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BSN to PhD Nursing Programs

by VickyRN

BSN to phd programs offer a more direct path to the phd in nursing, with the aim of increasing the... Read More

You Can't Make This Stuff Up!

As a nurse of some years' duration, I've often been accused of harboring a rather warped sense of... Read More

RN to MSN Programs

by VickyRN

RN to MSN programs directly bridge rns with diplomas and associate degrees to the master's degree... Read More

"I hear voices"

ETA: Some people have reported they found the context of this story unclear. To set the scene a... Read More

Preventing FRUTI (Foley Related Urinary Tract Infection) in LTACH

While working as the Quality Manager for a LTACH (Long Term Acute Care Hospital) one of my... Read More

It's Just a Shower

The purity of water can bring wonders to a parched soul, a dirty wound, a needy plant. I happen to... Read More

Entry into Practice: Direct Entry MSN Programs

by VickyRN

Direct entry masters in nursing programs offer a rapid entrance into both the profession of nursing... Read More

Nurses: Remember The Calling?

When I wake in the morning, I never know what god has in store for this ole' nurse. As I drive to... Read More

Thank-you Son

So I have finally come to the end of a grueling 4 year BSN program, and likely won't be... Read More

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Reminders

It's sometimes hard for a lot of nurses to admit when their compassion begins to fail them and... Read More

Student Resources: Nursing Diagnoses

by VickyRN

What are nursing diagnoses and how do they differ from medical diagnoses? How do nursing diagnoses fit in the nursing process and why are they so... Read More

Ten Things A Nurse Doesn't Want to Hear

We've all heard them.............those hackneyed phrases and dopey questions people often direct at nurses because they truly do not understand what... Read More

I love this job...

When I first decided to become a CNA I wasn't sure if it's what I wanted. I wasn't sure if I wanted to do the dirty work, to get so personal with... Read More

Entry into Practice: Diploma Programs for Registered Nursing

by VickyRN

Diploma programs are the oldest and most traditional type of nursing education in the United States. These programs are two to three years in... Read More

Error and Attitude

by iluvicu

I committed this medication error during my first month of training in the hospital. I was assigned in the medical/surgical/pediatric floor of the... Read More

Searching for the Purpose

We (students from AUP, Adventist University of the Philippines) had a chance of having a duty in Philippine Orthopedic Center. I've seen situations... Read More

Nursing Me Black

Red. Pink. Purple. Green. Yellow. Many of these shades I had already seen in my clinicals. Whether it was from vomit, blood, or the precarious... Read More

11 Things Your Nurse Thinks (But Will Never Tell You)

Since I've presented my top 10 list of the things I love about nursing, it's time now for a visit to the darker side. Here are some decidedly... Read More

A Day In the Life of a New Grad

6:30 a.m. I wake up, roll over, and look at alarm clock. There is absolutely no reason to be up this early, but sleeping habits have always been... Read More

Accelerated BSN Programs

by VickyRN

Accelerated bsn programs are an innovative approach to nursing education, available for individuals who hold a non-nursing bachelor's or higher... Read More