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‘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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

What Does Your Coffee Say About You?

Almost everyone goes for a morning caffeine fix at the start of a nursing shift, but what does your coffee say about you? Espresso An espresso drinker is someone who gets right to the point — no fluff, no excess, […]

Phyllis the Decoy Nurse [Video]

Phyllis the Decoy Nurse [Video]

The nurse shortage just got a whole lot better. When you need to grab a snack or sneak away for a minute, just call on Phyllis! Check out everything she can do…

Our 5 Favorite Nursing Memes On Tumblr This Week

Our 5 Favorite Nursing Memes On Tumblr This Week

Check out our favorite LOL finds from Tumblr this week!

Bad Moon Rising: Are ERs Really Busier On The Full Moon?

Bad Moon Rising: Are ERs Really Busier On The Full Moon?

January 12, February 10, and March 12 are the first full moons of the year. You’ve probably heard other nurses comment that during the full moon, things go a little crazy. There’s a persistent belief that ERs get busier and there are […]

6 Things Nurses Say Under Their Breath Every Shift

6 Things Nurses Say Under Their Breath Every Shift

As nursing professionals, we have to be tactful — with our patients and with each other. There are always things we wish we could say, but we can’t, because it would be rude, inappropriate, or just plain mean. Here are […]