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Your First ‘Code’

Lately I’ve been reflecting a lot on what it was like being a new nurse. Everybody remember their first code? Here’s a blog post...
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10 Nurse Bloopers As Told By Nurses

We all know that to err is human, and can give us a chuckle in the meantime. And while it may be considered bad...
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The Dos And Don’ts Of Nursing

Nursing is a vastly complex career, and a career in nursing can often be totally stressful and hard to manage. There’s so much to...
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Did You Read It? Blogger’s Ode To Labor Nurse

Labor and delivery nurses --hard to put into words how much of a difference these everyday heroes made in the lives of their patients....
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Nurses Need Happy Places, Too

Whether it’s under the covers tucked-in, or on the hot sand in the Bahamas with a Mai Tai, every nurse has their own idea of...
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Nurses Say Stress Interferes With Caring For Their Patients

Jordin Purcell-Riess has worked as a registered nurse at the emergency department at St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Conn., for three years. She describes...
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Nurses Go Clique-ety Clique

Heard at the lunch table on campus the other day, “I sometimes miss working in the mill”. This spawned quite the conversation, I must tell...
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Up Your Nursing Game With These 7 Simple Things

Being a nurse is unlike many professions. Not only does it require constant learning and keeping up with the latest innovations in the medical...
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The Role of Nurses in Increasing Health Literacy

As nurses, we tend to take for granted how much our patients know about their own health conditions. The truth is, many don’t know...
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Color-Coded Care?

This isn’t a relatively new topic, but it’s a hot topic still up for debate. What do you think about mandating nurses to wear...

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