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7 Social Media Posts That Will Destroy Your Nursing Career Before It Begins!

You just graduated Nursing School and you are wondering why you are not getting any call backs from... Read More

What I Wish Would Change/Be Different

by Lev <3

Some of my thoughts and reflections on nursing that I wish would happen. They would make nursing a... Read More

Redefining "Abuse"

Article about the term "Abuse" as it pertains to geriatric citizens and residents of long term care... Read More

Solutions for Tired, Achy Feet

Foot problems can dog a nurse from the beginning of their career to the end. Many different issues... Read More

I failed out of Nursing School... Appealed and WON!!

I am currently a Senior Nursing Student, I have read countless blogs, threads, and websites and... Read More

To Say or Not to Say Hospice?

This article describes one patient encounter where the family requests that the word "hospice" not... Read More

Uncensored Thoughts of a Nurse Interviewer: Part II

The job market for new grad RNs is competitive. You need all the help you can get to land your... Read More

Hurt Back? Here are some Options

If you’ve hurt your back in the process of pursuing your nursing career, you may be overwhelmed at... Read More

The Differences between Nursing Home in the United States and Nigeria

by ubaike

The United State (U.S.) admission to nursing homes is based on health status, insurance and family... Read More

Wood Alcohol Poisoning: An Era Gone By

Have you ever heard of wood alcohol? Looking back to the early 1900s it was a problem for... Read More

The Red Nike Tennis Shoes

Would I be able to care for this teen-ager with traumatic brain injury? My shift in ICU started... Read More

10 Reasons I Don't Always Love My Job

It seems almost taboo to ever mention a time when we as nurses don't love our job. This article... Read More

How to get your first RN job!!

I graduated one year ago in a class of about 70 people. I live in a fairly saturated job market, and still speak to most of my classmates. A few of... Read More

You just can’t make “This Stuff” up…..

I am proud to be a male nurse. It is my calling. It just took me a long time to hear it. I was a demolition expert in the Army and went to a medic... Read More

Pain Management in Five Easy Pieces

While scores of patients in the hospital environment experience some degree of pain, for many of us the topic of pain and pain management is (pardon... Read More

Canadian 2013 RN passed NCLEX first go! Here's what I did...

Hello everyone! I stalked this forum like it was my life while studying and I knew I had to post once my exam was finished regardless of if I passed... Read More

Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act

by jaycam

There was a time when I would've considered the ACA unnecessary. That I would've been annoyed by it. This was also a time where I had little to no... Read More

Lice: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know

They say the only things in life you can't avoid are death and taxes. If you’re a summer camp nurse there is one more...lice. Every year at just... Read More

Celebrating Nursing

Each year nurses celebrate and recognize our profession. For me, nursing means more than giving pills and checking blood work. It has provided me... Read More

My Oncology Patients are ROCKSTARS

My oncology patients deserve to be called ROCKSTARS. In no other area of nursing do the patients have so many people cheering them on and applauding... Read More

Primary Care: Screening For Risk Of Prescription Drug Abuse

Primary Care Providers face a challenging task when prescribing medications. Awareness of the pitfalls to medications and proper patient screening... Read More

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Work-Life Balance: One Student’s Tips for Success

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While a full-time student in Chamberlain’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, Jennifer Joseph worked at least 20 hours per week, while still... Read More

Eliminating the Stigma Associated with Mental Health Nursing

Historically, Mental Health nursing has been an undervalued profession. In addition, Mental Health nursing is not regarded as a desired career option... Read More

50 Things New Nurses Need to Know About Calling Doctors and Other Providers

Calling doctors and providers is often a skill that new nurses need to practice often before they feel comfortable. If you want the inside track on... Read More