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Nurses Inspiring Nurses

Nurses Inspiring Nurses

“You cannot see in someone else what is not already inside of you. If you are inspired, then you are already an inspiration.” – Me What can I say? I love all things self-help. Some people think it’s corny or […]

Sepsis Awareness Month

Why Sepsis Awareness Month Matters: Nurse-Driven Change

Author: Nicole Kupchik, MN, RN, CCNS, CCRN-K, PCCN-CMC   There are a LOT of health awareness days out there. September is focused on raising awareness on sepsis, a life-threatening health issue. There are four ways you can contribute to increasing […]

From a Fertility Nurse: What She Wants Patients to Know

From a Fertility Nurse: What She Wants Patients to Know

Fertility nurses, no matter how many years they’ve been working in reproductive endocrinology (RE), often get asked many questions by patients who have any number of misconceptions and misunderstandings about infertility. Part of the job of every fertility nurse is […]

Why Nurses Are Breaking Into The Cannabis Industry

Why Nurses Are Breaking Into The Cannabis Industry

Looking to Leave Nursing Behind? Run Your Own Cannabis Store Nursing is a tough job that can leave some healthcare workers feeling worn out after years of devoting their lives to the wellbeing of others. If you’re like many nurses […]

50 Top Crazy Nursing Moments Revealed

50 Top Crazy Nursing Moments Revealed

It’s no secret that nursing is a field that is unpredictable and sometimes, difficult to prepare for! Nurses from across the globe chimed in recently and explained some of their craziest moments they have had while on their shifts, whether […]

Cherokee Uniforms Celebrates 90 Years of Mickey Mouse

Cherokee Uniforms Celebrates 90 Years of Mickey Mouse

This year is the 90th anniversary of the first Mickey Mouse animated short ever to be shown in theaters: Steamboat Willie. The date of the world-changing premiere was November 18, 1928, which has since been generally deemed as the birthday […]

New DAISY Foundation Video: The Many Voices of Compassionate Care

New DAISY Foundation Video: The Many Voices of Compassionate Care

For nearly 20 years The DAISY Foundation has recognized and celebrated the highest levels of compassionate care demonstrated in health care facilities all over the world.   Healthcare professionals offer and witness extraordinary patient care every hour, every shift, every day, […]

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5 Ways to Become a Social Media Superstar

Looking to Boost Your Social Media Campaign? #SMSsummit Is Here to Help! Social media has become the lifeblood of the economy these days. In fact, 88% of all businesses are using social media to attract new customers and generate revenue. […]

‘Forget About the Stigma’: Male Nurses Explain Why Nursing Is a Job of the Future for Men

‘Forget About the Stigma’: Male Nurses Explain Why Nursing Is a Job of the Future for Men

“I’m sort of an adrenaline junkie, but it’s also the satisfaction of being able to help people, like when you have someone come in who’s overdosed and you treat them and see them turn around just like that.” J.R. McLain, […]

5 Ways Botox Can Change Your Life

5 Ways Botox Can Change Your Life

We spoke to a Botox Clinic in Boston, on 5 ways it can change your life. Botox was first approved for use almost 30 years ago and since then, it has become almost a staple for cosmetic enhancement, despite it […]

Commentary: Unfilled nursing jobs could cripple health care

Commentary: Unfilled nursing jobs could cripple health care

Betty was lying on a gurney in a hospital corridor. She was elderly, frail and shivering with cold. More than that, she was frightened and alone. I took her temperature — a low temperature being a sign of sepsis in […]

Organs for Transplants: Closing the Gap between Supply and Demand

Organs for Transplants: Closing the Gap between Supply and Demand

On any day of the week, you might see Andy Fisher wearing his “kidney shirt” as he walks around Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg, IL, a suburb of Chicago. His t-shirt says it all: “In Dire Need of an O+ Kidney […]

How a Routine Patient Checkup Turned Violent for One Harrington Hospital Nurse

How a Routine Patient Checkup Turned Violent for One Harrington Hospital Nurse

As a nurse, you’re already well aware that no two days of working with patients are the same. Whether you’re working in the emergency room, an operating room, maternity ward, or any other area of the hospital, you can never […]

Deadly Resentment: The Grudge Motive and Murder of Medical Professionals

Deadly Resentment: The Grudge Motive and Murder of Medical Professionals

Dr. Mark Hausknecht, a prestigious surgeon and cardiologist in who cared for former President George H.W. Bush, was fatally gunned down as he rode his bike to work on July 20, 2018 in Houston. Although no suspects have been formally […]

5 Things That Happen When You Don’t Wear Nurse Shoes

5 Things That Happen When You Don’t Wear Nurse Shoes

If you’re one of the many people who spend a good majority of their days on their feet like nurses often do, it can lead to serious painful injuries in your back, toes, heels, knees, and ankles. It can also […]