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Nursing Community for Nurses - page 95

Education, experience, and shared knowledge makes a well-informed nurse. At allnurses, you will find answers to all your questions, lively debates, articles, nursing jobs, degree program information, and so much more. allnurses is the leading networking site for nurses. What kind of nurse do you want to be?

Hints for Med/Surg Nursing

I always wanted to be a nurse but it took me over twenty years to do it as a second career. I only... Read More

Tips For Human Beings Entering Nursing

Grappling with a disadvantaged past was one thing. But remaining composed while going toe-to-toe... Read More

She - A Sexual Assault Story

Sexual assault is never prejudiced. Sexual assault can happen to anyone regardless of color or... Read More

Time for a Gentle Exam

There are no classes on how to deal with doctors. At least, there weren't any when I was starting... Read More

Tips On How To Transition From Studentnursworld To Realnurseworld

It is a tempestuous, terrifying and terrific journey from the perils and excitement of... Read More

I Hear Singing And There's No One There

Ive been a bonafide nurse since 1981. So say my credentials. But, I'm not certain we ever "become"... Read More

I Hate You - Heart Attack! Never Assume A Nurse Knows Everything.

Barely six weeks following the birth of our first child, my husband had a heart attack. It was... Read More

Tales From Behind The Mask - OR Nursing How-To

An old OR nurse once told me that any good OR nurse always carries scissors in his/her pocket.... Read More

Caring For A Family Suffering A Fetal Demise

Sometimes the most difficult and poignant things we can do as OB nurses, is simply be there.... ... Read More

Lather, Rinse, Repeat

by andre

One of my assigned patients is dying of metastatic liver cancer. I was told in report, "he's full... Read More

The Crusty County Nurse Cracks Just a Bit

I see by the glowing green light on my 80's digital alarm clock I have missed the article contest... Read More

Baby Doe

There is only one group of people in the United States that are required and forced by law to... Read More

Tips For Student Nursing

I looked at the Competition Title and thought... Hmmm I can't comment on this one and then all of a sudden I thought, 'What about all those out there... Read More

Pickels and Elbows...

Pickels and elbows…. “Get the hell out of my room!” That, more often than not, was the greeting I received from my ornery elderly patient David.... Read More

Along A Jetty - One Nurses Walk Through Parental Diagnosis And Death

Caravanning single file over a roughly hewn stone breakwater, mom, dad and I embark on a journey in my dreams. Unaffected by the waves... Read More

The Sweet Old Man in Room 724...

Many years ago, when a student, I encountered an elderly gentleman with a CVA. He inspired me to write, in my own way, the depth of compassion and... Read More

Borderline Personality Disorder on the Behavioral Unit

Folks with Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD can often be a challenge on a behavioral health unit. When dealing with BPD, here are some... Read More

Some Kind of Friendship

Not long after that initial orientation and introduction to nursing school, the staff gets down to brass tacks. That is, in my day (which I cannot... Read More

Previous Article Contest Winners

by Brian

We are overwhelmed with the responses since we started our Nursing Article contests back in December of 2007. Not only do we have nurses writing... Read More

Being The Best CNA While On The Road To Becoming An RN

You are the Certified Nursing Assistant. You want to become a nurse your self one day. So what can you do to “assist” the nurse? As well as improve... Read More

Tips On How To Be An Extraordinary Med-Surg Nurse

by Bugaloo

Medical-Surgical nursing is the largest specialty area in nursing. Many nurses start their nursing career in Med-Surg, acquire excellent clinical... Read More

That's My Girl!

by 4nrn

That’s my girl! Ruben Frank (not real name) rose this morning, as he does every morning, to the sound of rustling bed covers, running water and... Read More

Becoming A Nurse

I did not even finish high school I only had a general education diploma (G.E.D.) and I thought that I could not do anything. I had a lot of times... Read More

Hospice Career

by vwevans

I have been a Nurse for 27 years. That seems like so many years, especially if you are a new graduate nurse. Yet, for me, the years have passed... Read More

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