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Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!

by Brian

Facilities are firing seasoned, higher paid nurses and utilizing younger less experienced nurses. ... Read More

Dear nursing students: We need to talk about homework help

Nursing school and the assignments that instructors give require effort on students’ parts to get... Read More

End of Life: The Final Word

Words matter all the time. It’s just that at the end of life, there are so few of them left, that... Read More

Anatomy of a Code

Only someone who works as a nurse or who has been in a code knows what it is like. The shifting,... Read More

Is it Ethical to Refuse to Treat a Patient due to Sexual Identity?

The constant debate over the rights of those who identify with a particular sexual identity seems... Read More

"I Know How to Wash My Hands": An Era Gone By

Second in the series “An Era Gone By”, we take a look at how new mothers found a nursemaid, or... Read More

Virtual Reality. Ch 7

Dawn and Rhonda. I could not have made it this far without them. We all have those friends – the... Read More

Random Valuable NCLEX Facts :)

by RNsRWe

Just took the NCLEX and now have a bunch of questions about how we think you did, whether the PVT... Read More

Denying death as a society

This is not meant to invoke anger or flaming like most of my articles. It is meant to make people... Read More

Nursing School Acceptance

The aspirations of getting into a nursing school is not an easy task. However, it is so incredibly... Read More

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

Is this you? "Freaking out! So Scared! Terrified!"

Every new semester we hear from students who describe themselves as scared about what they're about to start. Are you among them? I'd like to say you... Read More

How Nurses Can Create An Autism Friendly Emergency Room

With rates increasing of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), nurses have the duty to increase their awareness and knowledge about... Read More

Being a hostage to your bladder

Oh, the joys of a new nursing job: finding your way to the campus! Figuring out where to park! Hunting down scrubs that are the correct color! And... Read More

Inside the Dream: Martin Luther King Jr's Dream to End Health Inequalities

Although 2015 has arrived, the United States still grapples with alarming health disparities that existed prior to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s... Read More

Get the Job Before Your Interview Starts!

Changing jobs can be a stressful process for some because of the dreaded interview process. But there are a few pretty simple tips that can help put... Read More

Avoid Kids at ALL Costs! Ch 8

In chapter 1, I discussed my reasons for leaving EMS and going into nursing. I wanted to never have to scrape another teenager off of a highway;... Read More

ESRD Patients in the PCP Office

Patients are living longer and doing more with end organ damage than ever before. They live in the community, work, socialize and generally live... Read More

Is it Cold, Flu, or Gastroenteritis: Explaining the Difference to Patients

What is the difference between the cold, the flu, and gastroenteritis? Usually patients don’t know, so it is important for nurses to know the... Read More

Six Resume Tips for Nurses

Resumes are your calling card for getting an interview at a facility. If you are frustrated with your job search, you should take a look at this... Read More

Don’t Hide Your Pregnancy With a Corset; An Era Gone By

Old medical books give us insight into the world of nurses, doctors and patients of the early 1900s. They educate, intrigue, and scare us with old... 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