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  1. RN Jobs That Do Not Require Covid Vaccine

    Frontliner, 11 year veteran RN, in the Emergency Department. For the last year and a half, I have been exposed to so much Covid I feel I'm so blessed. I have had it splash in my face, eyes and mouth. I have taken antibody test and just can't seem to ...
  2. NurseWriter_AJP

    Telehealth is Here to Stay

    Telehealth and Nursing Care Before the COVID-19 pandemic, discussions about telehealth, the use and management of health care in whereby individuals manage aspects of their care with remote support from healthcare professionals, were minute. Whil...
  3. Canada's Healthcare System Crumbling It's no surprise that the pandemic caused huge burnout and stress to nurses worldwide. However, nurses were burned out before this. Specifically in Canada, it was estimated in 2018 that by 2030, there would be...
  4. COVID-19 was an unprecedented time in everyone's life. More than three years after the first reported COVID-19 case, the world is still battling the infection. Although we are nowhere near where we were at the start of the pandemic, thanks to th...
  5. Nurses Did Not Sign Up for This

    Nurses did not “sign up for this.” Yet, here we are. And so, the current challenge to tackle is: how does the field of nursing survive a pandemic? And how does healthcare keep its nurses in the careers they dreamed of, long before March 2020 ha...
  6. Brooke Schmidt

    I Did Not Feel Like A Hero

    I remember the early days of the pandemic- signing up for my free crocs and free slippers, showing my badge at the chick-fil-a drive-thru for free lunch. My neighbors rang bells and cheered at night. For a few short minutes, I thought I felt like a h...
  7. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2019) and the World Health Organization (WHO, n.d.) declare the imperative need to vaccinate all people to improve public health. Traditional wisdom taught to healthcare professionals backs up thi...
  8. allnurses

    We Did Not Sign Up For This

    This article was written by someone who wishes to remain anonymous. Due to the topic and emotionally charged nature of the article, the member wanted the topic out in the open so nurses could discuss it. Because she is afraid of retribution if any of...
  9. COVID-19 was an unprecedented time in everyone's life. More than three years after the first reported COVID-19 case, the world is still battling the infection. Although we are nowhere near where we were at the start of the pandemic, thanks to th...
  10. After two and a half years of dealing with the enormous physical and emotional weight of covid, a light is beginning to show. We have lost many of our experienced nurses throughout the covid pandemic. This created a huge gap in the experience level o...
  11. 100,000 lives gone. WOW!! Read in its entirety: Trump notes 'very sad milestone' after U.S. coronavirus death toll surpasses 100,000
  12. Hannahbanana

    “Major Study” on ivermectin is false

    Short answer: wasn’t done at hospital it claimed, data fabricated. Read for yourself. Most-Cited Study Promoting Ivermectin Appears To Be Fraudulent
  13. jive turkey

    COVID vaccine passport

    VACCINATION CARD Hello. -Hi, table for two, please. -Sure, and your name. - Cailyn -Great. And do you and your guest have your vaccination cards? -Hmmm well first..Can you tell us who our server will be? -Um, looks like Brad will be you...
  14. Family member being tested?

    I live with my boyfriend. Yesterday he developed a cough which I assumed was just allergies. Told him to take some Claritin didn't think too much of it since he hasn't been out of the house much or anything like that. Overnight he developed a fever a...
  15. Hi guys, So I see LPNs (and RNs) are needed right now to test people and vaccinate people against COVID. I just finished the second dose of my vaccine (Pfizer) and I'm interested. Does anyone know the pros and cons? While being on leave fro...
  16. Covid-19: Going Back to Normal?

    I know I'm jumping the gun here, but who's looking forward to having all visitor restrictions lifted, visiting hours gone, hoards of visitors back? Our patient satisfaction scores are way up, wondering what the hospital head honchos think is the...
  17. 3 nurses discuss how Intubation is routinely being used early instead of CPAP and hyflow options in certain NY hospitals, reason given because they are a closed system less likely to spread infection however therapeutic medications and other treatme...
  18. Hey y'all, I am having a major dilemma. I'm currently on maternity leave enjoying our beautiful 6 week old baby boy. My husband and I have struggled with infertility for 8 years and our miracle baby is finally here! I have worked in an ER in San Ant...
  19. CNN 10/22/2020 Remdesivir becomes first Covid-19 treatment to receive FDA approval FDA News: FDA Approves First Treatment for COVID-19
  20. New nurse, asthma, Covid-19, What do I do?

    So, I’ve got a big issue and I don’t really know what to do. I’m 22 years old with asthma and have been working as a CNA for about 2 years. I was working in a nursing home and then COVID patients were being admitted. What made this matter concerning...
  21. Diy ventilator

    I have found an open source design for a positive pressure ventilator, that can be built in a home work shop or garage, using readily available components. The link is www.panvent.blogspot.com. There is a video that shows it works. It is a last re...
  22. spotangel

    I Am Not Ready to Die!

    With my minimal PPEs, I was nervous entering the room on my first day on an unfamiliar unit in the hospital. All clinic nurses had been deployed to the hospital. No training, just show up and plugged in where the need was. I told the charge RN that I...
  23. Dear Fellow Nurses, I must warn you the letter you are about to read is very sobering and touching that I almost cried reading it for the first time. My friend who is also a nurse shared this to me. I felt very sad and empathize with the nurse who wr...
  24. Kitiger

    Happy Hypoxic

    This is a good explanation of the reasons behind Happy Hypoxics, people who have no air hunger even though their Sp02 is low. https://emcrit.org/pulmcrit/happy-hypoxemia-physiology/
  25. LPN in Admissions being given Ultimatum

    Hello all. I am a Licensed Practical Nurse currently employed as Business Development Liaison of a large SNF. We have not taken any new admissions in a few weeks due to covid. I have been doing some odd jobs here and there and helping to screen co-w...