About This Issue ( Spring 2018 Edition)
The Spring 2018 issue of the allnurses magazine is the first issue of our magazine, featuring articles from some of our most-talented writers including Beth Hawkes (@Nurse Beth), @ElizabethScala1, and @Lorie Brown RN, MN, JD. In this inaugural issue, we are very pleased to cover the #NursesTakeDC rally which took place which took place in April, 2018. Beth Hawkes shares an amazing in-depth article centered around #NursesTakeDC and the related efforts for improved Nurse-Patient ratios. It truly is a must-read for anyone in the nursing profession.
Nurses Advocate for Safer Staffing, Patient Safety, and Quality Care
CALLING ALL NURSES! Our voices will be heard in Washington, DC at the #NursesTakeDC on April 25th and 26th, 2018 as we address and show our support for the Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patien…
Patients Over Profits
We walk and run up and down the halls trying to care for our patients every day. And we will continue to walk, talk, and do whatever it takes to get a break for ourselves and safer quality care for our patients. Join in advocating putting patients over profits.
Nurses Week: An Opportunity to Reflect and Celebrate
Nurses Week is fast-approaching and will be here before we know it! I see this very special time as one of reflection and celebration.
Forced to Clock Out for Two Meal Breaks - Is This Legal?
An LPN night shift charge nurse is mandated by new management to clock out for two meal breaks. Who is in charge when she is off the clock?
Should I Carry My Own Malpractice Insurance?
Probably the number one question I get asked as a nurse attorney is "should I carry my own malpractice insurance?" You would think I would have an easy answer, like "yes" or "no," but that is not the …
What You Don't Know About Nursing Boards
When one takes a test for a driver’s license, that person must know the rules of the road. However, when nurses take the NCLEX examination, they are tested on how to be a nurse and not necessarily on …