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Kristen Smith

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I am a full time Nurse, wife and new mom. I've recently started writing part time and I love it! My family is my life. I enjoy spending time with them in my free time.
Emergency Nurses

A Tribute to Emergency Room Nurses

"At that moment, my son was your son. Your feet weren’t aching. Your stomach wasn’t growling, and your bladder wasn’t bursting."
Mother Holding Newborn

A Tribute to Labor and Delivery and NICU Nurses

There are no words to thank you enough. You may not remember my name, but I will never forget yours.
9 Bad Career Shift Choices for Nurses

9 Bad Career Shift Choices for Nurses

Here’s a list of some careers that nurses CAN’T do!
6 Ways Nurses Goof Around with Medical Equipment During a Slow Work Day

6 Ways Nurses Goof Around with Medical Equipment During a Slow Work Day

Here are a few ways a nurse will goof around with medical equipment on a slow day.
10 Funny Signs You’re a Pediatric Nurse

10 Funny Signs You’re a Pediatric Nurse

Here are 10 signs that you’re a pediatric nurse!
10+ Unwritten Rules for New Nurses

10+ Unwritten Rules for New Nurses

Here are a few unwritten rules for new nurses to help make the transition a little easier for you.
10 Differences: Textbook Nursing vs Real Life Nursing

10 Differences: Textbook Nursing vs Real Life Nursing

"This is not what I've signed up for..."

2017 Year of the Healthy Nurse

The American Nurse Association (ANA) has implemented the 2017 Year of the Healthy Nurse!
The Search for "America's Greatest School Nurse" for 2017 Contest

America’s Greatest School Nurse Contest 2017

Nominate your school nurse for his or her chance to be named America's Greatest School Nurse and win the Ultimate Summer Vacation. Plus, each state Finalist will win $500.
Irena Sendler: The Nurse Who Declared War on Hitler

Irena Sendler: The Nurse Who Declared War on Hitler

Irena Sendler impacted the lives of many and influenced nursing and social working practices.

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