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Time Management Tips for New Critical Care Nurses
Critical
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Time Management Tips for New Critical Care Nurses

Transitioning into critical care is tough. Whether you're coming from the floor, are a new grad, or even from intermediate care, it can be quite difficult acclimating yourself to a point where you...

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NCLEX-RN Study Advice
NCLEX
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NCLEX-RN Study Advice

AllNurses.com has been a great resource for me, so I promised myself that I'd return the favor and share some advice for future test takers. It's a bit of a long article, so I've tried to bold...

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Court Appearance and Importance of Documentation
Nurses
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Court Appearance and Importance of Documentation

This article describes a situation encountered while working in a remote native community in northern Canada. You never know when you may be called to court to answer why you treated a client in a...

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The Stranger Within: Living With Mental Illness
Stress 101
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The Stranger Within: Living With Mental Illness

A perspective on the special problems faced by healthcare professionals with psychiatric disorders. It's time to end the stigmatization and shame, and to recognize all mentally ill persons as human...

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(Remember) Walking In the Sand
Stress 101
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(Remember) Walking In the Sand

A lesson in Stress Management 101 is learned as a burned-out LTC nurse searches for treasure in the sands of a Pacific Coast beach. As her time on medical leave grows short, she tries to collect her...

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NCLEX Advice 2016 PVT, Out of Time
NCLEX
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NCLEX Advice 2016 PVT, Out of Time

Hi there, I promised myself if I passed the NCLEX I'll come back to this site to write about my experience and hopefully helping somebody as this site has helped me A LOT. Hint: If you don’t want the...

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Pharmacological Management of Osteogenisis Imperfecta in Children and Nursing Implications
Pediatric
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Pharmacological Management of Osteogenisis Imperfecta in Children and Nursing Implications

Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a rare inherited disorder which effects type one collagen throughout the body. At the current time there is no pharmacologic cure, but treatment is needed to manage...

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Individualized Care
LTAC
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Individualized Care

Individualized care is one of the most important topics and techniques pushed during nursing school. Even more so once working in the long term care setting, but how individualized is our care...

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Online, But Not Out of Touch
School Programs
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Online, But Not Out of Touch

This article is based on my personal experience as an expecting mother taking courses in a RN-BS online program. Was I compromising any academic quality by not taking the traditional classroom route,...

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Domestic Violence: Telling Her To Leave Is Not Enough
Relations
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Domestic Violence: Telling Her To Leave Is Not Enough

You've done your job; you've noticed that the woman under your care seems to have an awful lot of accidents, and injuries are not consistent with her story, that her husband or boyfriend is...

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BSN and Associate Nurses Are Neck and Neck. Will This Change?
Nurses
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BSN and Associate Nurses Are Neck and Neck. Will This Change?

The allnurses 2015 Salary Survey results will be hitting the site June 14th with interactive graphs and statistics. Based on the data obtained from more than 18,000 respondents, one of the...

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The Dark Side of Hope
Nurses
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The Dark Side of Hope

Far too often, we as nurses are faced with the dark side of hope. However, I believe that through experiences and knowledge we can and should educate our families about a hope that allows one to let...

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10 Camp Lessons
Camp
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10 Camp Lessons

I have learnt many lessons about camp nursing. It is a speciality with a steep learning curb, and a distinct lack of information. AllNurses is one of the premiere sources of guidance for camp...

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Shift Work Disorder
Stress 101
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Shift Work Disorder

Healthcare, manufacturing, and other sectors heavily depend on a 24-hour workforce to keep operations running smoothly. Since so many people work nontraditional shifts, shift work disorder is on the...

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The Desert Angel
Nurses
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The Desert Angel

I settled down to sleep. The ambulance cruised the silent highway at 80 miles an hour. "Nothing like the rush we were in, going to the city," I thought wryly. Faya,the Saudi Arabian driver in his...

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From Teaching to Learning - The Advantages of Passive vs. Active Learning Strategies
Educators
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From Teaching to Learning - The Advantages of Passive vs. Active Learning Strategies

Passive learning Occurs when students use their senses to take in information from a lecture, reading assignment, or audiovisual. This is the mode of learning most commonly present in classrooms....

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Although Women Dominate the Nursing Profession, Do Men Make More Money?
Nurses
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Although Women Dominate the Nursing Profession, Do Men Make More Money?

According to our 2015 Salary Survey, although 92% of the nursing workforce are female, male nurses make more. We will have more details from AN’s survey of over 18,000 nurses on June 14th when we...

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Nurses Share 10 Critical Tips They Never Learned in Nursing School
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Nurses Share 10 Critical Tips They Never Learned in Nursing School

Becoming a nurse is long and sometimes arduous journey. It takes years of schooling and healthy doses of patience, persistence and poise. But the pathway to greatness in nursing is paved with...

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I Am Passionate About Nursing. Are You?
Nurses
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I Am Passionate About Nursing. Are You?

Being passionate about nursing is something I am not ashamed of, it can frighten some people but mostly it has been received well. I thrive on knowledge and I have never been afraid to challenge, I...

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Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
CNA/MA
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Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)

Certified nursing assistants (CNAs) are members of staff who work under the direct supervision of registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and / or physicians to provide the majority of the...

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