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What To Do After You've Made A Mistake
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What To Do After You've Made A Mistake

Nursing school doesn't really teach you how to be a nurse, it just gives you a glimpse into the world of nursing and the nclex gives you a license to learn. If...

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RN-BSN Making an Informed Decision
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RN-BSN Making an Informed Decision

Choosing an RN-BSN Program that Fits Your Lifestyle Choosing the best RN-BSN program can be really tough to do. We have lives, children, work, and more outside...

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Do you have the guts to learn about your gut?
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Do you have the guts to learn about your gut?

Have you ever wondered why the US spends more on healthcare than any other developed nation but, yet, we have the worst outcomes? Our chronic disease rates...

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Nurses and Stink Bugs???
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Nurses and Stink Bugs???

Nurses and Stink Bugs??? Just Stay With Me Here... Tonight I read my kids a story about a bug who got mugged, robbed, beat up and left for dead on the side of...

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Am I Still a Nurse?
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Am I Still a Nurse?

Am I Still a Nurse? The Question I Am Asked Too Often I will start by saying, "Yes I am a nurse and I have been one for 21 years".......after that, things get...

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Beyond the Bedside: 10 Nurse Opportunities Outside of the Hospital
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Beyond the Bedside: 10 Nurse Opportunities Outside of the Hospital

For most nurses, landing your first hospital job right out of school is one of the high points in your career. As you become more skilled, you may move around to...

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Church Health Clinic: Making it Work
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Church Health Clinic: Making it Work

"I don't know what I've done in my life to deserve the level of kindness and caring I've received here. Saying thank you is not enough." "My health and well-being...

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The Juggling Act: Being a Mom and a Nurse
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The Juggling Act: Being a Mom and a Nurse

2017 2017 is when the prettiest little baby was born. 2017 was when I found out what it was to love a child. 2017 is when I learned that running on adrenaline...

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Opioid Crisis: 5 Options for Action
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Lane Therrell FNP, MSN, RN, HTCP

Opioid Crisis: 5 Options for Action

The opioid crisis is running rampant in rural and urban communities alike across the United States today. According to US government sources, more than 115 people...

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Man's Best Friend: The Benefits of Pet Therapy
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Man's Best Friend: The Benefits of Pet Therapy

For many of us, we come home from a long day of work to the pitter patter, tail-wagging love of a pet. According to the Handbook on Animal Assisted Therapy, the...

Serious Mental Illness: How Can We Help?
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Serious Mental Illness: How Can We Help?

Ed called me to ask if we could have coffee and talk. As his long-term friend and a Faith Community Nurse, I was happy to oblige and we set up a time. When we got...

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Clinical Ladders, Advancement, and Development...Oh My!
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Bridgid Joseph

Clinical Ladders, Advancement, and Development...Oh My!

When I started my first job as a Medical-Surgical nurse on a solid transplant organ unit, I was so nervous, all I could focus on were the tasks in front of me,...

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Make the Most Out of Meetings
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Make the Most Out of Meetings

Committees, conferences and staff meetings-oh my! There are some days when it might feel like all you do is attend meetings. Meetings can be a great way to...

Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome: A Case Study
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Understanding Post-Concussion Syndrome: A Case Study

Post-Concussion Syndrome is difficult to recognize. Would you know the symptoms? Let's meet Mr. Jones and learn about his symptoms of post-concussion syndrome. ...

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Are You Really a Nurse?
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Are You Really a Nurse?

Test Your Knowledge Before reading the article, take the short true or false poll at the bottom of the article to test your knowledge. Do you cringe when...

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The Destroyer of Germs - Fresh Air and Sunshine: An Era Gone By
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The Destroyer of Germs - Fresh Air and Sunshine: An Era Gone By

Nursing focus and objectives were the same in the early 1900s as they are now, however elementary in comparison they may seem. Safe patient care and treatment are...

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Meet Me At The Wall
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Meet Me At The Wall

Marlene was the first real friend I made in Waterville, Minnesota. A widow and a retired Registered Nurse with a cardiac background, she was one of the nurses...

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Get Linked: 6 Reasons Nurses Need a LinkedIn Profile
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Get Linked: 6 Reasons Nurses Need a LinkedIn Profile

It seems everyone is on social media these days. Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat are just a few of the many social media platforms out there. Almost...

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