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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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Marijuana: 4 Facts Every Nurse Needs To Know

Since the beginning of the last century, the use of marijuana in the United States has been a legal taboo, no matter what the reason. This has changed dramatically at the beginning of this century, as more and more states […]

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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 […]

5 Ways To Pay Back Sleep Debt After Coming Off Night Shift!

5 Ways To Pay Back Sleep Debt After Coming Off Night Shift!

Maintaining a proper sense of wellbeing and balance is one of the toughest challenges for a nurse. With night shifts playing such a strong toll on your health, it is crucial to give proper attention to the quality of your […]

What Is Compassionate Care Really?

What Is Compassionate Care Really?

“Compassionate care…is not simplistically about taking away another person’s pain or suffering, but is about entering into that person’s experience so as to share their burden in solidarity with them; hence enabling them to retain their independence and dignity (Kret 2011).” […]

It’s Surgical Technologists Week, 3 Things They Do!

It’s Surgical Technologists Week, 3 Things They Do!

  Now, from September 18 to September 24, is National Surgical Technologists Week. Like so many other medical professionals, surgical technologists really do deserve some extra recognition, which is why we’re happy to highlight their unique contributions to the medical […]

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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Healthcare Environmental Services Week

This week, from September 11 to September 17, we’re celebrating Healthcare Environmental Services Week. During this week, the nation recognizes the workers who ensure the patient-care environment remains as clean and comfortable as possible for both patients and members of […]

Three Things You Don’t Learn In Nursing School

Three Things You Don’t Learn In Nursing School

As a registered nurse, you probably went through at least two years of school, though many RNs opt for the four-year route to secure their bachelor’s degree. During this time, you gained invaluable knowledge about the skills required of successful […]

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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 […]

Make These 6 Steps Of Patient Care A Priority (Infographic)

Make These 6 Steps Of Patient Care A Priority (Infographic)

The use of evidence-based practice (EBP) and national guidelines improves the quality of patient care and closes the gap between research outcomes and practice. Are you familiar with these 6 steps?

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. […]

NOW HIRING At Southside Regional Medical Center!!

NOW HIRING At Southside Regional Medical Center!!

The Southside Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Team is expanding and scheduling interviews for a hiring event taking place in September!!   During the event, all invited nurses will interview with hiring managers in every department from Med-Surg, ER, NICU, and […]

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 […]