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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 […]

Try These 7 Habits That Will Help You Succeed in Nursing School

Try These 7 Habits That Will Help You Succeed in Nursing School

Having just completed my nursing program, I’ll be the first one to tell you that getting through nursing school isn’t easy. However, if you work hard and work smart, you’ll do just fine! To make your experience in nursing school […]

What’s The Cost Of A Nurse?

What’s The Cost Of A Nurse?

While you probably know the healthcare industry is suffering from a nursing shortage, and that nursing retention is critical to great performing hospitals and healthcare organizations, you might not be familiar with the associated costs of nurse turnover and ways […]

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Use These 6 Tips To Maximize Pharmacology Study Sessions

1. Take a look at the drug on a Pharmacology app like Medscape Pharmacology apps are fantastic resources for healthcare workers so naturally you will find the most important information that you need to know as a nurse about the […]

12 Tips For Nurses Working The Overnighter

12 Tips For Nurses Working The Overnighter

Working an overnight shift can take some getting used to and isn’t always an easy transition for an internal clock that is used to being awake during the day and sleeping at night. Many of our home care nurses work with children that […]

Can A Nurse Practitioner Do That? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Can A Nurse Practitioner Do That? (INFOGRAPHIC)

Think you need to hire a physician to fill an opening at your hospital, practice, or organization? Not necessarily: A nurse practitioner (NP) may be able to get the job done, says Tay Kopanos, DNP, NP, the Vice President of […]

How To Stay Legally Protected With These 5 Practices

How To Stay Legally Protected With These 5 Practices

  As a licensed professional, nurses have an ethical and legal responsibility to their patients. The standards you are held to are extremely high, and can get you into trouble legally if you don’t take steps to protect yourself. Aside […]

Balancing Your Nursing Shifts As A Parent

Balancing Your Nursing Shifts As A Parent

  Many adults face challenges managing their careers and family simultaneously, especially in achieving the delicate balance of giving time and attention between the two responsibilities. Data from Pew Research Center found that 40 percent of moms working full-time jobs […]

5 Tips On How To Study Best For Nursing Exams

5 Tips On How To Study Best For Nursing Exams

The NCLEX is a high-stakes, high-reward test. But you knew that. Getting ready for it is essential. The more time and effort you invest in advance, the more likely you’ll be pleased with the outcome. But you knew that too. […]

Nursing Shortage Expected Through 2030

Nursing Shortage Expected Through 2030

The thriving nursing industry is seeing a shortage of nurses. From hospitals to homes, registered nurses are an essential part of the health and medical industries. While it’s the highest growing occupation in the United States, nursing is somehow still […]

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Social Media Do’s & Don’ts For Nurses

The rise in popularity of social media sites has created a whole new spectrum of problems in the professional world. The use of sites like Facebook and Twitter may feel harmless at first, but their public accessibility makes it a […]

Picking The Right Program For Your Career

Picking The Right Program For Your Career

Kick-Start Your Career With the Right Nursing Program Making the choice to become a nurse is a great one, but it doesn’t stop there. It can be overwhelming trying to sift through the dozens of different nursing programs available to […]

How To Build Confidence In Your Nursing Skills

How To Build Confidence In Your Nursing Skills

Conquering Confidence in Your Nursing Skills In nursing school, you aced every exam and impressed all of your professors. Now, with your learned skills being put to the test, you find yourself constantly second-guessing your actions. Your senior nurses are […]

Does Your Personality Make You A Better Candidate For Long-Term Nursing Care?

Does Your Personality Make You A Better Candidate For Long-Term Nursing Care?

The personality traits of a successful clinical nurse are pretty basic: be compassionate, be empathetic, and communicate effectively. These traits work well across the nursing career board, but some specialties will require a bit more. If you are looking into […]

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How to Get a Good Sleep After Working a Long 12-hr Night Shift

Tips and Tricks to Avoid Shift Work Disorder From 12 Hour Rounds Nurses are at a higher risk for an ailment referred to as shift work disorder. This disruption in sleeping patterns can make it increasingly difficult to get the […]