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May I Have Your Attention, Please? The Hospital Will Be Closing Shortly.

Ahhh. Doors shut. Lights off. Hospital closed for the night. If only this were true. (Insert dream sequence…) We all know the hospital doesn’t function like...
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Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Being a Nurse

We all have good and bad days when it comes to working as a nurse. On my best days, I can’t imagine working in any...
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Top 10 Worst Hospital Visitors

This list? It comes straight from nurses who apparently have seen it all. But maybe you’ve seen worse? 10. The man who snuck in three cats...
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Memo From A Nurse : Why Is Nurses Week So Weak?

May 6-12 is when nurses are nationally recognized for their efforts during Nurses Week. It’s a celebration of all things nursing. During that week,...
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5 Ways For Nurses To Celebrate Nurses Week

Happy Nurses Week, everyone! It’s the one time of year where we hopefully get recognized for the grueling, selfless work we do every day....
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5 Things Nurses Can’t Live Without

  Stethoscopes, blood pressure monitors, medication guides. These are all essential items that your patients may not be able to live without. Add a notebook...
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Do “New Nurses” Scare You, Too?

Lately I find myself becoming quite the cynic. I’m not a cynical nurse, I’m just discovering things throughout my ‘world’ that are cause for...
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Juggling The Holidays

The other night I was completely prepared to work my Thanksgiving holiday night-shift. I’d baked a couple casseroles to share in the unit feast,...
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What’s The Best Moment Of Every Shift?

Nurses are known for their selfless compassion and their unwavering patient advocacy. It’s been said many times on our website that being a nurse...
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Six (Clever!) Everyday Nursing Tips

In nursing school we learned ‘by the numbers’. We were taught each skill step-by-step, one-by-one. We graduated and moved on to ‘real world’ nursing and...

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