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5 Things Worse Than Germs To Take Home With You

Nurses, we know you’re exposed to all kinds of things at work—and you try your best to leave it all behind at the end...
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If Nurses Rewrote The Dictionary: 10 Definitions That Need An Update!

Okay, so for the most part, Webster and the Merriam family have got us covered, dictionary-wise. But here’s a thought: What if nurses rewrote the...
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Study Shows Working The Night Shift And Workplace Incivility Increases Nurse Turnover

A recent study focusing on why there is higher employee turnover for nurses will have you saying, uhh, yeah, we know. It should come as...
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7 Tips To Stay Calm During A Patient Emergency

It’s an hour from the end of your shift, and you’re at the nurse’s station filling out some paperwork. It’s boring – and you’re...
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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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