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12 biggest reasons nurses get a BSN

12 biggest reasons nurses get a BSN

What is it about this nursing degree that calls to so many nurses?

Tough shift? You’ll be inspired by this nurse’s sweet story of patient gratitude

Tough shift? You’ll be inspired by this nurse’s sweet story of patient gratitude

“You probably don’t remember me, but I heard your voice and knew immediately who you were…”

“What inspires you to find the nurse leader within yourself?”

“What inspires you to find the nurse leader within yourself?”

As nurses, you have to lead every day of your professional career as a patient advocate and role model for those around you. But where does that inspiration come from?

You’ll never guess what this nurse’s patient tried to do with his oxygen tubing!

You’ll never guess what this nurse’s patient tried to do with his oxygen tubing!

“He must have had a background working on a ranch…”

You’ll laugh out loud at the funny request this nurse’s patient made!

You’ll laugh out loud at the funny request this nurse’s patient made!

“Could we PLEASE talk about something else?!”

“She’d been admitted for chasing family members with a dirty toilet bowl brush…”

“She’d been admitted for chasing family members with a dirty toilet bowl brush…”

Get ready to laugh at this “only in nursing story” we know you’ll be able to relate to!

“She is the patient I’ll never forget…”

“She is the patient I’ll never forget…”

“During the summer between her eighth and ninth grades, a young girl was struck by a car damaging her cervical spine…”

You’ll never believe the “gift” one nurse was presented with on the job!

You’ll never believe the “gift” one nurse was presented with on the job!

“The family was so grateful that they gave her a gift as a token of appreciation…”

Ansell Announces winners of H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award

Ansell announces the 10 2014 H.E.R.O. Nurse Service Award winners

This year, 32,172 men and women embraced the opportunity to express admiration, appreciation and respect for a colleague; and that, folks, is a beautiful thing!

You’ll laugh at (and sympathize with!) this funny “only in nursing” story!

You’ll laugh at (and sympathize with!) this funny “only in nursing” story!

“One day I was making a nursing visit to a new mother and baby and we were joking about how baby boys can occasionally pee on you when changing diapers…”

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“Why do patients need a voided check?” You’ll LOL at this nurse’s funny story!

“I remember our nursing instructor kept telling us to ask the patients if they had voided. Now the first few days, I didn’t say a thing, but after a week of this, I really could not figure out why in the world would we have to be so worried about the patients’ checking account and if they voided a check…”

You won’t believe the “birdbrain” this nurse had to deal with on the job!

You won’t believe the “birdbrain” this nurse had to deal with on the job!

“I prepared my sterile field and was just inserting the needle when a pet bird landed on my arm…”

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“No boundaries” for this nurse-athlete

“Do I sometimes wish I had two strong legs? Of course…But do I let the fact that I don’t stop me from doing what I love? Never.”

He said what?! An “only in nursing” story from one seasoned nurse

He said what?! An “only in nursing” story from one seasoned nurse

“Only in nursing would you start an IV, admit a patient back from surgery, get someone a pain shot, admit a new patient, get someone fresh water…all in 5 minutes!”

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Top 10 job perks nurses love most!

Here’s a list of some fantastic job perks that nurses love. Some of ’em might even make you a wee bit jealous!