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Hello! Welcome to my blog: Body, Mind & Soul. Read my articles and let me know what you think. As the Content & Community Director and long-time member of allnurses, I am interested in your input. The most wasted of days is one without laughter. e.e. cummings

allnurses Reaches 800,000 Member Milestone

In a press release published today, it was announced that allnurses.com reached a major milestone this past weekend. We have now exceeded 800,000 registered members! I know all of you will join...

Learning from the Past - Resolutions for a Better Year of Nursing in 2014

Thousands of people will soon gather in Times Square in New York City to watch the big ball drop....... Millions around the world will celebrate as 2013 draws to a close and we usher in a brand new...

Another Year of Blessings

No....this is not an early New Year's story filled with resolutions. Today is my birthday and I have been thinking back over events of this past year. Birthdays are good times to celebrate....not...

What is Travel Nursing? Salary?

The concept of travel nursing began as a solution to provide additional nurses to areas/hospitals experiencing a nursing shortage. Over the years this has become a very popular option for those...

What Is Occupational Health Nursing? Salary?

We are all familiar with OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Since its creation in 1970, this governmental agency has been charged with the mission of "assuring safe and...

Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing

"Formerly known as Enterostomal Therapy (ET) nurses, Wound, Ostomy, and Continence (WOC) nurses are registered nurses who specialize in the care of patients with wounds, ostomies, or continence...

Nurses - The Unsung Heroes

Once again it is National Nurses Day and the start of National Nurses Week, which always begins on May 6 and goes through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. This is the week set aside to...

Life after the Boston Marathon Bombing - Coping with the Trauma

As thousands gathered on Monday, April 15, "Patriots Day" to participate in or cheer on runners in one of America's well-known events, the Boston Marathon, little did anyone know that the sunny...

Academic Nursing Research Requests

allnurses.com is an excellent platform for nurses of all backgrounds and levels of work experience to exchange ideas, concerns and solutions regarding patient care and nursing practice. For these...

Hospice Nursing - Compassionate Care at the End of Life

One of the realities of health care is that not all patients can be cured. The time comes for all of us when we face death. For some it comes quickly and unexpectedly. For others, a terminal...

What is School Nursing? Salary?

Nurses began working in schools in the 1800s to identify and quarantine people with communicable diseases. Today's school nurses not only deal with the typical bruises and tummy aches that have...

Self-Care for Nurses during the Holidays

Nurses face challenges year round, but we all know the extra stresses that the holidays bring with all the special preparations and activities. With many nurses working stressful jobs having to deal...

What is Operating Room / Perioperative Nursing? Salary?

Perioperative nurses are the nurses who are with the patient as they go through all levels of surgery. They are there to greet the anxious patient and their family upon arrival to the preoperative...

Florence Nightingale Birthday: World's Most Famous Nurse

As part of our pinning ceremonies in nursing school, we all probably remember reciting the Nightingale Pledge, a modified "Hippocratic Oath" composed in 1893 by Mrs. Lystra E. Gretter and a Committee...

Stopping the Emotional Bleeding Following a Disaster

Last week, our nation experienced two more tragic events. The bombings in Boston and the explosion in West, TX left many people dealing with feelings of anger, anxiety, and fear. There have been...


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