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Tips for Surving Cardiac Telemetry

by Spatialized - A Newbie's Guide to Cardiac Telemetry It's like a nursing nightmare. Not the kind where you end up in front of the school body naked, but close. There's a patient in rapid atrial fib who keeps...

10 Tips for Home Health Nursing

10 Tips for Home Health Nursing

by homehealth20 - As a Registered Nurse, this year marks my 20th year in home health nursing. It has been a wonderful ride and I have met some interesting patients and co-workers along the way. I have worked in the...

Sleeping patient and the panicking student nurse

Sleeping patient and the panicking student nurse

by blue_yuina - I was so nervous during my first day . Am I doing it right? Do I know what I am doing? But, when I came in to my assigned room I saw this lady smiling at me. The thought came in again... Do I...

Walking Two Blocks

by zenman - Walking Two Blocks Going to work for most people is probably an exercise in boredom. Not for me. My day in Dhaka begins with a slow awareness that the noise outside has sounded the alarm...

Tips for Pediatric Nursing:  For Every Heartache There Is A Reward

Tips for Pediatric Nursing: For Every Heartache There Is A Reward

by oreo11 - The first code on Pediatrics, that I was responsible for, was shortly after my first year as a nurse. I was now the charge nurse for the floor as well as the only RN on the floor. I was sobbing...

Gringo's Question

by General E. Speaking, RN - Gringo’s Question The decision to further my education and become a Registered Nurse (R. N.) has affected my life in ways I would have never imagined. Twenty years ago, I did not have any...

Lessons from an Autopsy (Warning: Graphic)

by LovingNurse - What, other than an A&P review, can a nurse gain from attending an autopsy? I wondered. This was certainly not my first post-mortem experience, but it was my first autopsy. I pretty much knew what to...

LPN school: The First Year

by Ms Kylee - ]March 5, 2007. My first night of LPN Nursing School. I was sick to my stomach, nervous as a cat, and ready to quit before I started. Sheer determination made me walk through that door to the...

Help with Care Plans

Help with Care Plans

by rn/writer - Every single nursing diagnosis has its own set of symptoms, or defining characteristics. They are listed in the NANDA taxonomy and in many of the current nursing care plan books that are currently on...

Sexual Abuse Enlightenment for Teen and Nurse

by detra - Upon finishing my last semester for my ASN degree, I had clinicals at a psychiatric hospital. I was assigned a teenage female patient who had made her second attempt at suicide by ingesting pills. ...

Forgetful Nurses and Older Moments

by mother/babyRN - :Forgetful Moments and Older Nurses… Getting older in nursing is just like getting older in real life. Sometimes it’s worse. It can be worse because not only are you charged with caring...

A Day In ER

by ms.t - March 29, 2008 It was my usual day in the emergency room of a highly specialized hospital in the Philippines. Since I’m still new in the area, was the one assigned as an ambulance nurse which...

Tips for Human Nursing

by vadushkas_nurse - The list of things that I would share with new staff or those that may have forgotten why they became a nurse. :p REALLY LISTEN AND REFLECT, THEN YOU WILL LEARN: First of all I was very...

Tips for Surviving Nursing: The Trauma of caring

by sandygator - I'm pretty sure my first post here was maybe in 1997...as a newly recovering addict. After 34 years in this profession, mostly in PICU and nearly 98% pediatrics, I realized today that I am indeed...

Tips for Geriatric and LTC Nursing

by handyrn - I have worked in Geriatric/LTC nursing for over 20 years. The same scenario has played out hundreds of times in my career. It goes something like this: I meet a new person who asks me what I do...

My Senior Nursing Experience Paper

by crestathewise - What Nursing Has Been And Is For Me Our nursing class has known about having to write this paper since the very first week of nursing school. We were divided into groups and the faculty that led...

Follow Your Dream! It's never late to become a nurse.

Follow Your Dream! It's never late to become a nurse.

by nurse grace RN - Many of us have wanted to be nurses for as long as we can remember. However, some of us have had to put our dreams on hold due to life situations. When we are finally able to realize our dreams, we...

Nursing: Taking Back Our Power

by Bugaloo - A few months ago, I wrote an article on Allnurses about dealing with annoying co-workers. During the time I wrote that article I was mired in negativity about my nursing career in general. I would...

Who me, a techy? A whole new world-nursing informatics!

by crazErn - To boldy go where I had never gone before!:dance: So was my entry in to "nursing informatics". Let me tell you about the journey! I have been a nurse for 26 years. Although for many of you...

What Graduate Nurses Need To Know About Nursing

by Bugaloo - My co-workers and I were sitting at the nurse's station the other morning after a rough 12-hour shift. It was the first time we had sat for longer than 10 minutes all night long. We were sleepy,...


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