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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...

NTI - Reducing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia:  Halyard Interview

NTI - Reducing Ventilator Associated Pneumonia: Halyard Interview

by allnurses - Our patients are sicker then ever. The acuity continues to climb. Many of our patients are vented either for a short time or unfortunately, sometimes for a prolonged period. Its important that we...

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 1 of 7

Memorizing Pharmacology Video 1 of 7

by TonyPharmD - It may seem unfair that you would need to watch a series of videos understand your large pharmacology textbook or teacher. I understand. But, if pharmacology is a second language, that is absolutely...

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by Strayer University - Does age play a factor when deciding to return to school? Should it? Nurses with years of clinical experience may feel a bit overwhelmed at the thought of studying or testing again, especially if it...

MY FIRST RN JOB OFFER!! ep. 105

MY FIRST RN JOB OFFER!! ep. 105

by Nova12 - Hello There!! TODAY IS THE DAY!! I received the phone call with an offer for my very first nursing position! There are so many different feelings of emotional going on....I can't even explain it,...

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...

THE SCENT OF DEATH

THE SCENT OF DEATH

by spotangel - I froze by room 650 as I wheeled the med cart. The scent hit me. The overpowering scent of flowers candles and incense. The smell, I associated with death. This was a very familiar smell to...

Interview with Brett Wilson of Walking Miracles Family Foundation

Interview with Brett Wilson of Walking Miracles Family Foundation

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - Meet Brett Wilson, a two time childhood cancer survivor and founder & CEO of the non-profit organization Walking Miracles Family Foundation based in West Virginia. He and the foundation serve cancer...

Does Evidence Based Practice Concerning Nurses' Schedules Matter?

Does Evidence Based Practice Concerning Nurses' Schedules Matter?

by Eschell2971 - Evidence Based Research on nurse staffing/scheduling & workloads is all, but ignored. Annually, there are millions of medical errors, many of which can be attributed to nurse scheduling/staffing &...

Registered Nurse Salary Purchasing Power Across States

Registered Nurse Salary Purchasing Power Across States

by tnbutterfly - When searching for a job, one needs to be careful to take into consideration more than just the published salary as that does not tell the whole story. Here are some tools that will help you to make...


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