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From our readers: The guilt suicide leaves behind

Dedicated to John, who was loved by so many

From our readers: Novice to expert—a nurse educator’s personal journey

Like new nurses, faculty move through various steps to become “experts.” Here is one teacher’s experience.

From our readers: ABC’s of evidence-based practice

A simple mnemonic can serve as a guide for the process of evidence-based practice.

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No drugs down the drain In approximately 2008 I wrote my final paper in BSN community health on this environmental issue. I am delighted to...
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From our readers…Value all your skills

Anyone who’s been a nurse for more than 10 years will agree with me: you can make big leaps from specialty to specialty and...
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Consider a career in clinical research Thank you so much for the Ness, et al. article “Consider a career in clinical research” in the November...
From our readers…Lights, camera, action—and don’t giggle! nurse

From our readers…Lights, camera, action—and don’t giggle!

The author shares the rewards of creating a video about what telephone triage nurses do.

From our readers…Negative effects of shackling pregnant incarcerated women

The author advocates for more respectful treatment of pregnant women who are incarcerated.
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From our readers: The making of a newsletter

When I was working as an ICU nurse on the evening shift, I could tell you what was happening on my unit and with...
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From our readers…What bedside nurses can teach nursing leaders

Five years ago, while working in leadership I had a pivotal conversation with my superior regarding the need to "stop thinking like a bedside...

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More on civility I have rarely responded with a note to the editor, but just want to thank you for the excellent article in the...

From our readers…Are you prepared for a mass casualty event?

Take a self-assessment to determine if you are ready and take action to increase your preparedness.

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Break the bullying cycle I read with great interest the article "Break the bullying cycle" in the January 2012 edition of American Nurse Today. Terri...

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Pregnant mothers concerned about being able to safely enjoy their morning cup of coffee should be reassured by a recent University of Pennsylvania study...