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What Do You Do When a Patient Dies?

We live in a culture where most people rigorously avoid talking about death, much less witnessing it firsthand. Over the course of a lifetime, the...
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Do “New Nurses” Scare You, Too?

Lately I find myself becoming quite the cynic. I’m not a cynical nurse, I’m just discovering things throughout my ‘world’ that are cause for...
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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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12 Home Remedies That Need to Be, Well, Remedied

As a medical professional, you’ve probably found that non-nurse folk love to run their home remedies, lesser-known quick fixes and rogue therapeutic advice by you....
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4 Tips to Help Restart Your Nursing Career After an Absence

With an economy still struggling to pull itself out of the recession and a drastically changing nurse job market, finding a job can be...
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The 5 Nurse Bully Types Every Hospital is Hiding

Sometimes, the hospital feels like a giant playground filled with lots of expensive equipment. That’s because earning a set of scrubs doesn’t necessarily eliminate one’s bad...
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The Top 25 Inspirational Things About Nursing

For a nurse, inspiration is as important as breathing—we need oxygen for our souls. Just as we check to see if our patients are...
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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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5-minute exercises: Before, during and after your workday

You have so much affection for your non-nurse friends, but a lot of conversations with them can be pretty much summed up as follows: Needless to...
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Because of Nursing Research: Supporting Technologies for Healthy Independent Living

For many older adults, there’s no place like home. However, 80% of older adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 50% live...

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