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Curtis Olson

About Curtis Olson

Curtis Olson is an ER nurse in Lincoln, Neb. He is an EMS and nursing instructor. Olson has also worked as a paramedic/firefighter, bookstore manager and barista. He wrote most of this article between midnight and 6:00 a.m.

8 ways to stay alert during a long shift

8 ways to stay alert during a long shift

The advantages and disadvantages of the tricks nurses use to stay sharp (plus style points for each suggestion!)…

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WATCH: 5 videos every nurse should see

Medical and nursing–themed nuggets from YouTube and elsewhere on the Internet that you won’t soon forget.