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NursesTakeDC - Interview with Doris Carroll
Nurses
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NursesTakeDC - Interview with Doris Carroll

NursesTakeDC had one purpose: to support the Federal Legislation for National Nurse-to-Patient Ratios S.1063 & H.R.2392 Nurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of...

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Purchasing Power of Nurses Across the U.S. - 2018 allnurses Salary Survey Results Part 5
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Purchasing Power of Nurses Across the U.S. - 2018 allnurses Salary Survey Results Part 5

Whether you are looking for your first job, considering switching positions, or even wanting to see how your current salary stacks up against others in your area or even a different location, what...

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Don't Leave Your Money On the Table
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Don't Leave Your Money On the Table

When nurses graduate nursing school they are often at the end of their proverbial ropes. After several long years of barely making ends meet and surviving the NCLEX most people just want to get that...

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School Nurses - Does Their Compensation Match Their True Worth?
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School Nurses - Does Their Compensation Match Their True Worth?

The National Association of School Nurses defines school nursing as " a specialized practice of nursing, that protects and promotes student health, facilitates optimal development, and advances the...

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5 Steps to Nursing Career Satisfaction
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5 Steps to Nursing Career Satisfaction

Achieving satisfaction in your nursing career isn’t rocket science, but in a complex 21-century world, life and work demand more of us on every level. Satisfaction is an individual experience, yet...

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Predicting Mortality of SICU Patients with Intra-Abdominal Sepsis
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Predicting Mortality of SICU Patients with Intra-Abdominal Sepsis

The PIRO Score is based on several factors of the overall patient care picture. It includes predisposition, infection/injury, response, organ dysfunction. PIRO Scores are not new and are utilized...

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Hunting down the California BRN
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Hunting down the California BRN

Being the wife of an active duty navy sailor, I was accustomed to moving every three to four years and setting up a new life to include securing a new state license and a new nursing position. ...

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33 Powerful Reasons for Attending National Conferences
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33 Powerful Reasons for Attending National Conferences

I recently returned from my annual trek to the 43rd National Wellness Conference in St. Paul MN and wondered why we go to these professional conferences every year? Is it because we are supposed to...

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Another World of Nursing
World
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Another World of Nursing

A Human with a cap that says "Nurse". Out and about in a world where that nursing cap is challenged by lack of resources, and most of all by the limitation to save. When a nurse lacks the means to...

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When You Can't Take a Day Off-Even When You're Off
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When You Can't Take a Day Off-Even When You're Off

There are many benefits to taking a break from work, but you must take the time-- mentally as well as physically. A multitude of reasons might result in an inability to take time off or an...

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2018 Summer Nursing Article Contest - Win $150
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2018 Summer Nursing Article Contest - Win $150

It's hard to believe that we just celebrated July 4th! It's time for the Summer Article Contest. Many across the country have been experiencing record heat. While you are trying to keep cool...

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Work From Home: Nurse Case Manager
Case
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Work From Home: Nurse Case Manager

Many nurses have the dream of working from home. But, how? There are several different types of work at home nurse positions. One of the most common work from home nursing positions is a nurse...

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Class of 1998: A Journey Through Two Decades of Nursing
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Class of 1998: A Journey Through Two Decades of Nursing

This article is featured in the July 2018 edition of our allnurses Magazine...Download allnurses Magazine Now! If you graduated in 1998 or the few years before or after, you have likely started to...

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You Have Three Seconds to Get an Employer's Attention
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You Have Three Seconds to Get an Employer's Attention

Dear Nurse Beth, I have a resume question! I've been a stay at home Mom (SAHM) for the past 3 years and am updating my resume to head back to work. My previous experience was in Critical Care in...

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Code Status Errors Can Be Prevented
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Code Status Errors Can Be Prevented

The code status of a patient admitted to the hospital is probably one of the most important pieces of information on the patients chart. Yet physicians, residents, and hospitalists spend...

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NCLEX and HESI Study guide
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NCLEX and HESI Study guide

All three of us passed the first time with 75 questions. If you know everything on this guide you will do well. Kind of long but worth studying. Best of luck to you Please give me feedback ...

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TravCon - Travelers Conference - Las Vegas, NV
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TravCon - Travelers Conference - Las Vegas, NV

The TravCon 2018 Conference is for, about and by healthcare travelers. Network with fellow travelers and top industry insiders at this year's TravCon conference. Earn your CEUs while meeting new...

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Inadequate Nursing: Patient Safety in Today's Healthcare Marketplace - A Four Part Series
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Inadequate Nursing: Patient Safety in Today's Healthcare Marketplace - A Four Part Series

One of the greatest challenges in today’s rapidly changing healthcare system is maintaining the highest standards for patient safety. Last week, we talked about the issue of inadequate staffing...

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Just took NCLEX-RN June 2018 and my experience
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Just took NCLEX-RN June 2018 and my experience

Just took NCLEX-RN June 2018. I prepared 1 month in advanced. I graduated April 2018. I went on vacation to celebrate. Cancun! I did visit the test location the day before to see where the place...

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It Never Occurred To Me.
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It Never Occurred To Me.

If there’s one thing I hate, it’s being told something negative about a patient in Report, even before I’ve seen them. It’s not that the off-going nurse’s observation aren’t valid, but I want to see...

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