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10 Things You Should Know About Arthritis

10 Things You Should Know About Arthritis

There’s a good chance that you or someone you know suffers from arthritis. We say this because roughly 1 out of every 5 adults in the United States has arthritis, which makes it the leading cause of disability in the […]

13 Ways to Tell if You’re a Nurse

13 Ways to Tell if You’re a Nurse

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so during Nurses Week 2016, we asked our Funny Nurses family to fill in the blank after “You know you’re a NURSE when…” (above) and we got some pretty great responses! We think you’ll […]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Florence Nightingale

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Florence Nightingale

Today, the 12th of May, is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As you may know, today is also the final day of National Nurses Week. As 2016’s National Nurses Week comes to a close, we thought it would be fitting to create […]

Scrubs Mag’s Favorite Things Of 2016

Scrubs Mag’s Favorite Things Of 2016

Twas the night before the night before the end of Nurses Week, and Scrubs Magazine was excited to announce it’s favorite 5 things list.  From scheduling your life, to needing coffee to even get up to do that.  We tested, […]

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: It’s Not Just Nurses’ Problem Anymore

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: It’s Not Just Nurses’ Problem Anymore

Recently, at the Synova Associates NICU Leadership Forum in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, almost 200 nurse managers and leaders from NICU departments came together, from across the country.  From conference-organized yoga to guided breathing exercises before sessions to coloring books handed out […]

Best Reads for Nurses Who Need to Decompress

Best Reads for Nurses Who Need to Decompress

  The early mornings, the late nights, the patients, the coworkers. You love your role as a nurse, but you also cherish every single second of your free time. When you do have a moment alone to clear your head […]

6 Reasons To Start Your Medical Career As An RN

6 Reasons To Start Your Medical Career As An RN

If you’ve been considering the pursuit of a career in medicine for some time, you probably already know about a few of the perks. It’s common knowledge that many medical professionals are paid quite well, and most people respect them […]

5 Ways To Stand Out In Nursing School

5 Ways To Stand Out In Nursing School

Getting into nursing school is an accomplishment in itself, but completing your nursing program successfully is the ultimate goal to strive for. Of course, the best way to achieve this goal and get your RN license is to study hard. […]

4 Essential Job-Hunting Tips For New Nurses

4 Essential Job-Hunting Tips For New Nurses

You’ve finished nursing school, and now it’s time to start looking for your first job as a new nurse. Despite what you may have heard, finding a job as a new nurse isn’t always a walk in the park. Don’t […]

Nursing Abroad? Everything You Need To Know To Prepare

Nursing Abroad? Everything You Need To Know To Prepare

No matter the occupation, many people will tell you that there are numerous benefits to working abroad for a temporary period of time. Nurses are certainly no exception to this rule, and there is a lot of value in having […]

5 Tips to Keeping Your Cool When Dealing with Difficult Patients’ Parents

5 Tips to Keeping Your Cool When Dealing with Difficult Patients’ Parents

Picture the following scenario: Lucy, age 10, has just been admitted to the emergency room with anaphylaxis shock. She’s been stung by a bee and her mother rushed her to the hospital. When they arrive at the ICU, her mother […]

How To Survive (And Maybe Even Fall In Love With) MedSurg In Nursing School

How To Survive (And Maybe Even Fall In Love With) MedSurg In Nursing School

It could be argued that the first year of nursing school is the hardest. Most classes are rigorous and demand complete focus from the first day to the last. Many find the transition tough. Getting through the first year can […]

How To Defuse A Tense Situation: 5 Expert Tips For Dealing With Aggressive Patients

How To Defuse A Tense Situation: 5 Expert Tips For Dealing With Aggressive Patients

Nurses are professionals who deeply care about their patients. Its usually the patients that make the long hours, excessive paperwork, and sore feet that make being a nurse worth it. However, not all patients are always communicative, understanding, or kind, […]

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Secrets nurses keep

Shhhh. Don’t tell anyone. Just act natural and quietly click in and read this list of secrets that nurses keep.

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Being a nurse does not have to involve direct patient care. Nurses have a number of career options available to them if they want to be a part of the health care industry, but don’t want to work in a […]