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There's No Such Thing As Over-prepared
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There's No Such Thing As Over-prepared

As I sit here typing, I am thinking about all the stuff I still need to do to prepare for the start of this semester. There are books to be bought, classes to be paid for, notes to be done in...

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Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired! - Frequent Sick Days and Tardiness
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Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired! - Frequent Sick Days and Tardiness

To continue my series of articles of the top ten reasons we get fired. #7 is concerned with healthcare workers who call off or are tardy on a frequent basis. We have all worked with people who are...

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Nursing vs. EMR: Win, Lose or Draw?
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Nursing vs. EMR: Win, Lose or Draw?

As I sat on the couch in my patient's home, I could feel my computer drawing all the attention in its direction. Like some irresistible force, it seemed to lasso and pull away the family's eyes. I...

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Things I've Learned From My First Year In Nursing School
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Things I've Learned From My First Year In Nursing School

I am now in my last semester of nursing school. I have 9 more weeks left. As I complete my nursing education, I think of where I came from. I think of my first year and how scared I was. The first...

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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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Where Do Most Nurses Work?
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Where Do Most Nurses Work?

One of the questions we queried our audience about was what type of facility do you work at? For-Profit or Not-For-Profit? Slightly more than half of our 18,600 respondents work at a not-for-profit...

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NTI Interview with Dr. Cathie Guzetta
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NTI Interview with Dr. Cathie Guzetta

Dr. Cathie Guzetta, author of Holistic Nursing, a Handbook for Practice and Pocket Guide to Holistic Nursing, and faculty at George Washington University School of Nursing received the AACN...

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Psych Pts Are Found Throughout the Hospital: 5 Quick Tips
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Psych Pts Are Found Throughout the Hospital: 5 Quick Tips

Do psych patients scare you? You scare them more. That's been my experience both in and out of inpatient psychiatry. Reality is patients with psychiatric disorders appear on any unit. Nursing...

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Being a Hostage to Your Bladder
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Being a Hostage to Your Bladder

Oh, the joys of a new nursing job: finding your way to the campus! Figuring out where to park! Hunting down scrubs that are the correct color! And finally, trying to provide the answer to the...

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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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