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  1. TreeJ

    Covid-19 Among The Navajo Tribe

    An enemy on the reservationOn the tribal reservation I live on there are probably greater than 488 cases of Covid-19 and 22 deaths. Enrolled members number roughly 352,000, with around 173,000 of that number on the reservation area. As you arrive h...
  2. Nurses have the unique ability to multi-task. We are well grounded, quick on our feet, and possess critical thinking skills during crisis situations. So when we are mired down in blood, feces, or vomit, we can oblige a fellow colleague when they need...
  3. If you have ever considered working in home health, then you might want an inside glimpse at what it is really like. To help those with questions, I am going to walk you through a typical day in my life as a home health nurse. I enjoy home health for...
  4. Question about my patient

    I had a pt who came in with a nonfunctioning av graft. He developed an infection around the site and it was draining. It was negative for a bruit/thrill. On admission his K was 6.0 but he was given kaexylate in the ER. The next am his K was 5.8. His ...
  5. tnbutterfly - Mary

    About A Nurse | Life of a Nurse (video montage)

    The public and media have certain mental images of nurses. But no one but a nurse really knows what really goes on at work. We hope you enjoy this humorous montage we created. This is the first of many to come. Please share your comments below. And P...
  6. hlfpnt

    Yesterday's and Today's Nurses

    Modern day nurses are a far cry from the old-fashioned starch and hat days. The professionals I am about to introduce you to, yesterday's nurses and today's nurses, are very different but remain one and the same. Since education is the first step, th...
  7. The Little Old Lady

    I was doing the usual end of shift vitals when I walked past what had been an empty room all day. In the room, chair sat a very petite lady looking very lost and scared. I walked in, shook her hand, and introduced myself. She told me her name and fol...
  8. My Dream That Finally Came True

    I had a job that I had been at for 22yrsI was scared to leave, to start my DREAM. Not knowing how I would pay my bills, how was I to pay for school, where and when was I going to find one. Plus being a single mother. This list of questions has been...
  9. Ruby Vee

    Remember the Geri-Chair?

    Long ago and in another state, I worked on a med-surg floor of a famous hospital. At that time, patients waited in the hospital for nursing home beds to become available, a wait that could sometimes last a year or more. We had as a patient an elderly...
  10. Good Things Happen to Good People Good things happen to good people. That’s what Lisa Thomas firmly believes and why the intensive care unit registered nurse is humbled to have played a role in the recovery of a couple who battled COVID-19 and it...
  11. I’ve changed many details to protect the identity of the nurse I interviewed. I offered to pay her for her time, but she refused, so I made a donation to the American Nurses Foundation Coronavirus Response Fund in her honor. The Coronavirus Response ...
  12. Sorry and thank you in advance for the long read. My Story - At Home with CoronavirusI have been out sick from work for several weeks due to the coronavirus. I am in my mid 20's, extremely healthy, no comorbidities. My symptoms progressed slowly but ...
  13. Just a few weeks ago, I was helping with a list of classmates from my nursing school class of 1970. Yes, it was so we could plan our 50th class reunion. I was looking at the young fresh faces on my class photo, including my own. I have worked as a...
  14. tnbutterfly - Mary

    A Typical Day for this Parish Nurse

    For the paid positions, the hospital pays 25% of the salary while the church is responsible for the remaining 75%. In some programs, the hospital pays the entire salary, while in others this responsibility lies with the church. Salaries differ from p...