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What’s the Hardest Nursing Specialty?

No one ever said nursing was easy (at least, no nurse has ever said such a foolish thing). Some shifts can feel like going...
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Did you read it? Hospitals Sicken Many By Withholding Food and Sleep

A Johns Hopkins surgeon and prominent patient safety researcher is calling on hospitals to reform emergency room, surgical and other medical protocols that sicken up...
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Q&A: How Do I Cope With Workplace Drama?

Here’s a fact: If you’re an average nurse, you work for around one third of your life. And if you take on overtime or...
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8 Ways Nurses Can Make Extra Cash

Sometimes you need or want a bit more money than you’re earning from your regular salary. It could be that you’re planning a special vacation,...
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How Do I Deal With Bickering and Backstabbing?

People in groups, especially in professionally structured groups, tend to bicker with each other about the way things should be run. It’s human nature...
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5 Things Every Nurse Needs to Know About CRNAs

How much do YOU know about nurse anesthetists? Perhaps surprisingly, they’ve been providing anesthesia care to patients in the U.S. for more than 150...
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Bitten by a Turkey? There’s an ICD-10 code for that!

It's bigger, it's badder, it's more billable medical codes than you could ever imagine.  Ladies and gentlemen, it's the newest iteration of  the “International Classification of Diseases”! The...
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Perspectives: Why We Do What We Do

There are those moments, those special patients, that help remind us why we do what we do. For 75 health care professionals from two...
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Nurse Salaries 2015: What CNAs, LPNs, NPs, RNs and more are making this year!

It’s classic etiquette: Never discuss politics or religion in public—and particularly not in the workplace. For most of us, discussing salary also falls on...
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10 Most Exciting Jobs in Nursing

A cool job…what’s that? The best answer is that it’s a job that lets you do things you love – at work – and get...

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