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Nurse Salaries Versus Executive Administrative Salaries: A Chasm Worth Crossing
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Nurse Salaries Versus Executive Administrative Salaries: A Chasm Worth Crossing

According to the World Health Organization, there is a 1 in 300 chance of a patient being hurt while receiving healthcare. Compare this to a 1 in a million chance...

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Nurses in the Media: A Conversation with Diana Mason, PhD, RN
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Nurses in the Media: A Conversation with Diana Mason, PhD, RN

As a nurse, you speak with the public daily. You educate patients, support families, and provide information to community resources to get your patients the care...

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It's Time to Stop Nurse Bullying in Its Tracks
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It's Time to Stop Nurse Bullying in Its Tracks

You might think that bullying only happens inside the walls of schools. We often hear stories about bullying between younger children and even teenagers. But, if...

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Nurses Can Be at Risk for PTSD
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Nurses Can Be at Risk for PTSD

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is usually associated with active and retired military members, and although they may consist of the majority of those...

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Why Is She Having Hallucinations? The Mystery of The Dog in A Fedora
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Why Is She Having Hallucinations? The Mystery of The Dog in A Fedora

BE A DETECTIVE I'm teaching nursing fundamentals right now, and one of the things I tell my students over and over again is the importance of observation....

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NTI - Your Path to Certification: Conversation with Karen Kesten, DNP, APRN
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NTI - Your Path to Certification: Conversation with Karen Kesten, DNP, APRN

AllNurses.com's Content and Community Director, Mary Watts recently interviewed Karen Kesten, DNP, APRN at NTI 2018 on the subject of nursing certification. Dr....

Anything but Fine: My Traumatic Brain Injury: Part 2
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Anything but Fine: My Traumatic Brain Injury: Part 2

I will never forget the panic I felt on that morning when I tried to get up and could not lift my head off my pillow. My first thought was the hospital had missed a...

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Are We Letting Our Patients Suffer?
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Are We Letting Our Patients Suffer?

Recently I had a patient who fractured her femur, mid-shaft. She was unable to have it repaired due to multiple co-morbids. So, she was given a brace and told it...

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8 Work From Home Jobs
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8 Work From Home Jobs

In my career advice column, Ask Nurse Beth, I am asked so often about job opportunities away from the bedside, and just as often how to work from home. Why do...

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Exciting Possible Treatment for Alzheimer's! And the first Patient is a Nurse
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Exciting Possible Treatment for Alzheimer's! And the first Patient is a Nurse

Approximately 5.7 Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer's currently. 5.5 million people are over the age of 65 years and there are approximately 200,000...

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Alex Wubbels' Arresting Officer Jeff Payne Claims He Did Nothing Wrong - Plans to Sue
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Alex Wubbels' Arresting Officer Jeff Payne Claims He Did Nothing Wrong - Plans to Sue

Former Detective Jeff Payne lost his job over his "confrontation" with Nurse Alex Wubbels over a year ago. Now he is saying he did nothing wrong. Payne...

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Choosing War: A Celebration of One Nurse Veteran
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Choosing War: A Celebration of One Nurse Veteran

Have you ever considered choosing to enter a war as a nurse? For most of us, the answer is likely a resounding, "No." But, for one nurse - Sallie Cory - heading...

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Holding Hands with AI (Artificial Intelligence)
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Holding Hands with AI (Artificial Intelligence)

Last night, my MSN homepage bannered a slide-show article by Peter Giffen entitled, "20 ways artificial intelligence is changing our lives." The slide-show opens...

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Sick And Tired, Seeing Things? You Might Have Anemia
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Sick And Tired, Seeing Things? You Might Have Anemia

BACK STORY Read the full story HERE. A few years ago, my cousin Ruth came to live with us for the summer and be a nanny to my four kids. While she was living with...

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On-call or cancelled? That is the question!
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On-call or cancelled? That is the question!

Hello: What is the cancellation/on-call policy at your facility? Last week, my facility instituted a new/updated on-call/cancellation policy. Basically, nurses...

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November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month
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November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month

From Cancer Treatment Centers of America: WHAT: In recognition of Lung Cancer Awareness Month this November, Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), is...

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Can You Prevent This Medical Error?
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Can You Prevent This Medical Error?

CASE STUDY • Ms. Grant (not her real name), 68-year-old woman, recent cardiac bypass • Postoperative for elective cardiac bypass with significant...

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Talk About Meds With Your Patients to Help Prevent Med Abuse
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Talk About Meds With Your Patients to Help Prevent Med Abuse

Whether you are prescribing, administering, or consuming medication, you have a role to play in reducing medication abuse. As nurses, we're all involved in finding...

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