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Travel Nursing:  The good, the bad, and why I probably will never do again-Part 1

Travel Nursing: The good, the bad, and why I probably will never do again-Part 1

by Have Nurse - Based on true Travel Nursing experiences by Cynthia Hubbard, R.N. It was Wednesday when the call came in: "Can you be here by Tuesday?" Moira, the Director of a well- established Home Health and...

Passed the AANP-FNP exam March 16th... here's how

Passed the AANP-FNP exam March 16th... here's how

by tinabringmetheaxe - The AANP is a tremendous source of anxiety for new grads. It was for me, too. I wasn't at all prepared for taking the exam straight out of school, so I came up with a study plan that helped me not...

Don't Burn That Bridge When You Change Jobs

Don't Burn That Bridge When You Change Jobs

by Maureen Bonatch MSN - Don’t be so fast to take that job and shove it. Good things like recommendations, professional connections and positive references can come from the time you worked there if you leave on a good note....

Crossing Professional Boundaries to Benefit a Patient; Do We Alter Ethics to Cope or Help?

Crossing Professional Boundaries to Benefit a Patient; Do We Alter Ethics to Cope or Help?

by GaryRay - I once broke all my personal rules and disregarded patient boundaries for a child with no parents in the hospital. My article looks at common reasons we keep in touch with patients and asks nurses to...

NTI 2018 - See you in Boston!

NTI 2018 - See you in Boston!

by allnurses - Evidence-based practice is what nursing is all about. Join your critical care colleagues at the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) National Teaching Institute (NTI) premier...

How to call a provider at 3 am

How to call a provider at 3 am

by ZenRN181 - I've worked nights on and off for about 10 years- I have many stories from calling providers in the middle of the night, good, bad and funny. Bad story: My patient status post-GI surgery...

Shiftwork and its effects on burnout

Shiftwork and its effects on burnout

by zurita.a12 - The researchers were interested in finding out how burnout was experienced by civilian nurses and army nurses. They compared different shifts of 8 and 12 hours and identified that army nurses...

Professionalism goes out the window when it comes to our colleagues

Professionalism goes out the window when it comes to our colleagues

by Eschell2971 - It seems that many nurses are not professional when it comes to their colleagues. Why is this? When will we change? Does this happen in other disciplines? If so, we're in a world of trouble. If not,...

Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) The Pinnacle of Pediatric Care 28th Annual Conference

Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) The Pinnacle of Pediatric Care 28th Annual Conference

by allnurses - Mark your calendars! April 5th through April 8th, 2018 is the date!! Come network with your fellow SPN peers at the 28th Annual SPN Conference. Keep up with the latest in the field of pediatrics...

My Boss Hates Me and Other Workplace Conundrums

My Boss Hates Me and Other Workplace Conundrums

by melissa.mills1117 - Do a google search for any myriad of statements related to nurses, their bosses, coworkers, and conflict and you will be bombarded with stories. These stories are your stories. It may be a nurse...

What if your patient goes missing?

What if your patient goes missing?

by HKBrandon - Ann was not a run-of-the-mill patient for the surgical floor. Actually, she was not a surgical patient at all. An elderly woman who had fainted, Ann needed to be hospitalized for observation and...

Tips on Phoning in Prescriptions to Community (Retail) Pharmacies

Tips on Phoning in Prescriptions to Community (Retail) Pharmacies

by bjwojcik - These are my thoughts and opinions on Nurses, PAs, NPs, MDs, and anyone else phoning in prescriptions to community pharmacies. These procedures will differ depending on your certification, whether...

How To Avoid Health Care Fraud

How To Avoid Health Care Fraud

by JPVFLORES - Whether you are an M.D., D.O., N.P. or P.A., the chances of being audited have increased over the past decade. Recovery Audit Contractors and government agencies such as the FBI, OIG and HHS are on...

Vaccinations Rock! How to Get Parents to Think So

Vaccinations Rock! How to Get Parents to Think So

by jeastridge - A few weeks ago a friend with a new grandchild whispered to me, "What am I going to do? My daughter doesn't want to get the baby vaccinated!" My dismay must have been evident as I spoke gently to...

Cancer Treatment or Buy Groceries??

Cancer Treatment or Buy Groceries??

by traumaRUs - What do you think of this? "Urgent action must be taken to address the dramatic rise of cancer drug prices and to better align prices with value, according to a report released today by the...

Should I give up in taking NCLEX-RN or not?

Should I give up in taking NCLEX-RN or not?

by krean21 - My journey to Nursing. It wasn't really my first choice of degree to college but came to a point in my life I said, I should've taken it long time ago so I don't have to deal with it like I am...

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates Conference - Orlando, FL

Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates Conference - Orlando, FL

by allnurses - Event Dates May 18 - May 22, 2018 Pre-meeting events: May 18 - 19 Where Disney's Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center 1000 West Buena Vista, Orlando, Florida

What Drives Us Into It?!

What Drives Us Into It?!

by Have Nurse - Barriers to nursing can be daunting, but not necessarily road blocks. The military can sometimes be the trigger that moves us forward. Starting from a child to a young adult my story takes the...

Five Studying Tips for Success for the New Nursing Students

Five Studying Tips for Success for the New Nursing Students

by RachelP_CRNA2B - The immense amount of information presented in nursing school can easily overwhelm. Learn to better navigate through your classes, manage your time through studying smarter, and set yourself up for...

Nurses - Increase Your Productivity

Nurses - Increase Your Productivity

by Ashley Hay, BSN, RN - We are nurses. We are busy, constantly. Whether at work or home, our to-do list is constantly growing. Are you running in circles or crushing your goals? With so many tasks looming overhead it can...


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