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Career Advice for Nurses

Nurse orientation is no joke—here’s why

Nurse orientation is no joke—here’s why

It may seem like a pain, but take your orientation seriously. It’s during this time that we learn to perform at our best for our patients.

The top 25 inspirational things about nursing

The top 25 inspirational things about nursing

We must be reminded from time to time of those special moments when we’ve stopped and thought: This is why I do it.

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3 specialties that will be BIG in the future

Where will your skills serve you best in the future? Here’s a list of a few booming fields in the nursing industry.

Am I cut out for nursing?

Am I cut out for nursing?

Hesitant about embarking on a career in nursing? You’re not alone, and a little extra encouragement may be just the thing you need.

Finding a work schedule that “jives” with you

Finding a work schedule that “jives” with you

In this week’s episode of “The Sean Dent Show,” Sean explains why scheduling should never be an afterthought when it comes to planning your career.

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10 most exciting jobs in nursing

From medical esthetics to leading the hospital geeks into brave new frontiers, here’s a list of dream jobs you’ll want to know about.

Stocksy | Victor Torres

A nurse’s tips for responding to hostile patients

It’s smart to create a plan to prevent violence from happening to you, but what if your plan fails or you get caught off guard? Try these five tips.

Nurses and social media: Keeping it professional

Nurses and social media: Keeping it professional

Be mindful, be informed and be proactive with what your online identity says about you. You’ll be thankful you did.

Stocksy | Guille Faingold

Graduate school: 5 things you need to know before you go

Considering taking that next step and furthering your education? Then you need to read this list!

Cluster your care for a more manageable shift

Cluster your care for a more manageable shift

Searching for a new daily M.O. to help tame work stress? Sean’s own strategic approach to any shift may just offer some much-needed relief.

A more constructive solution to work stress for nurses

A more constructive solution to work stress for nurses

In this week’s episode of “The Sean Dent Show” on ScrubsBeat, Sean advocates a more positive method of stress management for the harried nurse.

How to take a stand against nurse bullying

How to take a stand against nurse bullying

In this week’s episode of “The Katie Duke Show,” Katie dives into the topic of nurse bullying, sharing her own tips on how to overcome it.

Kati Kleber, RN

8 tips for when you have to wake up the doctor

So you have to call a physician…and it’s the middle of the night. Nurse Eye Roll shares her tips on making the conversation infinitely less painful.

Sean Dent, RN

5 ways nurses can prevent workplace violence

The best offense is a good defense, so arm yourself with knowledge and have a plan. Here are five tips to help you protect yourself from harm.

Nurses on the front lines: When patients attack

Nurses on the front lines: When patients attack

Here, we look at some tales from brave nurses who have met the challenges posed by violent patients.