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Overcoming Decision Fatigue to Reduce Nurse Stress
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Overcoming Decision Fatigue to Reduce Nurse Stress

by CareerSmart Learning - Stress is often an expected byproduct of working in healthcare. While many facets of the healthcare profession are inherently stressful, there are ways to mitigate additional stress. When a career is...

Veteran's Day 2017

Veteran's Day 2017

by traumaRUs - Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor veterans. Its a day when veterans get some of the bennies that they have earned from serving in the US military. Some of these include: free meals, discounts...

“I’m sick and I’m off” – “me too!” Flu!!!

“I’m sick and I’m off” – “me too!” Flu!!!

by Varghese John - Cold and flu pull back many from working places and how to tackle this is matter- do hand hygiene....Every year, cold and flu outbreaks result in hundreds of missed office days for workers especially...

Addressing Bullying in the ED

Addressing Bullying in the ED

by allnurses - allnurses.com staff recently had the opportunity to interview Lisa Wolf, PhD, RN, CEN, FAEN, Director of ENA's Institute for Emergency Nursing Research. She has published research about bullying...

Pressure To Be A Super FNP Student - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 204

Pressure To Be A Super FNP Student - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 204

by BizzyBeeNursing - When I first decided to attend grad school I was ecstatic about the opportunity to increase my nursing knowledge and grow into my future role as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP). However as my...

Urology Nurses Week 2017

Urology Nurses Week 2017

by allnurses - Urology nurses function in multiple environments including hospitals, same-day surgi-centers, private practices and home health. They may care for patients with multiple co-morbidities in addition to...

Hospital Readmissions - What does the Research Show?

Hospital Readmissions - What does the Research Show?

by realitytvnut - EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE AND NURSING RESEARCH A1. Background- Hospitals today are often measuring healthcare providers and the quality of patient care by assessing the value of unplanned...

Follow the Leader: 3 Unique Traits of a Successful Follower

Follow the Leader: 3 Unique Traits of a Successful Follower

by melissa.mills1117 - In today's world of Kardashian's and Beyonce's we are all looking for someone to follow. Yet, when you ask nurses to be followers at work, you will likely not have a long line of eager individuals...

What Are You Thankful For?

What Are You Thankful For?

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - With the fall season in full swing, themes of pumpkin flavored everything, brightly colored foliage and crisp mornings are all around us. While I will not deny my undying love for pumpkin spice...

Nursing Across State Lines: Telephonic Case Management and Licensure

Nursing Across State Lines: Telephonic Case Management and Licensure

by melissa.mills1117 - Telephonic Case Management can be a fulfilling challenging career choice. Along with fulfillment, may come challenges related to licensure if your clients live across state lines. This article...

Looking for Wellness In All The Wrong Places

Looking for Wellness In All The Wrong Places

by Carol Ebert - Recently I accompanied my Diabetic and heart disease ridden husband to a doctor’s appointment for recurring shortness of breath and was once again reminded how wellness has still not infused the...

Organizing the Head to Toe Assessment using the "Rule of 3s"

Organizing the Head to Toe Assessment using the "Rule of 3s"

by HermioneG - Towards the end of nursing school, I spent a week in the lab helping medsurg nursing students with their head to toe assessments. I noticed right away that many students struggled with organizing...

Burnout: A Burning Flame At Both Ends

Burnout: A Burning Flame At Both Ends

by melissa.mills1117 - Nursing is not an easy profession. You are needed by many people at work and then go home to a busy family life. It is easy for the wick to start burning from both ends of our figurative candle. This...

Healing from Childhood Trauma: Tapping/EFT

Healing from Childhood Trauma: Tapping/EFT

by klsm1968 - This article presents background and information on childhood trauma, including solutions for healing. I have included personal experiences with Emotional Freedom Techniques as a tool for dealing...

2017 HESI A2 exam. Passed. Tips

2017 HESI A2 exam. Passed. Tips

by f34rless - Hi everyone, I wanted to share my results because everyone here is and was extremely helpful. Gotta pay it forward ya know. SCORES: 88 - Grammar 88 - Vocab 88 - Reading 88 - Biology 76 -...

Medical-Surgical Nurses Week 2017

Medical-Surgical Nurses Week 2017

by allnurses - The Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses wants to recognize and identify the contributions of med-surg nurses all year round but especially this week. Med-surge nurses form the basis of almost all...

Tools to Beat Writer’s Block

Tools to Beat Writer’s Block

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Sure, being a freelance writer has it’s perks - a flexible schedule, working from home, no commute. But there are times when creating original content isn’t so pretty, especially if you have come...

Opioid Epidemic: Innocent Victims (NAS)

Opioid Epidemic: Innocent Victims (NAS)

by jeastridge - We have all seen the stories on television and online: infants struggling with a complex picture of symptoms including twitching, pain, seizures, diarrhea, abdominal cramps. These are babies born...

2017 Magnet – Trends in Nursing Education and Workforce
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2017 Magnet – Trends in Nursing Education and Workforce

by Capella University - If you missed this year’s Magnet conference, or didn’t have a chance to make it to all the sessions on your list, one of the hottest topics was the Millennial nurse—especially how to engage and...

3 Ways to Assess Your Wellness Literacy

3 Ways to Assess Your Wellness Literacy

by Carol Ebert - Early in my nursing career, I remember developing frustration over taking care of patients who had conditions I sensed could have been prevented. Of course I wasn’t taking the greatest care of...


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