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Beth Hawkes
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 This controversial article on nurse-patient ratios was deemed to be biased and not acceptable for publication as is in a major nursing journal. They are probably right. There are two sides to the nurse-patient ratios discussion, basically answering…

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I’m a skeptic by nature. Anyone who knows me would agree. I don’t believe in ghosts. I’ve never had a “psychic” experience…except for maybe sometimes when the phone rings and I sometimes know who it it is- but doesn’t that happen to everyone?  As a nurse,…

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Your Last Nursing Class: How to Land Your First Nursing Job I’m so happy to announce my new book!  I gave it my all in this book… my passion for helping new nurses, my role as a career columnist at allnurses.com, my background,  my blog………a book of Nurse…

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What Impact Does Technology Have on Nursing? Technology and nursing. A topic in today’s information age has received much attention. With the advancement of technology and the introduction of electronic medical records, the profession of nursing has…

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5 Essential Interview PREP Tips Finally Laura got the phone call! After weeks of waiting and silence, St. Mary’s Regional Center called her for an interview. Not just any interview, although she’d be grateful for anything at this point. But an interview…

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3 Things You Need to Advance Your Nursing Career Have you ever wondered why some nurses seem to effortlessly advance in their careers? They are tapped for promotions, asked to serve as interim managers, and selected for special projects. While their…

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7 Ways to Love Your Nurse Self  by Robb Hillman, RN and Certified Life Coach When I talk to nurses about the work that we do, the biggest problem I hear about is stress. There is good reason for that, since pressures weigh on nurses from multiple sources.…

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Should You Be a Nurse Manager? Jeniffer, the Telemetry Director, walked down the hall towards Mark and asked to talk with him. She has an opening for a manager on one of her units and wants him to apply. Inwardly, he feels very excited. Although he has…

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 The Top Nursing Blog Posts of 2016! Drum Roll…..please…Here are the best of the best according to you, our readers.  Presenting: Your favorite nurse bloggers and their top nurse blog posts of 2016, plus a couple of You Tube videos, no particular order.…

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5 Short Nursing Stories from Nurse Beth There are nursing stories you just can’t make up, and patients you never, ever forget. This time of year, I think back and remember some of those unforgettable patients. Here’s just a few of many. 5 Short Nursing…
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