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More Things Your Nurse Won't Tell You: Spring Fever in LTC Edition

As every nurse knows, there are shifts which are generally limited to full-moon summer weekend... Read More

Nurses and Lawsuits: A Medico-Legal Perspective

As nurses initiate their professional obligations, their legal responsibilities also begin. As they... Read More

When everybody knows your name

by 313RN

This is something that I wrotte for a class while I was in Nursing School. I came across it again... Read More

An Ordinary Day

It was a beautiful October day; birds were singing, leaves turning ever so gracefully to the... Read More

Ready for Christmas

Ready for Christmas As I pushed my equipment cart through the doorway into the ICU room, I... Read More

I am meant to be a nurse.

I had been in the dental field for years and had slowly moved my way up by learning each job until... Read More

Protecting autonomy in 'Care of the Elderly

‘Oh ****** on a bike!’ I muttered to myself as I walked onto the ‘Elderly Care’ facility I worked... Read More

Why I have chosen nursing as a career

by sara_ky

It wasn't until I put scrubs on for the first time in more than a decade that I remembered. Up to... Read More

Me, myself and Facebook

Facebook, hands up who doesnt have an account??? It appears our new life is now being controlled by... Read More

Nurse, Heal Thyself!

As every nurse who's ever worked long-term care knows, there comes a time each winter when some... Read More

My 20th Year in Nursing

This year marks my twentieth year as a nurse. Hard to believe. I wonder how many patients I have cared for in twenty years? It boggles my mind. I... Read More

Motherhood, Death and Nursing

when i was a little girl, i always knew i wanted to be a mother. after my first child was born, i knew i wanted to be a nurse. i never knew how... Read More

10 years later.. Remembering my first clinical patient

I still remember my first clinical patient well. I was a brand new nursing student, never having touched a patient before starting school, and now... Read More

Dear nursing student

I am your soon-to-be instructor. Here are my golden rules to my students. Take what you like. Discard the rest. But understand why each is... Read More

Metaparadigm of Nursing-Does Safe Staffing Save Lives?

Does Safe Staffing Save Lives? In 2004, California became the first state to establish minimum nurse-to-patient staffing... Read More

A Nursing Students' Convocation Address to Families, Classmates and Instructors

Thank you for coming to our convocation this afternoon. I want to take a few minutes of your time to thank some very deserving people: First,... Read More

Eight essential tools and tips for incoming nursing students

As a senior nursing student, I would like to think I have become seasoned in the whole nursing school biz. I've settled into the routine of nursing... Read More

Patients' Perceptions of Nurses' Skill

I subscribe to several nursing journals, one of which is "Critical Care Nurse" - published through the AACN (American Association of Critical Care... Read More

Murphy's law experienced

by luvRNs

Been there, done that. After approximately 30 years in nursing, I thought I knew it all. Then the unthinkable happened. I was my husbands horse with... Read More

Jimmy Buffett and the Winter Blues

They don't call this time of year "the dead of winter" for nothing. Some mornings I stand at my picture window, steaming coffee mug in hand, and... Read More