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Online shopping is the new standard for buying clothes, shoes, accessories, and, well, basically anything you can fit in a box and put on a truck. However, what we gain in convenience, we risk losing in transparency. It’s not always […]
Similar to the nursing shortage, there are not enough mental health workers in the US. In 2014, about 18% of adults (43.6 million) suffered from some form of mental illness. About 9.8 million experienced a serious mental illness, which the […]
The week of October 2-8, 2016 was Mental Health Awareness Week, an occasion to shine some light on psychiatric issues that otherwise get overlooked. Mental health disorders are surprisingly common in the United States. In 2014, there were an estimated […]
This week is Infection Prevention Week, a time to raise awareness of how infections spread and how they can be prevented. Infection prevention is of great importance in a healthcare setting. In one 2011 study, it was discovered that […]
It’s a given. Patients will hit on you, in more or less obvious ways and varying degrees of inappropriateness. It can get very upsetting, especially after a long shift. Although we are not encouraging this practice, we try to understand […]
October is well-known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but the extent of the awareness for many people ends at pink ribbons, organized walks, or watching NFL players sport pink jerseys. Each year, about 246,000 women in the US are diagnosed […]
With work being so hard on you sometimes, it is only natural that you might try to diffuse the tension and stress with some jokes. A strong sense of humor can also bring you much closer to your fellow nurse […]
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a male nurse? Here are six ideas… Continue reading on page 2!
Becoming a nurse is all about caring about other people and wanting to bring them comfort and wellness. Despite our best efforts, we sometimes fail. When such situations arise and patient demand justice for what happened, it’s important to know that […]
The peak of all that hard work applied during nursing school is the NCLEX – National Council Licensure Examination. Provided by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing, NCLEX is a way of measuring your knowledge, abilities, and skills, […]
It’s not an exaggeration to say that one of the things every nurse fears the most is making a fatal error in judgement. The huge responsibility lying on our shoulders makes it especially hard for any nurse to acknowledge […]
It’s October! We’ll give you a second to do your happy dance… We love this time of year. The best part, though? Breaking out those orange and black scrubs! If your Halloween scrubs game has room for improvement, we […]
Taking care of your health has never been as important. You have a real crazy schedule and work sometimes feels like a never-ending marathon. As a result, not only that your work sucks all the energy out of you, but […]