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Doctors’ Hand Hygiene Plummets Unless They Know They’re Being Watched, Study Finds

For doctors and nurses, hand hygiene is supposed to be as intuitive as breathing. But is this behavior really second-nature, or do health care workers need supervision to keep their hand cleaning habits on target? A new study out of […]

Traits of an Excellent In-Take Nurse

Traits of an Excellent In-Take Nurse

The job of an in-take nurse is critical in hospital and clinic settings. This is a patient’s first point of contact with a medical professional, and you need to be ready to take on any type of emergency in an […]

Is the Military a Good Place to Kick Start Your Nursing Career?

Is the Military a Good Place to Kick Start Your Nursing Career?

The United States military is a fantastic place for nurses to see new places, learn new techniques and get the chance to serve the country alongside other brave men and women. Serving in the military as a nurse builds on […]

Did you read it? — “A letter to the baby nurses”

Did you read it? — “A letter to the baby nurses”

New to the floor and really feeling the pressure? Keep calm and read on—this one’s for you.

“Write that down, take a picture, remember it”: Nurse Mendoza’s SBAR tips

“Write that down, take a picture, remember it”: Nurse Mendoza’s SBAR tips

One tiny acronym, a whole lot to remember. Here, Nurse Mendoza breaks it down for you.

A friendly PSA for new grad nurses: You can do this

A friendly PSA for new grad nurses: You can do this

You’re overwhelmed. You’re frustrated. You’re totally exhausted. The good news? There’s nowhere else to go but “up.”

Words of wisdom for the anxious nurse

Words of wisdom for the anxious nurse

If there’s one thing a nurse doesn’t have time for, it’s round-the-clock anxiety. So let’s work on clearing self-doubt from your schedule.

“How can new nurses get to the top of their game?”

“How can new nurses get to the top of their game?”

New nurses have a lot to learn. Here, Kati Kleber shares some great advice from her non-nurse colleagues.

“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.

11 tips for first-time nursing students

11 tips for first-time nursing students

Hey, first-time nursing students…your fellow nurses have some great tips for you!

5 real-life tips for the back-to-school nursing student

5 real-life tips for the back-to-school nursing student

Got your notebooks? How about extra flash drives? Are your pencils sharpened? By the way, these tips have NOTHING to do with pencils or notebooks.

10 ways to spot a nursing student

10 ways to spot a nursing student

Here she comes…all dressed in white! No, not bride-zilla…worse. A Nursing Student! Me! And I find myself doing the same exact things that I thought were hilarious when my sister was in nursing school.

5 tips to jump-start your new nursing job

5 tips to jump-start your new nursing job

Already having nightmares about your first day? Keep calm—we’re here to help you put your game face on.

5 things that make life easier for new nurses

5 things that make life easier for new nurses

Things will get easier and less stressful as you get more experienced, but for now, make everything in your life as automatic as you can.

Graduation gifts that keep on giving

Graduation gifts that keep on giving

Most graduation gifts aren’t all that useful or practical, so we’ve compiled some ideas for gifts you’ll be sure to use years after graduating.