Age in publishing: What’s in a name?

Elderly, seniors, aged — what’s the right terminology to use when writing about, well, older people? It’s worth considering this…

Be your own nurse: Forgiveness

COVID-19 has taught us many lessons. Some of those lessons are painful and some are hopeful. In the time of…
Heal Well

Food for thought: Heal well

As nurses, we often say to our patients, “Good luck at home” or “Take care and good luck.” Luck—it’s a…
predatory journals

New report on predatory journals

A new international report on predatory journals tells an alarming tale—the organizations behind these journals are becoming more sophisticated, making…

Powerful posters

Posters are an excellent way to disseminate your work, including research studies and quality improvement and evidence-based practice projects. Presenting…
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Questioning the nursing stereotype

We have all seen the well-deserved outpouring of public support for frontline workers in the COVID-19 pandemic, and in many…
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Sense of Duty

Immanuel Kant believed that no action was moral unless performed out of a sense of duty or obligation. Even the…
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Sense of honor

Honor encompasses an array of individual characteristics. Some call it character. Words such as dignity and basic decency arise. Honor…

Septic relationships

In the emergency department, we’re well trained to recognize the signs and symptoms of serious infections—infections that start from an…

The Conversation Project

Have you ever needed to have a difficult conversation with someone about something very important but avoided it because of…
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The wonder of lifelong learning

I’m a nurse educator and educating others (really, being educated by others) is my greatest joy in life. Every time…

What are reference formats?

When I speak to novice writers, one of the topics that frequently comes up is how to format references in…

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