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Back to school: Nursing edition!

Back to school: Nursing edition!

The days are getting shorter, the weather is (hopefully) getting cooler, and school buses are running their usual routes again. It’s back-to-school time! What does that mean for nurses? Let’s find out…

Your guide to nursing conferences this fall

Your guide to nursing conferences this fall

There are dozens of nursing conferences held each year to help you gain the knowledge you’re seeking. Here are a few happening this fall.

How to create a complete nurse’s survival guide for your break room

How to create a complete nurse’s survival guide for your break room

General advice is great, but local knowledge is key—we’re here to help you and your fellow nurses create a place for just that.

A nurse’s bucket list: 10 things you need to do before summer ends

A nurse’s bucket list: 10 things you need to do before summer ends

Summer may be coming to a close, but our grand ideas have only just begun.

10 ways to spot a nursing student

10 ways to spot a nursing student

Here she comes…all dressed in white! No, not bride-zilla…worse. A Nursing Student! Me! And I find myself doing the same exact things that I thought were hilarious when my sister was in nursing school.

7 tips for staying close with your non-nurse friends

7 tips for staying close with your non-nurse friends

Your friends called—they miss you. Don’t worry, we told them we’re going to help you fix that.

10 things to NEVER say to a nurse

10 things to NEVER say to a nurse

Ever felt like slapping a bandage over an obnoxious mouth? Then you probably heard the kind of stuff that can get under even the most tolerant nurse’s skin.

5 stress-reducing summer smoothies for nurses

5 stress-reducing summer smoothies for nurses

Feelin’ the heat? Give these stress-fighting smoothie recipes a (literal) whirl—they may be just the thing you need to stay cool.

How nurses can look cool, feel cool—be cool

How nurses can look cool, feel cool—be cool

Don’t let the summer heat chisel away at your patience. Stay cool (enough) in your scrubs with these 6 tips.

5 reasons I’m thankful to be a 21st century nurse

5 reasons I’m thankful to be a 21st century nurse

Those uncomfortable skirted uniforms, that unwieldy equipment, the lack of antibiotics…can you imagine?!?!

Nurse contraptions!

Nurse contraptions!

Check out all the mystery contraptions from nursing’s past! How many can you name?

5 things that make life easier for new nurses

5 things that make life easier for new nurses

Things will get easier and less stressful as you get more experienced, but for now, make everything in your life as automatic as you can.

Top 10 phrases that nurses say most

Top 10 phrases that nurses say most

“Sorry, your insurance doesn’t cover the good Tylenol.” What did you say again? Find out which phrases cross your lips more frequently than any others.

Do not go gentle into retirement—volunteer opportunities for former nurses

Do not go gentle into retirement—volunteer opportunities for former nurses

When nursing is in your blood, even retirement can be a challenge. Put your skills to use on your own time to stay busy, feel connected and give back

11 break room essentials your hospital might be missing

11 break room essentials your hospital might be missing

Because bottled water and bagels aren’t always going to cut it…