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The Smell of Death: An Era Gone By

This is the third in the series “An Era Gone By” looking this time at how disease modes of... Read More

Hospitals Firing Seasoned Nurses: Nurses FIGHT Back!

by Brian

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

Six Resume Tips for Nurses

Resumes are your calling card for getting an interview at a facility. If you are frustrated with... 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... 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... Read More

Why I Love IV Nurses

IV teams are a luxury that most facilities don’t have. Yet in the facilities where IV nurses are on the job, the patients have more opportunity for... 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 the most out of the work. Why are some of the... 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 we must count carefully to make sure there is no... 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, crazy changes would overwhelm anyone else. In the... 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 never ending. How does it affect nursing? How... 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 nanny as we call it. Common medical conditions of... 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 ones who you study with, cram with, vent, laugh,... 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 really works, what happens next, and so on? READ... 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 think. I do not mean to insult or offend. Death... Read More

Nursing School Acceptance

The aspirations of getting into a nursing school is not an easy task. However, it is so incredibly rewarding once the goal has been achieved. Never... 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 hat is off to the nurses who do work in L&D and... 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 what to do. Since so many in the allnurses community... Read More