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Nursing Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

By TheCommuter - The nursing profession has a variety of great advantages for its 3 million members. On the other hand, nursing is also permeated with a number of downsides that come with the territory of providing care to sick patients. And some of these downsides can be downright hazardous to the health and... Read More

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Nursing Schedulers / Staffing Coordinators

By TheCommuter - The nursing scheduler, also known as a staffing coordinator or nursing coordinator, is an extremely important person in most healthcare facilities that offer inpatient care. The nursing scheduler coordinates and provides nursing staff coverage to ensure that all shifts are staffed adequately. ... Read More

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Night Shift Nursing Education and Effects on Job Satisfaction

By liebling5 - This study was conducted to provide convenient access to employer-required education which is frequently not available during the normal work hours of the night shift nurses. A pre- and post-test job satisfaction survey was performed and tested for significance. The results indicated a positive... Read More

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Many Baby Nurses Aren't Nurses At All

By TheCommuter - The title 'baby nurse' typically refers to a healthcare worker who specializes in the in-home care of infants from one day old to one year old. However, not all 'baby nurses' possess nursing education or licensure. In fact, this industry is awash with people who bring other types of training to the... Read More

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Nursing Special Children

By cool_nurse - How is it like to have patients who are autistic or with down syndrome? Do you have the patience and magic touch as a nurse? Can you tickle their mind and hearts in order for them to agree with your interventions? This article is inspired from a lifelong journey of the author and with her special... Read More

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Another Year of Blessings

By tnbutterfly - No....this is not an early New Year’s story filled with resolutions. Today is my birthday and I have been thinking back over events of this past year. Birthdays are good times to celebrate....not just with cake and presents, but celebrate life itself. Life is a blessing that we sometimes take... Read More

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YouTube Nurses and Nursing Students. My Top 10 List.

By Sea_of_Roses - Like many others, I have benefited from Youtube both as a Nursing student and as a RN. It has helped me to better understand ABG's (Arterial Blood Gasses), prepare for interviews, and deal with professional challenges such as time management. Here is my top 10 list of Youtube Nurses and Nursing... Read More

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Top ten reasons for being fired - Falsification of Documentation

By madwife2002 - If you didn't document it, you didn't do it! This is a statement most nurses live by! Unfortunately there are nurses who document things they didn't do, which may result in harm or neglect to a patient. Subsequently this may lead to felony charges of falsifying medical records. Fines of up $25000... Read More

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Hospital Unit Secretaries

By TheCommuter - Today’s hospital setting is a busy place in need of industrious employees who can keep up with the numerous demands and multiple tasks associated with allied healthcare. Hospital unit secretaries, also known as unit clerks or ward secretaries, are staff who provide a variety of essential... Read More

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My Mother Was Right

By jlindsey - My mother saw something in me that it took years for me to realize. As a child we aspire to be what we want to become and not always what our parent say they see for us. However there was an event that happend in my early childhood that shook me enough that I wanted to help people. I thought... Read More

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The Elephant in the Room

By ~*Stargazer*~ - That our emotions and our health are intertwined, rather than separate parts within the whole is becoming more generally accepted in the mainstream. As health care providers, we talk about providing care for the mind, body, and spirit, but are we really walking our talk? In the Emergency... Read More

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I Cry Watching Rudolph....

By jadelpn - And other holiday specials were people are mean to the underdog. Been this way since I was a child. What that did for me was help me to decide to help people less fortunate. To stand up for those who can't or won't for themselves. And a nurse was born. But not without a price. To seperate... Read More

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Hospice Nursing - Compassionate Care at the End of Life

By tnbutterfly - All nursing jobs are difficult, but Hospice Nurses have a particularly tough job because from the outset, these nurses know that the patient for whom they are caring is terminally ill. The care Hospice nurses provide is not meant to cure but rather to reduce pain. Hospice nurses have the unique... Read More

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Methadone Clinic Nurses / Methadone Maintenance Treatment Nursing

By TheCommuter - Methadone maintenance treatment is a technique by which people who have opiate dependence receive prescribed amounts of methadone, a synthetic opioid with a longer duration of action, on a daily basis to combat the physically dreadful effects associated with opioid withdrawal syndrome. Keep reading... Read More

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Seasonal Flu Shot Nurses / Immunization Nurses

By TheCommuter - According to the flu.gov website, seasonal influenza (flu) activity in the United States ordinarily peaks during the winter months of January or February, but can start as early as October and be seen as late as May. Therefore, it should not be surprising that different types of entities will... Read More

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Direct Care Staff / Aides for the Developmentally Disabled

By TheCommuter - Developmental disabilities nursing is an often-overlooked specialty in need of tolerant employees who can provide sensitive care and patiently keep up with the various challenges that are unique to clients with mental retardation. Four degrees of mental retardation exist: mild, moderate, severe and... Read More

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Agency Nursing

By Meriwhen - Agency nursing (sometimes known as registry nursing) is the provision of nursing services on behalf of an agency. Agency nurses include RNs, LVNs/LPNs and advance practice RNs, and they are found in a variety of facilities and specialties. Agency nursing is a popular choice because of its... Read More

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Aesthetic/ Plastic Surgery Nurses

By VickyRN - Plastic surgery is one of the fastest-growing healthcare specialties today. Aesthetic nurses provide patient care and assistance within a variety of procedural and perioperative settings to improve or enhance the patient’s appearance. These nursing professionals care for patients undergoing... Read More


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