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She Was Waiting for an Angel to Guide Her: A Compassionate Nurse

This article is about my experience with the hospice nurse that cared for my mother during her... Read More

Why Nursing?

by Erufot

This is my story on how I chose the wonderful profession of nursing. My decision to pursue nursing... Read More

School nurses making a positive impact on their community

School nurses make an impact in a variety of place in their community. In their building (or... Read More

An Open Letter to a Former Nursing Professor

We go to college for an education. At the time, sometimes we think it's mostly related to our... Read More

Lessons Learned as an Expert Nurse Witness

In the past couple of years I have been asked to serve as an expert nurse witness for several... Read More

Failed NCLEX 1st attempt, PASSED 2nd attempt

Preparing to take the NCLEX can be a scary thing; the thought of failing is even scarier! I failed... Read More

What makes a better pediatric nurse? Life experience vs. credentials


Pediatric nurses have unique challenges. Nurses are not only caring for the patient but the parents... Read More

Stop! Is that Assessment Really Necessary?

by dinah77

While playing with my 3 year old daughter today, I had an opportunity to reflect on an issue that... Read More

Udderly Amazing! : An Era Gone By

Blumgarten, in his book, A Textbook of Medicine once again gives us more than instructions, he... Read More

One of Our Own

We care for many lives every shift. We provide emotional support, life sustaining, and life saving... Read More

Healing Hands Together: When All Else Fails

Integrative healthcare treats patients totally; mind, body, and spirit. It fosters relaxation which in turn increases circulation and decreases... Read More

Biofilm: Undercover Assassin

There is a new killer in town known as biofilm. In this article, we will explore what it is, where it lives, and how to prevent or treat it. If you... Read More

All about the tubes... reflections of a new ER nurse

I have these moments where my entire life flashes before my eyes. As if everything I’ve ever done, all the people I’ve met, all the decisions I’ve... Read More


My short journey as a pre-nursing student and applying to my ADN program. Sharing my experience of applying and waiting for a response. Nursing... Read More

Nursing Brain Sheets for Beginners

Nursing Brain sheets are summaries that help nurses remember their patient’s particulars. Most veteran nurses already have brain sheets that they... Read More

Time, No Longer Standing Still

On a recent visit to the site of Chimborazo hospital in Richmond, Virginia, I realized that I had only a glorified idea of what nursing used to be.... Read More

This is where I'm meant to be

by jdd112

Reflecting upon my time as a I/DD nurse, I realized too many people do not know about our little corner of the nursing world. Others don't understand... Read More

Poor doesn't always mean poor

What happens when you travel to Guatemala on a mission trip? You learn that (1) Your high school Spanish is never going to be enough; (2) Even... Read More

You might not want to read this...

by rn_xoxo

It is something I would write in my journal, I am sharing something I normally wouldn't. It is about my experience on becoming a nurse and the... 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 over from people who understand what you are about to... Read More