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ADN or BSN: What's the Big Deal?

ADN or BSN: What's the Big Deal?

by allnurses - The results of the 2017 allnurses Salary Survey will be released soon. You will be able to use interactive graphs and data from more than 18,000 respondents to do a customized search based on your...

Emergency Nursing Conference 2017 St Louis, Missouri

Emergency Nursing Conference 2017 St Louis, Missouri

by traumaRUs - The Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) is the premier professional nursing association dedicated to defining the future of emergency nursing through advocacy, education, research, innovation, and...

My NCLEX story as a first-time taker.

My NCLEX story as a first-time taker.

by ICU#RN - A story about just another guy’s preparation, personal hardships, struggles, work scuffle and life realizations after taking the infamously sanity-taking NCLEX. This is a testament of this person’s...

WAIT! DON'T GO!

WAIT! DON'T GO!

by spotangel - WAIT! DON’T GO! I pulled the car to the side and put my hazard lights on. “Ok, where is this I have to go?” I asked the staffer at homecare. I jotted the address and put it in my GPS. That...

April is Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month

by JanineKelbach - Autism affects more children now than ever before. Current statistics tell us that one in every 68 children in America has a form of autism. What is autism? Autism spectrum disorder, or ASD, is...

Reverse the Adverse

Reverse the Adverse

by Carol Ebert - I remember my 94 year old uncle who used to tell me how lonely he was because all his friends were gone. Living “too long” wasn’t as pleasant and he thought it would be. But you can’t stop...

Hear Me Roar : Women And Nursing

Hear Me Roar : Women And Nursing

by SisterofMary - Mornings are a bit of a flurry. I have just finished a twelve hour shift and I’m exhausted. I’m cleaning my C.O.W., sorting through papers, finishing up documentation, and getting ready to give...

Innovator Susan Scherer - Advocating For Patient Care a New Approach

Innovator Susan Scherer - Advocating For Patient Care a New Approach

by smatacale - Let me introduce you to an amazing woman who took a wealth of nursing knowledge and experience, the love of patient care, and an entrepreneurial mind and spirit and created a one of a kind approach...

Need Help Memorizing Heart Sounds?

Need Help Memorizing Heart Sounds?

by Lauren RN - This is the first in a series of Heart Sound videos to help you learn basic heart anatomy, blood flow through the heart, and how to remember the names for the valves by using memory tricks and...

Tim Raderstorf - An Innovator of Innovation

Tim Raderstorf - An Innovator of Innovation

by smatacale - I have the privilege to share with you all a bit about how Tim got where he is today, the incredible work that he is doing for nursing and healthcare in general, and where his passions and mindset...

Need Help With Heart Sounds?

Need Help With Heart Sounds?

by Lauren RN - When I was in nursing school, I read about the various heart sounds, what they indicate, and how to listen for them. I read about them and read about them and, although I understood that S3 and S4...

Social Determinants of Health

Social Determinants of Health

by ShannonRN1981 - It is important to be aware of both the social and physical determinates of health, which prevent a healthy lifestyle. The advanced nurse practitioner should be mindful of what boundaries afflict the...

MSN, DNP, or PhD -- Which is right for you?

MSN, DNP, or PhD -- Which is right for you?

by JanineKelbach - A Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) are three advanced level degrees for nurses who want to build upon their academic achievements....

Questions to Ask New Employers

Questions to Ask New Employers

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Interviewing for a new job can be both an exciting and stressful time. Asking a handful of well prepared questions can ensure you have an accurate description of your potential new position. Here’s a...

Foreign Nurse - My NCLEX Success Story

Foreign Nurse - My NCLEX Success Story

by Nurseforlife4 - Get to know me first: Hello everyone! I am a foreign nurse from India I am here to tell you how I studied and passed NCLEX exam. All international students and foreign nurses are most welcome to...

Licensing Tips for Brand New Travel Nurses

Licensing Tips for Brand New Travel Nurses

by thelefty07 - State Licensures: Compact or no? One of the biggest hassles while travel nursing is dealing with state licensures. You find your perfect assignment, high pay, great location, and fantastic...

The Nurse at the Bedside

The Nurse at the Bedside

by RobbiRN - I’m the nurse at the bedside. You might see me as an underachiever, someone who didn’t have what it takes. . . For those who assume I stopped and stagnated here, settling for “something less,”...

Preparing for National Teaching Institute 2017

Preparing for National Teaching Institute 2017

by traumaRUs - Critical care nursing changes fast! Keeping up with the ever increasing changes challenges all of us. Who has time on a busy shift to read a journal or listen to a podcast? So, why not get away from...

Attempting To Be Healthy In NP School - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 108

Attempting To Be Healthy In NP School - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 108

by BizzyBeeNursing - Making one’s health a priority in graduate school is quite challenging. If you’re not tackling a seemingly never-ending amount of assignments, then you’re studying for upcoming exams, or trying to...

8 Organ and Tissue Donation Myth Busters

8 Organ and Tissue Donation Myth Busters

by The Nurse Motivator - Magical. Breathtaking. The vibrant pink lungs that appeared like soft pliable pillows were removed from the chest. All so unimaginable to this young, naïve nurse. Early in my career, I worked in...


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