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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."
5 Ways You Can Deal with Lazy Nurse Co-Workers

5 Ways You Can Deal with Lazy Nurse Co-Workers

It’s incredibly frustrating to see your co-nurses slacking off and leaving the other nurses to pick up after them.
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.

7 Secrets To Achieving Better Work-Life Balance As a Nurse

In line with this year’s Nurses Week, with the theme “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit”, here are some great tips you can use to keep up with the demands of your work without compromising your well-being.
Tensed male nurse sitting on staircase

Feeling Pressured? 5 Ways Nurses Can Say No

Before you agree to another demand, here are five tips on how nurses can say no.
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.
Men in Nursing: What Was It Like During the 1900's?

Men in Nursing: What Was It Like During the 1900’s?

Two nurses share their experiences on what was it like being a nurse during the 1900's.
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!

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