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6 Tips For Nurses With Disabilities Going Back To Work

6 Tips For Nurses With Disabilities Going Back To Work

Hospitals have varied ways of supporting nurses with disabilities. The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act has helped, but hearts and minds are slow to change.

7 Things Nurses Are Grateful For

7 Things Nurses Are Grateful For

  Gratitude is said to be the key to a happy, balanced life. As crazy as life can be at times, stopping for a second and reconnecting to the wonderful things around you can be a blessing. As a nurse, […]

Are You a Hydrated Nurse?

Are You a Hydrated Nurse?

  Nothing is as important as being well hydrated – and you probably know this better than anyone around. If you have stressed the importance of water in many circumstances, and to many patients, the only question remains: are YOU […]

Born Too Soon: How a Premature Birth Can Affect Your Life

Born Too Soon: How a Premature Birth Can Affect Your Life

  Catharine Aboulhouda was supposed to be born in October – a sweet Halloween treat for the family. Instead, she was a 4th of July surprise. Born at only 22 weeks, she weighed just one pound, 10 ounces and measured […]

When Going Outside Could Make You Sick: California Nurses May Be at Risk of Lung Disease

When Going Outside Could Make You Sick: California Nurses May Be at Risk of Lung Disease

Today is Lung Health Day, an awareness day created by the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) centered on the wide variety of diseases and health conditions that can affect one of our most vital organs, the lungs. When people […]

Caring for an Aging Population: A Growing Need for Gerontological Nurses

Caring for an Aging Population: A Growing Need for Gerontological Nurses

    October 23-29 is Gerontological Nursing Week, a time to celebrate those among us who care for our senior citizens. As the world faces an aging population, it’s possible that in the coming decades, we may face a gerontological […]

3 Breast Cancer Survivors Thank Nurses

3 Breast Cancer Survivors Thank Nurses

October is well-known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but the extent of the awareness for many people ends at pink ribbons, organized walks, or watching NFL players sport pink jerseys. Each year, about 246,000 women in the US are diagnosed […]

5 Tips To Start Your Travel Nursing Journey By Nurse Mo

5 Tips To Start Your Travel Nursing Journey By Nurse Mo

    Become Specialized Focus on gaining experience in your area of specialty. This means 2 to 3 solid years of staff experience in your unit of choice; Medsurg, ICU, CCU, pediatrics, or any other area of expertise. This is […]

6 Events To Run, Walk And Dance Through Breast Cancer Awareness Month

6 Events To Run, Walk And Dance Through Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Brought to you by…. This October, show your support for everyone touched by breast cancer by cinching on your pink tutu and hair spraying a pink mohawk. Walk, run and dance through one of several breast cancer awareness events throughout […]

Make The Most Of Your Children’s Time When Working Long Shifts

Make The Most Of Your Children’s Time When Working Long Shifts

It’s not easy being a full-time parent when you also have to be a full-time nurse. Both jobs take up a lot of time and attention, so making sure you balance them can be quite the challenge.   With long […]

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 […]