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  1. Nurses, Crowdfunding and your dreams!
    Nurses, are you familiar with Crowdfunding? Millions of people have used crowdfunding websites to raise money for an idea, goals or dreams they have. Here is a short and interesting article that...
    4:03 pm
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Giving versus taking...lol
    Okay, we all know how easy it is start an IV, give an injection or perform some other type of procedure on a patient. However, what happens when WE are the patient? Are we the brave patient who...
    3:29 pm
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  3. Celebrities and their "special" care
    Okay with reality shows such a big draw on TV, we are seeing some well known celebrities in what is supposedly unscripted situations. Certainly being a pt in a hospital is unscripted. So, what...
    Sep 18
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  4. When the thinking is too much...
    Critical thinking all day long. Sometimes we are just DONE with it? When to do this, when to call which doc, ugh! Does your critical thinking skills carry over to your home life? Are you...
    Sep 16
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  5. Me......Me....Me : A Sense of Entitlement
    We've all seen this type of patient. They start out in the ER insisting that they be seen first because no one else could be in as much need of medical attention as them. This behavior carries over...
    Sep 15
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  6. Warning----Fashionista in the House
    I'm sure you've all seen them. Those patients who think they are at the country club. Not only does their make-up have to be perfect and every hair in place, but they also expect a designer gown...
    Sep 12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  7. Disease of the month
    Watching TV is fraught with peril when you a nursing student. You can watch medical movies or TV and diagnose everyone! You can quickly point out errors in the plot too. What have you watched...
    Sep 11
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  8. Kodak Moments - Just When You Think You've Seen it All
    As nurses, we deal with all sorts of sights..... After awhile, there is little that surprises. But, occasionally we get some real surprises. What are some of the Kodak moments you have seen?
    Sep 9
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  9. Ready for NCLEX?
    Everyone is anxious about taking the NCLEX. The best way to feel confident about NCLEX is to prepare yourself with adequate studying. There are lots of study helps and tips posted in the NCLEX...
    Sep 9
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  10. Dirty hands in your house...
    As school starts back and we gather the yearly supplies, many parents are finding hand sanitizer on the list. Kids use hand sanitizer everywhere they go nowadays: school, grocery store, department...
    Sep 8
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  11. Bringin' home more than the bacon....
    We are all very careful when we care for patients with communicable diseases. Gown, gloves, full PPE are the norm for caring for these patients. None of us want to take anything home to our...
    Sep 4
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  12. It's Never too Late to Start - Or to Finish
    Nurses and nursing students come in all sizes, shapes, colors.......and ages. Gone are the days of a "cookie cutter" nursing student. This says a lot for the flexibility of the nursing profession. ...
    Sep 4
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  13. You know what makes me a crusty old bat? Need variety nurses in AN cartoons
    Guttercat, Thanks for the starting this thread, feedback is always welcome! But I am a little confused? :down: You stated Many of our cartoons actually have the things that you are...
    Sep 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Having a hard time saying 'no' to working overtime
    The word NO in this instance, needs to be in caps. Overtime, working extra shifts are a reality. Deciding to work extra though is or should be your choice. allnurses hears frequently about nurses...
    Aug 31
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  15. Oh oh!!! School is about to start...
    School is about to start for many of our members. An occasional question we see is what to do with the time immediately preceding starting school. So, did you have summer prereqs to get done? Maybe...
    Aug 28
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  16. Nursing is like being a mechanic.
    It's human nature that when we are in learning mode we try to diagnose everything and everybody. Who hasn't noted some stranger's bulging veins, the little old lady in the grocery line who has...
    Aug 26
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  17. Writers' Block
    Everyone knows allnurses is looking for writers. We are interested in your stories, your experiences, your lives! However, most writers at one time or another have experienced some type of writers'...
    Aug 26
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  18. Co-workers: The good, the bad and the ugly
    Getting along with co-workers has taken on a new slant: workplace violence, lateral violence, and several other hospital-specific terms. Many hospitals and practices have official policies...
    Aug 21
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  19. Indigestion or just typical nursing student?
    Eating, dressing, doing your ADLs quickly are all signs of being a frazzled nursing student. It's hard to take time for ourselves when we are in student mode. You get indigestion as you scarf down...
    Aug 20
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  20. Excited to Begin the Journey...
    I know it was a long time ago, but do you remember the first day of Kindergarten? The excitement you felt mixed in with a lot of anxiety. How does that compare with your first day of nursing school...
    Aug 18
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  21. What do YOU do with your old scrubs?
    The print ones can easily be worn shopping, do lawn work, maybe do grocery shopping. However, what in the world do you do with those smiley face scrubs that were all the rage a few years ago, those...
    Aug 18
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  22. Wearing PJ's to Work?
    Have your kids ever accused you of wearing your pj's to work? Well....they are kinda comfortable. Imagine what it was like before scrubs....having to wear white starched uniforms to work. I, for one...
    Aug 13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  23. Aches and pains, oh my!
    As students spending so much time studying its bound to happen to some extent. You know, where you learn about a new disease process and suddenly you find yourself thinking....hmmm....I have THOSE...
    Aug 12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  24. Are you Tanning?
    Ok so we all know that night shifters can become kinda hermit-like during the day. And this can lead to some interesting situations: doing grocery shopping in the middle of the night, calling...
    Aug 11
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  25. Germs, germs, and more germs
    Nurses are surrounded by germs all day long. Our handwashing routines are so ingrained in us that we wash our hands until they are sometimes almost raw in an attempt to protect ourselves. Have you...
    Aug 5
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series


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