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Learning Types and Strategies for Success.

Learning Types and Strategies for Success.

Nursing students often realize past study habits are not as effective in nursing school. Understanding your preferred learning style will help identify what class and study strategies will best suppor…

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Social Media and Patient Care: Understanding the Rules

Social Media and Patient Care: Understanding the Rules

You receive a Facebook Friend Request from a patient's wife. Should you accept it? If you've ever dealt with this or other social media situations, learn a few tips and the reasons behind them here.

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Prognosis HOPE: My Traumatic Brain Injury: Part 3

Prognosis HOPE: My Traumatic Brain Injury: Part 3

This three-part series takes you through my devastating diagnosis of a TBI and how it lead to my nursing career and ultimately a prognosis of hope.

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Allnurses research findings. Dietary Behaviors and Shift Work; Boston-Based Nurses

Allnurses research findings. Dietary Behaviors and Shift Work; Boston-Based Nurses

Attached is our completed research project, Dietary Behaviors and Shift Work. A special thanks to Allnurses for letting us use your platform.

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Top 10 Nursing Apps You Need to Download Today

Top 10 Nursing Apps You Need to Download Today

Do you use medical or nursing apps in your practice? Explore some of the top nursing apps you need to download.

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5 Tips for Tackling Your Self Evaluation

5 Tips for Tackling Your Self Evaluation

Once a year, annual performance evaluations roll around and employees are asked to complete self evaluations. Do you actually reflect on your job performance over the past year? If not, you are missin…

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Nurses
The Nurse Empath

The Nurse Empath

This raw and honest self-reflection highlights the emotional toll we as nurses take on, particularly at the bedside, and how we can better recognize this within ourselves. It may leave you asking your…

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Avoiding Antibiotic Resistance: What to Tell Your Patients

Avoiding Antibiotic Resistance: What to Tell Your Patients

What are you teaching your patients about antibiotic resistance? How do you deal with patients who are dissatisfied with their care because they expected to receive a prescription for an antibiotic… a…

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12 Days of Giveaways - Merry Christmas from allnurses

12 Days of Giveaways - Merry Christmas from allnurses

Christmas is right around the corner. This is a time of giving and celebrating with friends and family. Allnurses wants to show our nursing community how thankful we are for each one of you.

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Nurse Gives Lethal Dose of Vecuronium Instead of Versed

Nurse Gives Lethal Dose of Vecuronium Instead of Versed

On December 26, 2017, a tragic and preventable death occurred when a patient at Vanderbilt Hospital was sent for a Positron Emission Tomography (PET) scan and received a lethal dose of Vecuronium inst…

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I took the TEAS!

I took the TEAS!

Hey everyone! I took the TEAS 3 days ago. I scored a 78 (advanced) which for some may not be great, but the programs I am applying for require proficient or higher. Here are some tips I found on allnu…

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Nurses
When It's Not the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

When It's Not the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

Long before the holidays arrive, we begin to mentally review what needs to be done to create the perfect holiday, or choose the perfect gift for our loved ones. Many of us develop unrealistic expectat…

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When the New Workforce Is the Old Workforce

When the New Workforce Is the Old Workforce

Many nurses countdown the years until retirement, but when the time comes they discover that they aren't quite ready, or they don’t have the funds to live the life they desire. The ongoing nursing sho…

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To Unionize or Not to Unionize: That is the Question

To Unionize or Not to Unionize: That is the Question

Over 170,00 nurses in the United States belong to a labor union. However, the debate about the benefits and negatives of unionizing wages strong. Find out about the current discussion at Johns Hopkins…

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Today is a New Day and it Starts With Me

Today is a New Day and it Starts With Me

Poor interpersonal relationships among many nurses stem from poor communication, incivility and disruptive behaviors, misattributions of intent behind certain actions or behaviors and sometimes it ste…

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What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Try Clinical Nurse Leader

What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up? Try Clinical Nurse Leader

This article is part 2 of a 2-part series. Part 1 described options for nurses seeking higher degrees. Part 2 describes an exciting new nursing role: Clinical Nurse Leader. If you are planning on cont…

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