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  1. During the first round of COVID, we had a particularly sad in hospital outbreak involving patients on our cancer floor. It's unclear the exact etiology, but it appears that an asymptomatic positive patient was admitted to that floor and required a si...
  2. Nurses Did Not Sign Up for This

    Nurses did not “sign up for this.” Yet, here we are. And so, the current challenge to tackle is: how does the field of nursing survive a pandemic? And how does healthcare keep its nurses in the careers they dreamed of, long before March 2020 ha...
  3. Looks like as nurses, we will be held to a professional standard, similar to other professionals. "Nurses are urged to recognize that dissemination of misinformation not only jeopardizes the health and well-being of the public but may place thei...
  4. emtpbill

    COVID positive

    The other day my wife and I went to our local mom and pop pharmacy and got tested. The pharmacy came to our vehicle and we both swabbed. My wife, who is an X-ray tech, swabbed her nose quickly before I could watch her do it. She is a scaredy-cat whe...
  5. How can we help stop the spread of COVID-19? The question isn’t so much about what we need to stop the spread, we know we need people to get vaccinated, wear masks, and practice social distance, but how do we convince people whose minds seem to be ma...
  6. lMCRN

    Unvaccinated: Indefensible

    The choice to not take the COVID vaccine I feel is not defendable. The facts are that 99% of hospitalizations/deaths due to COVID are unvaccinated patients currently. This has caused a more severe strain on a already extremely stressed hospital staff...
  7. RN Jobs That Do Not Require Covid Vaccine

    Frontliner, 11 year veteran RN, in the Emergency Department. For the last year and a half, I have been exposed to so much Covid I feel I'm so blessed. I have had it splash in my face, eyes and mouth. I have taken antibody test and just can't seem to ...
  8. We finally had our first COVID patient since August come off the ventilator and transfer out of the unit!! He was a vaccinated gentleman, didn't even know he had COVID, he had been admitted post fall and then had altered mental status and respiratory...
  9. Hello! So I am a new BSN graduate (graduated in August). I have been offered a position via a staffing agency for very high pay for administering vaccinations around different areas in the state. My concern is that the staffing company is a thi...
  10. What do you think? This author thinks hospitals need to rethink their approach to solving the nursing shortage. Ideally, hospitals would increase their nurse staffing levels. But nurses are a finite resource. Amid Omicron, nurses don't just...
  11. allnurses

    Fall 2020

    Version Fall 2020

    The previous issue, Spring 2020, focused on the Coronavirus as it was first evolving. Who knew at that time we would still be in the thick of the virus now with so many increasing uncertainties for the future. In the Fall 2020 issue, several allnurse...

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  12. allnurses

    Spring 2020

    Version Spring 2020

    The Spring 2020 Issue of the allnurses magazine focuses on the Coronavirus Pandemic, it’s effects on communities around the world, as well as the healthcare teams on the frontline battling Covid-19. In this issue, you can read about the challenges o...

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  13. tnbutterfly - Mary

    First Omicron Case Detected in the U.S.

    Today the CDC announced that the first U.S. case of the Omicron variant has been confirmed. First Omicron Case Detected in the U.S.
  14. For one of my classes in my RN-BSN program I was given an assignment to explain my life as a nurse so this is a poem I wrote about it. Nursing in a Covid World I graduated in twenty-twenty, bright eyed and full of hope Now as I...
  15. Fake News: Nursing Shortage Due to Covid

    Nursing shortage has reached critical levels. That alarming iconic statement is a sign of the times, and it is broadcast daily in the media. Of course, the crisis is blamed on the Coronavirus. Assuredly, everyone in healthcare at this moment in histo...
  16. Issues w/ peds admin covid vaccine

    Has anyone had any issues w/ getting the full 10 doses out of a the Pfizer vaccine for ages 5-11??
  17. Tell the World Project

    My Experience as a Clinic Nurse during COVID I chose to work in a dermatology office after an injury that I sustained while working bedside left me unable to work in that setting as I was unable to lift patient or stand for long periods of time....
  18. If you personally know someone who quit their job rather than get the vaccine I might make a separate poll.
  19. Religious Exemptions

    I am against religious exemptions. I give all deeply held beliefs equal credibility. My belief system may be informed by organized religion, but it is not defined by organized religion. And I do not believe an employer is capable of determini...
  20. Even if our citizens don't trust our own country's government, we can see what's happening ALL OVER THE WORLD. Vaccine hesitancy, unvaccinated patients filling up ICUs, health care workers overwhelmed. What more can we expect our urgent cares, EDs, h...
  21. I am the nurse manager of a very large primary care practice, one of several of part of a large-ish HMO/hospital/primary care network (like Kaiser Permanente, but not as big). Last Spring we decided to expand our practice to provide a vaccine c...
  22. Tell The World

    Part of my RN-BSN program for James Madison University is an assignment titled, “Tell The World”and in this assignment, I talk about my profession as a nurse. Nurses are vital to providing evidence based patient centered care that drastically affects...
  23. In the last couple of weeks I have been encountering a lot of confusion (mostly general public but also a few HCPs who are not using the info on a daily basis) about who is eligible for which vaccines and boosters. I'm sure the majority here know thi...
  24. Learn the COVID facts from the CDC

    According to a policy statement released Nov 17 by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), all nurses need to learn the specifics of COVID from the CDC and educate their patients about it accordingly. The nurse's license may de...
  25. Covid Pay

    Hello nurses! So I had covid last year around December 10th of 2020. They made me use my sick and vacation time and other nurses they paid for their time off at that time. This time around management and staff all have covid and they are all getting ...