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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...

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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Nurse Establishes Clothing Closet For Discharged Homeless Patients

Oliver Castellanos, a nurse at Miami-based Jackson Health System, created a clothing closet at the hospital for discharged homeless patients after noticing throughout his...
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Instructors Are Causing The Nursing Shortage

The United States is in need of qualified, educated nurses now more than ever. According to the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, American nursing schools...
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Holidays In The Hospital

I know that many of us hate working on the holidays. Chances are, if you are or ever have been a floor nurse, you...
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Update: Utah Nurse Reaches $500,000 Settlement

The nurse who was roughly arrested at a Salt Lake City hospital has settled with the city and the university that owns the hospital...
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Mom’s Beautiful Post To Nurses Caring For Daughter With Cancer Goes Viral

Shelby Skiles estimates that she’s met between 200 and 250 nurses and nurse technicians in the course of her daughter’s four-month battle with cancer. Two-year-old...

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