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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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Sneak in Some Holiday Cheer With Color

. Are you gazing with longing at all those marvelous holiday-themed scrubs, knowing you can never wear them to work? If a hospital dress code...
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Telehealth Bridges Distance Between Patient and Providers

More than 50 million Americans live in rural areas, and many have limited access to health care. For someone living far from an urban...
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Your Guide To Nursing Conferences This Fall

There’s so much to learn as a nurse. It can feel overwhelming—because it is overwhelming. The bad news is that there are only 24 hours...
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Perspectives: The Nurse Who Cared

In 1977, photos were taken of a nurse at Albany Medical Center as she comforted infant Amanda Scarpinati in the pediatric unit. Scarpinati had been severely...
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10 Things Only Night Shift Nurses Understand

Eating a burger at 7 AM. Constantly being woken up by lawn mowers, the phone and ice cream trucks on your days off. Patients...
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Did you read it? — “Why is the U.S. perpetually short of nurses?”

If you’re growing weary of all the chatter about the current and future nurse shortage, especially when so little is being done to trigger...
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Survey Shows Nurses Okay with Pay, Prefer Different Practice Setting

Most nurses are satisfied with their annual compensation, but 68% to 88% indicate dissatisfaction with their practice setting, and nearly half would not choose...
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Top 10 Worst Hospital Visitors

This list? It comes straight from nurses who apparently have seen it all. But maybe you’ve seen worse? 10. The man who snuck in three cats...
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10 Great Novels Featuring Nurses

One great way to escape the pressures and stresses of nursing school or work is to read a great novel. These literary works, featuring nurses...

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