Elvish - Recently I took care of a new mom postpartum after her second baby who took methadone for heroin addiction. She and her family taught me so much. I wrote her this letter; I'll never send it to her, but I did want to share in hopes that someone else may get something from it. Dear K, I will... Read More

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Case Managing the Homeless and the Role of Community Health Workers

By jhoonk - Section I. Introduction This paper describes the case management process in providing Health Care for the Homeless (HCH). Brief introduction to homelessness in the United States and the implication of case management strategy in HCH are presented. Then, each step of case management... Read More

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We are all made of stars

By flightnurse2b - This is a paper I wrote a while ago for my Fundamentals class that I am really proud of and wanted to share. "What's wrong with death sir? What are we so mortally afraid of? Why can't we treat death with a certain amount of humanity and dignity, and decency, and God forbid, maybe even... Read More

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Tips for Dealing With Annoying Coworkers

By Bugaloo - One thing they don't teach you in nursing school is how to deal with annoying coworkers. If you work in a hospital, you probably work 12-hour shifts. Those 12 hours can zip right by or drag on FOREVER depending on many factors, one of which is the type of nurses that you work with. For me, the... Read More

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"The Laying on of Hands"

By Nurset1981 - I wanted to be a nurse since I was 13. My grandmother was diagnosed with Cancer in October of 1992 and died in July of 1993. She heard the word “cancer” and didn’t want to fight. Even at the young age of 12, I was helping my family take care of her. My father had been an RN since 1974 and seen a... Read More

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A Nurses Role in Health Care Reform

By mschau - As the 2008 presidential candidates gear up for the election next November, the campaigning heats up. Although I have not given much thought for whom I will be voting, there is one topic that is on all the candidates minds; healthcare. This is usually a very popular topic every election. Being... Read More

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New kid On The Block - How to fit in as a new nurse

By snowfreeze - A little bit of psychology insight helps as does self confidence. Smile, look as though you are a pleasant person. When approaching someone, smile and say Hi. Introduce yourself to co-workers including the ancillary staff. I know you are so self conscious and overwhelmed that the frown on... Read More

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A Typical Day for this Parish Nurse

By tnbutterfly - I have been a Parish Nurse for the past 9 years, being part of a program sponsored jointly by our local hospital and area churches. I received my parish nurse training through this hospital. Currently, there are more than 30 parish nurses in this program. Although mine is a paid part-time... Read More

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The language of pain

By squeakykitty - Years ago in my high school P.E. class, I jumped down off some bleachers and sprained my ankle really bad. I sat there holding my ankle and was face was somewhat contorted into an expression of pain, although there were no tears, no outcry, and no drama. Yet, one of my classmates accused me of... Read More

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Everybody was Somebody's Baby Once

By la bellota - I wrote this in May 2007. This was my first clinical day of Med Surg. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Today was our first day of med surg. I had a very nice patient. He had a very nice family there to be there with him. He will be my patient tomorrow and I am very lucky. I was assigned another... Read More

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Yesterday and Today's Nurses

By hlfpnt - What do you think of when you hear the word nurse? Myself, I picture someone in a starched, full length white dress with matching stockings, shoes and hat. I can see her carrying a medicine tray loaded with brown bottles and a mercury thermometer. That’s a pretty stereotypical thought, huh? What a... Read More

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The Good Doctor: What Hospice Has Taught Me

By tencat - At a casual gathering the question inevitably arises. “Where do you work?” I always hesitate to reply, knowing that my answer will most likely hang over the conversation like a slightly unpleasant odor. So I take a deep breath and say, “I work as a hospice nurse.” The answer elicits a moment of... Read More

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Staff development and funding

By JBudd - Abstract This paper will discuss the wide range of duties found in staff development and nursing education departments, and the importance of funding these activities. Review of articles reporting on various aspects of responsibilities, and a personal interview gives an overview of the many... Read More


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