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Nurses Week 2016

Florence Nightingale

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Florence Nightingale


Today, the 12th of May, is Florence Nightingale’s birthday. As you may know, today is also the final day of National Nurses Week. As 2016’s National Nurses Week comes to a close, we thought it would be fitting to create […]

Compression socks

The Life Saving Magic of Compression Socks for Nurses


Feet may be meant for walking, but there is a limit to how much your legs can take. Nurses spend a good part of their day moving around, and not nearly enough time in a chair. This leads to leg […]

Hot Murses

Scrubs Mags Top Ten HAWT Male Nurses


It’s Fall, which means we’re serving up some extra special dishes. And with that we present, these extra special dishes. Ladies and Gentleman we present to you, Scrubs Magazine’s Top Ten (HOT) Male Nurses. Lord Ha’Mercy. The prostate exam is […]

School Nurse

A Shoutout To School Nurses This Nurses Week


As you probably already know, we’re currently celebrating National Nurses Week. What you may not know, however, is that today is School Nurse Day! Since 2003, the Wednesday within National Nurses Week has been celebrated nationwide in honor of the […]

Sara from Nebraska Medicine

After Losing My Husband to Cancer, Nursing Saved My Life


I always knew I was meant to help people, but it wasn’t until I met a very special person that I was able to recognize how I was supposed to achieve that goal. As a new undergrad, fresh out of […]


Scrubs Mag’s Favorite Things Of 2016


Twas the night before the night before the end of Nurses Week, and Scrubs Magazine was excited to announce it’s favorite 5 things list.  From scheduling your life, to needing coffee to even get up to do that.  We tested, […]

Nurse burnout

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 […]

Katie Duke

Katie Duke’s Favorite Patient Story For Nurses Week


TRANSCRIPT: Hey, guys! It’s Katie Duke, and in honor of Nurses Week I wanted to share one of my most favorite patient stories ever of all time. A patient was pulled out of a cab with chest pain assisted into triage, […]

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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 […]

How Nurses Save Lives With Preventative Services

How Nurses Save Lives With Preventative Services (Infographic)


Adopting simple, proven preventative practices could save Americans billions in health care costs per year and allow most to live longer lives. Nurses trained in basic screenings and counseling can have profound impacts.   A new idea: Believe it or […]


Nurse Mo’s Patient Story For Nurses Week


Nurses Week is all about recognizing the hard work that nurses put in every single day and the patients that we love! Check out this video from Nurse Mo about a favorite memory:

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Those Head Nurses Know A Thing Or Two About Cleaning


Colds, flus, mysterious stomach ailments. Hundreds of viral and bacterial infections are passing through hospitals every day, and yet nurses and other medical personnel are able to rise above these sick storms. This is no accident. It takes careful planning […]

Hiring Nurses Infographic

To Save Costs, Hire More Nurses (Infographic)


To Save Costs, Hire More Nurses Ultimately, hospitals are businesses that need to streamline operational expenses like any other. They may have the noble task of saving lives, but they have to be profitable to stay afloat. Most medical establishments […]


Nurses Week Giveaway! $1,000 Care Package


  One lucky winner is taking home a complete nursing package! Clarisonic from Rapaport Dermatology Hair care package from Fox & Jane Sapphire Scrubs ZigZag clogs from Anywear Splendid shoes from Cherokee Stethoscope from Cherokee Compression socks from Cherokee Terms […]

Katie Duke

Happy Nurses Week From Katie Duke


Happy Nurses Week from Katie Duke! Katie kicks off the week with a shout out and a thank you to all the nurses out there!   Be sure to follow Scrubs Mag all week long online, on Facebook, and on […]

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Kicking Off Nurses Week 2016: The History of National Nurses Week


The History of National Nurses Week Since 1994, National Nurses Week has started on May 6 and ended on May 12 (Florence Nightingale’s birthday). This year, to show our support for National Nurses Week, we’d like to go over the […]

Discovery Life Channel Celebrates Nurses Day with ‘The American Nurse’ and ‘Emergency’


This year, Discovery Life celebrates the hard work of nurses with the premiere of THE AMERICAN NURSE on Friday, May 6th, showing the powerful images of those whose lives are devoted to healing.