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Being a Nurse

Wondering what it’s like to be a nurse? Is it the right career for you? Get career insights and learn more about what it’s really like to work in the nursing filed by browsing the articles below. Next, research schools and nursing programs to further your understanding of the career, and what it takes to enter the health care field.  

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By Tara James, Jul 01, 2013

Recent innovations have provided nurses with programs to help fight dementia as well as mobile apps for access to pharmaceutical data. Find out what new technologies 2013 has in store for nurses.

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By Cicely Wedgeworth, Apr 18, 2011

Behind the dysfunctional behavior of the Showtime character are some practical nursing tips that anyone can put to use on the job in real life.

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Jan 21, 2010

Have you ever wondered whether you're cut out to be an entrepreneur? Nurses sometimes tell me they aren't sure if their nursing career has prepared them to start and succeed in their own legal nurse consultant practice.

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Jan 21, 2010

As an ICU nurse, I learned that seconds made a difference in patient outcome. That's true for nurses in any specialty. I rarely had lots of time to ponder or brood over a clinical decision.

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Jan 21, 2010

Nursing can, at times, be a very stressful, intense and hectic job. There are all types of things that affect the day-to-day stresses of a nurse; staffing shortages, hospital protocol, corporate rules and regulation, lack of self confidence,

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