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Learning a Life Lesson, The Hard Way

For me learning to strive for balance in my life is utmost important. I didn't know this when I... Read More

Family Centered Care in the ICU Through Open Visiting Hours

by RNPATL

Nurses today have a unique challenge and opportunity to effectively balance the provisions of... Read More

Come on! Breathe!

So I've been at my new job for almost 3 weeks. I won't say that I like it. Truth be told, I hate... Read More

In my prayers

In Emergency Medicine we don’t get the lovey dovey stuff so often with patients. We see patients at... Read More

Why nursing was for me...

Most people grow up having a clear understanding as to what they want to be in life. It is the norm... Read More

Come On! Breathe!

so i've been at my new job for almost 3 weeks. i won't say that i like it. truth be told, i hate... Read More

The Fixer: School taught me everything I know.

Working in a critical care field, Cardiac IMCU, has evoked many emotions from within me: fear,... Read More

Candid Conversations With Families

I feel sorry for hospital patients. They are required to wear flimsy backless gowns and frequently... Read More

Technology's Impact on Critical Care Nursing

by saga

As a husband wife team of CRNA's, probably exposed to more Critical Care Nursing than most. Being... Read More

That Day in the ER

I reported to clinical on time, and then went down to the ER to check in with the nurses. I had... Read More

To Terminate or Not to Terminate

Sometime in your life time you may have to make a decision to terminate or continue life support... Read More

Caring for unconscious patient.

by namzy

Nursing involves caring people with different ailments,caring for unconscious patient is critical... Read More

The Blue Gown Syndrome

I am almost four years into my career as an ER nurse and now concurrently working through the obstacles known as graduate school. I am constantly... Read More

"Nancy" and Babs

On my way to work I usually got the "performance jitters" - you see, I was not the Nurse my patients saw each day, that was a role that I played; I... Read More

Shaving Cream & Expiration

I shaved a dead man today. I hadn't planned to. I'd planned to shave my patient. When I mentally scheduled his "bath appointment" for 1600, he... Read More

No patient should ever feel embarrassed.

I’m such a dork now that I think about it but I love my job. The evening started off well.. We were full and within 10 minutes of coming into work,... Read More

It'll be Alright. God's with them.

I have been an RN for 11+ years now. After 5 years of working in a rural small hospital, I thought it was time to break out to obtain experience in... Read More

I Can See it When You Smile

every once in a while i have what amounts to be an awful night at work. the night started out a bit rough. of course, we were short-staffed, and... Read More

Where I Need To Be

I work on a large acute care pediatric unit, and have come to love the kids, the families and my coworkers. Lately, though, an old friend of mine has... Read More

Significant Others Requesting Euthanasia

by namzy

Four years ago, before I got admitted to a nursing school, I went to hospital at Intensive Care Unit with my uncle to to visit his friend who was... Read More

How To Select Patients for your Student Clinicals

by jcaste

Student clinicals can be very stressful for students. Some clinical instructors will pre-select the patients for the students. However, other... Read More

Nurses Must Learn to Take Care of Themselves

taking care of yourself is much easier to say then do! although there are more men in the helping professions today, in nursing the vast majority are... Read More

How can she take that...

I vividly remembered a case that touched the bottom of my heart when I was a nursing student posted in ICU. It was at 3am that the patient, a... Read More

This Is Intensive Medical Care!

Has this happened to you? You walk into the nurse’s lounge, get your assignment; head out the door for report only to be told that you are getting a... Read More


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