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I Broke Rule # 1

I Broke Rule # 1

by RobbiRN - “We just intubated him a few minutes ago. He was a restrained driver in a partial rollover. There were several witnesses who saw him driving erratically. They thought he might have passed out because...

Long Hours and Double Shifts: Knowing the Risks
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Long Hours and Double Shifts: Knowing the Risks

by CareerSmart Learning - Healthcare professionals are infamous for working 12-hour shifts, night shifts, and even double shifts. For many, 12-hour shifts and night shifts simply come with the territory, and double shifts are...

What 5 Innovative Minds Can Do!

What 5 Innovative Minds Can Do!

by smatacale - This may be one of the coolest and most challenging innovator articles I have written yet! I want to make sure I give justice to this awesome group of nurses who came together with interest in one...

NCLEX study tips ep. 107

NCLEX study tips ep. 107

by Nova12 - Did you just graduate nursing school? Are you scared of failing the most important test of your life? The test that is going to determine the rest of your future?? You know what I am talking...

On-call or cancelled? That is the question!

On-call or cancelled? That is the question!

by Eschell2971 - Hello: What is the cancellation/on-call policy at your facility? Last week, my facility instituted a new/updated on-call/cancellation policy. Basically, nurses are no longer cancelled, they are...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 3 of 7

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 3 of 7

by TonyPharmD - In this third video, I cover respiratory medications for allergies, cough, asthma, and anaphylactic shock. Antihistamines: We’ll start with two antihistamine generations, 1st and 2nd. First...

International Nursing - Whew!

International Nursing - Whew!

by Chrissamp - I like the smell of hospitals. I know it’s more than a little odd, but, I always have. Maybe it’s subconsciously one of the things that caused me to become a nurse. I smell the ammonia and something...

Global Conference on Nursing-2017,FRANKFURT- GERMANY

Global Conference on Nursing-2017,FRANKFURT- GERMANY

by shabnam.ali1232 - Hi All, We would like to welcome you to participate at the upcoming “Global Conference on Nursing” held during August 07- August 09, 2017, in Frankfurt Marriott Hotel, Germany the largest...

30% of Nurses Leaving the Workforce - 2017 Salary Survey Results Part 2

30% of Nurses Leaving the Workforce - 2017 Salary Survey Results Part 2

by tnbutterfly - We have been hearing about “The Nursing Shortage” for decades now. We are either in the middle of, coming out of, or going into a shortage. In our 2017 salary survey we asked nurses when they...

NTI - Reducing Nurse Injury Rates and Improving Patient Outcomes, Linet Hercules Interview

NTI - Reducing Nurse Injury Rates and Improving Patient Outcomes, Linet Hercules Interview

by allnurses - Moving patients both in bed and out of bed is hard. Our patients are bigger, sicker and require more equipment. One way to achieve early mobilization without nurse or patient injury is provided by...

When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Work

When You Can’t Stop Thinking About Work

by ElizabethScala1 - No matter how hard you try, there will be times when a nurse just can’t stop thinking about work. We’ve all taken that ride or drive home and replayed our entire shift, or last several shifts, in our...

Wellness Works if YOU Work It!

Wellness Works if YOU Work It!

by Carol Ebert - Welcome to installment #23 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. W = WELLNESS I’m just back from my annual trek to the 42nd annual National Wellness Conference which I have attended at least 35...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 4 of 7

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 4 of 7

by TonyPharmD - Antibiotics are one of the mainstays of patient care. Its very important that nurses understand what antibiotics do in relation to the bacteria they are being prescribed for and many sound very...

Human Trafficking Recognition in the ED

Human Trafficking Recognition in the ED

by traumaRUs - Human trafficking is not limited to third world countries where children are pulled off the streets to work in the sex industry. It occurs in the US just like other countries and with the same...

NTI Interview - Pain Control: June Oliver, MSN, CNS

NTI Interview - Pain Control: June Oliver, MSN, CNS

by allnurses - Managing our patient's pain is a paramount concern for all nurses. AllNurses staff recently attended NTI in Houston and interviewed June Oliver, MSN, CNS from Swedish Covenant Hospital in Chicago....

Psst...New Nurses

Psst...New Nurses

by smatacale - I realize that there are so many articles, blogs, books and inspirational bookmarks, coffee cups, and laminated lanyard tags that tell you how to be a great nurse. You learn throughout nursing...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 2 of 7

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 2 of 7

by TonyPharmD - We gradually increase the difficulty by moving from 13 gastrointestinal to 25 musculoskeletal medicines. To handle this many, we’ll divide the drugs into various sub-classes. It’s useful to create an...

Calling all Nursing Students...Get Involved! ep. 106

Calling all Nursing Students...Get Involved! ep. 106

by Nova12 - Hello lovely people! Get involved you say? Dedicate more time, you say? YES! This does not mean you have to get all crazy and jump right in...start small, go slow. Every time I dedicated myself to...

2017 allnurses Salary Survey Results Part 1: Demographics and Compensation

2017 allnurses Salary Survey Results Part 1: Demographics and Compensation

by tnbutterfly - The 2017 allnurses.com Salary Survey was conducted over a 3 week period of time in February, 2017. We have now analyzed the data provided by more than 18,000 respondents and are pleased to be able...

He's not Just Another Bed Number.

He's not Just Another Bed Number.

by jrosemoore - I hate having to share this story but perhaps discussing it with others will give me some respite and also others can also troubleshoot with me on what precisely went wrong. Yesterday, I lost my...


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