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Finding the Silver Lining During a No Good, Very Bad Day

If anything helps a person hone in on the things that really matter, it’s nursing. That said, there are still those days when you definitely have...
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7 Signs The Joint Commission Is On Your Unit!

Does your unit suddenly seem much cleaner than usual? Are all the med carts–gasp!–fully stocked for the first time in weeks? Right, the Joint...
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10 Funny Signs I Was Destined To Become A Nurse

As a kid, I never thought of being a nurse. It wasn’t until my mid-20s, after a degree in a totally unrelated field, that...
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Top 10 Crazy Things I’ve Heard Recently From Patients And Their Family Members

Guys, it never stops. Just when I think I’ve heard every ridiculous excuse or confabulation, humanity proves itself to be the silliest creature in...
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6 Skills That Amplify a Nurse’s Sixth Sense

It takes a remarkable amount of education and training to become a nurse or a physician—especially in the ER, where staff has to be...
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12 Memorable “First-Time” Nurse Moments

Nursing is a profession filled with first-time experiences. For better or for worse, we’re pretty sure they never come to a stop. Then there are...
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A Nurse’s Top 10 List Of “Kid-isms”

True to the claims of the old TV show “Kids Say the Darndest Things,” surround yourself by children each and every workday and that...
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A Few Of Our Favorite Memes…

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Top 10 Things Patients Have Said To Me

With apologies to David Letterman…the top 10 things patients have said to me: 10. “How much would it cost for you to date my son? I’m...
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Do You Agree?–Top 6 Ridiculous Nursing Uniform Policies

Nursing uniform policies have been changing over the past few years—causing some hapless nurses to fall through the cracks when it comes to scrubs...

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