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The Dos And Don’ts Of Nursing

The Dos And Don’ts Of Nursing

Nursing is a vastly complex career, and a career in nursing can often be totally stressful and hard to manage. There’s so much to remember, so much to do – and so much to NOT do. It can be a […]

March Is National Save Your Vision Month! Follow These 5 Tips For Healthier Eyes!

March Is National Save Your Vision Month! Follow These 5 Tips For Healthier Eyes!

March has been established by the American Optometric Association as National “Save Your Vision” Month – and we think that it’s incredibly important to spread awareness of this event, and the importance of healthy vision. It’s surprising how many people […]

What To Expect From Your Nursing Externship

What To Expect From Your Nursing Externship

Nursing externships can be challenging. These long-duration, out-of-school externships often give you your very first taste of what life is like for a professional nurse. Pursuing an externship is highly recommended for any nurse trying to get a competitive nursing […]

7 Facts About Tuberculosis Nurses Need To Know

7 Facts About Tuberculosis Nurses Need To Know

March 24 has been chosen as World Tuberculosis day – commemorating the 1882 date when Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus bacteria responsible for tuberculosis (TB). At the time of his discovery, tuberculosis was an […]

4 Countries Contending For Global Healthcare Supremacy

4 Countries Contending For Global Healthcare Supremacy

  Amid the ease of travel in our global landscape, the reality is simple; as technology continues to evolve, and economies grow and contract relative to national markets, the availability of technologically advanced medical services, combined with an ultra-affordable price […]

9 Times TV Shows Got It Wrong About Nursing (And Medicine In General)

9 Times TV Shows Got It Wrong About Nursing (And Medicine In General)

Medical TV shows can make for some entertaining TV, but they’re not exactly known for their accuracy. While the rest of the world eats this stuff up, a lot of medical TV shows leave real-life nurses and physicians shaking their […]

March Is Trisomy Awareness Month – Learn The Facts Behind These Genetic Disorders

March Is Trisomy Awareness Month – Learn The Facts Behind These Genetic Disorders

The month of March is Trisomy Awareness Month. This month was founded by the Support Organization for Trisomy 18, 13 & Related Disorders as a way to raise awareness about less common trisomy disorders, such as Trisomy 18 (Edward’s Syndrome) […]

National Poison Prevention Week – Prevent Accidental Poisoning With These 5 Tips!

National Poison Prevention Week – Prevent Accidental Poisoning With These 5 Tips!

Every year, during the third week of March, Poisonhelp.gov – a division of the US Health Resources and Services Administration – celebrates National Poison Prevention Week. National Poison Prevention Week has been established to raise awareness of poisonings, prevention of […]

11 Great Staycation Ideas For Busy Nurses

11 Great Staycation Ideas For Busy Nurses

Travelling can be exciting and very personally enriching, but you don’t have to travel very far at all to “get away from it all.” Staycations — time off of work where you stay in town, instead of traveling elsewhere — […]

Five Ways A BSN Can Boost Your Career

Five Ways A BSN Can Boost Your Career

Nursing is a growing field, especially in the US. As baby boomers age and the population continues to grow older, the job outlook for nurses is bright – with a 16% increase in nurses predicted by 2024. Because of this, […]

March 22 Is National Diabetes Day. Here’s How To Reduce Your Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

March 22 Is National Diabetes Day. Here’s How To Reduce Your Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

March 22 has been established by the ADA – The American Diabetes Association – as National Diabetes day. The numbers behind type 2 diabetes in the US are nothing short of astonishing. More than 29 million Americans have diabetes – […]

What Do Your Street Clothes Say About You? The Psychology of Color

What Do Your Street Clothes Say About You? The Psychology of Color

For health, safety, and dress code reasons, the majority of us wear scrubs at work. While there are some pretty cute scrubs available from companies like Cherokee and Dickies, it’s still a way of dressing that has some limitations. When […]

Preparing For The Worst – How Nurses Should Deal With An Active Shooter Situation

Preparing For The Worst – How Nurses Should Deal With An Active Shooter Situation

Hospital shootings are rare. Very few hospitals ever have active shooter situations, and doctors and nurses are very rarely the targets. However, with the deadly mass shootings like the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting in mind, many hospitals and their staff […]

What You NEED To Know About Bleeding Disorders Like Hemophilia

What You NEED To Know About Bleeding Disorders Like Hemophilia

March has been designated by the National Hemophilia Foundation as National Bleeding Disorders Month. Despite the name, the National Hemophilia Foundation is focused on much more than just hemophilia – understanding, diagnosing, and spreading awareness of every type of bleeding […]

From Night shift Nurse To WBFF Pro & Fitness Model

From Night shift Nurse To WBFF Pro & Fitness Model

Dear Nurses, My name is Lauren Drain Kagan (@LaurenDrainFit on Instagram) and I wanted to share my personal struggles & success story of becoming a professional fitness model all while working a stressful night shift nursing job. Both my peers […]