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The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Functional Fitness

The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Functional Fitness

Physical activity serves as a crucial component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends adults get 150 minutes of aerobic activity each week. Fulfilling this standard is perhaps even more […]

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Use These 6 Tips To Maximize Pharmacology Study Sessions

1. Take a look at the drug on a Pharmacology app like Medscape Pharmacology apps are fantastic resources for healthcare workers so naturally you will find the most important information that you need to know as a nurse about the […]

12 Tips For Nurses Working The Overnighter

12 Tips For Nurses Working The Overnighter

Working an overnight shift can take some getting used to and isn’t always an easy transition for an internal clock that is used to being awake during the day and sleeping at night. Many of our home care nurses work with children that […]

How To Stay Legally Protected With These 5 Practices

How To Stay Legally Protected With These 5 Practices

  As a licensed professional, nurses have an ethical and legal responsibility to their patients. The standards you are held to are extremely high, and can get you into trouble legally if you don’t take steps to protect yourself. Aside […]

13 Things That Only A Nurse Would Do

13 Things That Only A Nurse Would Do

  Part five to “You Know You’re a Nurse When…” article. We asked our Funny Nurses family to fill in the blank after “You know you’re a NURSE when…” (above photo) and we got some pretty great responses! We think you’ll relate – see below: […]

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Social Media Do’s & Don’ts For Nurses

The rise in popularity of social media sites has created a whole new spectrum of problems in the professional world. The use of sites like Facebook and Twitter may feel harmless at first, but their public accessibility makes it a […]

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Today’s Tech Items That Are Helping Caregivers

Thanks to the tech-savvy society we live in today, there have been many great advances in technology that are designed not only to assist the elderly and disabled with activities of daily living but also to help their caregivers. There are […]

Picking The Right Program For Your Career

Picking The Right Program For Your Career

Kick-Start Your Career With the Right Nursing Program Making the choice to become a nurse is a great one, but it doesn’t stop there. It can be overwhelming trying to sift through the dozens of different nursing programs available to […]

How To Build Confidence In Your Nursing Skills

How To Build Confidence In Your Nursing Skills

Conquering Confidence in Your Nursing Skills In nursing school, you aced every exam and impressed all of your professors. Now, with your learned skills being put to the test, you find yourself constantly second-guessing your actions. Your senior nurses are […]

Does Your Personality Make You A Better Candidate For Long-Term Nursing Care?

Does Your Personality Make You A Better Candidate For Long-Term Nursing Care?

The personality traits of a successful clinical nurse are pretty basic: be compassionate, be empathetic, and communicate effectively. These traits work well across the nursing career board, but some specialties will require a bit more. If you are looking into […]

5 Top Beauty Products For Nurses

5 Top Beauty Products For Nurses

Nursing is equal parts difficult and rewarding—although, as you know, sometimes the difficulties seem to outweigh the rewards. One of the hardest parts about being a nurse is what it does to your body. We work long shifts, stay up […]

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How to Get a Good Sleep After Working a Long 12-hr Night Shift

Tips and Tricks to Avoid Shift Work Disorder From 12 Hour Rounds Nurses are at a higher risk for an ailment referred to as shift work disorder. This disruption in sleeping patterns can make it increasingly difficult to get the […]

Crazy Work/Life Balance & Its Serious Effects On Mental Health

Crazy Work/Life Balance & Its Serious Effects On Mental Health

Creating a Balance For Improved Mental Health The demands put on us can often make nurses feel overwhelmed at times. Work days are spent hustling through patients while home life is a balancing act of sleep and attending to personal […]

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How To Impress Your Instructor At Clinicals

Conduct Your Clinicals Correctly and Seal Your Nursing Career Fate Getting clinical experience is a crucial aspect in educating nurses. Not only are you given the opportunity to watch nurses in action, you are expected to be an active participant. […]