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How to Get a Good Sleep After Working a Long 12-hr 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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Crazy Work/Life Balance & Its Serious Effects On Mental Health

Creating a Balance For Improved Mental Health The demands put on us can often make nurses feel overwhelmed at times. Work days are spent hustling through patients while home life is a balancing act of sleep and attending to personal […]

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Caretaking Goes Both Ways: Expanding The Triple Aim

Despite its noble intentions, the Triple Aim of healthcare may be causing more pain than intended, at least according to a study in the Annals of Family Medicine. And it’s no surprise that nurses and nurse managers are feeling the […]

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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 […]