Nurses Are Masters at the Fine Art of Caring

Nursing Procedures


One of the most popular articles on this site is my version of performing a head to toe assessment which should become second nature to all nurses.

How to Perform a Head to Toe Assessment

  • A Checklist of Nursing Procedures (universal to all)
  • Assessing Cranial Nerves
  • Cranial Nerve Graphic
  • Rhyme to Remember Cranial Nerves (mnemonic)
  • How to Administer Heparin or Lovenox
  • How To Determine Needle Size
  • How to Give an IM Injection


Ensuring and teaching medication safety is a huge nursing responsibility
  • The Five Rights of Medication Safety
Documentation is always an issue for nurses. Here are some resources to help make this easier:
  • Book Review: Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students

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