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10 Productivity Busting Tips for Nurse Case Managers

10 Productivity Busting Tips for Nurse Case Managers

by melissa.mills1117 - Most nurse case managers have a daily or weekly production standard to meet. While, this can be frustrating, it is a necessary evil. Learn 10 Productivity Busting Tips that you can put into your case...

"Safe Injection Houses"- What's This?"

"Safe Injection Houses"- What's This?"

by smatacale - I gotta tell ya'll, this was a tough article to write objectively, I wanna hear what you think! I had strong opinions on this subject at first, and then I did some research. Not saying my thoughts...

2018 Winter Nursing Article Contest - 4 Winners - $150 Each!

2018 Winter Nursing Article Contest - 4 Winners - $150 Each!

by tnbutterfly - It's time for the 2018 WInter Nursing Article Contest. Whether you are an accomplished writer or have just dreamed of being a writer, everyone is encouraged to participate. We've had lots of...

28th Annual Medical Surgical Nursing Conference

28th Annual Medical Surgical Nursing Conference

by allnurses - The 28th Annual Medical Surgical Nursing Conference in San Francisco, California, is a great opportunity for you to connect with other med-surg nurses to learn the latest evidence-based research and...

A Pause at the Moment of Death: Your Thoughts

A Pause at the Moment of Death: Your Thoughts

by jeastridge - The patient came in by ambulance after a motor vehicle accident. His body was intact because the impact had not been severe, but it appeared he had had a medical event that precipitated the crash and...

ER Nurse's "Funky Flu" Video Goes Viral

ER Nurse's "Funky Flu" Video Goes Viral

by smatacale - We've all had these moments after working a particularly insane shift. We have to vent. Your brain is still reeling, you are exhausted yet still in overdrive. Sometimes it's related to coworkers or...

Lack of "customer service" as beneficial factor for chronic disease process?

Lack of "customer service" as beneficial factor for chronic disease process?

by KatieMI - I observed the following clinical scenario several times over the last few months and wonder if it is just episodic events or something more. There is a type of patients who openly abuse acute...

When You're the Patient

When You're the Patient

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - When you are the one in the bed things somehow look, sound, and even smell different. Healthcare is a constantly changing field. However, we can become quite comfortable as providers, sometimes...

Took NCLEX PN [PASSED 1st Try] Here Is How You Can Do It Too

Took NCLEX PN [PASSED 1st Try] Here Is How You Can Do It Too

by usateacher - This article is for every single nursing candidate getting ready for the NCLEX, whether PN or RN. It does not matter if this will be your first time taking the examination, or you had a little...

How to Start a CNA Training Program

How to Start a CNA Training Program

by Nurse Beth - Dear Nurse Beth, I am RN-BSN for 12 years (Med/Surg), I am interested in starting a CNA program or Nurses Aide training school or program in my town ( Boston, MA ). What would you recommend or...

The Death Spectrum: A new(ish) ER nurse's perspective

The Death Spectrum: A new(ish) ER nurse's perspective

by rldubz - As 2015 was nearing its end, so too was my final semester of nursing school. My mood was good. I already had a job lined up, and I felt fairly confident that I would do fine on my final exams. Some...

Knaves, Fools, and the Pitfalls of Micromanagement

Knaves, Fools, and the Pitfalls of Micromanagement

by RobbiRN - Our environment is extremely fluid with rapidly changing priorities vying for limited resources. Staff nurses need enough autonomy to nimbly focus our collective energy to do what is best for our...

Thoughts on being a CNA in Nursing school. Is it a good idea?

Thoughts on being a CNA in Nursing school. Is it a good idea?

by rleah - Should you become a CNA, if you are planning on going to nursing school? Is the experience worth it? Will being a CNA make me a good nurse? As in every aspect in life, the answer is not an all size...

How Working the Night Shift Can Be A Death Sentence

How Working the Night Shift Can Be A Death Sentence

by Carol Ebert - When I have a sleepless night or two, or more, I don’t think of it as a major health issue, but studies now show that it is life threatening. How can that be? All that seems to happen when I go...

10 Tips for Resume Readiness

10 Tips for Resume Readiness

by melissa.mills1117 - Healthcare can be unpredictable. You never know when you may have to look for a job that you never planned on getting. Keeping your resume in tip-top shape is important. Follow these 10 tips for...

Healing Machete Wounds with Safety Nurse- Origin Story Pt 3

Healing Machete Wounds with Safety Nurse- Origin Story Pt 3

by SafetyNurse1968 - I'm packing up to leave. I'm so tired of breathing in smoke, and I miss my kids and I know I have 24 hours of travel ahead of me before I will see them again. As I am giving Beatrice, the matriarch...

Do you know someone who thinks they are ALWAYS right?

Do you know someone who thinks they are ALWAYS right?

by Ahvegas - Mentoring is an opportunity to teach respect for one another as professionals. We have a duty to exhibit thru our behavior how to learn, grow, lead and deal with people who believe they are ALWAYS...

2018 Nursing Salary Survey

2018 Nursing Salary Survey

by tnbutterfly - In the 2018 U.S. News 100 Best Jobs Report, Nurse Practitioners ranked #4, Registered Nurses ranked #18, and Nurse Anesthetists #22. Not only are nursing jobs ranked high, but once again for the...

Levels of Care 101: Nurses Help Caregivers

Levels of Care 101: Nurses Help Caregivers

by jeastridge - In this article, the author describes the various levels of care beyond the hospital. This can be a confusing topic, even for the most seasoned of nurses and one that we need to have clarity about so...

A Toolkit for Course Conversion to Online Formats

A Toolkit for Course Conversion to Online Formats

by knarrindell - This article offers five evidence-based tools for effective conversion of a traditional nursing course into online formats. Much like a recipe for success, the toolkit consists of step-by-step...


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