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The 10 essential items in a nurse’s first aid kit

Head Nurse Jo’s wise words about what to keep in your first aid kit at home. What’s your best emergency prep advice for East Coasters during the Frankenstorm?

10 Things You Should Know About Arthritis

10 Things You Should Know About Arthritis

There’s a good chance that you or someone you know suffers from arthritis. We say this because roughly 1 out of every 5 adults in the United States has arthritis, which makes it the leading cause of disability in the […]

13 Ways to Tell if You’re a Nurse

13 Ways to Tell if You’re a Nurse

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so during Nurses Week 2016, we asked our Funny Nurses family to fill in the blank after “You know you’re a NURSE when…” (above) and we got some pretty great responses! We think you’ll […]

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: It’s Not Just Nurses’ Problem Anymore

Nurse Satisfaction and Burnout: It’s Not Just Nurses’ Problem Anymore

Recently, at the Synova Associates NICU Leadership Forum in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, almost 200 nurse managers and leaders from NICU departments came together, from across the country.  From conference-organized yoga to guided breathing exercises before sessions to coloring books handed out […]

Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Being a Nurse

Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Being a Nurse

We all have good and bad days when it comes to working as a nurse. On my best days, I can’t imagine working in any other field. On my worst days, however, there are certainly times when I consider leaving […]

Best Reads for Nurses Who Need to Decompress

Best Reads for Nurses Who Need to Decompress

  The early mornings, the late nights, the patients, the coworkers. You love your role as a nurse, but you also cherish every single second of your free time. When you do have a moment alone to clear your head […]

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10 things a nurse would NEVER say!

“Oh please, I don’t need any more caffeine!” Um, nope! You’ll get a kick out of this funny list of the things you’ll never hear a nurse saying!

5 Ways To Stand Out In Nursing School

5 Ways To Stand Out In Nursing School

Getting into nursing school is an accomplishment in itself, but completing your nursing program successfully is the ultimate goal to strive for. Of course, the best way to achieve this goal and get your RN license is to study hard. […]

4 Essential Job-Hunting Tips For New Nurses

4 Essential Job-Hunting Tips For New Nurses

You’ve finished nursing school, and now it’s time to start looking for your first job as a new nurse. Despite what you may have heard, finding a job as a new nurse isn’t always a walk in the park. Don’t […]

5 Time Management Tips For Fitting in Your Online BSN

5 Time Management Tips For Fitting in Your Online BSN

Procrastination gets the best of us. You can’t put off until tomorrow what you need to do today. What’s stopping you from a BSN?

How To Survive (And Maybe Even Fall In Love With) MedSurg In Nursing School

How To Survive (And Maybe Even Fall In Love With) MedSurg In Nursing School

It could be argued that the first year of nursing school is the hardest. Most classes are rigorous and demand complete focus from the first day to the last. Many find the transition tough. Getting through the first year can […]

The 10 most influential female nurses of all time

The 10 most influential female nurses of all time

While you may immediately think of Florence Nightingale, can you name nine others who touched not just patients, but people throughout the world?

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Beyond Direct Patient Care: Five Nursing Specialties to Consider

Being a nurse does not have to involve direct patient care. Nurses have a number of career options available to them if they want to be a part of the health care industry, but don’t want to work in a […]

Follow These 10 Tips To Be A Great Mentor To Student Nurses

Follow These 10 Tips To Be A Great Mentor To Student Nurses

Despite years of classes and studying, new nurses really have no idea what they are up against until they finally hit the floor on their own. That’s when reality strikes, and they realize exactly how much responsibility they really have. […]

These Are the Best (and Worst) Cities for Single Moms

These Are the Best (and Worst) Cities for Single Moms

Originally posted on Women’s Health blog __ It’s tough to be a single mom, even in the best of circumstances, but a new analysis found it may be a little easier (or harder) depending on where you live. The analysis, conducted by […]