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  • Mary Seacole
    Mary Seacole - Crimean war nurse
    I decided to do a biography for Black History Month before the month of February is over. Today I will be focusing on Mary Seacole, who was a nurse during the Crimean War. Early lifeMary Jane Grant (1805 - 1881) was born in Kingston Jamaica. She...
  • Needle
    German nurse apologizes for purposely killing at least 30 patients
    On Feb. 21 a German nurse, who previously admitted to killing at least 30 patients in his care for the thrill of trying to resuscitate them, apologized to the families of his victims. The 38-year-old nurse, who is only being identified as Niels H....
  • Nurse sorry for killing 30 patients: Killer nurse apologizes in court
    Nurse sorry for killing 30 patients: Killer nurse apologizes in court
    The former nurse Niels H., who is charged with three counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder, will most likely die behind bars. Although the German nurse admitted to killing over 30 patients, he issued an apology to relatives of the...
  • Nurse serves up hot sauce to dementia patients
    Florida nurse feeds hot sauce to sleeping dementia patients
    According to the Ocala StarBanner, a Marion County nurse has pleaded no contest to battery after being accused of putting hot sauce into the mouths of two sleeping dementia patients under her care. The patients were at least in their mid-60's....
  • Family Nurse Practitioner programs
    What You Can Learn in a Family Nurse Practitioner Program
    Ready for a new challenge in your nursing career? Become a Family Nurse Practitioner. As a FNP, you’ll have the ability to provide primary care for patients. You can:• Perform evaluations and diagnostic tests• Develop care plans...
  • Kaiser nurses threaten to strike
    Why do your health insurance rates go up whether you use it or not
    I was listening to the news the other night and heard a strike was averted by the Northern and Central California based Kaiser nurse practitioners and registered nurses because a tentative agreement had been reached. They were supposedly in...
  • Nurse Monica
    Paging Nurse Monica
    Not exactly R & B singer Monica, stunned fans this week when she posted a picture of herself on Instagram, donning a bright pair of multi-color scrubs captioning the shot, “I have other dreams and aspirations so I pursue them when my babies are...
  • Welcome to Nursing HELLo
    Interview with Joel Craig, author of 'Welcome to Nursing HELLo'
    Our guest today is Joel Craig, author of the graphic memoir, Welcome to Nursing HELLo. Joel is a nurse who works at a busy hospital in Los Angeles and lives with his husband, Donovan. They have been married twice with the second time finally being...
  • Aides abusing Alzheimer's patient
    Aides abusing Alzheimer's patient caught on video: Suspecting son sets up camera
    Aides abusing an Alzheimer's patient were caught on video in Florida after a suspecting son, finding unexplained bruises on the 76-year-old Alzheimer's sufferer, set up a “nanny cam” that documented two women abusing and...
  • Home of Kaci Hickox
    Nurse ignores Ebola quarantine requests to go on a bike ride
    Enjoying a bike ride on a beautiful fall day is something most cyclist can appreciate. Some even use a beautiful day as an excuse to ditch other responsibilities to sneak in time for a ride. Generally speaking sneaking in exercise isn't a bad...
  • Nurse Kaci Hickox finally going home
    Nurse quarantined in New Jersey has been released
    Kaci Hickox, the nurse who was quarantined in a New Jersey hospital after returning from West Africa was released Monday, according to her attorney. Hickox, told CNN the quarantine was violating her rights.She was put in isolation Friday after...
  • Poggiali
    Italian nurse accused of killing 38 patients because they annoyed her
    The life of a nurse is fraught with hardship. They're always on their feet, they work insanely long hours, they do most of the actual patient care outside diagnosis, and at the end of the day the doctor gets all the credit. It's a pretty...
  • What is Happening with Ebola in Texas?
    Is the Texas Ebola outbreak out of control?
    Yesterday evening on October 12, 2014, the LA times ran a report stating that a Texas nurse has contracted the deadly Ebola virus despite her wearing full protective gear during her interactions with an Ebola infected patient. The news...
  • Indiana newlyweds murder-suicide on wedding night
    Indiana newlyweds murder-suicide: Doctor, nurse wedding night turns blood bath
    The happiest day of their life turned to tragedy as a doctor and nurse newlywed couple were found dead in their home from gunshot wounds. The groom shot and killed the bride then took off to the basement, where he was later found dead with a self...
  • Man charged with cruelty in child abuse case
    Man charged with cruelty in child abuse case
    Child abuse and neglect is a growing epidemic in the United States. It's hard to rationalize, but statistics show a child is abused every 10 seconds and 5 children die each day due to violence and neglect. As heartbreaking as it is these...