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The Start of a New School Year

The Start of a New School Year

by RN403 - Not too long ago, I was preparing to start my first day of nursing school and I remember how nervous I was walking into that lecture hall. Upon walking into the lecture hall I noticed the "deer in...

Anticipation: Behavioral Risk Assessment

Anticipation: Behavioral Risk Assessment

by jadelpn - To be pro-active, nursing has enacted many risk assessments. They prove true on each and every patient who is seen. A couple of the current focuses are on preventing falls, preventing skin breakdown,...

Tips For Succeeding In Nursing School

Tips For Succeeding In Nursing School

by novajones - Congratulations on the beginning of a gratifying experience in the world of nursing! I hope the shared knowledge provided by nursing students across the province will help guide you through nursing...

Boundaries

Boundaries

by jadelpn - Boundaries in nursing could be defined as a therapeutic relationship putting the needs of the patient first. This relationship is considered the foundation of good practice. You can not create a...

Failed the NCLEX? A Passed Down Blueprint to Pass the NCLEX

Failed the NCLEX? A Passed Down Blueprint to Pass the NCLEX

by passenclex4x - Being and RN feels Great! A feeling hard to explain. It is out of this world especially when one sacrifices so much to reach the goal. These steps will help you get to that goal. It worked for...

PR in Nursing Has Taken the Front Seat in Patient Care

PR in Nursing Has Taken the Front Seat in Patient Care

by jadelpn - Or, objects in the mirror are closer than they appear. Lately, seems as if image in nursing or even PR in nursing has taken the front seat in what makes great patient care. Does it, really? Can...

Quality Improvement in End of Life Care

Quality Improvement in End of Life Care

by StefO - A literature review done by a graduate nursing student. This literature review explores themes relevant in the literature on ways to improve care given or received at the end of life. There are...

The Irony of Nursing

The Irony of Nursing

by DeepBreath - My thoughts on respect and support within this profession. Wrote about personal experiences and shared thoughts among other colleagues. Please add your input. Dying to hear some thoughts on this. We...

My Road to FREAKING Out and PASSING NCLEX-RN

My Road to FREAKING Out and PASSING NCLEX-RN

by Nurse2beMN - Passing the NCLEX took persistence, hard work, and a whole lot of support from the AllNurses community. In addition, it required a number of resources to ensure readiness for this beast of an exam....

My Study Tips For CRNE

My Study Tips For CRNE

by shompeh - I passed the CRNE in my first try this June 4th, 2014. I wanted to share my study tips that helped me become successful in writing the exam. I hope they're helpful to those ones writing it on October...

I Passed NCLEX!!  Sharing What I Did...

I Passed NCLEX!! Sharing What I Did...

by Graduatenurse14 - We see all the time on allnurses how people graduate with honors, do Kaplan/Hurst/PDA Reviews, answer hundreds of questions and hit the benchmarks and still fail this exam - sometimes multiple times!...

It's Already Gone On Long Enough

It's Already Gone On Long Enough

by Ruby Vee - I've been trying to write this article for a week, about end of life issues, dementia, institutionalization and what Katrina did to those who were already borderline. I keep injecting too much...

An Easy Way to Save a Life... or How to Not Kill Somebody

An Easy Way to Save a Life... or How to Not Kill Somebody

by ♪♫ in my ♥ - Hospitals depend on robust systems to prevent errors. Despite that, flexibility that is sometimes required in urgent situations can expose patients to risk of adverse effects. Nurses are often the...

New To The Forums

New To The Forums

by Ruby Vee - If you think "allnurses" is harsh sometimes, you've totally missed out on the unmoderated newsgroups of the 1990s usenet. We're all new to the forums at some point, and some of us learn faster than...

Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing...What I Have Learned.

Entering My 18th Month of Bedside Nursing...What I Have Learned.

by Lev <3 - My reflections based on my experiences as a nurse entering the 18th month at the beside. I write about what I learned from nursing and how nursing has changed me as a person. I hope people who read...

New Grad/Hate My Job/Life is Miserable!

New Grad/Hate My Job/Life is Miserable!

by Ruby Vee - After nearly four decades, I still remember my miserable, awful, no good first year of nursing vividly. It was my first full time job, the most responsibility I'd ever had and the achievement of a...

Psychological Issue Was More Serious Than Initially Suspected

Psychological Issue Was More Serious Than Initially Suspected

by RschIVF40 - How do you confront a close family member when you suddenly realize he has a serious psychological issue? I first noticed his extremely red, dry, and chapped hands ...Must be from the dry air, I...

Stop the (Deskilling) Merry-Go-Round, I Want to Get OFF!

Stop the (Deskilling) Merry-Go-Round, I Want to Get OFF!

by NotReady4PrimeTime - de-skill verb (used with object) to remove any need of skill, judgment, or initiative in: jobs being deskilled by automation. Health care experiments in deskilling the work force seem to crop up...

Only in New York

Only in New York

by Clinical_Queen - I work in a busy emergency dept. in NYC. The atmosphere can get pretty intense, my colleagues and I try to use humor to lighten things up. One way we do this is by giving patients pet names....

Help....I Can't Take it Anymore!!! - Nurses Coping with Stress

Help....I Can't Take it Anymore!!! - Nurses Coping with Stress

by tnbutterfly - Do you have those days when the stress of your job just makes you want to scream?? Maybe you do scream....but hopefully not at your co-workers....and certainly not at your patients. But what do you...


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