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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 […]

Follow These 10 Tips To Be A Great Mentor To Student Nurses

Follow These 10 Tips To Be A Great Mentor To Student Nurses

Despite years of classes and studying, new nurses really have no idea what they are up against until they finally hit the floor on their own. That’s when reality strikes, and they realize exactly how much responsibility they really have. […]

10 Old-School Nursing Skills You Don’t See Anymore

10 Old-School Nursing Skills You Don’t See Anymore

Nursing, along with the rest of the medical field, is constantly evolving to ensure better patient outcomes. Nursing skills, in particular, have changed quite a bit over the last several decades. Some skills have even been discarded completely for the […]

5 Essential Tips To Prepare For Stressful Hospital Inspections

5 Essential Tips To Prepare For Stressful Hospital Inspections

As stressful as they can be, regular hospital inspections are an absolute necessity in the healthcare industry. They are vital to ensure that patients are receiving nothing less than the best standard of care from nurses. What makes the process […]

Top 10 Facts To Know About Kidneys

Top 10 Facts To Know About Kidneys

You probably already have a general understanding of the important role that kidneys play in human health. However, kidneys do quite a bit more than most people give them credit for! Considering the fact that World Kidney Day comes around every March, we’d […]

LISTEN: Playlist by Nurses to Help You Through the Long Day

LISTEN: Playlist by Nurses to Help You Through the Long Day

With cheap and easy access to music you love during the day, nurses can now unwind with a click on their cell. Of course, you don’t want to waste that five-minute coffee run searching for a song to fuel your […]

How To Still Be A Good Parent While In Nursing School

How To Still Be A Good Parent While In Nursing School

Let’s face it: nursing school is a big commitment and a lot of work. Whether you have already started school or are waiting to get accepted, you know it’s a lot of work. If you have kids, you might have […]