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Nurses and Innovation

Nurses are among the most creative people I know. Most nurses can come up with a solution to any problem they face. Since their minds are wired to problem solve, it's no miracle they can be very creative. Nurses have created sophisticated wound management systems, special sponges for cleaning … [Read More...]

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How to Advance from an OK Manager to a Great Manager

Nurse Managers are hired daily, and lots of nurses apply to be Nurse Managers. If you ask the staff what kind of manager they have? Many will describe their managers as OK; some will describe them as ‘terrible’ while others will call them ‘great.’ How does your staff describe you? In this … [Read More...]

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Nurse Carolyn Answers your Questions

  Last Month, Nurse Carolyn shared her story about her struggle with a sudden disability. In this post, she will answer questions that many people including nurses ask when faced with a disability. What organizations help amputees return to work? AMPUTEE COALITION OF AMERICA The … [Read More...]

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Finding My Place: Part Two

Guest Post by Carolyn Mckinzie A few months after that, I took a secretarial job at an anti-coagulation clinic that was only a few hours a week. But it was something, and I just couldn’t stand doing nothing. I worked there for a couple of years but then left following knee surgery. My battered … [Read More...]

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Happy Nurses Week!

Nurses are truly awesome! You don’t hear that said enough. I want to remind you how awesome you are. By deciding to become a nurse, you are doing an honorable job. Nursing is not a job; it’s a calling. If you look at it as a job, you will become unhappy. You have been called and chosen to … [Read More...]

Wellness

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7 Ways Nurses Can Treat Their Feet Right

  Your feet literally carry you through life, bear your weight and take you places. As a nurse, you are constantly on your feet, from eight

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What to Eat Before and After You Workout

    By now you’ve probably dedicated yourself to living a healthier lifestyle. Since exercise is an integral part of any

International Nurses

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6 Immigration Test Questions & Answers

A few years ago I did my citizen exam. I must say I was quite nervous, but confident I would pass because I had studied for several

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Can your International Nursing Education Enable you to Take the NCLEX Exam?

  Linda had completed all her nursing courses in Haiti. However, she had not taken her government's nursing exam. Her uncle who lived in