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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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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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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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You know you should drink more water, but those sugary drinks all aglow in the vending machine at 3 AM sure are tempting. Break...
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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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It should come as no surprise to you that nursing is an extremely unique occupation. On any given shift, you witness human kindness, pain, strength,...
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Warning: We’re not here to pick a fight. This is not about who is right or wrong. This is not about doctors versus nurses. Now that...
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The American Nurses Association has announced its new HealthyNurse program is now available to all registered nurses. HealthyNurse strives to actively encourage RNs to become role...
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As sanitary as nurses are, we still think there’s a good chance that a handful of you are going to browse the following list of...
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Fans of the show Nurse Jackie are familiar with the concept of drug addiction among nurses, but they might not realize that this is...