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On Negative Feedback

Negative feedback is something that we all encounter in our lives, both giving and receiving. ... Read More

On having 2 titles: Nurse and Patient

What happens when you're both a patient and a nurse? As a diabetic I wear two titles: LPN and... Read More

Alzheimer's Disease

Alzheimer's Disease affects 5 million American people. The underlying cause of the disease is still... Read More

Army Nursing: All Good Things Must Come To An End

March 2014 came and went with me returning home from my nine-month deployment to Afghanistan and... Read More

So I married a mysophobic...

My husband is scared of germs. At the gas station, he eyes the credit card machine with rancor. At... Read More

I Remember What It Was Like To Be A Terrified Nursing Student.

I've learned a bit in nearly four decades at the bedside -- and I still remember what it was like... Read More

The Start of a New School Year

by RN403

Not too long ago, I was preparing to start my first day of nursing school and I remember how... Read More

Anticipation: Behavioral Risk Assessment

by jadelpn

To be pro-active, nursing has enacted many risk assessments. They prove true on each and every... Read More

An Easy Way to Save a Life... or How to Not Kill Somebody

Hospitals depend on robust systems to prevent errors. Despite that, flexibility that is sometimes... Read More

New To The Forums

If you think "allnurses" is harsh sometimes, you've totally missed out on the unmoderated... Read More

Online Nursing Study Tips: What Has Worked For Me

Many newly enrolled students want to find a way to accelerate through WGU's RN-to-BSN degree completion program coursework. The following piece is a... Read More

How are you easing your first day jitters?

by augurey

Fear and self doubt are very powerful emotions. It can control you and debilitate you if you allow it. The mind is also power. With confidence and... Read More

Nursing and Michelangelo

This article discusses what nursing is and how to express nursing. This article in a sense an allegory, and also meant to be an encouragement. This... Read More

I Wasn't Called to Nursing, I Just Showed Up.

by Lori215

I was one of those straight A, AP, National Honor Society kids in high school, so I was a little shocked when things didn't go my way at the... Read More

That's A Wrap! Exploring Wound Management

In the US, we spend 10 times more on the care of chronic wounds than the entire annual budget of the World Health Organization. This growing,... Read More

Don't You Just Love It?

Don't you just love it when established posters get called out by new members who don't like the answers to the questions they've posted? Especially... Read More

I Passed NCLEX!! Sharing What I Did...

We see all the time on allnurses how people graduate with honors, do Kaplan/Hurst/PDA Reviews, answer hundreds of questions and hit the benchmarks... Read More

It's Already Gone On Long Enough

I've been trying to write this article for a week, about end of life issues, dementia, institutionalization and what Katrina did to those who were... Read More


by jadelpn

Boundaries in nursing could be defined as a therapeutic relationship putting the needs of the patient first. This relationship is considered the... Read More

Failed the NCLEX? A Passed Down Blueprint to Pass the NCLEX

The following was a secret from someone who failed the NCLEX and then passed it on! I am now an RN thanks to this person. I am now giving back.... Read More

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