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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.
8 Ghost Stories as Shared by Nurses

8 Ghost Stories as Shared by Nurses

Here are eight creepy stories witnessed by fellow nurses on the job!

7 Fun Halloween Activities Nurses Can Do With Pediatric Patients

Here are a few ideas that we can do to help make our patients’ holiday a little more enjoyable!

Pearson Apologizes for ‘Racist’ Material in a Nursing Textbook

a publication by Pearson has caused an uproar on social media.
12 Pediatric and Neonatal Intravenous (IV) Therapy Tips

12 Pediatric and Neonatal Intravenous (IV) Therapy Tips

Starting an IV on a child is terrifying. Here are 12 tips to get the ball rolling (instead of the vein).
12 Funny Things That Wake Nurses at Night

12 Funny Things That Wake Nurses at Night

One crazy and, sometimes, an annoying phenomenon about being...
10 Clever Labor and Delivery Nurse Life Hacks

10 Clever Labor and Delivery Nurse Life Hacks

Here are 10 secret life hacks from an L&D nurse!
Common Nursing Slang and Code Words

20 Nursing Slang and Code Words

Here are some of the most common nursing slang terms and codes!

A Tribute to Hospice Nurses

"You smile as I enter the room to check on you for the hour. You mumble that you’re not in pain, but I see the pain on your face as I reposition you."
Tribute to Oncology Nurses

A Tribute to Oncology Nurses

Thank you, oncology nurses for the impact you have not only on your patients but on families.
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."

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