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Orthopedic Nursing

Orthopedic Nursing

by traumaRUs - Orthopedic nursing encompasses care of both the trauma and surgical patient. Patients of all ages and sizes require orthopedic care. From the infant who has a congenital issue, to the teen injured...

Nurse Management

Nurse Management

by madwife2002 - Nursing management is the leadership within a hospital, nursing home, out patient and in patient services, they guide the culture, quality and environment. The nurse manager is accountable 24 hours a...

Sticky Politics

Sticky Politics

by jadelpn - Here is an interesting op ed piece on a conversation that I had with a fellow nurse on our way off shift in the throes of a day of unrealistic expectations and how in the world we ever got to this...

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games

by VivaLasViejas - Sometimes, the medications we take to manage acute and chronic health conditions create almost as many problems as they are prescribed to treat. Among the many possible side effects, one of the most...

Radiology Nursing

Radiology Nursing

by dianah - A brief introduction -- dipping of one's toe into the waters of Radiology Nursing, a challenging and exciting area that combines the best of nursing with one-on-one patient care and working with...

OB/GYN Nursing

OB/GYN Nursing

by madwife2002 - Gynecology/Obstetrics Nurses care for women from puberty to menopause. OB/GYN is a huge speciality and covers women reproductive health and issues connected with the reproductive system. OB/GYN have...

Pain Management Nursing

Pain Management Nursing

by traumaRUs - Pain management nursing is a wide-open specialty. Since CMS and Medicaid have declared it the fifth vital sign, ways to manage pain are being brought to the forefront of our nursing care. There are...

Nursing: The Financial Side

Nursing: The Financial Side

by The_Optimist - Nursing has the strong potential of allowing one to make a good life for their family. But sometimes, people just get it all wrong along the way, either in terms of lifestyle choices or upfront in...

EMT and Nursing

by jadelpn - This article is meant as a reflection on my own experiences. Feel free to add your own. There may be some significant variables in others experiences, and my experience may be unique. When one is...

The Legal Nurse Consultant

The Legal Nurse Consultant

by sirI - The role of the Legal Nurse Consultant (LNC) is a multifaceted career choice. The primary purpose of the LNC is to assist the nurse to understand the Board of Nursing (BON), Nurse Practice Act...

Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired! - Social Media

Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired! - Social Media

by madwife2002 - This article continues the series of Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired. Today, we will talk about "social media" and how people use it to stay in touch with people all over the world. Along with this new...

To Those Who Serve..... Thank You!

To Those Who Serve..... Thank You!

by VintageSwagger - I have always admired those who serve others. Whether it's serving in a soup kitchen, opening the door for a stranger, or choosing to serve others in a career such as nursing or in our nation's...

NICU Dad to NICU Nurse

NICU Dad to NICU Nurse

by VintageSwagger - A short excerpt about why I chose to become a nurse and why I am passionate about neonates and their families! My own child was in the NICU 10 years ago and that experience propelled me into the...

Combining the Doctor of Jurisprudence - the Legal Nurse Consultant

Combining the Doctor of Jurisprudence - the Legal Nurse Consultant

by sirI - The RN who is interested in becoming a Legal Nurse Consultant may decide to become a Nurse Attorney, a JD. Also, a JD may have dual interests in medicine (nursing) and the Law. Both of these...

Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing

Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing

by tnbutterfly - Wound ostomy and continence (WOC) nursing is a specialty involved with caring for patients with acute and chronic wounds (fistulas, vascular ulcers, pressure ulcers, neuropathic wounds, surgical...

The Forensic Nurse

The Forensic Nurse

by sirI - The Forensic Nurse is an all-important individual who can help those who have been neglected, abused, sexually assaulted as well as many other types of violent crimes. These nurses are beneficial in...

Oncology Nursing

Oncology Nursing

by traumaRUs - Oncology nursing deals more with life than death. I had always associated oncology nursing with hospice or death and dying. However, with all the new advances in care of the cancer patient, life is...

Medical-Surgical Nursing

Medical-Surgical Nursing

by traumaRUs - Medical-surgical (med-surg) nursing is the basis of all nursing care. We all learn basic med-surg principles in nursing school and then most of us move on to a specialty. However, we must all have...

Is it fair to say we hate these things or people?

Is it fair to say we hate these things or people?

by jadelpn - The dictionary defines hate as intense hostility and/or aversion usually deriving from fear, anger or a sense of injury. There has been more than one discussion on hating. Hate is one of those words...

Advocate and Negotiate

Advocate and Negotiate

by jadelpn - Part of what a nurse does is educate patients. Sometimes, we see a patient who has a new diagnosis that requires a significant lifestyle change. Sometimes we see the same patients for the umpteenth...


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