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Caretaking Goes Both Ways: Expanding The Triple Aim

Despite its noble intentions, the Triple Aim of healthcare may be causing more pain than intended, at least according to a study in the Annals of Family Medicine. And it’s no surprise that nurses and nurse managers are feeling the […]

10 Tips On Starting Your Own Company As A Nurse

10 Tips On Starting Your Own Company As A Nurse

  I was very fortunate and blessed to have worked in Beverly Hills with the top plastic surgeons in the world in the operating room and doing facial injectables. Although I had a job that many nurses envy and strive […]

INFOGRAPHIC: 20 Doctors And Nurses Who Shaped The World

INFOGRAPHIC: 20 Doctors And Nurses Who Shaped The World

All the way from Hippocrates to the 21st century, here are 20 doctors and nurses whose lives and accomplishments have had far-reaching effects.

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This Thing We Call “Nursing”

It seems to me a bit odd to be authoring my personal philosophy on what nursing is and is not as a student for readers who all have a great deal more knowledge, wisdom, and experience in this wonderful field of ours, but […]

Former CHOA patient, Cancer Survivor Becomes Pediatric Nurse

Former CHOA patient, Cancer Survivor Becomes Pediatric Nurse

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta shared an inspiring Facebook post on Wednesday about a former patient who battled cancer. Amelia was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at just 17-months-old. According to the post, she beat cancer before she started kindergarten. “Last […]

I See You… As a Nurse

I See You… As a Nurse

You haven’t been able to eat since getting admitted, surgery isn’t until tomorrow afternoon. You’re starving. I see you. You walk to the bathroom with tears in your eyes because your family member is sick and not getting better. I […]

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An ER Kicks the Habit of Opioids for Pain

PATERSON, N.J. — Brenda Pitts sat stiffly in an emergency room cubicle, her face contorted by pain. An old shoulder injury was radiating fresh agony down to her elbow and up through her neck. She couldn’t turn her head. Her […]

5 Reasons Why Patients Should Be Thankful for Nurses

5 Reasons Why Patients Should Be Thankful for Nurses

Every day, nurses meet a lot of patients from all walks of life and ages. Despite the variety, all nurses have one goal in mind and that is to care for their patients. Unfortunately, despite the changes nurses can make […]

Become A Critical Care Nurse, They Said. It Will Be Fun, They Said

Become A Critical Care Nurse, They Said. It Will Be Fun, They Said

I am a proud, critical care nurse, and I have been in that specialty for the majority of my nursing career. Over the years I tried different areas to give them the benefit of the doubt, and I’ve worked anywhere […]

Angel Eyes Connect Families

Angel Eyes Connect Families

When you peek into the University of Kansas Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, it probably appears to be an ordinary nursery full of tiny preemies. However, thanks to a $73,000 grant from Royal Charities, they are doing something groundbreaking for […]

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Show Your Support for Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

Millions of people around the world are directly affected by Alzheimer’s disease, and countless others, including family members and caregivers, struggle with the effects of this disease on a daily basis. This month, which happens to be Alzheimer’s & Brain […]

Stories From Cancer Survivors

Stories From Cancer Survivors

June 5 marks Cancer Survivors Day. For many people, just the topic of cancer is difficult. Chances are, you know someone who has battled with it, and it’s quite possible you have lost friends or family members. We’re taking a […]

24 Hours as a NICU Nurse

24 Hours as a NICU Nurse

There are few nursing specialties that challenge your skills and compassion the way that working in a NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) will. Your patients are the tiniest on the planet, and your job to help ensure they grow. If […]

6 Advantages of Becoming a Nurse Practitioner (Infographic)

6 Advantages of Becoming a Nurse Practitioner (Infographic)

Why would you not be interested in becoming a Nurse Practitioner? With opportunities to make real impacts in the lives of people around the country—with greater autonomy over your career, including the opportunity to run your very own health clinic in […]