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What You Give Vs. What You Need

What You Give Vs. What You Need

by AllOfMyWat - Seven years into this profession, I can tell you I am not the same nurse as when I started. Broader skill sets, more gray hair, a son and a husband, better organization: It's a mixed bag. Going into...

YOUR Comprehensive Guide to Studying in Nursing School!

YOUR Comprehensive Guide to Studying in Nursing School!

by MurseJJ - Going from a pre-nursing student to a nursing student is a big change. Your study habits that worked well to get you into nursing school may not work when you're in nursing school. So what can you...

Things you need to know about nursing school

Things you need to know about nursing school

by rubybsnrn - When I first started nursing school, people in my class were very resourceful. We looked up a lot of the information that was thrown at us. When I say "look up," I mean searching it online verbatim....

A Nurse's Sacrifice

A Nurse's Sacrifice

by AHAY216 - Nurses are usually first to diminish their own contributions and quickly dismiss any outside accolades from those not in the business of healthcare. “Isn’t it hard? Nurses are angels. My father had...

The Straw That Broke the Nurse's Back

The Straw That Broke the Nurse's Back

by BeenThere2012 - One night as the charge nurse working in a Pediatric Intensive Care unit for a Level I trauma center, I got a call from the ER. It was the kind of call that immediately sends your adrenal glands...

Perfect-o Meter

Perfect-o Meter

by jeastridge - The phone rang loudly besides me, it’s electronic clanging disrupting the peaceful thoughts that floated through my mind as I enjoyed a first cup of morning coffee on the porch. “You forgot to enter...

How I Passed NCLEX-PN on 1st try and on 85 Q's

How I Passed NCLEX-PN on 1st try and on 85 Q's

by allthatshines - Summary of my LVN journey and NCLEX Help for those who graduated from a U.S. school and also Foreign Grads (Welcome!). Tips for nursing school, nursing school resources, after graduation to do list,...

What does hyperactive ADHD look like?

What does hyperactive ADHD look like?

by canigraduate - Understanding the symptoms of hyperactive/impulsive type ADHD can be difficult, even more so in adults than children. It is tempting for us as nurses to armchair-diagnose the disorder in our...

Is the BSN for Everybody?  Things to Consider when Considering School

Is the BSN for Everybody? Things to Consider when Considering School

by nurseyblues - This article explores the pros and cons of registered nurses pursuing their BSN. The information included is based on the writer's personal observations and experiences, both before and after...

Passed NCLEX on 9/7/16 first time WITH 265 questions

Passed NCLEX on 9/7/16 first time WITH 265 questions

by NurseTracey561 - Good morning , I made a post earlier ( passed Nclex with 265 and 44.9% on uworld ) but didn't really get into the "nitty gritty" on wait I used to study. About Me: Graduated about 2 years...

What you didn't know

What you didn't know

by Ballistex - You knew I was late at bringing you the ice water you had asked for. I know you knew this because the nurse who relieved me that day told me about how you complained for quite some time about it. How...

YOUR Comprehensive Guide to the NCLEX-RN!

YOUR Comprehensive Guide to the NCLEX-RN!

by MurseJJ - The National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses, or NCLEX-RN, is one of the components required for licensure as an RN. This exam can seem daunting. However, with solid...

Nurses as Health Coaches?

Nurses as Health Coaches?

by welloffnurse - My name is Anna and I'm a Family Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Entrepreneur. If there's one thing you should know about me, it's that I love nurses and am super passionate about the work we do. We're...

Failed NCLEX 1st time, Devastation

Failed NCLEX 1st time, Devastation

by BarbiWatts - To self in the future, 9/13/2016 Just a note to remind you that i know your going pass this time you have been forgiven for your discrepancies, you have...

Dealing with the Disappointment - Not passing NCLEX the first time

Dealing with the Disappointment - Not passing NCLEX the first time

by Hopeful4it - I wasn't the highest achiever in nursing school. I went in to it with straight A's, but I'm a mother of 3 and couldn't stand the thought of not devoting at least some of my time to my family...

Doctor Behaving Badly - What Would You Do?

Doctor Behaving Badly - What Would You Do?

by AN Admin Team - Maybe one day there will be no bullying in the workplace, but from my experience and talking with other nurses, far too many incidents are happening. This is my story of one experience that had...

The Journey after Nursing school.

The Journey after Nursing school.

by Britttizzzle - This article is a funny entertaining read of the endeavors a new nursing school student experiences after the crazy nursing school days are over. From the last few months of the program, the...

Cool in a Crisis: Nurses Saving Lives Off the Clock
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Cool in a Crisis: Nurses Saving Lives Off the Clock

by Rasmussen College - Year after year nurses are voted the most trusted professionals out there. It’s no wonder. Nurses see patients at their most vulnerable and frightened moments and take the time to make each person...

New AHA Guidelines - They Want OUR feedback!  Come and comment!

New AHA Guidelines - They Want OUR feedback! Come and comment!

by traumaRUs - Out of hospital cardiac arrests claim lives! The American Heart Association (AHA) states that there are 350,000 out of hospital cardiac arrest per year. With a dismal 12% successful resuscitation...

Studying, Taking and Passing the NCLEX

Studying, Taking and Passing the NCLEX

by hollykellner - Okay, so I am playing a bit of catch-up today as far as writing goes, but first things first – I am officially a registered RN! Wait, Holly, you went to nursing school? You aren’t going to pursue...


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