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Not a Near Death Experience: A Shared Death Experience

Not a Near Death Experience: A Shared Death Experience

by Nurse Beth - Like many nurses, I’ve witnessed many deaths. I’ve seen patients go suddenly, and seen some hang on, only to pass when a particular family member arrived- and even while still deeply unresponsive. ...

X-ploring your X-Factor

X-ploring your X-Factor

by Carol Ebert - Welcome to installment #24 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. X = X Factor. So what is your X factor?  People who have “it” have something called magnetism - a combination of personal qualities...

NCLEX - Pass in 75 Questions 2017

NCLEX - Pass in 75 Questions 2017

by sjoseph13 - After 4 years of nursing school, I wanted to share my story of how I passed (and survived) the NCLEX! I worked hard all throughout my four years and prepared for about 6-7 weeks prior to taking my...

Passed the TEAS 6 with a 92

Passed the TEAS 6 with a 92

by Jenninhi - This forum helped me so much during times of stress, and I just wanted to give back by sharing my experience. Here is my score breakdown: Overall: 92.0% Reading: 91.5% Math: 93.8% Science:...

Discouraged NP Student - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 110

Discouraged NP Student - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 110

by BizzyBeeNursing - Being overwhelmed and overworked in NP school cause many students to question their capabilities and second-guess if they made the right decision to go to graduate school. Feelings of discouragement...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 6 of 7

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 6 of 7

by TonyPharmD - A step-by-step view of pharmacology of cardiology moving through the various classes of medications paying special attention to drug stems and the drugs' relationship to each other. While the print...

But, she was fine this morning!

But, she was fine this morning!

by spotangel - 1.20 PM The red phone rang in the ER. This was the EMS line when they called with an incoming emergency. “South side ER. This is Nurse Annie. May I help you?” “Nurse Annie, Brian from EMS...

NTI - If Florence Could See Us Now:  Kathy Douglas, RN Interview

NTI - If Florence Could See Us Now: Kathy Douglas, RN Interview

by allnurses - Kathy Douglas, RN, MHA, was one of two recipients of AACN's Pioneering Spirit Award for 2017. According to the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, "The recipients are directors of two...

Passed NCLEX 7th time,international nurse

Passed NCLEX 7th time,international nurse

by save - Hello everyone, I'm kind of new on this web site and just have found this site accidentally not long time ago. I've read so many threads about NCLEX-RN and found it very helpful since I was trying to...

FILIPINO: Becoming an RN in AMERICA

FILIPINO: Becoming an RN in AMERICA

by NirvanaUSRN - Hi everyone, It has been a year now since I passed my NCLEX examination and I could not be grateful with the experience and privilege. I'm writing this article as a guide for those nurses who...

Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse

Realign, Reframe and Rediscover Your Joy Being a Nurse

by Michelle Podlesni - Just like tires of a car that are out of alignment, our jobs may be leaving us feel we are having a bumpy ride each day. One day you are not the new nurse anymore. We experience new demands such as...

Confessions of an Introvert

Confessions of an Introvert

by Nurse Beth - Being a Nurse Introvert Introverts and extroverts really are hardwired differently. Sometimes I get questions from nursing students or those thinking about applying to nursing school- “I’m not an...

Holy Moly I'm a nurse! Orientation wk.1 ep. 109

Holy Moly I'm a nurse! Orientation wk.1 ep. 109

by Nova12 - Hello New Nurses, I wanted to share with you my first week of orientation as a new nurse. The first week I did not work with any patients, it was primarily classroom training. The video below...

Living Better with Hospice

Living Better with Hospice

by jeastridge - Living Better with Hospice “I am having a good day today!” My patient’s greeting was a warm welcome as we started our visit. She was on the front porch, in her wheelchair, oxygen tubing snaking...

The Nursing Entrepreneur's Toolbox

The Nursing Entrepreneur's Toolbox

by rrevels57 - Nurse Entrepreneurs spend years preparing for the right opportunity to use their nursing education, expertise, and experiences to start businesses. We turn the elements of the nursing process into...

I graduated from nursing school at 56 years old

I graduated from nursing school at 56 years old

by shibaowner - Hopefully, my story will help some people. I flunked out of college and was homeless. Yet, I managed to obtain my BA and have a successful career. Later in life, I earned my BSN and then my MSN and...

Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Decline

Preventing Dementia and Cognitive Decline

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Recent health-news headlines identified blood pressure control, physical activity, and cognitive training as three key interventions for preventing dementia and cognitive decline. While researchers...

Advice for new RNs, from a new RN

Advice for new RNs, from a new RN

by EmilyCatherine - Being a new nurse is such an exciting new experience, but it can be extremely overwhelming. This is totally normal! I have come up with a few tips to help new RNs be more prepared to help save time...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 5 of 7

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 5 of 7

by TonyPharmD - Welcome to one of the hardest, if not the hardest sections in pharmacology: neuro and mental health considerations in pharmacology. Not only do we have a lot of drugs to learn, but we don’t have a...

The Terrifying NCLEX Day! ep. 108

The Terrifying NCLEX Day! ep. 108

by Nova12 - Hi there...it's that time... I am scheduled for the NCLEX! I have prepared for this day for the last 2 years of my life and now it is here. The test that is going to determine my future, the rest...


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