Nursing Articles - page 75

Confessions of a Nursing Student: Why I Will Never Be Late to Clinical Again!

Confessions of a Nursing Student: Why I Will Never Be Late to Clinical Again!

by jamona851 - This is a little story about how being late to clinical is the worst thing ever and can in fact ruin your life. It tells how showing up late can only be compared to DIC (DISSEMINATED INTRAVASCULAR...

Welcome to the Jungle

Welcome to the Jungle

by VivaLasViejas - Being a float nurse is probably one of the most interesting positions in the hospital....after all, you get to see and do a bit of almost everything: OB, ER, med/surg, even critical care. Here's how...

Anxiety Disorders: More Than Just Butterflies

Anxiety Disorders: More Than Just Butterflies

by VivaLasViejas - Over 40 million Americans suffer from some form of anxiety disorder, making it the most common psychiatric affliction in the nation. Some believe these disorders are caused by biochemical...

I ask for "nothing".

I ask for "nothing".

by CheesePotato - Written spur of the moment, brought about by propaganda posters and half-hearted "thanks" murmured by folks that clearly don't mean it. At all. It was an odd moment when I realized I was offended. ...

When is it appropriate to share faith at work?: One nurse's story

When is it appropriate to share faith at work?: One nurse's story

by nursefrances - This article will discuss my personal views on when it is appropriate to share your faith at work. Religion can be a touchy subject for many. Some are offended when you mention religion. Others are...

Advice for First semester nursing students!!!!!!

Advice for First semester nursing students!!!!!!

by tabz4u2 - The first semester of Nursing school is considered the "shocker" courses, because that is exactly what it is, a shocker. However, with adequate rest, creating good study habits at the beginning of...

Mental Illness--Debunking the myths/sharing some insight..

Mental Illness--Debunking the myths/sharing some insight..

by jadelpn - Mental illness. It is an often misunderstood series of brain disorders that often nurses roll their eyes at, decline to care for, or do so under duress. If a nurse takes a moment to really think...

Tips for surviving the 1st Semester of Nursing School

Tips for surviving the 1st Semester of Nursing School

by ArrowRN - So you completed your prerequisites, submitted your application, aced the interview and got your official acceptance letter then it hits you like a Mack Truck; the first semester of nursing school....

Out With It

Out With It

by wish_me_luck - Out With It is the story of a nurse who lives with Borderline Personality Disorder and the events leading up to diagnosis. The title Out With It comes from the desire to come out about Borderline...

For Whom The Bell Tolls

For Whom The Bell Tolls

by VivaLasViejas - This is a story about a nurse whose serious mental illness gradually takes over her life and career to the point where she can no longer perform the duties of the job she once loved, and on which she...

Happy Birthday to the World's Most Famous Nurse

Happy Birthday to the World's Most Famous Nurse

by tnbutterfly - Nursing has certainly come a long way since the time of Florence Nightingale. We should not forget the courage and perseverance of the Lady with the Lamp who remains the most famous nurse in history....

Mother's Day

Mother's Day

by jadelpn - Nurse's week ends, Mother's Day begins. Both in the business of caring, of having the ability to share someone's hopes and dreams. They are alike in so many ways. Compassion, courage, caring. ...

Nursing Judgement does not equate a Nurse's judgement

Nursing Judgement does not equate a Nurse's judgement

by jadelpn - There have been multiple threads as of late pertaining to ethical and/or moral boundries that nurses are seemingly unable or unwilling to cross. Based on what seems to be one's own personal beliefs....

Mental Illness: A Family Affair

Mental Illness: A Family Affair

by NurseDirtyBird - Mental illness is not always confined to one individual, or the result of one specific occurrence. Sometimes there's a long history to be taken into consideration. In light of Mental Illness...

Nurses - The Unsung Heroes

Nurses - The Unsung Heroes

by tnbutterfly - Nurses should never minimize the role they play in the lives of their patients. Nurses are the ones who are at the bedside after all the other providers have left. They are the glue that holds the...

From Raised In America to Nursing in the Philippines: The Discipline of a Lifetime

From Raised In America to Nursing in the Philippines: The Discipline of a Lifetime

by lyly - This article describes the experience of a Filipina-American who took up nursing in the Philippines. It encompasses the learning that came from the discipline of the last four years as a nursing...

I Hate Being Bipolar. It's AWESOME!

by VivaLasViejas - Once known as manic depression, bipolar disorder is a serious but treatable mental illness that's become better known in recent years, thanks to the creative geniuses and glamorous stars who have...

To The Beginning

To The Beginning

by SoldierNurse22 - It was a chilly spring day, the wan sunlight trickling over the rooftops of houses and through new spring leaves as it slipped toward the western horizon. My Dad and I, out for a Sunday afternoon...

Getting back in the saddle again

Getting back in the saddle again

by pinkiepieRN - This is a story about returning to the field of clinical nursing after quite some time off. Leaving the clinical environment wasn't the best decision I've ever made, but it did save me from...

Death is a journey

Death is a journey

by jadelpn - When you are a nurse who takes care of patients who are actively dying, it can be not only very rewarding, but a profound experience of the heart, mind and spirit. It is a process. And like any...


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