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RNs More likely to Identify High-Risk Medication Discrepancies

A new study out of University of Missouri caught our attention and deals with an important issue for nurses -safe practices and distinguishing differences in...
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Did You Read it? – “What Happens in the Hospital Doesn’t Stay in the...

. As a nurse, you know (all too well!) the importance of protecting your patients’ privacy. But what happens when healthcare providers show blatant disregard...
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You Can’t Be in Nurse Mode ALL the Time

Let's keep it real -you can’t be in nurse mode ALL the time.  So how do you set boundaries outside the hospital? Check out...
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Nurse Bling: Male Nurse Edition

Male nurses—your numbers are on the rise, and it occurred to us that you could use your own nurse “bling.” So we took to Etsy...
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What’s Your Hospital Holiday Tradition?

All Shift Nurses Have Been There Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s rolls around and…guess who’s scheduled to work? While spending the holidays away from your...
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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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You Won’t Believe These Strange Patient Superstitions!

Every nurse has at least one superstition…being afraid of the “Q” word is practically a given! We know patients are bound to be superstitious,...
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10 Humorous Ways I Knew I Was A Nurse

The day you start nursing school your life changed permanently. There is the life “before nursing” and then life as a nurse. Two very different...
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Part Nurse, Part Detective, Part Crimefighter—and the List Goes On

Nurses wear a lot of hats, even though they hardly get enough recognition for one. Indeed, few people recognize how often nurses expand their...
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Our Favorite Modern Nurse Comments

We love our Modern Nurse readers! Nursing is unlike any other profession and we definitely accumulate some incredible stories throughout our career. From humorous...

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