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3 Steps To Becoming A Nurse Practitioner

3 Steps To Becoming A Nurse Practitioner

Are you considering embarking on the exciting career path of a nurse practitioner? You want to ensure you’re up for the task, so gather as much background information as possible. After all, entering this field requires more time than it […]

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Entering Healthcare As A Certified Nursing Assistant

A certified nursing assistant works one on one with patients and is right on the ground floor of promoting patient safety and dignified patient care. Most CNA jobs require their personnel to perform all non-invasive procedures such as washing and […]

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Back Pain? Try These 4 Things

Between lifting patients, constantly standing on their feet and rushing from room to room, nurses experience intense physical demand on the job. In fact, according to 2015 statistics from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, nursing ranks as one of […]

What Happens when you stop taking HIV Medications?

What Happens when you stop taking HIV Medications?

What Happens to a Patient Who Suddenly Stops Taking HIV Medications? The medications used to control HIV help the body to produce and retain the white blood cells necessary to fight infection. Once a patient stops that medication, the virus […]

9 Steps To Retire In Style With A Nurse’s Salary

9 Steps To Retire In Style With A Nurse’s Salary

The harsh reality about nurses and retirement is that most of us are not thinking about it. Which is strange, considering that our profession is a part of the reason why life expectancies continue to get longer. The CDC has […]

What You Don’t Know About Vascular Nurses (And Why That Should Change)

What You Don’t Know About Vascular Nurses (And Why That Should Change)

This year, Vascular Nurses Week takes place from September 11 to September 17. This annual recognition event places vascular nurses in the spotlight, highlighting their unique contributions to both patients and the nursing field. This is important, because unlike other […]

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Hospital Romance: How Much Is Too Much?

  Let’s be honest. No one ever plans to fall in love with a coworker. It just happens. Your head may advise you not to get involved with someone at work, but your heart is screaming the opposite. The next […]

11 Simple and Budget-Friendly Date Ideas for Busy Nurses

11 Simple and Budget-Friendly Date Ideas for Busy Nurses

Nurses, without a doubt, have a very demanding profession. It becomes exhausting when you work long hours and attend to so many other’s needs…which is why a little ME time is always in order.  And for those of you with […]

How To Improve Communication In The Hospital

How To Improve Communication In The Hospital

Communication between doctors, nurses, and other members is vital in today’s high-tech, high-stress health care system. According to one study from the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), a patient may interact with 50 different healthcare providers during a four-day […]

Up Your Nursing Game With These 7 Simple Things

Up Your Nursing Game With These 7 Simple Things

Being a nurse is unlike many professions. Not only does it require constant learning and keeping up with the latest innovations in the medical field but also a lot of personal resources, inner motivation and love for the work done. […]

Top Nursing Articles For August

Top Nursing Articles For August

Busy month? We have your back. Here’s a list of the 5 can’t-miss articles of August:   17 Pictures That Will Make Nurses Laugh Way Harder Than They Should   Social Media Do’s & Don’ts For Nurses   Check Our […]

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8 Hilarious Ways To Tell You’re Actually A Nurse

  Part six 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: […]

The 5 Hottest Nurse Vacation Destinations

The 5 Hottest Nurse Vacation Destinations

Are your productivity levels at an all-time low? All you can think about is white sands, blue skies, and no shoes required destinations? We totally get you! The days are already getting shorter, but there’s still time to sneak in […]

Champion These 8 Concepts Every Successful Nurse Knows (INFOGRAPHIC)

Champion These 8 Concepts Every Successful Nurse Knows (INFOGRAPHIC)

The road to becoming a nurse is not an easy one although it can be a lot more bearable if you know which nursing concepts are the most important to master. Whatever type of nursing student you may be, mastering […]

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 […]