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2017 Nursing Salaries by State, Degree, and License - Highest & Lowest

2017 Nursing Salaries by State, Degree, and License - Highest & Lowest

by tnbutterfly - Whether you are a new grad searching for that first job or an experienced nurse thinking of relocating, everyone is interested in finding out how their salary stacks up. Can they make more somewhere...

NTI - Swan Ganz Monitoring for Your ICU Patient

NTI - Swan Ganz Monitoring for Your ICU Patient

by allnurses - Monitoring the hemodynamics of your critically ill ICU is so important. Use of the Swan-Ganz pulmonary artery catheter is one of the ways to quickly assess the cardiac status of your patient, make...

NTI - How to Secure a Nasogastric Tube (NGT), Securely!

NTI - How to Secure a Nasogastric Tube (NGT), Securely!

by allnurses - You go into a patient room and find the NGT lying on the bed with the tube feeding spewing a nasty circle of smelly liquid onto the sheets. Oh oh - lets get the patient cleaned up, and then we have...

NTI - Capella FlexPath

NTI - Capella FlexPath

by allnurses - Furthering your education is often the key to advancing in nursing. Have you considered getting your BSN, MSN, MBA? There are many options but flexibility is often the deciding factor. This might...

Age of Nurse = Level of Experience?  Or Not??  The survey says.....

Age of Nurse = Level of Experience? Or Not?? The survey says.....

by allnurses - One might assume that the age of a nurse reflects the number of years of nursing experience. However, looking back over the past 2 decades we have seen that this would be an incorrect assumption. ...

Keeping Your Sense of Humor
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Keeping Your Sense of Humor

by Strayer University - Nurses are incredible masters of multitasking, able to handle anything. As students, partners, parents, caregivers and working professionals, the to do lists can quickly become miles long....

Never Fear - Just Volunteer

Never Fear - Just Volunteer

by Carol Ebert - Welcome to installment #22 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. V = VOLUNTEERING What will you do with all your free time after you retire?  If you are restless like me and want to give back,...

NTI - Enteral Feeding Connector - No More Mess!

NTI - Enteral Feeding Connector - No More Mess!

by allnurses - How many times have you gone into a patient's room to give G-tube or OG meds or feedings and....splat, the feeding, meds and who knows what else gets splashed on you? Or you go into your patient's...

NTI - CPR Throwdown

NTI - CPR Throwdown

by traumaRUs - AllNurses staff recently attended NTI 2017 in Houston, Texas. So many interesting exhibits and classes. We all know that CPR is the basis for a successful resuscitation. In fact, it is the first...

New RN June 2017

New RN June 2017

by RNbonbon - Hello Nurses and future Nurses! For more than a year, I have been reading articles on this site. Reading success stories here helped me a lot to prepare for the big exam, NCLEX-RN. Now that I have...

How to Prepare for Next Semester's Pharmacology Class

How to Prepare for Next Semester's Pharmacology Class

by TonyPharmD - You’ve heard pharmacology is a tough class and maybe even know someone who had to repeat it. What isn’t common knowledge is what you can do about preparing for pharmacology class to not just pass,...

Irritable Bowel Syndrome- The Back End Story

Irritable Bowel Syndrome- The Back End Story

by smatacale - Irritable Bowel Syndrome affects many people in different degrees of severity. For some it can be a life altering disorder. Can we learn how to live more comfortably by following these guidelines?...

rn nclex June 2017, pearson vue trick, 180 questions, kaplan

rn nclex June 2017, pearson vue trick, 180 questions, kaplan

by CBRCHICK - I've been waiting awhile to post this! I started my journey in July of 2014! I had a year of prerequisites, then I got accepted in the nursing program and graduated in May of 2017! I am around 40...

What do travel nurses do and some differences from travel nurses

What do travel nurses do and some differences from travel nurses

by AndrewCraigRN - I think there's a lot of misconceptions out there regarding what travel nurses do. The marketing departments do a really great job of romanticizing this life. They make it seem it's all rainbows,...

What Called Me to Nursing.

What Called Me to Nursing.

by marisa.m - Hi, I am an aspiring nursing student. I'm so excited! I cannot do enough research on what I want to do within nursing. Sitting for hours reading your experiences and opinions is how I've been filling...

TIPS & TRICKS-first nursing interview ep. 104

TIPS & TRICKS-first nursing interview ep. 104

by Nova12 - Hello! I had my first interview for a nursing position on the Cardiac/Tele Unit!! WHOOP WHOOP! Enjoy these TIPS & TRICKS for your interview! POINTERS: Bring extra resumes and references!!...

NTI - Clean Up Time!

NTI - Clean Up Time!

by allnurses - Hibiclens has been around for 30+ years. Many of us remember the Hibiclens teal-colored bottle that we had our patients wash with preoperatively. Hibiclens is a chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) solution...

How to Study Pharmacology for NCLEX-RN from a Pharmacology Professor

How to Study Pharmacology for NCLEX-RN from a Pharmacology Professor

by TonyPharmD - I've taught pharmacology for almost 10 years and recently revisited the NCLEX struggle that many students have and believe I have some helpful advice. While the pharmacology section looks like...

THE HEALER

THE HEALER

by spotangel - The day was not going as planned. I was covering another nurse on her break. One of my patients had to be rushed to surgery and she was profusely bleeding, another needed emergency dialysis as she...

What all nursing students are waiting for...PINNING! ep. 103.75

What all nursing students are waiting for...PINNING! ep. 103.75

by Nova12 - HELLO!! Weather you are just starting your nursing program or only have 2 weeks left, we are all anxious for the finale with Pinning Ceremony. Hang in there! The time goes by so fast and will be...


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