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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

Ready to let go. But not right NOW.

by aging1

There comes a time with an aging parent when you have to stop trying to make things better, and... Read More

The Nurse's Guide to Observing Chanukkah

The holiday seasons are festive and bright, a true cultural phenomenon. However, other religions... Read More

16 Common Nursing School Interview Questions & Answers

Most reputable nursing programs will require each candidate to undergo an interview prior to... Read More

Certification : I Did it For the Money.

Are you looking for a way to increase your marketability and possibly your paycheck? Getting... 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.... 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

Questions and Myths Regarding Your Nursing Career

There are so many myths and questions about the nursing profession. Brian Short, RN, founder and CEO of, addresses some of the more... Read More

Five Ways to Convince Patients they Need Flu Shots

Nurses should never force patients to take any treatment, but sometimes we have to be a bit more persuasive in our approach to a particular... Read More

The Gift of Hope

The once beautiful glow of the holiday season can become lackluster in the nursing profession. There are times when we must carry the burden of being... Read More

Culture Shock & Big Girl Panties - Ch 2

Nursing school is not at all what I had expected. After flying through the basic courses, I figured the nursing program would be a cinch. Anyone... 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 has its own tagline and focus and often getting... Read More

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