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Nurses - Send us your photos and videos to be part of the allnurses Happy New Year video

Nurses - Send us your photos and videos to be part of the allnurses Happy New Year video

by tnbutterfly - We want your short videos and festive photos of you and your co-workers wishing the world “Happy New Year”! Submit the videos and photos to the email address below and we’ll share the finished...

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

by Carol Ebert - Welcome to installment #9 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. I = INTUITION. There is a still small voice inside of you that is speaking the truth, guiding you and keeping you safe. But do you...

Family-centered care

Family-centered care

by bsampson - This article focuses on the importance of family-centered care. Healthcare can be very fast paced today and family members and caregivers often get overlooked as valuable helpers in our quest to make...

Which is More Effective in Treating Obesity?

Which is More Effective in Treating Obesity?

by Empire Chick - The third in a series of articles encompassing healthy weight loss, nursing and insight into obesity with an evidence based approach to the physiological, psychological and pharmacological...

Pettiness Abounds in Nursing School

Pettiness Abounds in Nursing School

by jsfarri - I don't warm up to people easily. My plan for nursing school was to do my own thing and get through it myself. However, I became somewhat of a leader among my clinical cohort. We have unit objectives...

Head to Toe Assessment

Head to Toe Assessment

by traumaRUs - The head-to-toe assessment is one of the basic skills all nurses need to develop. No matter what specialty you go into, assessment is one of the first objectives of any patient interaction. Here is...

Nothing Left to Give

Nothing Left to Give

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - We have all come home after a long unforgiving shift feeling utterly exhausted and in a fog, coming down from the stress of the day. Ever get home and don’t remember the drive? It’s probably your...

How I Got a 97.3% on My TEAS VI.

How I Got a 97.3% on My TEAS VI.

by myungsup - I've been seeing a plethora of "Help me study for the TEAS VI" posts on the forum lately, and for good reason. It's a new version of the test; it's uncharted territory; it's scary. I mean, after all,...

When Your Doctor Doesn't Listen

When Your Doctor Doesn't Listen

by Nurse Beth - Day 24 of an acute sinus infection. Today the pressure/pain has traveled down from my forehead to my upper back teeth. Last night a strangly cough kept Bob and I up. I finally got out of bed at 3...

November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

by allnurses - Premature birth is categorized as an infant born prior to 37 weeks gestation. This is a world-wide issue. Statistics from the World Health Organization: Key facts Every year, an estimated 15...

I Lost My Baby And My Phone!

I Lost My Baby And My Phone!

by spotangel - Psych patient with a mysterious infection and fetal demise on one to one observation and security watch. Refusing medications, cursing and demanding her phone back that was taken away from her....

How to survive in nursing school if you do not like lecture

How to survive in nursing school if you do not like lecture

by SaltySarcasticSally - I spent years in grade school trying to figure out why I could never comprehend new material during class like other students could. I would take notes in every way possible, sit and intently listen,...

Chicken Skin Mucosa in the GI Tract

Chicken Skin Mucosa in the GI Tract

by Brenda F. Johnson - In the past couple of years I have learned about an interesting pathology seen in colon mucosa called Chicken Skin Mucosa.  I don’t remember seeing this type of mucosa in my previous experience in a...

Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

by pearsoaj - Some nursing jobs don't entail the typical nursing work that most people are familiar with. I want to give a voice to private duty nurses as well as nurses in any specialized field who may feel...

Confessions of a Clinical Instructor (CI) - Part I

Confessions of a Clinical Instructor (CI) - Part I

by cjcsoon2bnp - Unfortunately, most nurses have no idea what it's like to be a CI or understand the position we occupy in the world of nursing education. This two-part article series is based on my experience as a...

Why Pursue Nursing As A Career

Why Pursue Nursing As A Career

by Grachi - Historically, The nursing field has consistent positive job outlooks, health care is the backbone of most communities, not just for its services but also for the jobs it provides, economic...

allnurses Partners with Medical Malpractice Insurance Leader CM&F

allnurses Partners with Medical Malpractice Insurance Leader CM&F

by allnurses - allnurses and medical malpractice insurance leader, CM&F have partnered to be able to offer you aMMP - allnurses Medical Malpractice Program. This allows us to bring nurses the most comprehensive...

Death came to visit

Death came to visit

by madwife2002 - Did you know that in 2016 death is still a taboo subject where many people don't make living wills. A sad fact is that two thirds of Americans still don't have a living will. It has been suggested...

When the Bubble Bursts

When the Bubble Bursts

by SarahLeeRN - One thing seems to be common among all nurses, regardless of title, specialty, experience or years in the profession. That one thing is burnout. It is well understood (or at least written about) that...

Does our BON System Need to be Reformed?

Does our BON System Need to be Reformed?

by Emergent - The more I find out about the boards of nursing and their discipline methods, the more I think that there needs to be a reformation of a poorly run, and outdated system. On the one hand, the BON...


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