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5 Things That Pissed Me Off Today

5 Things That Pissed Me Off Today

Nursing is an appealing career path for someone drawn to the idea of saving lives, but it isn’t all about saving people and developing close relationships with patients. In fact, there are tons of reasons why people become nurses. More […]

Do Yourself A Favor & Follow These 8 Nurses On Instagram

Do Yourself A Favor & Follow These 8 Nurses On Instagram

Student Nurse Andi Just a girl trying to be infinitely positive on her way into work today🙃 A positive attitude will always take you farther than a negative one. Have a smile on your face whether you’re walking into work, […]

How This Four-Time Cancer Survivor Is Making Life Better For Nurses & Patients

How This Four-Time Cancer Survivor Is Making Life Better For Nurses & Patients

I’m Cinde Dolphin, a four-time cancer survivor and a patient who’s experienced 9 medical procedures which included Jackson Pratt (JP) drains. As you probably know, a JP drain uses suction to funnel a body’s natural healing fluid out and away […]

5 Ups & Downs (But Mostly Ups) Of Becoming A Patient Advocate

5 Ups & Downs (But Mostly Ups) Of Becoming A Patient Advocate

  Considering a career change? Patient advocacy can be a great path for nurses looking for a new challenge. Here’s what you should know before making the leap. 1. Opportunities abound… Patient advocacy is a new and evolving field that […]

Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To Talk About

Depression & Nurses: A Closer Look At A Common Problem No One Wants To Talk About

Whether in a hospital or at a doctor’s appointment, nurses greet patients with a comforting warmth and kindness. Despite this, nurses are at risk of developing depression at twice the rate of a patient who does not work in the […]

Petite Scrubs Review By Pacific Petite

Petite Scrubs Review By Pacific Petite

I have a confession. I’m a Registered Nurse but my patients aren’t the only ones who need to be saved. Every week when I go to work at the hospital, I’m drowning. I’m literally suffocating. No, I’m not drowning in […]

Getting Out Of Nursing: Exploring Alternative Job Opportunities

Getting Out Of Nursing: Exploring Alternative Job Opportunities

There was a time where, statistically, a person would change jobs 11 to 12 times before the age of 50. The numbers today have declined, as researchers expect an individual to change his or her job roughly four times before […]

Top 10 Places For A Nurse To Live [UPDATED]

Top 10 Places For A Nurse To Live [UPDATED]

Nurses’ salaries vary greatly depending on where they live in the United States due to several factors, including the cost of living. After finishing medical school, a major decision for a nurse to make is whether to relocate. A nurse […]

5 Ideas For Nurses Looking For A Side Hustle

5 Ideas For Nurses Looking For A Side Hustle

In the United States, the average salary for a registered nurse is $71,000. This works out to be around $34 an hour. While there are some states where nurses can make over $100,000 a year, there are also states where […]

Put Down The Stethoscope & Check Yo Tatas

Put Down The Stethoscope & Check Yo Tatas

For us nurses to continue to provide quality care to her patients, we must be in good health. Unfortunately, nurses often forget about their most important patient – themselves. Nurses become so wrapped up in caring for others, they forget to […]

Childhood Cancer Survivor Returns To Hospital As Nurse More Than 20 Years Later

Childhood Cancer Survivor Returns To Hospital As Nurse More Than 20 Years Later

This week, Montana Brown started working as a staff nurse in Atlanta, Georgia. It was a dream finally realized for the 24-year-old, two-time childhood cancer survivor from Atlanta. Brown is not just any new nurse at the AFLAC Cancer Center […]

Chemo To Scrubs: Q&A With A Breast Cancer Fighter

Chemo To Scrubs: Q&A With A Breast Cancer Fighter

Thanks to Annie for sharing her story with us here at Scrubs Mag. Follow her journey on Instagram. Tell us a little about your story. After graduating college in April 2016 with my BS in Biology/Pre-Medicine, I eagerly applied to […]

Let’s Get Real About Gender Stereotypes In Nursing

Let’s Get Real About Gender Stereotypes In Nursing

Recently, I posted a meme on Instagram about being hit on by patients. The tagline read, “When a creepy patient hits on you”, and the picture showed a giraffe pushing another animal away with its hoof, some kind of wild […]

Las Vegas Shooting: Special Ed teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, Nurse Who Shielded Wife Among Those Killed

Las Vegas Shooting: Special Ed teacher, Kindergarten Teacher, Nurse Who Shielded Wife Among Those Killed

Among the at least 59 killed in a mass shooting in Las Vegas Sunday night was a special education teacher, a kindergarten teacher and a nurse from Tennessee who saved his wife’s life. Here is what we know about the […]

Score Of Three

Score Of Three

“What’s the Score?” I said to the ER nurse as I ushered the patient’s convoy towards its ICU bed. “Three,” the nurse said with a regretful face. He is in a good physical shape. Only a few abrasions are evident on […]