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4 reasons you can’t get into nursing school

If rejection letters are rolling in, don’t despair. Here are some of the reasons this might be happening—and what you can do about it.

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Do “new nurses” scare you, too?

I’m finding more and more ‘newer’ nurses who think they know everything. And I cannot shake the feeling that the ‘newer’ nurses scare me just a little.

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. […]

NOW HIRING At Southside Regional Medical Center!!

NOW HIRING At Southside Regional Medical Center!!

The Southside Regional Medical Center (SRMC) Team is expanding and scheduling interviews for a hiring event taking place in September!!   During the event, all invited nurses will interview with hiring managers in every department from Med-Surg, ER, NICU, and […]

Code Blue! Everything You Need To Know

Code Blue! Everything You Need To Know

Code blue is a hospital emergency code used in hospitals around the world when a patient is in need of immediate medical attention due to cardiac or respiratory arrest. Code-blue situations can be quite scary for everyone involved, especially those […]

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 […]

12 things to never say to older and younger coworkers

12 things to never say to older and younger coworkers

Bridge the generation gap at work with the help of our cheat sheet.

Nursing Shortage Expected Through 2030

Nursing Shortage Expected Through 2030

The thriving nursing industry is seeing a shortage of nurses. From hospitals to homes, registered nurses are an essential part of the health and medical industries. While it’s the highest growing occupation in the United States, nursing is somehow still […]

Top 7 mistakes to avoid in  your nursing career

Top 7 mistakes to avoid in your nursing career

Yes. There will be pitfalls. But here are some banana peels that you can veer around.

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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 […]

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Male nurse intro course 101

To all those men out there who are taking the greatest leap of their lives, here are some basics on how to survive this wonderful ride of a career we call nursing.

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Love and work – the dish about dating coworkers

An “office romance” in nursing can present a serious set of challenges in an already challenging environment. Here are some tips should you decide to dive in.

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22 things I learned in my first year as an RN

#5. There is no “I” in nursing unless you are trying to win a spelling bee.
#6. The opposing shift is not your enemy (see #5)…