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  1. tnbutterfly - Mary

    Article Contest: Holiday Edition 2021

    $800 in Prizes! 4 Winners Will Each Receive a $200 Amazon Gift Card The holiday season is upon us, full of holiday preparations, shopping, and stress. The holidays mean different things to different people. But we all experience a level of str...
  2. My Thoughts on Christmas

    As an obstetrics nurse, the birth of a child is all part of the daily work, but always exciting. I went into obstetric nursing because I had great experiences with my own deliveries and wanted to impact other women the way my nurses impacted me. Birt...
  3. Everyone watches the schedule like a hawk to see who gets the holiday off especially Christmas! We had to work every alternate year. Sometimes some interactions made us pause and reminded us of the true meaning of Christmas once we stripped away the ...
  4. Wendy Kirchhofer

    Four Christmases In 2020

    Covid Precautions When news of the pandemic hit in early 2020; as a nurse, all I could think was we have to protect our elderly parents and fragile patients from this. I instructed my kids, nephews, grandkids, etc. that no matter what, they ...
  5. tnbutterfly - Mary

    What's on Your Nurse Christmas Wish List?

    Christmas is the season of giving. We've all been busy at work for many months giving of ourselves to our patients. And now, as we are in the midst of the holidays, we are extra-busy checking off our "to-do" Christmas list, including gift-giving. ...
  6. Nurse Writing Nook

    Twas the Night Before Christmas as a New Grad

    I’ve loved Christmastime for as long as I can remember. The twinkling and colorful lights. Time spent with family. Hot apple cider and sugar cookies. Christmas trees and sleigh bells. Hot chocolate and sitting by the fire. The music, food, and movies...
  7. Version 2020

    Happy Holidays everyone!! It's the time for feeling jolly. We put together an ebook that will put a smile on your face. Share it with your friends, family, and coworker. Share, Forward, and Print. Enjoy and smile while you read over this c...

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  8. Susan Sears

    Managing the Holidays

    What are some of your ideas to make the Holidays brighter for you, your family and your patients? No one wants to be in the hospital on Christmas; staff or patients. Only the staff that are required to work and the very sick who cannot go home ...
  9. Bah humbug! Driving to the hospital, I reached over and clicked off the Christmas music that proclaimed a commercialized version of the holiday was fast approaching. I just wasn’t in the mood for “jolly” when all around me, I witnessed sadness, l...
  10. Kristi Van Winkle

    Christmas With a Stranger

    It was Christmas morning. My kid would be waking up soon. She would be so excited about the traditional eggs, cinnamon rolls, and exorbitant amounts of stocking candy for breakfast. And then would come the reading of the Christmas story. And the...
  11. Acknowledging the Sadness of the Holidays

    As soon as October starts the race seems to be on. Gone from store shelves are the school supplies, replaced by Halloween candy and costumes. Thanksgiving brings some pilgrims and turkeys but largely gets shoved aside in favor of CHRISTMAS with a cap...
  12. Watch this video then complete the list below. And notice how COVID might have affected your usual plans this year. 1. Look over the list below and cross out any preparations that are not likely to be part of your holiday celebration this year...
  13. My list is getting smaller how about yours? Do you give out a lot of gifts during the holidays? How many family, friends, or coworkers do you gift to?? Click Like if you enjoyed it. Please share this with friends and post your comments below!
  14. This little poem was sent to us by one of our nursing instructors. I hope you get a laugh out of it. Twas the night before christmas, and all through the floor Lasix was given, filling foleys galore. Stockings were worn to prevent embo...
  15. Joe V

    Merry Christmas from allnurses

    Joyful like a tree, Radiant like a candle, Bright like a star... That's what you are! Merry Christmas with lots of love from allnurses.com. Click Like if you enjoyed it. Please share this with friends and post your comments below! M...
  16. VivaLasViejas

    Olden Times and Ancient Rhymes

    It was the official opening of the holiday season at my assisted-living facility: a twelve-foot tree, fresh from the farm, stood in the corner of the great room as boxes and boxes of decorations were brought downstairs from their hiding place in the ...
  17. Check out the video below and then answer the following questions. 1. Make a list of each of your children’s or grandchildren’s names and briefly describe each one’s responses, feelings or attitudes toward the holiday. 2. Make a list of t...
  18. The Gift of Hope

    Weeks after nursing school ended and I had passed the boards, I found myself in a newer community hospital in the most multifaceted unit that I've (since) ever worked. Our patient population ranged from general medical and fresh postoperative patient...
  19. Merry Christmas Mr. J

    He was a proud war veteran, this man who changed my life. He lived alone in a tiny apartment and had no family left alive, at least none that he knew of. He was alone, yet he was fiercely independent, and now he was dying. I was a fledgling hospice h...
  20. anon456

    The Light in Their Eyes

    In our busy shifts at the pediatric hospital, we unfortunately don't often have time to spend with our patients the way we would like to. It is even more difficult for some of our patients to leave their rooms, because they require a nurse to be with...
  21. How is school going? Are your grades up to par? Are you doing as good as you thought you would? What's the one thing that can help you improve? Tell Santa what you want for Christmas... Click Like if you enjoyed it. Please share this with friends and...
  22. Making the Most of a Working Christmas

    One of the sad facts of nursing life is that you have to work holidays. Most facilities have you work every other holiday, but that can mean that you are on the floor for Christmas. Some nurses don't mind working holidays because patients need them. ...
  23. Ruby Vee

    A Waiting Room Christmas Story

    Christmas of 1981 -- it had been a horrible year. In May, I found my husband of three years, the church choir director, in bed with the soprano. In the wake of that disaster, we pulled up stakes and moved three thousand miles so that we could "work o...
  24. jadelpn

    I Cry Watching Rudolph....

    And other holiday specials were people are mean to the underdog. Been this way since I was a child. What that did for me was help me to decide to help people less fortunate. To stand up for those who can't or won't for themselves. And a nurse was bor...
  25. Shopping for presents, wrapping them late so no one sees what you bought, baking cookies to keep the family tradition, making the stuffing and pies and then falling into bed exhausted only to wake up in a daze when everyone else is excited about Chri...