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The Nurse as a Patient

by rnsheri

Many of us know how to be good nurses, but are unaware of the actual patient experience. I wanted... Read More


This is a result of an assignment to discuss treatment for anxiety with special attention to... Read More

Incivility: Beyond the Nurse

Previous explanations of nursing incivility blame the nurse and/or the culture of the nursing... Read More

10 Mistakes You'll Only Make Once (Hopefully)

by rnsheri

We’ve all heard it. “Everybody makes mistakes.” It’s nice to know that we’re in good company. As... Read More

The patient's "guests"

by rnsheri

As health care professionals, we have a unique opportunity to meet many people who affect us in so... Read More

Do I need a professional resume writer?

Dear Nurse Beth, I’m Maya, I am a new RN and need help with my resume. Should I hire a... Read More

Clinical Ladders, Advancement, and Development…Oh My!

Clinical Advancement can be a great way to get ahead with your career and move forward at work, as... Read More

Moving to CA: How Do I Apply for Endorsement?

Dear Nurse Beth, I graduated with my ADN 2013. I have my BS and BA. I have been taking care of a... Read More

Juvenile Arrest: Did I ruin my chance to be a nurse?

Dear Nurse Beth, My name is Daisy, I have a question. I am currently in a CNA program and hope to... Read More

The Summer Brain Drain

Instead of allowing summer relaxation to rob you of all of that new nursing knowledge you learned... Read More

Unemployed Vanderbilt FNP

Dear Nurse Beth, I am a recent graduate from Vanderbilt University's MSN (FNP) program. I earned my... Read More

Why Do You Get Stressed? (hint: It's How You Think!)

In the first part of this series we looked at the definitions of stress, stressor, emotions and... Read More

Reality Check

If there is one thing that I have learned in five years of nursing, it’s that nursing isn’t always philosophical and amazing. I can’t always see life... Read More

Emotional Empathy: I Carry You With Me

Emotional empathy of nurses is both our greatest strength and weakness. It can be hard to clock out and forget the burdens our patients and their... Read More

Don't like to clean pee & poop: Can I still be a nurse?

Dear Nurse Beth, At the age of 30 newly arrived in Canada,I have a few options to choose from for post-secondary Education.One of the options is... Read More

Enrolling in online RN to BSN after NCLEX: Should I work?

Dear Nurse Beth, Hello there...I just graduated my ADN program and I am planning to enroll in an online RN to BSN program after I pass NCLEX... I... Read More

Interview with Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Help

Dear Nurse Beth, I need help, I have an upcoming interview for band 6 Deputy Ward Manager. My presentation is “What improvement do you wish to see... Read More

Nursing: I Almost Gave Up...Before I Even Started

I used to think I didn’t have what it took to be a nurse. So I didn’t go to school to become one. When it came time to choose a major, I didn’t... Read More

Is my GPA important?

Dear Nurse Beth, How important is my GPA? I haven't started nursing school yet, and I plan to do as well as humanly possible, but I've been reading... Read More

Nursing’s Transition: Creating Inclusive Healthcare Settings for Transgendered Patients

Transgender is the general term used when referring to people who identify with a different gender than what they were assigned at birth. Transgender... Read More

Left horrific SNF job; struggling to find another job. HELP!

Dear Nurse Beth, I left my first nursing job at a SNF due to horrific nurse to patient ratios, unsafe work conditions, and fear about losing my... Read More

Avenues for psych nurse certification?

Dear Nurse Beth, I joined the ANA at the advice of a friend who suggested that the ANCC psych mental health nursing board certification would be... Read More

Why can't I get a job??? Keep hearing "Not enough CURRENT experience".

Dear Nurse Beth, Does it matter from which school I graduate and get my BSN? Why am I being passed over constantly for jobs? They are not even... Read More

Am I too old to be an RN.... or should I just stay an LPN?

Dear Nurse Beth, Am I too old to be an RN or should I just stay an LPN ..never had the chance to go to school till now..have two years to finish a... Read More