Nursing Articles For Nurses and Students - page 73

The Agony of Ecstasy, Act 2 - NTI 2016 Session
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The Agony of Ecstasy, Act 2 - NTI 2016 Session

In Act 1 we looked at an overview of the impact designer drugs may have on those who experiment with them. Now let’s get a little deeper into the ugly side of these pernicious pharmaceuticals....

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"Why would you want a DNP?"
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"Why would you want a DNP?"

I knew I wanted a doctorate in nursing. I knew enough about the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) to know that it was not the right terminal degree for me. I had heard about the Doctor of Nursing Practice...

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Advice I'd give to New CNA/MA's
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Advice I'd give to New CNA/MA's

No matter how long you have been a CNA/MA or if you're aspiring to become one, this list contains some wonderful advice that anyone can learn from! From call light responsibility to professional...

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You Might Not Want to Read This
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You Might Not Want to Read This

It is something I would write in my journal, I am sharing something I normally wouldn't. It is about my experience on becoming a nurse and the opinion of society. I am hoping others can relate so...

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CCRN "Cram Cram Repetition Nail it"
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CCRN "Cram Cram Repetition Nail it"

A nuts and bolts view of studying and taking the CCRN exam. This article is intended to encourage nurses to go for the challenge of sitting for the exam. The journey is as rewarding as the...

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Everyone Won't Succeed. And That's Okay!
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Everyone Won't Succeed. And That's Okay!

Not everyone succeeds in the realm of higher education. This is not necessarily a bad thing because our society still needs people whose occupations do not require any college education. Some people...

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The Agony of Ecstasy - Act 3... Ringing the Curtain Down
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The Agony of Ecstasy - Act 3... Ringing the Curtain Down

This final section will examine two case studies and the lessons learned from them. Pediatric critical care providers may believe they're insulated from patients who present with significant designer...

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NTI 2016: Sudden Cardiac Death: When its Not Good To Buy a Cadillac!
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NTI 2016: Sudden Cardiac Death: When its Not Good To Buy a Cadillac!

Why do we do what we do? For many reasons: we are professionals with a job to do and we've gone to school to learn what we do. Most of all...we do what we do because we care! And..in an effort...

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Feeling Guilty
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Feeling Guilty

A few years ago I decided to go to a nursing college because the program was cheap compared to the university program that I initially wanted to go to. I had no idea of what nursing was like so I had...

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Memorial Day : Remembering Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives for our Freedom
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Memorial Day : Remembering Those Who Sacrificed Their Lives for our Freedom

This holiday usually marks the beginning of the summer season. For many it is a time to fire up the grill and cut open the watermelon. There may be parades and other special events. But let's not...

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Is Nursing My Calling?
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Is Nursing My Calling?

As I reflect back on my career I ask myself if nursing was the right career choice. Nursing for me has become less about the "big" story and more about the simple joys. Would you do it over...

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10 Reasons I Don't Always Love My Job
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10 Reasons I Don't Always Love My Job

It seems almost taboo to ever mention a time when we as nurses don't love our job. This article sums up why it is more than acceptable to not always love it, yet still be grateful to be doing it....

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5 Benefits to Building a Nursing Student Community
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5 Benefits to Building a Nursing Student Community

An unknown sage once said, "We'd all be worse without a nurse." No denying that! But here's a slight twist on the statement, with its own ring of truth: We'd all be worse nurses without a nursing...

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I Came for the Job, I Stayed for the Calling
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I Came for the Job, I Stayed for the Calling

Is nursing just a job? Or is it something more? I realized for me it's both. Some days it's just a job, but it's the calling that makes me stay. It's knowing that I'm touching lives, not just bodies,...

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Alternative Medicine and the Latin American Patient
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Alternative Medicine and the Latin American Patient

For caregivers managing Latin American immigrant patients, understanding how traditional or folk medicine relates to modern treatments is essential. What happens when self treatment doesn't work or...

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The Five Patients You Meet In Heaven
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The Five Patients You Meet In Heaven

Here is a story for Nurses' Week that takes you on a fantasy voyage to the Good Place, where you encounter several patients you took care of in your earthly life....including one whom you'd never...

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Transitioning From Healthcare Into Wellness

Are you in the second half of your career and itching for a change? Wondering what your next challenge is and wishing it has something to do with wellness and not illness? Seasoned nurse Carol...

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NTI 2016:  Family Presence During Resuscitation?!
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NTI 2016: Family Presence During Resuscitation?!

AACN Pioneering Spirit Award Cathie Guzzetta, PhD, RN, FAAN, is a nursing mentor, consultant and award-winning researcher who is focused on the importance of holistic care. She has served on the...

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Resources for Nurses and Nursing Students With Learning Disabilities
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Resources for Nurses and Nursing Students With Learning Disabilities

According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA), a learning disability is a neurological condition that interferes with an individual's ability to store, process, or produce...

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Coping Up After Job Rejection
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Coping Up After Job Rejection

My article is all about my journey in coping up after a rejection from the job that I was aiming for. It is about asking all the other nurses for support so I can continue my dreams and be able to...

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