Nursing Articles - page 75

My Most Memorable Patient - Geraldine

My Most Memorable Patient - Geraldine

by saramoss04 - My most memorable patient was a lady whom I cared for for only a few hours one day. She is from up north and immediately told me how much she loved seafood and asked if I would like to have dinner...

The Reason I Became a Nurse

The Reason I Became a Nurse

by hrivera - As a child, we often dream about what we want to be when we grow up. So many times the ideas change from one thing to another before we settle on what that is. From early on I knew I was to be a...

Nursing Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

Nursing Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

by TheCommuter - The nursing profession has a variety of great advantages for its 3 million members. On the other hand, nursing is also permeated with a number of downsides that come with the territory of providing...

Nursing Schedulers / Staffing Coordinators

Nursing Schedulers / Staffing Coordinators

by TheCommuter - A nursing scheduler, also known as a staffing coordinator or nursing coordinator, has a very important job because he / she is responsible for scheduling employees to ensure sufficient coverage of...

Night Shift Nursing Education and Effects on Job Satisfaction

Night Shift Nursing Education and Effects on Job Satisfaction

by liebling5 - This study was conducted to provide convenient access to employer-required education which is frequently not available during the normal work hours of the night shift nurses. A pre- and post-test job...

Many Baby Nurses Aren't Nurses At All

Many Baby Nurses Aren't Nurses At All

by TheCommuter - The title 'baby nurse' typically refers to a healthcare worker who specializes in the in-home care of infants from one day old to one year old. However, not all 'baby nurses' possess nursing...

Nursing Special Children

Nursing Special Children

by cool_nurse - How is it like to have patients who are autistic or with down syndrome? Do you have the patience and magic touch as a nurse? Can you tickle their mind and hearts in order for them to agree with your...

Another Year of Blessings

Another Year of Blessings

by tnbutterfly - Our own experiences as we age can help give us the perspective we need as we care for patients. We need to remember to look beyond their physical needs and see what is really important to them. ...

YouTube Nurses and Nursing Students. My Top 10 List.

YouTube Nurses and Nursing Students. My Top 10 List.

by Clinical_Queen - Like many others, I have benefited from Youtube both as a Nursing student and as a RN. It has helped me to better understand ABG's (Arterial Blood Gasses), prepare for interviews, and deal with...

Top ten reasons for being fired - Falsification of Documentation

Top ten reasons for being fired - Falsification of Documentation

by madwife2002 - If you didn't document it, you didn't do it! This is a statement most nurses live by! Unfortunately there are nurses who document things they didn't do, which may result in harm or neglect to a...

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

by TheCommuter - Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are members of staff who work under the direct supervision of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and / or physicians to provide the majority of the...

"I see spirits."  Ok, strap on the crazy pants and here we go!

"I see spirits." Ok, strap on the crazy pants and here we go!

by ndoerr - My story is about a patient I had early in my career that made me realize that I had chosen the best career for me. She kept the evening interesting and learning more about her intrigued me more to...

My Mother Was Right

My Mother Was Right

by jlindsey - My mother saw something in me that it took years for me to realize. As a child we aspire to be what we want to become and not always what our parent say they see for us. However there was an event...

The Elephant in the Room

The Elephant in the Room

by Anna Flaxis - That our emotions and our health are intertwined, rather than separate parts within the whole is becoming more generally accepted in the mainstream. As health care providers, we talk about providing...

I Cry Watching Rudolph....

I Cry Watching Rudolph....

by jadelpn - And other holiday specials were people are mean to the underdog. Been this way since I was a child. What that did for me was help me to decide to help people less fortunate. To stand up for those...

Hospice Nursing - Compassionate Care at the End of Life

Hospice Nursing - Compassionate Care at the End of Life

by tnbutterfly - All nursing jobs are difficult, but Hospice Nurses have a particularly tough job because from the outset, these nurses know that the patient for whom they are caring is terminally ill. The care...

Methadone Clinic Nurses / Methadone Maintenance Treatment Nursing

Methadone Clinic Nurses / Methadone Maintenance Treatment Nursing

by TheCommuter - Methadone maintenance treatment is a technique by which people who have opiate dependence receive prescribed amounts of methadone, a synthetic opioid with a longer duration of action, on a daily...

Seasonal Flu Shot Nurses / Immunization Nurses

Seasonal Flu Shot Nurses / Immunization Nurses

by TheCommuter - The main task of the seasonal flu shot nurse is administering injections of the influenza (flu) vaccine. However, safely vaccinating patients against influenza incorporates a great deal more than...

Direct Care Staff / Aides for the Developmentally Disabled

Direct Care Staff / Aides for the Developmentally Disabled

by TheCommuter - Direct care staff persons, also known as aides for the intellectually disabled, may disputably be the most important types of workers in the lives of the patient populations whom they serve because...

Agency Nursing

Agency Nursing

by Meriwhen - Agency nursing (sometimes known as registry nursing) is the provision of nursing services on behalf of an agency. Agency nurses include RNs, LVNs/LPNs and advance practice RNs, and they are found in...


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