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ACLS prep—the lowdown

ACLS prep—the lowdown

ACLS prep time? We’re all over it. And by that, we mean Kati Kleber is all over it.

Finding your nurse mentor

Finding your nurse mentor

Kati Kleber offers her valuable tips to nurses for when they are trying to figure out who to ask to be their mentors.

A practical overnight kit for nurses

A practical overnight kit for nurses

What would be in a practical bug-out bag for the average nurse? Not what you might think…

You’re all absolved from nursing’s biggest issue

You’re all absolved from nursing’s biggest issue

The biggest issue in nursing isn’t training or hours. It’s staffing.

Hey, new grads—if you don’t know, now you know

Hey, new grads—if you don’t know, now you know

There’s not shame in hitting the ground jogging, but we think a running start is within reach, too. Here are the must-knows to help get you there.

12 nurse tips for waking up the doctor

12 nurse tips for waking up the doctor

A nurse has got to do what a nurse has got to do. Sometimes that means waking up the MD.

Common hospital personality types—a simple breakdown

Common hospital personality types—a simple breakdown

Can’t quite put a name to a co-worker’s personality type? Katie Duke may have the answer, along with tips for keeping things copacetic.

An illustrated guide to tough, at-work questions

An illustrated guide to tough, at-work questions

Here are answers to six burning questions that nurses frequently ask (or have always WANTED to ask!)…

Attention all new nurses—you’ve got Twitter mail

Attention all new nurses—you’ve got Twitter mail

Kati Kleber (aka Nurse EyeRoll) has dipped into her own nursey network to gather a few tips, tricks and unofficial MOs you’ll be glad to know.

Reporting violence in the workplace—how and why to follow up

Reporting violence in the workplace—how and why to follow up

We hope you’re able to steer (way) clear of hospital violence. But just in case, here are some things we think you should know.

Preceptor personality types—Sound familiar?

Preceptor personality types—Sound familiar?

A good or bad preceptor makes or breaks orientation for a new nurse. Which of these four are you?

20 bad habits that will drive your coworkers crazy

20 bad habits that will drive your coworkers crazy

Whatever you do, don’t be the nurse who is known for any of these 20 bad practices…

4 nursing degrees you may never have heard of

4 nursing degrees you may never have heard of

Ready to delve into some lesser-charted territory? These degrees provide niche practice avenues for those interested in something different.

The irritating work habits you must nix (or you may lose your job!)

The irritating work habits you must nix (or you may lose your job!)

Many of us have worked with one—a nurse who we feel shouldn’t be kept on staff. She’s the one causing problems on the unit. But what if that nurse (say, the one who is always running late) is…me?

5 people you should NOT talk to about work stress

5 people you should NOT talk to about work stress

Let’s great real — opening up to the wrong people at work could have unfortunate consequences.