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Nursing School Survey

Nursing School Survey

by tnbutterfly - Are you searching for a nursing school? Are you currently enrolled in a nursing program? Attended school in the past? Please share with us the factors you think are important to consider when...

Harvey Disaster Relief - Texas Board of Nursing to Implement Disaster Licensing Procedure

Harvey Disaster Relief - Texas Board of Nursing to Implement Disaster Licensing Procedure

by tnbutterfly - From the Texas Board of Nursing "The BON is implementing a disaster licensing procedure to respond to this declared disaster. The BON is not soliciting volunteers. Nurses wishing to volunteer may...

My Nurse Writer Journey

My Nurse Writer Journey

by caroline.madormo - On June 11, 2012, my entire life changed. Up until that point, I had been pushing hard and working constantly. I was working full time as a nurse and quickly burning out. I was also pursuing my...

Nurses! Let's stand up and help the victims of Hurricane Harvey!

Nurses! Let's stand up and help the victims of Hurricane Harvey!

by AndrewCraigRN - Right this very second, lives are being forever changed by the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey. Nurses would like to be on the front lines and help the relief efforts. If you can't be there,...

Do You Have a Toxic Boss? (eyeroll)

Do You Have a Toxic Boss? (eyeroll)

by Brenda F. Johnson - Most of us have experienced good  and bad managers, whether that was at a fast food restaurant, retail,  or in our present jobs as nurses.  I know that in my own experience,  the managers who were...

I passed NCLEX with 75 questions!! Here's how I did it...

I passed NCLEX with 75 questions!! Here's how I did it...

by casurfer222 - I just want to give back to this site. I am posting my NCLEX experience in the hopes someone gets something out of it. I graduated the last week of May 2017 and took NCLEX Aug 15th, got the results...

Become the Unit's Leader

Become the Unit's Leader

by AFnurse211 - This article establishes that leadership qualities are sought after in a nursing environment but rarely are found. I give four guiding principles of leadership that will make you a person of...

What do you mean I'm not a REAL nurse?!?

What do you mean I'm not a REAL nurse?!?

by #Nurse2017 - When a nurse is just starting out, their career life is hard, exciting, nerve racking, and a little bit on the scary side; so why would a nurse need the added concern that they are not a real...

Zero In On Starting Over Again

Zero In On Starting Over Again

by Carol Ebert - We’ve reached the last installment of the A to Z of a Rockin’ Retirement.  Z = ZERO IN ON STARTING OVER.  What do I mean by that?  You are in the zone of change and new beginnings are on the way...

What is a travel nurse?

What is a travel nurse?

by AndrewCraigRN - Most people have no idea travel nurses exist and even fewer really know what travel nurses are. I can't tell you how many times I tell patients that I'm a traveler and they are like, "Huh? That's...

7 surprising reasons healthcare travelers are much needed

7 surprising reasons healthcare travelers are much needed

by AndrewCraigRN - I've been a traveler for almost two years now. My wife and I have been to 3 states as travelers and have had multiple contracts. Minnesota. 40 bed medical IMC. Level 2 trauma center ...

How to Help in Texas

How to Help in Texas

by Nurse Beth - A lot of nurses around the country are wanting to help their fellow colleagues in Texas, but not sure how to start. Conditions in Houston and surrounding areas are not getting better, and help may...

Advocate for Yourself...NOT Just For Patients

Advocate for Yourself...NOT Just For Patients

by HappytobeARNP - We have all heard the numerous adjectives used to describe nurses: selfless, nurturing, strong, kind, compassionate, and the list goes on. We dedicate our lives to helping others. We put our family...

What does it take to be a nurse? Words of wisdom from seasoned (incredible) coworkers

What does it take to be a nurse? Words of wisdom from seasoned (incredible) coworkers

by Chancub - Often I wonder what sets nurses aside from other careers? I am blessed beyond reason to have met, and have witnessed incredible nurses and coworkers along side me. Here's what I've learned, and what...

Passed NCLEX PN on the 1st try after 8 years out of nursing school

Passed NCLEX PN on the 1st try after 8 years out of nursing school

by Mfmz1 - Everyone has a method or plan to pass the NCLEX. My goal is to pass. No shortcuts or cheat sheets just hard work. 3 months of studying while working 2 jobs (60 or more hours week), bible study once a...

SHE COMES FIRST!

SHE COMES FIRST!

by spotangel - “Annie, I need your help!” My usually unflappable ED charge nurse Nilda look frazzled “What’s going on?” “I just spend 20 minutes with that guy in room 14, Mr. Uptown. His heart rate is 186;...

IV Placement Hacks

IV Placement Hacks

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - We all have our strong suits. What’s yours? Maybe it’s code management, mediport access, or another technical skill that requires just the right amount knowledge and finesse. There’s always that...

FITTNESS Mnemonic for Physical Activity - Part 2 of 2

FITTNESS Mnemonic for Physical Activity - Part 2 of 2

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Physical activity is a vital component of human health across the lifespan. The FITTNESS mnemonic can help nurses help their patients build a comprehensive fitness plan that generates positive health...

FITTNESS Mnemonic for Physical Activity – Part 1 of 2

FITTNESS Mnemonic for Physical Activity – Part 1 of 2

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - Physical activity is a vital component of human health across the lifespan. The FITTNESS mnemonic can help nurses help their patients build a comprehensive fitness plan that generates positive health...

ICU - not for the faint of heart

ICU - not for the faint of heart

by Chancub - "You were our angel last night" - words from an incredible family. We often meet incredible people, and often are in situations that at the time seem difficult, but afterwards are the most rewarding...


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