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More Nurse Practitioners Serve Less Healthy, Lower-Income Areas

The rural physician shortage is well-established, and there's the notion that doctors don't necessarily establish their practices where need for health care is greatest--in...
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Advice To Management On The Occasion Of Nurses Week

Happy National Nurses Week, ModernNurse readers! We know your jobs are hard ones. You get all of the kicks and none of the kisses, and you’re...
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I’m An “Old School Nurse” And Proud Of It!

If you've ever started a story with "Back when I first started nursing..." then you may in fact be an old school nurse. You...
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New Multistate License Aims To Reduce Red Tape For Travel Nurses

Lauren Bond, a travel nurse, has held licenses in five states and Washington, D.C. She maintains a detailed spreadsheet to keep track of license...

MORE Over-The-Top Things Your Patients Have Said

We all know that patients can say some pretty over-the-top things. No doubt you have probably heard your own great lines. And boy, our readers...
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A Tale of Bad Shoes!

Like many nurses, the search for the “perfect” shoe has been an ongoing adventure for me. Most of the time, I try new shoes,...
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5 Signs Your Patients Adore You

As a nurse, you’ve probably had a few favorite patients over the years. Sometimes, these special people are frequent visitors due to chronic health...
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10 Funniest Ways Your Patients Have Said “I Love You!”

Let’s face it: You interact with each of your patients a LOT during a typical day (it’s…er…kind of the job description!). And while you’re busy making your...
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New Blood Pressure App And Hardware Rivals Arm Cuff Accuracy

Cuff devices for blood pressure measurement are inconvenient, and mobile device apps for blood pressure measurement that are now being introduced may lack accuracy. To...
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Hospitals Offer Bonuses, Free Housing And Tuition To Recruit Nurses

Five-figure signing bonuses, free housing, college tuition for employees and their children? Hospitals and other medical facilities are offering all sorts of pricey perks and incentives...

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