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Poor doesn't always mean poor

What happens when you travel to Guatemala on a mission trip? You learn that (1) Your high school... Read More

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by rn_xoxo

It is something I would write in my journal, I am sharing something I normally wouldn't. It is... Read More

Don't Lose Your Grip Now

As nursing school comes to a close there is more than enough on your plate. Advice is spilling ... Read More

More Than Bowel Sounds: Abdominal Assessment

Summary: A complete assessment wouldn’t be possible without examining the abdomen. Containing a... Read More

7 Tips For Choosing The Perfect Nurse Practitioner Program

Choosing to go graduate school is NOT an easy decision. It is one that requires a ton of thought... Read More

How Nurses Cope with Death

I received a comment on one of the articles I wrote from a new nurse telling me she is dealing with... Read More


We all want to improve. In my experience, nurses and complacency do not mix well. But what... Read More

Beyond Burnout: What is Compassion Fatigue?

Burnout and compassion fatigue are often seen together in nurses stressed to the limit. Find out... Read More

Masturbation Is a Bad Habit: An Era Gone By

If you have a child, you remember the first bath. How carefully you placed the baby in the infant... Read More

Understanding Herd Immunity from Vaccination – How much is enough?

Herd Immunity means lowering a population’s susceptibility to a disease to the point where a... Read More

Udderly Amazing! : An Era Gone By

Blumgarten, in his book, A Textbook of Medicine once again gives us more than instructions, he tells us a history lesson. From his words written so... Read More

One of Our Own

We care for many lives every shift. We provide emotional support, life sustaining, and life saving treatment. We learn to leave our patients at... Read More

Where Will I be 5 Years Post-Graduation from Nursing School?

The future is unpredictable and inevitable, but I cannot help but image how things will pan out for me. I am currently a senior nursing student in... Read More

Floating Kidneys: An Era Gone By

In this “Era Gone By” article, we look at a case about nephroptosis and how the approach by doctors in the 1930s compare to present day. As you... Read More

Nursing as a Human Experience

My own experience with "compassion fatigue" aka "too busy and tired to think about the big picture," and the morning that I realize that nursing is... Read More

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Our healthcare landscape is continuously evolving and changing. In a world of continuous transformation, lifelong learning in nursing – whether on... Read More

I'm an LPN and I understand.

Not being phased out. But being forced back to our traditional role as Licensed Practical Nurse. This article adresses the LPNs role being phased out... Read More

Acing the Interview: Tips for Getting the Job

Just having an awesome resume isn't enough to get the job these days. To land a position in your field, you need to perfect your interviewing... Read More

There Were no Good Samaritans: Perform CPR in Strange Places

This article discusses how nurses and other individuals, not just health care workers can save lives no matter where they are located. It gave... Read More

ABC’s of Pediatric Respiratory Assessment, Part 2: Respiratory Distress

Children are so resilient. When they are sick, their young bodies compensate in amazing ways, often for quite a while- until they don’t anymore. ... Read More