Nursing During The Holidays

Being a nurse during the holidays can be a mixed bag. Since nurses work in an enormous variety of clinical and non-clinicals settings, every situation will be different; one common denominator is that the holidays have an impact on us all.  Missing Our Families No ...

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3 Ways Better Communication Leads to Better Scheduling

Posted on: 11/01/2016

No matter what industry you’re in, scheduling hourly workers can definitely be a hassle. This rings especially true for the healthcare industry, just because of the fact that the work ...

Bystander Or Nurse: When Being Off-Duty Gets Complicated

Posted on: 10/19/2016

By Lee Nelson Decades ago, Ann Rhodes and her husband were coming home from a movie on New Year’s Eve. A car passed them and spun out of control into ...

How To Better Serve Patients From Different Cultures

Posted on: 09/15/2016

Written By: Julie Ferwerda Navigating the unique cultural and religious needs of your patients can be unnerving. You could accidentally offend your patient or their family by not knowing about ...

Are You Suffering From Shift Work Sleep Disorder?

Posted on: 09/01/2016

Written By: Marissa Mararac No matter how old you are, what occupation you hold, or where you live in the world we can all agree that sleep is an essential ...

Be A Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Healthy Nurse

Posted on: 08/23/2016

Written By: Kathleen Colduvell, RN, BA, BSN, CBC According to a three year study conducted at London South Bank University approximately half of all nursing students are overweight and a ...

What You Can Do About The Nursing Shortage

Posted on: 08/09/2016

Written By: Dawn Papandrea Anyone who's interested in nursing as a career has probably heard that there's a nursing shortage, and that it's expected to become more pronounced in the ...

Must-Know Tips To Stay Emotionally Healthy As A Nurse

Posted on: 08/09/2016

Written By: Courtney Sladek You know the feeling. Whether you’re a student nurse or have practiced for more than a few decades, once you step into the world of nursing ...

Serious Health Concerns For 2016 Olympics. How Visitors Can Stay Safe In Rio

Posted on: 08/03/2016

Written By: Marissa Mararac  The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil is just days away.  People from all around the world are anticipating the opening ceremonies on August ...

Don't Judge: Breaking Some Misconceptions About Travel Nursing

Posted on: 07/12/2016

When I was a new grad nurse, I started working in an ICU that was getting ready to expand. We were adding 12 beds, hiring on more nurses, and doing all ...

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