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What is a travel nurse?

What is a travel nurse?

by AndrewCraigRN - Most people have no idea travel nurses exist and even fewer really know what travel nurses are. I can't tell you how many times I tell patients that I'm a traveler and they are like, "Huh? That's...

Faith Community Nurse 101

Faith Community Nurse 101

by jeastridge - This article is written in response to the query below which was posted in the thread Examining the role of a Parish Nurse. As a long time Faith Community Nurse, I hope to be able to answer this...

If You are Paying for a CNA Course... aka The Post I Wish I'd Read a Month Ago.

If You are Paying for a CNA Course... aka The Post I Wish I'd Read a Month Ago.

by MadruGada - I am a 50-year old former teacher pursuing a 2nd career. Last Fall semester I applied to an RN program at a community college in the State University of New York (SUNY) system. This particular...

A Tale of Two Deaths

A Tale of Two Deaths

by RobbiRN - While I don’t judge those who believe differently, I won’t try to hide my bias as I share the stories of two of my patients, each representing opposite extremes in decision making about the end of...

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If You Want the Best For Your Patients...It Starts With Obtaining the Best Education

by Strayer University - Obtaining a higher level of education is a frequently discussed topic in healthcare recently. Many friends, coworkers, and peers are all returning to school, but why? Here we examine the potential...

NTI - Nurse Nacole Interview

NTI - Nurse Nacole Interview

by allnurses - AllNurses recently interviewed Nurse Nacole, a well-known blogger and YouTuber. She is a critical care nurse who makes an impact via social media. She uses Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Google and...

TMCC HESI EXAM 2017

TMCC HESI EXAM 2017

by KBurns775 - Hello! I just completed my HESI A2 exam for TMCC yesterday, and considering I used this board as a resource, I figured I would leave a review of sorts. Thank you to all of the previous users that...

Don't Risk Your Job Over Social Media

Don't Risk Your Job Over Social Media

by Nurse Beth - Social media The use of social media and other electronic communication is expanding exponentially; today’s generation of nurses grew up in a social media milieu. Social media provides...

Opioid Epidemic  - EDs Fight Back!

Opioid Epidemic - EDs Fight Back!

by traumaRUs - This is a topic that has gotten a lot of press lately. We have all seen/heard about the opioid epidemic that is occurring in the US. I was very fortunate recently to discuss this issue with...

Infected: The Fast Spreading Virus of Low Nursing Morale

Infected: The Fast Spreading Virus of Low Nursing Morale

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - We’ve all seen it. Unhappiness among those at the frontline can begin with a few small grumbles among close peers. Fast forward a few weeks and without any support, intervention, or remedy from...

ICU - not for the faint of heart

ICU - not for the faint of heart

by Chancub - "You were our angel last night" - words from an incredible family. We often meet incredible people, and often are in situations that at the time seem difficult, but afterwards are the most rewarding...

Overcome Your Fear of Change - Just Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Overcome Your Fear of Change - Just Get Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

by Michelle Podlesni - Scott Peck, author of the bestseller, The Road Less Traveled, starts out his book, ‘life is difficult and once you accept that everything becomes easier”. That's similar to my premise: we need to get...

Drawing Pharmacology Video 1 of 7

Drawing Pharmacology Video 1 of 7

by TonyPharmD - This is a behind the scenes look at the making of a new book, Drawing Pharmacology, to help students use a concept maps and mnemonics in learning pharmacology. These videos are Beta videos,...

Dialysis Nurse Day to Day

Dialysis Nurse Day to Day

by jeastridge - I fell in step with my friend Terry, as he walked down the hospital hall carrying big bags of peritoneal dialysis fluid. Arms full, he responded to my question about where he was headed, indicating a...

Nurse Practitioners – Shortage or Surplus?

Nurse Practitioners – Shortage or Surplus?

by shibaowner - Nurse Practitioners – Shortage or Surplus? This controversial topic has been hotly debated, and is of great interest to current and future NPs, so I conducted some research to help our community....

How to Start a Side Business When You're Fully Employed

How to Start a Side Business When You're Fully Employed

by caroline.madormo - When you make the decision to launch a side hustle, you are buzzing with excitement. The downside is that there is a long murky middle period. You’re still working your full time job while building...

Integrated Monitoring Module for L&D

Integrated Monitoring Module for L&D

by traumaRUs - We all know how difficult and chaotic it can sometimes get in L&D. To help you provide quality service and care in these situations, GE has developed and expanded on their software modules. The...

Semester 1 FNP School Wrap-Up Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 113

Semester 1 FNP School Wrap-Up Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 113

by BizzyBeeNursing - The day has finally arrived! I am done with my first semester of FNP school! It seems like it was just yesterday that I was excited to start on this journey, and in a blink of an eye my first...

Pain in Dementia and the need to update nursing curriculum in Egypt

Pain in Dementia and the need to update nursing curriculum in Egypt

by amira Abdou - dementia is affecting most cognitive abilities and consequently make patients dependent on others within all activities of daily living. When pain exists with dementia, the patient's diminished...

Are You As Young As You Feel?

Are You As Young As You Feel?

by Carol Ebert - Welcome to installment #25 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. Y = Youthfulness. What if I could share with you something that would keep you alive longer and healthier, wouldn’t cost a dime and...


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