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Nurses
The Patients Who Break Your Heart

The Patients Who Break Your Heart

From the earliest days of nursing school, when we were taught never to become "too involved" with our patients, we nurses find ourselves balancing precariously on the gossamer thread that separates ca…

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Nurses
Glossary of Nursing/Medical Degrees-Certifications & Allied Heath Certifications

Glossary of Nursing/Medical Degrees-Certifications & Allied Heath Certifications

Below you will find many nursing and medical acronyms for degrees and certification. This is not a complete list, so if you have suggestions or revisions, please post a reply and we will try to update…

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Men
Men in Nursing Historical Timeline

Men in Nursing Historical Timeline

The world's first nursing school founded in India about 250 B.C. Only men were considered "pure" enough to become nurses.

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Students
Interview Questions When Entering Nursing School

Interview Questions When Entering Nursing School

For those of you about to go thru the nursing interview process. Here is the list of questions and suggestions I have accumulated. I hope this helps everyone.

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Career
Wondering why you can't get hired or promoted: Resume + Interview hints!

Wondering why you can't get hired or promoted: Resume + Interview hints!

I've been reviewing resumes for open positions in my department and can't believe the resumes I've received: misspelling, words crossed off, no cover letter, including personal information about famil…

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NCLEX
NCLEX Number of Questions - Clarification

NCLEX Number of Questions - Clarification

ALL STUDENTS PLEASE READ. I teach a semester long course to prep our grads for NCLEX. Please read this entire post carefully.

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Educators
Tips for New Nurse Educators

Tips for New Nurse Educators

Welcome to the wonderful and rewarding field of nursing education! We certainly need you and this next generation of nurses needs you!

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Humor
My Life with a Nurse: A Man's Perspective

My Life with a Nurse: A Man's Perspective

Ah, such mysterious, wondrous creatures are nurses. What treasures lurk beneath those crisp, white uniforms....What young man doesn't have fantasies of discovering those secrets for himself. SCREEEEEE…

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Nurses
I Hate You, Heart Attack.....

I Hate You, Heart Attack.....

Barely six weeks following the birth of our first child, my husband had a heart attack. It was completely unexpected and occurred just before he was due to go out to sea. It was a scary time and I wro…

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Home Health
Typical Day For A Home Health Nurse

Typical Day For A Home Health Nurse

Hi guys, I thought it would be nice to start an ongoing thread to just post/vent about your usual day. With a lot of entries, it can sort of serve to show nurses who are thinking about getting into Ho…

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Humor
What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?

What Is Your Most Gross, Yucky, Disgusting Nursing Horror Story?

Here is my most gross, yucky, disgusting nursing story!

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