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  1. Being the veteran of several years on Med/Surg, I figured that I'd encountered just about every type of patient and family. There was the 99-year-old who'd never been in a hospital in her life, and her sixteen relatives who occupied the room througho...
  2. I’ve been a nurse for two years on a cardiac step down peds unit. As I’ve grown as a nurse, it’s hit me how much pushback I get from doctors, team members, and charge nurses to make changes in the middle of the night when my pt isn’t looking good. Un...
  3. Actually, this tale begins in the early evening: a time of day when hospital life starts to wind down and all the doctors, therapists, families, and administrators head for the exits. It was a time of day when we could usually take a short break befo...
  4. Ruby Vee

    Night Shift For Newbies

    Most of us don't get much choice over whether or not we work nights, although we might get a choice about when. We also get a choice about how we handle our night rotations. There are pluses and minuses to working eight-hour shifts, to working twelve...
  5. As a new RN in a large midwestern hospital, I started on the 8 hour night shift of a busy medsurg telemetry floor. Inexperience led me to rely heavily on my psychosocial skills and interactions with patients. After report one night, as I was assessin...
  6. Anniversary Interrupted

    He appeared to be in agony. I asked him where he hurt. He shook his head no. I felt through the blankets and he seemed to be distended. His abdomen was very hard. He had an order for PRN cath so I returned to the nursing supply room and got a cath ki...
  7. Are there any differences between night and day nurses? What do you notice that stands out the most to you? eg. patients, age, energy, etc Click Like if you enjoyed it. Please share this with friends and post your comments below!
  8. A Capstone Prospectus Presented to the Faculty of the Department of Nursing of Western Governors University In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Nursing Education Specialty AbstractContinuing nursing educa...
  9. I have worked both night and day shifts; I even spent a little time doing a combination of both shifts. The hardest thing about alternating between the two shifts, other than sleep issues, was that I had to constantly hear each side complain about ea...