Nursing Articles - page 4

Mary's Gift

Mary's Gift

by spotangel - It was Christmas Eve and I was in the ER working a 11am-11.30pm shift. I eyeballed her across the ER. She walked in with her son, an old frail lady. I looked at her pallor and shaky steps and knew in...

When death was beautiful

When death was beautiful

by RNtoNNP - A patient death is never easy; my first one surely wasn't. But can a death be something other than sad and tragic? Can a death be...beautiful? This is the story of an amazing baby boy and how he...

Your First Nursing Resume

Your First Nursing Resume

by Kate_Peds - Expert note-taker... Fierce clinical bag organizer... Religious consumer of Starbucks seasonal frappucinos... If you're like many of today's nursing school graduates, you have your own collection...

Why Do Nurses Quit?

Why Do Nurses Quit?

by Nurse Beth - Jamie looked at the framed group photo on the wall of Cohort 22, the 24 new grad nurses who started a year ago in 2015. They all look so happy and eager. Where are they all now? Of the 24, 16...

Move? Never! A Story of Eldercare Challenges

Move? Never! A Story of Eldercare Challenges

by jeastridge - I rang the doorbell a second time—holding it just a fraction of a second longer than usual. I could hear the chiming inside and I knew the elderly couple were at home. But the dog barked loudly and I...

6 Tips For Nurses Working Through The Holidays

6 Tips For Nurses Working Through The Holidays

by ajacoby1 - The holiday season means different things for different people, and if you're a nurse there is a good chance you could find yourself working a less-than-ideal shift during the holidays. Here's how to...

Be part of our Happy New Year's video!

Be part of our Happy New Year's video!

by tnbutterfly - We want your short videos and festive photos of you and your co-workers wishing the world “Happy New Year”! Submit the videos and photos to the email address below and we’ll share the finished...

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

by Carol Ebert - Welcome to installment #9 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. I = INTUITION. There is a still small voice inside of you that is speaking the truth, guiding you and keeping you safe. But do you...

Family-centered care

Family-centered care

by bsampson - This article focuses on the importance of family-centered care. Healthcare can be very fast paced today and family members and caregivers often get overlooked as valuable helpers in our quest to make...

Which is More Effective in Treating Obesity?

Which is More Effective in Treating Obesity?

by Empire Chick - The third in a series of articles encompassing healthy weight loss, nursing and insight into obesity with an evidence based approach to the physiological, psychological and pharmacological...

Proud Nurse! My disability does not define my ability. Fighting for your rights!

Proud Nurse! My disability does not define my ability. Fighting for your rights!

by RockiesRN3 - When you think of the nursing profession one may imagine a person who tirelessly gives of themselves for the good of the most critically ill. That caring smile, that person to hold the hand, to ease...

The Blue Angel

The Blue Angel

by spotangel - The Blue Angel It had been a rough day and it was only 10 a.m.I worked as a telemetry nurse on the day shift. I had started out my 7 am to 7 pm shift, with a shocker. John one of...

Nursing Life Daily Checklist..

Nursing Life Daily Checklist..

by dodoy - Workers in the healthcare industry are some of the most truly amazing gift to humanity. Not only do they do something to preserve longevity, but they make sure what they do come in the most...

Best Christmas Gifts for the Nursing Student

Best Christmas Gifts for the Nursing Student

by The Nurse Motivator - Looking for a last minute gift for that special nursing student? These gift ideas vary in price range and sentiment, so you can pick up a special something that fits what your heart and budget...

Choosing the Right Nursing School

Choosing the Right Nursing School

by Kate_Peds - With so many options for nursing school, it can seem daunting to select the right school for you. This guide will discuss the various types of institutions that offer the BSN degree, and will...

Unsolicited advice from a preceptor

Unsolicited advice from a preceptor

by Izzy11 - I'm an FNP and I want to share some advice that I assumed was obvious, but apparently is not. I started precepting students this fall and i had four over the semester. Two were rock stars - one is...

I Lost My Baby And My Phone!

I Lost My Baby And My Phone!

by spotangel - Psych patient with a mysterious infection and fetal demise on one to one observation and security watch. Refusing medications, cursing and demanding her phone back that was taken away from her....

How to survive in nursing school if you do not like lecture

How to survive in nursing school if you do not like lecture

by SaltySarcasticSally - I spent years in grade school trying to figure out why I could never comprehend new material during class like other students could. I would take notes in every way possible, sit and intently listen,...

Chicken Skin Mucosa in the GI Tract

Chicken Skin Mucosa in the GI Tract

by Brenda F. Johnson - In the past couple of years I have learned about an interesting pathology seen in colon mucosa called Chicken Skin Mucosa.  I don’t remember seeing this type of mucosa in my previous experience in a...

Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

Reflections of a Private Duty Nurse

by pearsoaj - Some nursing jobs don't entail the typical nursing work that most people are familiar with. I want to give a voice to private duty nurses as well as nurses in any specialized field who may feel...


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