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How To Get A Good 6-8hr Sleep After Working A 12hr night Shift

Tips and Tricks to Avoid Shift Work Disorder From 12 Hour Rounds Nurses are at a higher risk for an ailment referred to as shift work disorder. This disruption in sleeping patterns can make it increasingly difficult to get the […]

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5 Common Legal Mistakes That Nurses Make

Are You Prepared For a Medical Malpractice Suit? Medical malpractice is a form of personal injury law where the actions of a health care provider, the treatment facility, or both, have led to a negative outcome for a patient. Nurses […]

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How To Impress Your Instructor At Clinicals

Conduct Your Clinicals Correctly and Seal Your Nursing Career Fate Getting clinical experience is a crucial aspect in educating nurses. Not only are you given the opportunity to watch nurses in action, you are expected to be an active participant. […]

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10 Tips On Starting Your Own Company As A Nurse

  I was very fortunate and blessed to have worked in Beverly Hills with the top plastic surgeons in the world in the operating room and doing facial injectables. Although I had a job that many nurses envy and strive […]

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Nurses Need Happy Places, Too

Whether it’s under the covers tucked-in, or on the hot sand in the Bahamas with a Mai Tai, every nurse has their own idea of what their happy place is. When we turned to our awesome Funny Nurses community to see […]

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EKG & Blocks: What Nurses Need To Know

After the stethoscope, an electrocardiogram (EKG) is the most powerful tool a nurse has for knowing what is going on with a patient’s heart. Understanding how the heart works and what an EKG is measuring is your first step towards […]

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HIV & Nurses’ Duties For Patients

In the early 1980’s the medical world was stunned by the sudden introduction of a new, deadly virus. HIV sent shockwaves around the world, as physicians and scientists tried to determine its cause and create a treatment. Four decades later, […]

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You Won’t Believe Some of the Things Nurses Do…

Part four to “You Know You’re a Nurse When…” article. We asked our Funny Nurses family to fill in the blank after “You know you’re a NURSE when…” (above photo) and we got some pretty great responses! We think you’ll relate – see below:   You […]