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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, […]

7 Everyday Reactions I Have As A Nurse In GIFs

7 Everyday Reactions I Have As A Nurse In GIFs

We experience some pretty crazy and interesting things throughout our long days of miracle working. Check out these 7 everyday reactions that reflect just how crazy being a nurse is. When the morning coffee hits you just right: via GIPHY When […]

Laid Down Smiling Young Female Patient Talking To Nurse In Emergency Room

Do I Really Want To Be A Nurse?

I think that many of us ask this question to ourselves before making the decision to go to nursing school.I do have some friends that said they knew that they wanted to be a nurse from very early on and […]

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13 Hilarious Nurse Bloopers, As Told by Nurses

It has been said that laughter is the best medicine. We see everything imaginable, and in order to handle emergencies and provide the best care possible, nurses need to be exceptionally well trained, and they need to have a healthy […]

Report: Ability To Wear Scrubs To Work Is Only Thing Keeping Health Care Professionals From Quitting

Report: Ability To Wear Scrubs To Work Is Only Thing Keeping Health Care Professionals From Quitting

According to a recent poll of nearly 20,000 health care professionals jointly conducted by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA), American Medical Association (AMA) and the American Nurses Association (ANA), 99.8% of health care professionals say their ability to […]

‘Songs Of Gratitude’ From This Year’s Nurses Week

‘Songs Of Gratitude’ From This Year’s Nurses Week

In appreciation of nurses who tirelessly care for patients and their families with compassion every day of the year, health care system, Dignity Health collaborated with musician and recording artist Ernie Halter to recognize nurses by literally singing their praises […]

Nurses, Which Alcoholic Drink Are You?

Nurses, Which Alcoholic Drink Are You?

When your shift is finally over, and you have the weekend off, it’s time to enjoy some old-fashioned EtOH. While moderation is always a good thing, this is the time to kick back and enjoy your favorite wines, spirits, and […]

5 reasons why every nurse should consider adopting a dog

5 reasons why every nurse should consider adopting a dog

As IF you needed any more reasons. To be honest, we really just wanted an excuse to create a post about dogs.

9 Times TV Shows Got It Wrong About Nursing (And Medicine In General)

9 Times TV Shows Got It Wrong About Nursing (And Medicine In General)

Medical TV shows can make for some entertaining TV, but they’re not exactly known for their accuracy. While the rest of the world eats this stuff up, a lot of medical TV shows leave real-life nurses and physicians shaking their […]

What Do Your Street Clothes Say About You? The Psychology of Color

What Do Your Street Clothes Say About You? The Psychology of Color

For health, safety, and dress code reasons, the majority of us wear scrubs at work. While there are some pretty cute scrubs available from companies like Cherokee and Dickies, it’s still a way of dressing that has some limitations. When […]

5 Random Acts Of Kindness That Will Warm Your Heart

5 Random Acts Of Kindness That Will Warm Your Heart

National Random Acts Of Kindness Week is celebrated this year from February 12-18. Started by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, Random Acts of Kindness week is a celebration of the kindness of our world – something that, nowadays, seems […]

The Zodiac For Nurses: Your Horoscope For 2017

The Zodiac For Nurses: Your Horoscope For 2017

As nurses, our education and training is in the biological sciences and in medical practice. This, of course, revolves around empirical reasoning and evidence-based practice. But despite our scientific mindsets, some of us have a guilty pleasure for reading our […]

A Dog’s Purpose: Using Canines In The Medical Field

A Dog’s Purpose: Using Canines In The Medical Field

Dogs are much smarter than many people give them credit for. They’re equipped with some of the finest odor detection equipment on the planet. When it comes to picking up unusual smells, nothing beats the schnoz of a pooch.  The […]

How To Spot A Nurse At The Bar

How To Spot A Nurse At The Bar

Nursing is our profession, but it leaks into other aspects of our life as well. Here’s how you can spot a nurse at a bar, a restaurant, a backyard barbeque, or anyplace else where people are kicking back and enjoying […]