tnbutterfly - Mary BSN, RN

Peds, Med-Surg, Disaster Nsg, Parish Nsg

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tnbutterfly - Mary is a BSN, RN and specializes in Peds, Med-Surg, Disaster Nsg, Parish Nsg.

Hello!! I am the Content & Community Director for allnurses and have been a member since 2006. As a BSN RN for more than 35 years, I have experience in Peds, Med-Surg, Disaster Nursing, Home Health, Psych, Parish Nursing and Social Media. Please don't hesitate to contact me about questions or comments regarding the site.

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    Happy National Hug Day!

    I remember when I was able to hug my kids and grandkids after I was fully vaccinated. It brought tears to my eyes. I am a hugger at heart, but reserve my hugs for only those close to me that I know are vaccinated. Has the Pandemic put a damp...
  2. "Two years ago this weekend, a 35-year-old man traveling home from Wuhan, China, became the first American diagnosed with COVID-19. What if someone from today could have greeted him BEFORE he got on that plane?" Read this insightful article by M...
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    Nurses Oppose New CDC Rule Lowering Isolation Time for COVID-Positive Nurses

    Thank you for the update. The information in the OP was based on the CDC report on December 23 that stated: "Healthcare workers with COVID-19 who are asymptomatic can return to work after 7 days with a negative test, and that isolation time can...
  4. Many nurses have responded negatively to the new CDC guidelines for shortening isolation time for health care workers who test positive for COVID as it anticipates a surge in hospitalizations due to the Omicron variant. Healthcare workers with COVID-...
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    Article Contest: Holiday Edition 2021

    Hi Wendy. We received your article and we are in the process of getting it ready for publication very soon. Thank you for participating in the contest!
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    What's on Your Nurse Christmas Wish List?

    Christmas is the season of giving. We've all been busy at work for many months giving of ourselves to our patients. And now, as we are in the midst of the holidays, we are extra-busy checking off our "to-do" Christmas list, including gift-giving. ...
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    Article Contest: Holiday Edition 2021

    $800 in Prizes! 4 Winners Will Each Receive a $200 Amazon Gift Card The holiday season is upon us, full of holiday preparations, shopping, and stress. The holidays mean different things to different people. But we all experience a level of str...
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    First Omicron Case Detected in the U.S.

    Today the CDC announced that the first U.S. case of the Omicron variant has been confirmed. First Omicron Case Detected in the U.S.
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    COVID-19: How Can Nurses Help Turn the Tide? | Article Contest

    AND THE WINNERS ARE… WOW!! We received so many diverse, creative, and inspiring articles on Turning the COVID Tide, all of which are awesome! Thanks to all who shared your articles with us. The task of selecting just five winners was very diffic...
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    Thanksgiving With Your Work Family

    You're around the people you work with more than your family. In fact, some of you may spend more time with these people working on the holidays and miss out on "traditional" celebrations with your family. We sometimes can become very creative when l...
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    2021 National Case Management Week Giveaway

    @CCMC Thank you to all who participated in the CCMC contest. The 4 winners have been selected by CCMC. If you participated, be on the lookout for an email from CCMC with instructions on how to receive your gift. CONGRATULATIONS!
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    COVID-19: How Can Nurses Help Turn the Tide? | Article Contest

    The contest is closed to additional article submissions. Thank you to all who participated. We are currently reviewing the large number of wonderful articles and will post the names of the 5 winners here as soon as we have time to process all artic...
  13. Nurses - have you taken the survey. This is a great chance to let your voice be heard!! Don't wait until it's too late. There are only a few days left until the survey closes.
  14. Hi Mary - I would like to know how to get a copy of the Florence Nightingale special magazine publication.  I was one of the winners of the essay contest and I would love to be able to get a copy.  Thank you!

    Patti Purcell

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      tnbutterfly - Mary, BSN, RN

      Hi Patti

      All allnurses publications are available to download for Platinum Members.  Currently, a Platinum Membership has a discounted price of $30/year. For more information about the many perks of a Platinum Membership, go here.

      Let me know if you have additional questions.


  15. $1000 in Prizes! 5 Winners Will Each Receive $200 Amazon Gift Card Fall is here...and so is COVID. This was supposed to be a “Summer of Hope” as residents got vaccinated, lives were saved, and things returned to normal. Instead, it is now a “Fa...