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  1. There is no question that in today’s digital age, the sheer quantity of health information available online can be confusing to sift through. With ever-increasing rates of obesity in the West, having trustworthy information on how to not only lose we...
  2. Nurses Promoting COVID Misinformation

    I am aware of a former colleague (RN) who is frequently posting inaccurate information on Twitter. She is discouraging social distancing, wearing masks and mandatory vaccination. She recently has been promoting the use of unproven medications to trea...
  3. When You Realize You Are Replaceable

    When You Realize You Are Replaceable It was the dream job, mothers and babies, those perfect newborn babies. Postpartum care, neonatal care, a career that made working the night shift bearable, a wanted escape from the busyness of my home life. ...
  4. ICU Nurses Dealing with COVID Patients

    Hi forum. This question is for nurses that deal a lot with COVID patients so I'm thinking ICU nurses. Have you experienced vaccinated patients dying due to COVID complications???
  5. Wearing Mask Incorrectly...

    We have a new aide working with one of our students with CP. He consistently wears his mask uncovering his nose. In the good ol' days (ie last month) we had the mask rules all over the place about the 'proper' way to wear a mask and people were enc...
  6. Survey: New Nurse Burnout During COVID-19

    My name is Taylor and I am a MSN-FNP student at Simmons University. My co-investigators and I are conducting an online survey to examine the association between the COVID-19 pandemic and new graduate nurse burnout and professional satisfaction. Your ...
  7. JBMmom

    Infuriating Code Status Changes

    One thing I've had a really hard time with ethically, especially in the past few months, is when an alert, oriented, informed, patient is admitted- usually a COVID patient- and makes themselves a DNR/DNI. Then, as they become hypoxic and hypercapnic,...
  8. Ariemay82

    Vaccination Mandating

    I'm in NY. Wonder how other NURSES are feeling about mandatory COVID vaccination?
  9. JBMmom

    I Don't Care About Statistics

    We have recently been fully immersed in the next wave in my ICU. Since August we've been hovering at 25-50% COVID patients in our small unit. When I left yesterday morning we had 10/12 beds with intubated COVID patients. Two coded and died yesterday ...
  10. J.Adderton

    Omicron Variant Update

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has officially classified Omicron (SARS-CoV-2) as a Variant of Concern (VOC). As of this writing, there have been no cases of the new variant identified in the U.S., but experts warn it's only a matter of time. Th...
  11. Brenda F. Johnson

    How Has Covid Affected Nursing?

    Nurses have a larger portion of burnout than other professions which can lead to patient care issues. Some of the prominent contributing factors for nurse burnout are: lack of supplies necessary to do their job, psychological effects of taking care o...
  12. Where are We Now? Here we are rounding the bend of October 2021. About 20 months into a global pandemic, healthcare has been in a strange place. While many in healthcare have worked tirelessly caring for COVID-19 patients, those with other heal...
  13. COVID-19: Mitigating the Infodemic

    Mitigating the Infodemic It would seem like COVID 19 is unrelenting in throwing new curve balls on every turn: new variants, vaccine side effects, divisive politics, mistrust of the health care systems and other issues have all led to a prolonged...
  14. A National Nursing Survey: In a time of Covid 2021 SURVEY: How is your staffing determined and do you feel it is safe? Do you experience moral distress? This is a study on hospitals and other facility staffing methods. It will assess for any...
  15. STD-NP

    Covid, Are We Still Here?

    Sometimes I feel like we are living in another world lately. I often wonder, are we still here eighteen months later? It seems surreal. I am 53 years old and have been in nursing since 1995. One of the most difficult and scary times I remember in...
  16. COVID & A Walk in the Park

    Eighteen months ago in the early days of the pandemic for my state, nursing homes had become overwhelmed with the first surges of the infection. There were no nurses to spare, and nurse executives had sent entire shifts of the nursing staff home infe...
  17. Written by Morgan Curry, BSN, RN for Nursing CE Central Now more than ever, I hear this question asked just about every day. When I entered the nursing profession, people were excited to work and care for patients. Yes, you had some nurses who ...
  18. Thinking about the role nurses might play in turning the tide on the pandemic has made me reflect on my relationship with my community as a public health nurse, and the unexpected role social media has taken in my professional life in the past year. ...
  19. JBMmom

    Pandemic: The Beginning

    The Early Days I have to preface anything about my experience during the pandemic by saying that I was lucky. I live in the northeast and we didn't suffer nearly the overwhelming patient load and deaths that so many dealt with elsewhere in the Un...
  20. A few months into the pandemic, we had a patient admitted directly to the ICU from the ED. She was in her late 80s, and her story quickly went through the unit because we were honestly at a loss for how this could have happened. For many of us i...
  21. allnurses

    COVID-19 Mis/Dis-Information

    During this Pandemic time, we have seen an increase of COVID Mis/Dis-Information. Much has been posted and discussed on allnurses, some of which has been very divisive. This announcement is to inform the membership of how we plan to address this in...
  22. Conquering Covid Through Connection

    Connecting with Patients I love being a nurse. One of the great things about our job is the ability to connect with someone on a deeper, more intimate level than we normally do. Our patients or clients, whether sick or well, are in a more vulne...
  23. COVID-19: Return to School in Fall of 2021

    The whirlwind that COVID-19 threw students, educators and caregivers into in early 2020 was just the beginning of a flow of new but related storms each taking a different twist. Few would have thought that resuming schools after more than a year and ...
  24. Nursing Staffing Post COVID Quagmire...

    Covid did a number to nursing staff shortage like we never seen. Nurses call off all the time, some are leaving. The remaining staff is burned out from doing doubles and then some. Vacations declined and people arrive at their breaking point. This is...
  25. tnbutterfly - Mary

    Please Describe Your COVID Experience in One Word?

    We posted this on one of our facebook pages and got more than 55,000 comments in less than a week. WOW!! We would love to hear from you, too. We know you all have gone through so much...more than anyone can even imagine unless you are there....