Nursing Articles

Poo or Get off the Pot

Poo or Get off the Pot

by ZenRN181 - My first day as a nursing assistant, I arrive in my pretty new scrubs and meet the nursing assistant who will be training me. I greatly enjoyed everything we did that day and was perfecting things I...

Need Help Memorizing Pressors?

Need Help Memorizing Pressors?

by Lauren RN - I will share some memory tricks and mnemonics to help you understand which alpha drugs do what and how to remember them! As an ICU nurse preceptor, I often have new nurses ask me how I remember...

The Insidious Nature of Compassion Fatigue

The Insidious Nature of Compassion Fatigue

by cwentworth - The Insidious Nature of Compassion Fatigue com·pas·sion fa·tigue (noun): indifference to charitable appeals on behalf of those who are suffering, experienced as a result of the frequency or number...

Is this a possible case of age discrimination?

Is this a possible case of age discrimination?

by Nurse Beth - I had my instructor review my resume and give me some tips, but I still had no interviews. Two months later, I had an interview with a medical practice for an office LPN and they knew I was a new...

Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 102 - First Week of Classes

Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 102 - First Week of Classes

by BizzyBeeNursing - For any person that thinks that grad school will be a walk in the park, I’m sorry to burst your bubble! It’s not only time consuming, but also mentally, physically, and emotionally taxing. Many...

Anatomy of a Code: A Guide for Nurses Working in Adult Non-Critical Care Units

Anatomy of a Code: A Guide for Nurses Working in Adult Non-Critical Care Units

by Lev <3 - This is a summary of information for the nursing student, new nurse, or experienced nurse of nursing interventions during a cardiac arrest. It is not an all inclusive guideline of ACLS. It is meant...

What Every Nurse Needs to Know About Eating Disorders

What Every Nurse Needs to Know About Eating Disorders

by JanineKelbach - Information included will help you understand what types of eating disorders exist, how to get involved, and the knowledge you need to help your patients and to get your patients screened to help...

Social Media Etiquette for Nursing Professionals
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Social Media Etiquette for Nursing Professionals

by Nurses Service Org - An ER nurse has a rough day at work. When she gets home she vents on Facebook about her exhausting shift, about the drug addict that staggered in, about the drunk that urinated on himself in the...

I was your nurse today

I was your nurse today

by stephen1219 - Zak I was your nurse today From the second they brought you back from the waiting room I knew you were in trouble. Your face was blue and dusky. Your body was mottled. Your breathing was...

Nurse Innovators - Meet Deanna Gillingham RN, CCM

Nurse Innovators - Meet Deanna Gillingham RN, CCM

by smatacale - This is the first in a series of articles about nurse innovators, those who think outside of the box of traditional nursing. Deanna Gillingham has a great story leading to her current success. It...

Overwhelmed International Nurse - Preceptor is Condescending

Overwhelmed International Nurse - Preceptor is Condescending

by Nurse Beth - Hello Nurse Beth, I am an international nurse working in the Medical Surgical ICU of a healthcare facility. Being from Jamaica it is taking me awhile to get used to electronic documentation and...

Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 103 - Going Stir Crazy

Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 103 - Going Stir Crazy

by BizzyBeeNursing - There is no denying grad school can be stressful. Listening to lecture, working on homework assignments, being active on discussion boards, and attempting to finish all reading material can take more...

When she spoke

When she spoke

by smatacale - When She Spoke - Hope’s Story of Selective Mutism This story is very personal to me and my family. I am certain I will cry my way through writing it, but it is an important story to tell. I...

5 Weird Questions Patients have asked me during my career as an OB Nurse

5 Weird Questions Patients have asked me during my career as an OB Nurse

by JanineKelbach - This article is meant to be humorous, an easy-read article as well. As a nurse, we are born into this weird sense of humor, I have come to notice. There are strange questions we receive as nurses,...

Passed the NCLEX on 4th try March 2017

Passed the NCLEX on 4th try March 2017

by enlighten3 - Don't ever give up. Keep working hard towards your goals, believe in yourself, and you will eventually get there. This article describes what I did, and how I felt when I almost wanted to give up,...

Tips for Memorizing Pharmacology - Antidysrhythmics

Tips for Memorizing Pharmacology - Antidysrhythmics

by Lauren RN - I am currently an RN working in the ICU, and I memorized a lot of pharmacology in nursing school by using memory tricks and mnemonics. I not only remembered the information on the exam, I still...

When Your Patient is an Addict...How to Deal

When Your Patient is an Addict...How to Deal

by Nurse Beth - Jake is very sociable, and has a lot of …colorful friends who visit him in the hospital. He’s quite likable, because he’s intelligent, funny and clever. He’s not bad-looking, but at 35, his lifestyle...

Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 101- Journey Before the Storm

Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 101- Journey Before the Storm

by BizzyBeeNursing - Deciding to go to Grad School is a big decision with lots of planning and choices involved in preparation and organization along the way. In this Vlog I will share with your my journey through Grad...

Optimize Before Your Demise

Optimize Before Your Demise

by Carol Ebert - Welcome to installment #15 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. O = OPTIMAL HEALTH As you prepare to move on from your nursing career I’ll bet one of the issues you are wrestling with is your...

A painful experience in an organization where I spent almost more than 60% of my life

A painful experience in an organization where I spent almost more than 60% of my life

by RJMerchant - The article discusses my bitter experience that proved an excellent learning which will go a long way for me to improve my personal and professional life. The article provides an insight of some part...


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