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Criminal Infraction? Writing a Letter of Explanation to the BON

Ashley is sick with worry. She has made it through nursing school and applied to the BON for... Read More

Nurse Practitioner Restrictions

This article discusses limitations on Nurse Practitioner's scope of practice. Unfortunately, Nurse... Read More

Skilled Connections...the Heart of Nursing

While new nursing students often are very focused on their hands-on nursing skills, they don’t... Read More

Fur Ball Therapy: Nurses Need it Too

Two words: animal therapy. Enough said. These wonderful bundles of joy come into our workplaces in... Read More

9 Tips For Surviving Nurse Practioner School

With only one semester left in NP school, I thought it would be fitting to share some of the... Read More

Anyone who says she doesn't is lying

I made my first medication error as a student. I thought it would be my last, but real-world... Read More

I was bullied out of my job

Dear Nurse Beth, I had the unfortunate experience of being bullied out of a job, and now am... Read More

How do you lose your license??

Dear Nurse Beth, Working in a Sub Acute/LTC facility as a manager I hear "I don't want to lose my... Read More

Taboo - 10 Things Nurses Should NEVER Say!

Nurses are a strange bunch with superstitions - whether we want to admit it or not. For some of... Read More

Nursing with a hearing loss: Yes you can!

Does hearing loss automatically mean you can’t become a nurse? Or, end a career in nursing? The... Read More

Disgusting Icky Stickies: Nurse Protect Yourself

OH MY POOP SPORES! MRSA boogers and saliva! Wound weepies and icky sticky pus-filled yucky muck!... Read More

Shoes?! Socks?! Tights?! OH MY!

Let’s just say that there is nothing worse than wearing ill-fitting shoes while you’re doing your... Read More

Beat Stress Now! Three Tips To Use Today

Stress at work is a given. And with changes in healthcare worldwide and diminishing resources for those who care for others, the amount of stress... Read More

Traveling RN Wants to Get BSN While On the Road

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a travel nurse and would like to continue to travel for the next 5 or so years. I would like to complete my BSN online while... Read More

5 Ways Night Shifters Can Sleep Better Now!

Sleeping during the day can be very challenging for some nurses. This article is filled with tips and ways I have been able to decrease the time it... Read More

10 Tips for Staying out of the Nursing Office Hot Seat

No one likes that feeling in the pit in their stomach when they are told the manager is looking for them or when they are called into the office.... Read More

Prepping for NCLEX - Don't let your anxiety kill you!

by RNsRWe

How you mentally prepare for the NCLEX will in large part determine how well you do: are you going in determined to calmly pass, secure in the... Read More

How do I get that first elusive acute care job?

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a recent BSN grad/second career RN, looking for that elusive first acute care position. I have no interest in working in... Read More

Keys to success for nursing students with disabilities

Nursing school can be a challenge for many nursing students and even more challenging if you have a disability. Following these important steps can... Read More

Captain Corelli's Mandolin: A Book and Dream

Captain Corelli's Mandolin is a great read that I recommend to all who love heart- warming, brilliant, and tragic sagas. It's extra- special to me... Read More

Ebola Update: Highly Effective Ebola Vaccine Developed

Ebola is back in the headlines again, but this time there is good news. Ebola is the deadly hemorrhagic virus that stepped foot on America’s shores... Read More

9 Newbie Nurse Mistakes to Avoid

Here are 9 common rookie mistakes we all have made. See which ones you have made, or better yet, which ones you can avoid. Add your own to the list... Read More

The Overly UN-zealous Hospitalist

Nurses are by NO means physicians. The roles are very different, and yet they tend to overlap consistently in modern healthcare. Relationships are... Read More

Prep(s)aring For A Colonoscopy

The previous articles, “To Colonoscopy or Not to Colonoscopy” and “Diseases of the Colon: A Case for Getting a Colonoscopy” explained the importance... Read More