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You Can Thrive On The Night Shift

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How to sleep, stay connected with your social circle, relieve stress, avoid the “hangover feeling,” and enjoy the perks of working when everyone else is slumbering.

When Doctors Become the Patient_ The Psychological Implications of a Role Reversal

When Doctors Become the Patient: The Psychological Implications of a Role Reversal

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For physicians, as well as for nurses, one’s occupation puts one in the role of a healer. When it’s your job to treat other people’s injuries and illnesses, it can be jarring when suddenly, you find yourself on the other […]

7 Reasons To Start Your Day With Lemon Water (Infographic)

7 Reasons To Start Your Day With Lemon Water (Infographic)

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We love taking everyday things and making them a little more fun. As nurses, we’re constantly on the go, so it’s important to stay hydrated especially when our schedules get the best of us. Tired of lugging around a bottle […]

Are You a Hydrated Nurse
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Are You a Hydrated Nurse?

  Nothing is as important as being well hydrated – and you probably know this better than anyone around. If you have stressed the importance of water in many circumstances, and to many patients, the only question remains: are YOU […]

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Living Well with Arthritis: Tips for a Full and Healthy Life

If you’re living with arthritis, you’re definitely not alone. Many other nurses share your plight. A staggering 52.5 million adults in the United States have some form of arthritis — that’s 22% of the population. By 2040, that number is […]

Lung Health Day
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When Going Outside Could Make You Sick: California Nurses May Be at Risk of Lung Disease

Today is Lung Health Day, an awareness day created by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) centered on the wide variety of diseases and health conditions that can affect one of our most vital organs, the lungs. When people […]

nurse mental health
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Suffering Silently: Work Stress & Mental Illness in Healthcare Workers

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 […]

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Career Advice for Nurses

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It’s Infection Prevention Week! These 6 Tips Can Help You Protect Your Patients

  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 […]

How to Recover From a Error in Judgement
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How To Recover From A Fatal Error In Judgement

  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 […]