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Perspectives: “Magic Yarn Project”

Once a cancer nurse, always a cancer nurse. A perfect example is mom and former cancer nurse Holly Christensen who creates special "princess" wigs for...
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Nurse Eye Roll: Post Operative Nursing Care Basics

You are rocking through your shift, feeling awesome because you kind of know what you’re doing now, and your charge nurse comes up to...
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Car Care : Get Ready For Winter!

Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. The post office...
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8 Benefits of Becoming a Nurse Educator

If you’ve always been fascinated by the idea of becoming a nurse educator, there’s a good reason. Whether you realize it or not, there...
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Nurses: Are You Making Your List Yet?

If the decorations decking the department stores are any indication, Christmas is practically breathing down our necks already. It’s time to start thinking about...
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More than 234,000 licensed nurse practitioners in the US

More than 234,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) are licensed in the United States, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), which released its latest...
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Too Much Foot Traffic In and Out of Operating Rooms?

A "secret shopper" style study by researchers at Johns Hopkins analyzing foot traffic in and out of operating rooms suggests that for the sake...
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YOUR Stories, Our Memes, Countless LOL Moments

Nurses have the best stories….But sometimes, words just don’t do them justice. So we thought we might tweak a story or two (or three) so...
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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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Nurses Have Some Crazy Holiday Stories

  Every nurse knows that holidays are far from sacrosanct when you work in healthcare. Patients in ICU can’t be left to fend for themselves....

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