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Nurse and Parent: Overload Alert!

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by jeastridge - I waved at my young co-worker in the grocery store. She pushed her cart over my way, all loaded up with a baby in a car seat and a three year old riding up front in the grocery cart disguised as a...

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Real learning happens after graduation

by WKShadowRN - Despite so many decent threads and pieces of advice from fellow nurse practitioners and experienced peers, so much about the process of testing, job searching, and waiting to work was over my head,...

How could you give up and do NOTHING?

How could you give up and do NOTHING?

by clemsongal68 - Extremely ill patient admitted to hospital. Choice of very risky surgery with predicted poor outcome or starting hospice and making him comfortable. Common situation with our patients living longer...

The "Fat" Deception

The "Fat" Deception

by Brenda F. Johnson - For years nutritionists and doctors have touted that eating fat is wicked, it will kill us.  On the surface, this seems to make sense.  Most doctors that I have seen tell me to do just that, reduce...

"I Couldn't Find a Job...": Nursing As a Fall Back Plan.

"I Couldn't Find a Job...": Nursing As a Fall Back Plan.

by SisterofMary - It seems to me these days that everyone wants to be a nurse. I can name off the top of my head five people I know in my sphere that are choosing to go to nursing school. What is driving people to...

Martin Luther King Day 2017

Martin Luther King Day 2017

by traumaRUs - Dr Martin Luther King, Jr., is a celebrated human and rights activist. He often spoke of the inequalities of health care especially regarding minorities. As we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day...

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