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Florida Catches Zika: What Nurses Need To Know About This Dangerous Virus

Florida Catches Zika: What Nurses Need To Know About This Dangerous Virus

  The recent Zika outbreak in Florida has got everybody across the country talking about the dangerous virus.   The virus has firstly been identified in 2007 in the Yap Island, but it had only become a real concern when […]

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 […]

Summer’s Best Of Funny Nurses: Round 2

Summer’s Best Of Funny Nurses: Round 2

Keeping up with our end of summer FunnyNurses Facebook roundup, check out the 2nd round of photos to make it into ScrubsMag!  Visit FunnyNurses and share an image for your chance to make it into next season’s Best Of Funny Nurses. 1.   2. […]

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 […]

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How Pets Save Lives

You’ve heard the stories of pets that save their owners’ lives. Can dogs really detect cancer? Can cats sense impending death?

Summer’s Best Of Funny Nurses: Round 1

Summer’s Best Of Funny Nurses: Round 1

We know just how stressful your days can get as a nurse, so we have put together a list of some of our best images from the FunnyNurses Facebook page to brighten up your day with a few laughs. Be […]

The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Functional Fitness

The Busy Nurse’s Guide to Functional Fitness

Physical activity serves as a crucial component of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. In fact, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommends adults get 150 minutes of aerobic activity each week. Fulfilling this standard is perhaps even more […]

Check Out These 11 Vintage Photos Showing The Aura Of Nurses

Check Out These 11 Vintage Photos Showing The Aura Of Nurses

Peter Dunne / Getty Images A nurse feeds a young baby in 1965 at the newly built U.S. Air Force Hospital in Suffolk, England. Three Lions / Hulton Archive / Getty Images  A nurse takes the pulse of a male […]

Sofia, Bulgaria - May 19, 2015: Volunteers from Bulgarian Red Cross organization are participating in a training with Fire department. They are assisting first aid to people involved in a train crash accident.

Make A Positive Difference: Medical Volunteer Opportunities

As a medical professional, you likely have an innate sense of compassion and desire to assist others. After all, your job involves treating patients and helping them live a higher quality of life. Because you are so empathetic, you might […]

How To Build Confidence In Your Nursing Skills

How To Build Confidence In Your Nursing Skills

Conquering Confidence in Your Nursing Skills In nursing school, you aced every exam and impressed all of your professors. Now, with your learned skills being put to the test, you find yourself constantly second-guessing your actions. Your senior nurses are […]

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

Caretaking Goes Both Ways: Expanding The Triple Aim

Despite its noble intentions, the Triple Aim of healthcare may be causing more pain than intended, at least according to a study in the Annals of Family Medicine. And it’s no surprise that nurses and nurse managers are feeling the […]

10 Tips On Starting Your Own Company As A Nurse

10 Tips On Starting Your Own Company As A Nurse

  I was very fortunate and blessed to have worked in Beverly Hills with the top plastic surgeons in the world in the operating room and doing facial injectables. Although I had a job that many nurses envy and strive […]

INFOGRAPHIC: 20 Doctors And Nurses Who Shaped The World

INFOGRAPHIC: 20 Doctors And Nurses Who Shaped The World

All the way from Hippocrates to the 21st century, here are 20 doctors and nurses whose lives and accomplishments have had far-reaching effects.