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When you disagree with the doctor’s orders

When you disagree with the doctor’s orders

It’s not about who’s right and who’s wrong. Here are five suggestions to follow when you disagree with the doctor’s orders.

10 best responses to annoying patients

10 best responses to annoying patients

Yes, I have heard all these things–and some multiple times!

How to further your education while keeping your job

How to further your education while keeping your job

Heading back to school, but can’t afford to quit work? Here’s some advice how to do both successfully.

The five most important people you meet in the hospital

The five most important people you meet in the hospital

Ever wonder how to prioritize your relationships at work? Here’s a handy-dandy guide for how to divide your time!

Ask Auntie Aggie: The Bully Edition

Ask Auntie Aggie: The Bully Edition

Are you a nurse who’s being bullied by a doctor? Read Auntie Aggie’s advice!

Nursing phrases lost in translation

Nursing phrases lost in translation

Some words, phrases and abbreviations that nurses use don’t translate well to the general public.

Get by with a little help from your nurse friends…

Get by with a little help from your nurse friends…

Good coworkers help you survive the shifts you feel you’ll barely make it out of alive.

What we talk about when we talk about Caitlyn: A nurse’s guide to transgender care

What we talk about when we talk about Caitlyn: A nurse’s guide to transgender care

Though it may not come up often, you should know how to handle the unique challenges and differences of genderqueer and transgendered patients.

Nurse to nurse: Workplace injuries

Nurse to nurse: Workplace injuries

Stay on the safe side of nursing—practice safe…everything?

ACLS prep—the lowdown

ACLS prep—the lowdown

ACLS prep time? We’re all over it. And by that, we mean Kati Kleber is all over it.

Finding your nurse mentor

Finding your nurse mentor

Kati Kleber offers her valuable tips to nurses for when they are trying to figure out who to ask to be their mentors.

A practical overnight kit for nurses

A practical overnight kit for nurses

What would be in a practical bug-out bag for the average nurse? Not what you might think…

You’re all absolved from nursing’s biggest issue

You’re all absolved from nursing’s biggest issue

The biggest issue in nursing isn’t training or hours. It’s staffing.

Hey, new grads—if you don’t know, now you know

Hey, new grads—if you don’t know, now you know

There’s not shame in hitting the ground jogging, but we think a running start is within reach, too. Here are the must-knows to help get you there.

12 nurse tips for waking up the doctor

12 nurse tips for waking up the doctor

A nurse has got to do what a nurse has got to do. Sometimes that means waking up the MD.