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The Nurse at the Bedside

The Nurse at the Bedside

by RobbiRN - I’m the nurse at the bedside. You might see me as an underachiever, someone who didn’t have what it takes. . . For those who assume I stopped and stagnated here, settling for “something less,”...

Preparing for National Teaching Institute 2017

Preparing for National Teaching Institute 2017

by traumaRUs - Critical care nursing changes fast! Keeping up with the ever increasing changes challenges all of us. Who has time on a busy shift to read a journal or listen to a podcast? So, why not get away from...

Attempting To Be Healthy In NP School - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 108

Attempting To Be Healthy In NP School - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 108

by BizzyBeeNursing - Making one’s health a priority in graduate school is quite challenging. If you’re not tackling a seemingly never-ending amount of assignments, then you’re studying for upcoming exams, or trying to...

8 Organ and Tissue Donation Myth Busters

8 Organ and Tissue Donation Myth Busters

by The Nurse Motivator - Magical. Breathtaking. The vibrant pink lungs that appeared like soft pliable pillows were removed from the chest. All so unimaginable to this young, naïve nurse. Early in my career, I worked in...

Office Nurse: What's It Like?

Office Nurse: What's It Like?

by jeastridge - Office Nurse: What’s It Like? As I walked out of the doctor’s office, I could hear the door click behind me, and I thought with relief, “I’m glad that’s over.” Being in generally good health...

Injection Gone Wrong - Part 1

Injection Gone Wrong - Part 1

by Brenda F. Johnson - This is part one of a story about a flu shot gone wrong.  Susan’s name has been changed to protect the innocent, but her story needs to be told.  This is just the beginning of her tale, so watch for...

Halfway Semester 1 Study Hacks - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 107

Halfway Semester 1 Study Hacks - Follow Me Through Grad School Episode 107

by BizzyBeeNursing - Now that I am halfway through my first semester, I have my second wind. Only 7 weeks to go! I want to share some study hacks that have helped me through this semester. Hopefully, they will help you...

There's No Place Like Home

There's No Place Like Home

by smatacale - Hospice is a specialized form of care that supports and encourages families to nurture their terminal loved one through the end of life stage. The Hospice philosophy and team management approach is...

A Tale of Two Nurses

A Tale of Two Nurses

by BookishBelle - When my sister got very sick on her second round of chemo for colon cancer, she spent weeks in the hospital. Her first two ICU nurses were complete opposites- and both of them inspired me in my...

"What made you get in to this field?"

"What made you get in to this field?"

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - “What made you get into this field?” A question I’ve been asked countless times during my years as a nurse. Patients, parents, and co-workers all interested in my nursing journey. Thinking back on...

Innovator Susan Scherer - Advocating For Patient Care a New Approach

Innovator Susan Scherer - Advocating For Patient Care a New Approach

by smatacale - Let me introduce you to an amazing woman who took a wealth of nursing knowledge and experience, the love of patient care, and an entrepreneurial mind and spirit and created a one of a kind approach...

Need Help Memorizing Heart Sounds?

Need Help Memorizing Heart Sounds?

by Lauren RN - This is the first in a series of Heart Sound videos to help you learn basic heart anatomy, blood flow through the heart, and how to remember the names for the valves by using memory tricks and...

Tim Raderstorf - An Innovator of Innovation

Tim Raderstorf - An Innovator of Innovation

by smatacale - I have the privilege to share with you all a bit about how Tim got where he is today, the incredible work that he is doing for nursing and healthcare in general, and where his passions and mindset...

Nursing Supervisor - Walk In My Shoes For A Day!

Nursing Supervisor - Walk In My Shoes For A Day!

by spotangel - 5 am-The alarm goes off . I get up bleary eyed wishing I could crawl back to bed. I have put in 5 days at my regular M-F job. This is day#6. This job helps me, help my college bound kids. 6 am-I...

NCLEX Tips - April 2017

NCLEX Tips - April 2017

by Mehlahnee - Hi all! I told myself that I would post about my experience of the NCLEX-RN if I passed (thank the lord!) because this site gave me so much hope during nursing school and pre/post NCLEX. I'll start...

Another Brick in the Wall

Another Brick in the Wall

by lilwhit514 - I'm a nurse who is somewhat new to home health. Almost every patient I visit either has hypertension, diabetes, or both. What troubles me about these people is that they have usually been in the...

Two Mnemonics for Nurse Coaching Improve Change Talk: RULE and WAIT

Two Mnemonics for Nurse Coaching Improve Change Talk: RULE and WAIT

by Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP - If you want to have healthy conversations about change with your patients, or anyone else, all you need to do is to follow the RULE and WAIT. I learned about RULE and WAIT from the book, Nurse...

The View from the Other Side of the Bed:  The Family Member

The View from the Other Side of the Bed: The Family Member

by justjamesthenurse - In November of 2016, my mother-in-law suffered a hemorrhagic stroke. She had already suffered an ischemic stroke six months prior and had been started on Plavix to prevent another ischemic event. ...

How to Quiet Your Busy Mind

How to Quiet Your Busy Mind

by Carol Ebert - Welcome to installment #17 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. Q = QUIET YOUR MIND. When can you honestly say that your mind has been quiet? I recently had surgery where my “busy” mind went...

Parish Nursing: A Variety of Roles

Parish Nursing: A Variety of Roles

by jeastridge - Parish Nursing: A Variety of Roles I turned off the car and sat in Linda’s driveway for a few minutes, collecting my thoughts before going on in to make what I knew would be my last visit. I had...


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