Most Difficult Specialties in Nursing

There are over 100 specialties in nursing. But some are more stressful and difficult than others.  If you're looking for a change, you should probably check this article out first. maybe you're a nursing student wondering what specialty to choose. This should help you out too.

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Tips for Surgical Nurses

Surgical nursing is not for the weak of heart. Some people are just not cut out to be an OR nurse.  But for those of you who are, here are some tips:

Whether you just accepted a position in the OR, or you're well into your surgical nurse orientation, these tips are bound to help you.  Hold on to your seat. It could be a bumpy ride!

Surgical nursing is completely different from any other specialty you may have experienced. 

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The future of Nursing

I was recently discussing nursing with my grandmother. She too was a nurse "way back in the day" and she has a lot of stories to tell. Many of the stories she tells I have heard many times before. So I painfully smile and think "Gawd, not again Grandma."  But some of her tales are much more interesting to me now that I'm a nurse.

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What is a "Real Nurse?"

When I worked in case management, I heard a few nurses comment that case management nurses weren't "real nurses."  I have also heard nurses comment about surgical nurses, home health nurses, and medical device nurses. All these comments revolve around this "real nurse." phrase. So what does it mean when someone says, she is or isn't a "real nurse?'

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The Ten Best FREE Apps For Nurses

There are apps for everything these days.  Everything from yoga to your favorite recipes can be found in an app. So why should nursing be any different?.  We scoured the internet looking for the best FREE apps for nurses and  here's what we found:

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Are You Driving Your Co-Workers Crazy? 11 Things That Drive Nurses Insane

There's always at least one annoying nurse at every workplace and while you may be pointing your finger at a nurse you may find annoying, maybe they are pointing their finger at you.  So what are the most annoying things you can do at work? We asked some of our Facebook and Twitter friends and here's what they said:

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Help! My Boss is a Bully!

Nurses have often been accused of eating their young and for the most part I believe this is true.  It's not that we want to be cruel, but often because new nurses sometimes have a bit of 

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