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You Can't Be Naked in the Hall

by AliRae

I've been living on a floating hospital in Liberia for the past nine months now. Coming from a... Read More

We'll have a farting contest if you let me put an IV in you.

I was working at a large hospital in Sacramento at the time. I worked on a Diabetic/Renal... Read More

A First Assessment

I have been a nurse for over 18 years now and am blessed to have had many accomplishments... Read More

I married Santa

Several years ago I was working as a new LPN on a busy Med-Surg unit in a small town in Northern... Read More

you should have studied

by 13386

I m from India, a developing country.. it is a country of love and traditions .people find helping... Read More

My Husband's Challenging Post-op

by padme

So in my first year of nursing school, a lot of interesting things began to happen in my personal... Read More

Clinical Experience 101: Learned Lessons

by l.a.m.b

Being a nursing student is one of the most stressful roles one can have. The lack of sleep, endless... Read More

Cherry Chapstick

While taking my prerequisites to enter nursing school I held a job as a cardiographic technician at... Read More

The Grey Nurse

After graduation some fifteen years ago I failed to gain a position in an approved Graduate Nursing... Read More

Wearing A Nursing Cap - Not these days

Gone are the days when the nursing cap topped the white starched nursing uniform. It is a very... Read More

Sabbath Baby

by NY2LA

She spilled out of the elevator as the doors opened, huffing and puffing. I could still feel the cold off her wool coat, which was not close to... Read More

I'm going to jail for sure!

In 1992, I was a brand new LPN (probably even had the new nurse smell) working on a busy med/surg floor. I was so proud and excited for my new career... Read More

A "Hallmark Christmas in Shriner's Hospital"

In 1972 I was injured in a series of events that lead to my eventual hospitalization in Shirner's Hospital for Crippled Children in Philadelphia. In... Read More

Candid Camera

A few years back, I was working for a small community mental health office in washington state. I had been asked to cover for another nurse who had... Read More

Melts in your hand, but not in your mouth

When I started out as a C.N.A. my first job was in a LTC facility. I had always wanted to be a nurse and my mother was ADON and convinced me to begin... Read More

No name-calling allowed!

I was orienting to a new floor just a few weeks ago, and I was enjoying my new job immensely. In fact, I was feeling so good about myself, that I... Read More

I see the light ... Lift me up.


Before I begin my nursing story, I need to give a little background. While I was still in the stages of taking pre-requisites for the nursing... Read More

The Voice of God

by ecugirl

I remember a patient I took care of YEARS ago who was admitted with a broken leg and ruptured bladder. He had been to an AA meeting, gone out and... Read More

"JAWS" - Medical breakthrough?

About 15 years ago, a young Dr. known for practical joke-playing, talked me into assisting him with one of his more outlandish tricks. I usually... Read More

Autopsy: Get Your Front Row Seats!

Don't you just hate it when someone picks on you just because you're the smartest and that it cramps their style? They would think of you as a... Read More

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