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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.

Stocksy | Sean Locke

Dealing with workplace violence

What’s the best course of action when you feel threatened with violence on the job? Here’s my opinion: Don’t just go to the higher ups.

Photodisc |Medioimages

When germs hitch a ride…on your scrubs

Although the white lab coat is an ingrained part of the healthcare culture, it may carry more than pocket references and PDAs.

How nurses can tackle problems on the job

How nurses can tackle problems on the job

In this week’s episode of “The Katie Duke Show,” Katie dishes out some rock-solid advice on bringing our problems down to size.

Flickr | MTSOFan

The indispensable nursing gear list

Once you’ve pocketed these “must haves,” you won’t know how you ever lived without them!

Photodisc | Ryan McVay

Ask Aunt Agatha: “Share the love” edition

Nurse Agatha answers your important questions on love.

iStock | BrendanWebster

New nurse grads—start your shift off right

Feel like you’re always just the slightest bit behind? Check out Nurse Eye Roll’s tips for staying ahead of the game.

Overcoming mistakes

Overcoming mistakes

When mistakes are made, the well-being of the patient is often at stake. And mistakes will be made, because nurses are human, too.