Nursing Articles - page 75

Getting Your Desired Position 101

Getting Your Desired Position 101

by BostonTerrierLoverRN - You have found the Nursing Position you really want. You now face the hiring process. You possibly face hundreds of other applicants, and you want the BEST chance of getting it. So, what can you do?...

Is It Possible To Work During Nursing School?

Is It Possible To Work During Nursing School?

by TheCommuter - Students repeatedly ask variations of the following questions: "Is it possible to work while enrolled in the nursing program at my school full-time?" "Should I work while attending nursing school?"...

Nursing In Demand

Nursing In Demand

by 169xtw - Do you know that nursing are one of the most sought after career around the world? Nursing is one of the vital career for each country as without nursing job around, all the doctors and patients will...

What Becoming A Patient Taught Me About Being A Nurse

What Becoming A Patient Taught Me About Being A Nurse

by MedRN11 - As nurses, we all try to provide the best care we can to our patients. Despite that, sometimes nothing we do can change a difficult situation or give the patient the outcome they desperately want. ...

The Active Conscience: Yet Another Reason Why Nurses Rock

The Active Conscience: Yet Another Reason Why Nurses Rock

by TheCommuter - Society is filled with shady 'professionals' who have no problems engaging in lying, theft, deception, fraud, and cover-ups at the expense of the people whom they're supposed to help. Nurses should...

Yikes I'm Getting Old!

Yikes I'm Getting Old!

by traumaRUs - How to continue working as a nurse as you age gracefully. This article provides some clues to hopefully allow nurses to age gracefully and still remain an active member of the nursing community. From...

Your Start in Life Doesn't Matter as Much as Where You End Up

Your Start in Life Doesn't Matter as Much as Where You End Up

by TheCommuter - The 'victim mentality' has been running rampant in society. Even though aspects of my upbringing were dysfunctional, I refused to become a victim. Rather than feel sorry for myself, I took active...

No More May Die

No More May Die

by SoldierNurse22 - "I doubt he'll pass tonight." The ward was humming with the low din of ten different reports, each being given in groups of two or three nurses all around the central station. The Pyxis beeped,...

That Dreaded 3-11 Shift

That Dreaded 3-11 Shift

by TheCommuter - Many hospitals and other types of healthcare facilities made the conversion from 8-hour shifts to 12-hour shifts many years ago, mostly due to difficulties staffing the 3-11 shift. This article will...

Apocalypse (You mean, right now?): One Survivor's Tale of Surgical Proportions

Apocalypse (You mean, right now?): One Survivor's Tale of Surgical Proportions

by CheesePotato - It's just a Bunionectomy you reassure your family with flippant lightheartedness as you head to surgery. Nothing to worry about and definitely not the end of the world. The nurse skillfully...

Mid-Life Crisis: My Autobiographical Account of My Career as a LPN

Mid-Life Crisis: My Autobiographical Account of My Career as a LPN

by lpnpgh123 - This article talks about my career as a LPN , and my search for fulfillment in this field.It discusses my career choices and educational choices, as well as a few insights into why I made those...

More Confessions Of A Nurse Who Compulsively Eats

More Confessions Of A Nurse Who Compulsively Eats

by TheCommuter - Compulsive eating disorder, also known as binge eating disorder, is a distressful problem for millions of people in the United States. However, this affliction dwells in the shadow of less prevalent...

New Year, Norovirus, and Me

New Year, Norovirus, and Me

by VivaLasViejas - And to think 2013 started out on such a high note. I was so glad to see the old year go that I forgot what waited for me at work the next day: a building full of elderly people, thirty-five of whom...

Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners

Prescriptive Authority for Nurse Practitioners

by lazer31285 - The physician shortage in primary care, plus the growth of nurse practitioners and increasing need for access to health care, creates a necessity for more autonomous nurse practitioners. However,...

Why I Chose Nursing and Continue to Choose Nursing

Why I Chose Nursing and Continue to Choose Nursing

by NinaEdelman - This article is about what initially drew me to a career in healthcare. It briefly describes how I entered into the healthcare system with little direction as to where I wanted to go and how I...

The Brave

The Brave

by SoldierNurse22 - Traffic was murder. I sat in my car on Wisconsin Avenue staring at the tower beyond the front fence. It was black, wrought-iron and existed less to keep people out and more to remind the world of...

The Nightmare  Part Two

The Nightmare Part Two

by TopazLover - In the previous article I focused on the events in the old mental health system, a system of containment of those who were different. The article ended with the advent of the "drug culture". In the...

How I passed the TEAS V exam

How I passed the TEAS V exam

by rainbowvahmet - I recently took the TEAS V exam and I thought I would share test prep ideas, covered material, as well as test taking hints. Note: To respect forum rules and academic integrity (mine and yours) I...

The Shortest Distance Between Two Points is a Straight Line

The Shortest Distance Between Two Points is a Straight Line

by TheCommuter - Countless people who are interested in nursing ask questions such as, "Should I work as a CNA for a few years? Would it be better to become an LPN first? Should I just go straight for the RN?" When...

Are we forcing team work but shying away from relationships

Are we forcing team work but shying away from relationships

by madwife2002 - Over the years there have been many changes for the better in healthcare and nursing. Along the way we have lost the natural ability to work as a team and we are reluctant to socialize with each...


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