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We sometimes hear a nurse referred to as “old school.” I take that to mean “in practice before the 1980s,” because that’s when I...
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Rule #1: Say hello and introduce yourself. It sounds simple, but you’d be surprised how many nurses skip this obvious step. Remember that the travel...
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What are the the deadly dozen circumstances and characteristics that can lead to burnout and empathy fatigue? Check which statements ring true for you,...
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Whether you’re a new nurse or a seasoned nurse, it’s always intriguing to take a look back at the history of the nursing profession....
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Here's a fun game to try at the next barbecue, tailgate or cookout you attend.  You might think it would be difficult, but it’s...
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We have all experienced fatigue, at one time or another. Some of us may experience it often. If you are perpetually tired, then I...
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Nursing carries plenty of physical risks, from back injuries to needle sticks. We take precautions, but sometimes the caregiver is the one who needs...
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A Johns Hopkins surgeon and prominent patient safety researcher is calling on hospitals to reform emergency room, surgical and other medical protocols that sicken up...
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A cool job…what’s that? The best answer is that it’s a job that lets you do things you love – at work – and get...
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Today's nurse managers are responsible for directing the U.S. healthcare system; yet new nurse managers are often expected to hit the ground running with...