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Why I Became A Nurse.

This playful photo is one of the fondest memories I have. It sits on my fridge and reminds me of happy days on the beach, being silly and dancing under the stars, and driving with the ocean breeze blowing in my face. She is why I became a nurse. Sofia Sophie, aka Sofia, was as …

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What Are The Protective Medications Given At the Hospital?

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If you had surgery, or are in the hospital, your nurse might have given you protective medications to help reduce discomfort associated with being hospitalized or with side effects that arise from taking pain medication: Stool softeners or laxatives  Ulcer prevention Anti nausea Stool Softeners or Laxatives Stool softeners and laxatives, such as Colace© or …

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A Hug-Thanking Healthcare Workers

People choose to work in healthcare because they care. They care so much that they spend years developing their skills and consider themselves to be life-long learners. They put their entire heart and soul into who they become as professionals. And they care so much, that often times they will put you, the patient, before …

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Nurse For President

Forget parties- here are the top ten reasons why our country needs a nurse for president. 1. We are skilled communicators. Nurses are extraordinary communicators. And I am not just talking about verbal communication. We have a way of communicating with our eyes and our hands just as much as our words. We recognize that …

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The Nurse Superpower

A few years back, the American Nurses’ Association coined a well-received slogan, “I am a nurse, what is your superpower?”. In truth, there is nothing superhuman about what nurses do. We simply exist as an amalgamation of honesty, innovation, compassion, astuteness, intelligence, ethics and advocacy. However, there are a handful of nurses who have true …

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Everyday Is Your Legacy

Who do you want to be? Because who you chose to be every day will become your legacy. Make it a great one. What is Your Legacy? Today, a photo memory popped up on my Facebook feed from a few years back. It pulled me to a time and place among an informal circle of …

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A lesson in love.

Confession: I am your quintessential hopeless romantic. I like to believe that a perfect love exists for everyone. Although I have yet to find true love myself, I look for love everywhere I go, and in all that I do. It is what brings me joy and gives me the space I need to feel …

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