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Sean Dent

About Sean Dent

Sean Dent is a second-degree nurse who has worked in telemetry, orthopedics, surgical services, oncology and at times as a travel nurse. He is a CCRN certified critical care nurse where he's worked in cardiac, surgical as well as trauma intensive care nursing. After five years practicing as an RN, Sean pursued and attained his Masters of Science in Nursing. Sean currently practices as a Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (ACNP-BC) in a Shock Trauma urban teaching hospital. He has been in healthcare for almost 20 years. He originally received a bachelor's degree in Exercise and Sport Science where he worked as a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC).

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5 pearls of wisdom nurses need to have

Here are five pieces of knowledge that every nurse should have.

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5 advantages of being a bald nurse

Honestly, it’s quite nice being bald. Here are five joys of having no hair.

5 ways to deal with nurse bullying

5 ways to deal with nurse bullying

Nurse bullying…it sounds counterintuitive, but it happens and it’s no secret (among nurses, at least).

20 bad habits that will drive your coworkers crazy

20 bad habits that will drive your coworkers crazy

Whatever you do, don’t be that nurse who is known for any of these 20 bad practices…

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Can job-hopping hurt a nurse’s career?

Is job-hopping a bad thing for nurses? Sean Dent weighs in.

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7 reasons you won’t get that raise (and what to do about it!)

While most of us didn’t enter this awesome profession for the money, not many would refuse more of it in their paycheck. Here’s why you may be getting passed over.

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10 fitness hacks for nurses to try

Try these 10 simple fitness tips from a fellow nurse that can help you improve your current level of health.

5 steps nurses can take to keep their New Year’s fitness resolutions

5 steps nurses can take to keep their New Year’s fitness resolutions

It’s that time of year. The new year is upon us, so it’s time to make those ever-“permanent” New Year’s resolutions.

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10 things for nurses to be thankful for this holiday season

The hospital doesn’t have holiday hours. Illness and injury don’t take a holiday. But we still can be thankful, even when working over the holidays. Here’s why.

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5 things that can lead to nurse burnout … and how to cope with them

Nurses burn out…and burn out often. Here are five ways to save your sanity.

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10 things they don’t teach you in nursing school

Let’s face it—there are just some things they forget to teach you in nursing school. Here are 10 of them we think are pretty darn important.

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Nurses and Ebola: Which resources should we trust?

Confused about all the information out there swirling around Ebola? Sean Dent breaks it down.

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The indispensable nursing gear list: part two

Here are MORE popular and needed “must-have” nursing gear items. Did yours make the list?

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5 traits of a bad preceptee

You’re going to need thick skin to be a nurse! Check out five traits of a bad preceptee. Sound familiar to you?