Nursing Articles - page 73

Head to Toe Assessment
Students
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Head to Toe Assessment

The head-to-toe assessment is one of the basic skills all nurses need to develop. No matter what specialty you go into, assessment is one of the first objectives of any patient interaction. Here is...

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The Happiness Factor Can Save Your Life!
Nurses
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The Happiness Factor Can Save Your Life!

Welcome to installment #8 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. H = HAPPINESS. When is the last time you have been really happy as a nurse. In my career I haven’t seen a lot of happy nurses...

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YOUR Guide to Rocking Nursing School Clinical Rotations!
Students
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YOUR Guide to Rocking Nursing School Clinical Rotations!

Clinical rotations are foundational to your nursing school education. In "clinicals", you will have the opportunity to apply what you've learned in your didactic and laboratory education with real...

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Cancer Made Me a Better Nurse
Nurses
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Cancer Made Me a Better Nurse

"You have Breast Cancer, it is aggressive but we have very effective treatments." I was 31 without ANY family history of cancer, how could this happen? I began to grieve, I became angry, sad, strong,...

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allnurses Partners with Medical Malpractice Insurance Leader CM&F
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allnurses Partners with Medical Malpractice Insurance Leader CM&F

allnurses and medical malpractice insurance leader, CM&F have partnered to be able to offer you aMMP - allnurses Medical Malpractice Program. This allows us to bring nurses the most comprehensive...

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When the Bubble Bursts
Nurses
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When the Bubble Bursts

One thing seems to be common among all nurses, regardless of title, specialty, experience or years in the profession. That one thing is burnout. It is well understood (or at least written about) that...

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Don't Give Up: Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles As An International Student
Immigration
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Don't Give Up: Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles As An International Student

International students encounter numerous challenges unique to foreigners during their studies abroad, putting them at a disadvantage and often hindering their academic performance. Therefore,...

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"Nurses Eating Their Young"
Relations
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"Nurses Eating Their Young"

In homage to an Allnurses member who wrote a wonderful article entitled "Nurses Are So Mean", I'd like to provide excerpts from my personal blog which I wrote not to long ago. I give enormous kudos...

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Thanksgiving 2016 from AN
Nurses
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Thanksgiving 2016 from AN

Here's some of our best Thanksgiving threads - enjoy! When Thanksgiving isn't exactly as we planned...Thanksgiving Humor Are you working Thanksgiving 2016? Here's a great story: Why I'm...

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Thankful To Be A Nurse On Thanksgiving
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Thankful To Be A Nurse On Thanksgiving

Not all careers allow a person to positively influence oneself and society at the same time. I am so very thankful to be a nurse because, even though we might have a tough run at times, others find...

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A New Life Review for YOU
Nurses
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A New Life Review for YOU

Welcome to installment #7 of the A to Z for a Rocking Retirement. G = GRATITUDE. Are you preparing to move into the retirement zone but feeling some resistance? It helps to look back and review the...

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November is National Prematurity Awareness Month
Nurses
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November is National Prematurity Awareness Month

Premature birth is categorized as an infant born prior to 37 weeks gestation. This is a world-wide issue. Statistics from the World Health Organization: Key facts Every year, an estimated 15...

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Death came to visit
Nurses
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Death came to visit

Did you know that in 2016 death is still a taboo subject where many people don't make living wills. A sad fact is that two thirds of Americans still don't have a living will. It has been suggested...

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Passed NCLEX - Kaplan Scores at the End.
NCLEX
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Passed NCLEX - Kaplan Scores at the End.

I passed my NCLEX on October 11th, but I didn't know it until the 13th. I'm making this thread because I remember the emotions and the irrational obsessing. I also know that nothing I can say will...

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I Remember What It Was Like To Be A Terrified Nursing Student
Nurses
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I Remember What It Was Like To Be A Terrified Nursing Student

I've learned a bit in nearly four decades at the bedside -- and I still remember what it was like to be brand new. Here's some wisdom -- and an invitation for my fellow senior nurses to add their...

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Entrepreneurs
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How Blogging Helped my Nursing Career

When I started blogging as a nurse several months ago, I could not have predicted how much fun it would be and the opportunities it's opened up for me. It's really been nothing short of a wild ride....

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Nothing Left to Give
Nurses
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Nothing Left to Give

We have all come home after a long unforgiving shift feeling utterly exhausted and in a fog, coming down from the stress of the day. Ever get home and don't remember the drive? It's probably your...

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The Disrespect Of Nurses
Relations
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The Disrespect Of Nurses

The nursing profession might be the most trusted according to surveys and polls, but it is certainly not the most respected by a long shot. The intended purpose of this article is to further explore...

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It's A Whole Different World Down Here...
Nurses
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It's A Whole Different World Down Here...

Of note, I am specifically not posting this to the NICU forum since NICU nurses already know this stuff (and probably take it for granted). Rather, I think many of the non-NICU nurses might find...

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The Greatest Gift
Nurses
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The Greatest Gift

Did you know that a single donor can save as many as 8 lives? Did you know a tissue donor can improve the lives of up to 75 people? Did you know that hundreds of people die every year while waiting...

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