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So Why Do You Do It?

by BeinganRN9 the day of a typical med/surg nurse. you crack one eye open as the clock next to your bed... Read More


Teaching Methodologies that Work - Turning Teaching into Learning

by shinneh Teaching methodologies, if used correctly can enhance a student's learning. It is important that... Read More

Student Ruminations

by NamasteNurse She looks a lot younger than she is. All her make-up is on but she is not at all flashy, she just... Read More

CPAP: Tips for Nurses

by Ruby Vee so your patient comes into the hospital, assisted living or long term care facility with a... Read More

Nurses! Have you ever been told to "Just Relax"?

by Doc Lori, R.N. Nurse burnout is treatable through counseling, yet despite experiencing toxicity, we tend to feel... Read More

A Beautiful Nightmare

by acaitan29 This is a detailed account of the night that I first learned that I passed the licensure exam. I... Read More

Fired After 50: Epilogue

by VivaLasViejas Hard-won lessons from one nurse's "Summer of Discontent", which began with what seemed to be a... Read More

Pain Medication From Common Sense Perspective.

by mike_lee Is pain scale an objective tool to measure pain level. I’ve never thought so. How often it happens... Read More

Calling the Code - a coping mechanism in 14 lines

by TDFlMedicRN It all started simply enough – a usual day at the station house. We checked in, we checked out the rig, we did our station duties and filled out the... Read More

Smart Nurse vs. Dumb Pharmacy, Round One. DING!

by VivaLasViejas In the midst of a Friday swing shift (otherwise known in the hospital industry as "Boot 'Em Out to the Nursing Homes Day"), a lone nurse responsible... Read More

Good-bye, Mrs. Meanjeans

by VivaLasViejas Here's a "world's worst patient" tale....with a twist. Wilma is, quite simply, a terrorist in an elderly woman's body. She is verbally and... Read More

CPAP: Use It And Live

by Ruby Vee The majority of patients I encounter in the ICU/CCU who have a diagnosis of sleep apnea do not use their CPAP machines. Those who DO use them seem... Read More

What I Know About: The PITA Patient

by VivaLasViejas This is the first in what will be an occasional series, loosely based on the AARP Magazine's monthly column "What I Know About (blank)". Intended... Read More

Plagiarism - Do You Copy That?

by VickyRN The curious off-black smoky color to the font and section headings with an odd bluish hue alerted the instructor that something was seriously amiss... Read More

Things I've Learned This Year

by Ruby Vee A look at the lessons I've learned or re-learned this year. Hopefully, I learn new things every year -- every day even. But some are more memorable... Read More

How I Fell in Love with Nursing

by acaitan29 This is the story of how I fell in love with the nursing profession. It tells how I learned its real meaning. And how my life changed, from wanting... Read More

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