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Undocumented Parents Arrested At Children's Hospital Awaiting Baby's Surgery

A policy enacted under President Obama encouraging immigration agents to avoid enforcement actions in so-called sensitive locations has stirred controversy this week. The undocumented parents of a neonatal patient at ...

Nurses Join Jimmy Kimmel In Opposing Healthcare Reform Bill

On Tuesday GOP leaders introduced their newest healthcare reform bill - the Graham-Cassidy Bill. It is scheduled for hearing on September 25th and will be the GOPs first hearing on ...

Hospital Corpsmen Mishandle Newborn Baby - Post Videos To Snapchat

Correction: The original version of this article mistakenly described the individuals in the videos as Naval nurses. They are not nurses and we have corrected the article to corpsmen. The ...

Photo Captures Rare Moment Between Labor Nurse And Mom

"The nurse that helped me deliver my daughter was the reason I am a Registered Nurse today. To me, as a nurse, this photo depicts my everyday life - twelve ...

Hurricane Irma: Woman Gives Birth As Doctors Help Over The Phone

By Angelina Gibson Would you be able to guide a woman through delivering her own baby - over the phone - in a car - in the middle of friggin’ ...

Hurricane Hero: Cancer Can't Stop This Cop From Saving Lives

Stage 4 colon cancer didn’t stop 24 year police veteran, Bert Ramon, from braving Hurricane Harvey - he helped save over 1,500 people. A photo of Ramon was captured - ...

A Day To Remember: 9/11 Stories From Nurses

Nurse.org Staff Writer Nearly everyone old enough to remember that fateful day 16 years ago, also remembers exactly where they were and what they were doing. We take a look ...

Powerball Winner Quits Job At Hospital -We Asked What Nurses Would Do

The first thing Mavis Wanczyk did when she found out she was the $759 million Powerball winner was quit her clerical job in the nursing department at Mercy Medical Center ...

Maria Sanchez, RN Has Been Deported

Photo: Mason Trinca By Angelina Gibson After two decades living in the United States, Maria Sanchez, an Oncology Nurse and mother of four, has been deported back to Mexico. A ...

Nurse Moms: Breastfeeding While Nursing

By Angelina Gibson If you’re a breastfeeding mother, and you pump, you’ve probably pumped in some awkward places. And doing so as a working nurse is a special challenge. When ...

8 Tips For Surviving A Nurse Potluck

By Nurse.org Staff Writer We’ve all known one or two. The detail-oriented potluck organizer that hands you your cooking orders and uses the full weight of her peer-pressuring and guilt-tripping ...

7 Important Elements of an Inspiring Nursing Career

The Nursing Struggle is Real Whether you've newly graduated, passed the NLCEX, and you're ready for your first few shifts, or you've already put in many years on the floor, ...

When The Nurse Can't Stop Giving

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC You’re a nurse, and we know you work hard. In fact, you probably work like crazy, just like so many other nurses. And it ...

10 Self-Care Ideas For A Nurse's Day Off

When you’re a nurse with only one precious day off from your job, how can you make the most of your time? Maybe you have errands, appointments, and chores to ...

7 Perfect Gift Ideas For National Nurses Week

It’s that special time of year again! The sun is coming out, the trees are coming back to life and, of course, National Nurses Week is about to begin. Created ...

6 Reasons Nurses Shouldn't Date Doctors

By Kathleen Colduvell, RN, BSN, BA, CBC Most nurses have seen the Grey’s Anatomy episode where Rose, the nurse, and Derek, the dreamy surgeon, take their relationship to the next ...

Can’t Relax? Try These Awesome Massage Techniques

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Hard-working nurses need time to relax, and getting a massage is a fun and healthy way to indulge. If you don’t have time to ...

7 Easy Potluck Recipes Every Nurse Should Know

By Nurse.org Staff Writer Let’s celebrate Anne’s retirement they said. Just bring a little something to share they said. It will be fun they said. Right. Let’s face it. Potlucks ...

7 Movies Featuring Nurse Characters

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC There’s no denying that the portrayal of nurses in movies hasn’t painted the most accurate representation of this highly regarded profession. Certain films ...

5 Step Plan To Nursing Self-Care

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Nurses work hard in an enormous variety of capacities, and the work of nursing can be profoundly tiring, physically and otherwise. When we think ...

27 Nurses Reveal Craziest Answers To Sexual History Question

By Nurse.org Staff Writer We all just love asking that question, don't we? While some of the responses can be disturbing or unbelievable, most of them are just plain hilarious. ...

6 Important Norovirus Tips for Nurses

Image Credit: Alissa Eckert. Provided by CDC/Jessica Allen. By Kathleen Colduvell, RN, BSN, BA, CBC Norovirus is a common disease that nurses may come into contact with on a regular ...

Nursing Wellness: Not An Oxymoron

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Clinical nurses work hard, and this can include long hours, significant physical demands, the emotional labor of nurse-patient relationships, and witnessing the suffering of ...

Be A Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Healthy Nurse

By Kathleen Colduvell, RN, BA, BSN, CBC According to a three year study conducted at London South Bank University approximately half of all nursing students are overweight and a significant ...

High-Protein & High-Energy Snacks For Nurses

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC Snacks can be a nurse’s best friend during long 12-hour hospital shifts. Nurses often do not take meal breaks, and even if they ...

8 Things To Say To A Nurse If You Want To Get Slapped

By Nurse.org Staff Writer Nurses may be seen as saints, but they can still get pushed over the edge when one too many ridiculous statements come their way. Here are ...

Dealing With Work Stress? Pet A Pooch

We all need to unwind at some point. Work can be demanding, and stress can affect our health (aka the dreaded nurse burnout ). Typically, we try and work out ...

10 Gifts for the Graduating Nurse

That time of year has come; your friend or family member has sacrificed so much for this moment: nursing school graduation. And that’s not including what’s next for them: the ...

If You Work In Healthcare, You Won't Want to Miss These Amazing Parodies!

Have you heard of ZDoggMD ? He's a physician who has produced videos on YouTube since 2010. And his parody songs are great. We've collected a couple of our favorites, ...

Things Nurses Deal with that Make Others Squirm

Written By: Lee Nelson Being a nurse involves seeing, hearing, smelling, touching and dealing with some of life’s not-so-pleasant things. Nurses face it all from the most gross to the ...

Why I Couldn’t Sleep When I Heard About the Miss Colorado/“The View” Controversy

by Rachel, Seattle area RN As I was perusing Facebook one night last week, almost ready for bed as I had to work at 7am, I came across an article ...

Tips for Staying Healthy as a Nurse

When you are working with ill patients and a stress-filled job as a nurse, keeping healthy yourself becomes a priority. Sure, there are precautions such as gloves and masks. But ...

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