Katie Duke

Bullying: The Culture Of Nursing

Bullying: The Culture Of Nursing

Bullying is an everyday occurrence in nursing and health care. Nurses bully each other. Physicians bully each other. Supervisors bully employees. This often leaves us wondering how is it that people in an industry centered on service, compassion, and patient […]

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The Magic Nursing Ratio

What is the ideal nurse-patient ratio? What are the errors that begin to occur when staffing breeches that magic number? Imagine the busiest shift you’ve ever had. How many patients were assigned to each nurse? If you don’t know the […]

3 tips for a happy holiday with your work family

3 tips for a happy holiday with your work family

Have to pencil “work” into this year’s holiday plans? Here’s Katie Duke with three tips for merrymaking in your scrubs.

Katie Duke on the “whys” and “hows” of grad school

Katie Duke on the “whys” and “hows” of grad school

Eager to keep the education ball rolling but feeling a bit wishy-washy about grad school? Maybe we can help change that.

‘Tis the season (to steer clear of the flu)

‘Tis the season (to steer clear of the flu)

When it comes to flu season, you’re pretty much on the front lines. Katie Duke shares her own tried and true defenses.

“How do I build better work relationships?”

“How do I build better work relationships?”

Not every coworker is going to be best friend material, but you can still set the tone for a positive work environment. Here’s how.

“What nursing superpower do you wish you had?”

“What nursing superpower do you wish you had?”

Wish nurse-specific superpowers were a thing? You’re not alone.

“What is your disgust threshold?!”

“What is your disgust threshold?!”

Nurses have seen it all, touched it all, smelled it all…but even nurses have their limits. You’ll be nodding in agreement with this video!

WATCH: The best of “The Katie Duke Show” (get ready to laugh!)

WATCH: The best of “The Katie Duke Show” (get ready to laugh!)

Need a humor break? Check out some of Katie’s most memorable moments on ScrubsBeat!

“How do you stay sane during a crazy shift?”

“How do you stay sane during a crazy shift?”

You can’t always prepare for a challenging shift, but you can survive it. Here’s how.

So you failed your NCLEX…

So you failed your NCLEX…

It’s not the end of your budding career—just a minor detour. Find your place on the path to test-taking success using these top tips from Katie Duke.

“What happens when I finish grad school and start applying for nurse practitioner positions?”

“What happens when I finish grad school and start applying for nurse practitioner positions?”

Are you a new nurse practitioner looking for a job? Here are a few words of wisdom from Katie Duke, who’s just finished the process herself.

“You have to be the best you to deliver the best care for patients”

“You have to be the best you to deliver the best care for patients”

Next time you’re feeling burned out on the job, take a moment to reflect on this unusual but powerful metaphor.

6 things every new nurse on the block needs to know

6 things every new nurse on the block needs to know

It’s not easy getting acclimated when you’ve hardly had a moment to breathe. So—take a deep breath, hear us out and then roll up those sleeves.

“How can new nurse grads get jobs?”

“How can new nurse grads get jobs?”

The good news? There’s a job out there that’s right for you. The even better news? We’ve got advice to help you land it.