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Nurses Win Mega Millions Lottery Ticket And Donate The Money

By Chaunie Brusie A group of NICU nurses from Missouri has once again proven that nurses are the most amazing creatures on the planet by donating the money they received ...

House Democrats Introduce Bill to Protect Health Care Workers from Violence on the Job

By Amy Blitchok For those who don’t work in the nursing profession, it can come as a surprise to learn that health care and social services workers experience a greater ...

Surrounded By Fire: California Nurses Fight Flames To Save Patients

By Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN Many of us have watched in horror as wildfires have viciously engulfed both Northern and Southern California. As of today, CNN has reported that a ...

Study Finds That Post-Birth Massage Could Decrease Opioid Usage For Moms

By Chaunie Brusie A new study by the Journal of Obstetrical, Gynecological and Neonatal Nurses has released an important finding that could change the way that women are treated for ...

Former Officer Who Wrongfully Arrested Nurse Wubbles Says He Isn’t Sorry and Plans to Sue

By Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN Last year, the story of Utah Nurse Alex Wubbels, the RN at Utah State University Hospital who correctly refused to allow a police officer take ...

"I Am The Jewish Nurse" - RN Who Treated Synagogue Shooter Shares Story

Image via Facebook In a country that is no longer shocked by mass murders and random shootings at places that should feel safe, from schools to synagogues to yoga studios, ...

DACA Policy Bans Nursing Student From Taking The NCLEX

By Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN You’ve known you wanted to be a nurse for your entire life and you’ve spent the last six years working 2-3 jobs in order to ...

Bernie Sanders Endorses the Controversial Nurse Staffing Ballot Question 1

by Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN Massachusetts is facing a controversial ballot initiative this month, as voters will be deciding on Question 1, a proposal to legally limit the number of ...

Instagram Banned Birth Photos So This Nurse Started A Petition - It Went Viral

By Chaunie Brusie *The following post contains graphic images of live births. Once upon a time, social media avenues such as Instagram and Facebook took a firm stance on censoring ...

Nurse’s Ear Lobe Bitten Off and Another Choked In Latest Patient Assaults

By Chaunie Brusie There isn’t a nurse alive who doesn’t know what it’s like to be mistreated by a patient. Whether it’s an unkind word from the very person whose ...

Techs Launch Initiative To Be Called 'Veterinary Nurse'

By Amy Blitchok An initiative being pushed by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) is causing controversy and forcing nurses to take a stand. The Veterinary Nurse ...

Hurricane Florence: Here's How Nurses Can Help

By Angelina Gibson Are you ready to help those affected by Hurricane Florence and the catastrophic flooding in Texas but don’t know how to get involved? We encourage all nurses ...

Pets Line The Halls Of Naval Hospital As Hurricane Florence Rages

Pet-parents everywhere know how difficult it can be to leave a pet home alone. Leaving a pet, during category-4 hurricane Florence is probably totally out of the question for most ...

Volunteer "Baby Cuddler" Donates 1 Million Dollars to Alabama NICU

By Chaunie Brusie RN BSN For most of us, having a spare million dollars around would probably lead to some pretty lavish vacations or some fancy new cars, but for ...

Remembering 9/11: Nurses Share Their Stories

Nurse.org Staff Writer Nearly everyone old enough to remember that fateful day 17 years ago, also remembers exactly where they were and what they were doing. We take a look ...

Hospital Ditches Outdated Dress Code: Tattoos And Neon Hair Allowed

By Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN A hospital system in Indiana is making headlines across the country for a brand-new policy that some people are applauding, while others are appalled by. ...

Nurse’s Photo Goes Viral And The Reason Is Powerful

By Cameron Hershey, BSN, RN @traumacam I don’t want you to just click like on this photo and scroll on. I want you to stop and really look at it ...

Nurse Commits Suicide Due to Reported Bullying at Work

Many of us who have worked as nurses know how difficult it can be to deal with toxic co-workers. They could be anyone from our fellow nurses to an irritable ...

Photo Of Hospital Staff Honoring Organ Donor Goes Viral

By Amy Blitchok On June 19th, Cletus Schneider III was sitting down to dinner with his family. In just a matter of minutes, an average night took a tragic turn. ...

New York To Pay Nurses $20 Million In Gender Bias Settlement

By Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN Thanks to a special law in New York City, employees who worked “physically taxing” jobs were allowed to collect their full pensions starting at age ...

This Deported Nurse Is Now Helping Asylum Seekers at the Border—How Nurses Can Help.

By Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN Talk of the US-Mexico border has filled the news over the past weeks with stories of asylum seekers, outrage over the separation of families, and ...

Nurse Launches Medical Mission Org. - Here’s How To Join.

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC Nurses with Purpose is a South Carolina based medical mission organization. Founded in 2008 by Licensed Practical Nurse, Elaine Alston, this organization visits ...

U.S. Hospitals Facing Shortage of Pain Medication

By Chaunie Brusie When you have an emergency, you probably don’t think twice about what you need to do next: you simply head to the hospital, where the trained medical ...

Children’s Hospital Offers Nurses Summers Off

By Amy Blitchok Having a full three months off during the summer is the stuff of legends, but it may be the new norm with nurses if a pilot program ...

Traveling Nurse Dies While Solo Climbing Teton Mountains

By Angelina Gibson “The mountains speak & the wise man listens," wrote 27-year old OR traveling nurse, Burak Akil, on his Instagram. Akil was reported missing when he didn’t show ...

[Update] Nurse Accused Of Reusing Syringes Identified As Chief's Son

By Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN Update June 24, 2018, at 4:01PT Reports surfaced recently that a nurse at the Cherokee Nation’s W.W. Hastings Hospital in Oklahoma was accused of reusing ...

Medical Neutrality War Violations: 5 Facts Nurses Need To Know

By Mariam Yazdi For centuries, present-day Israel has been a land of great strife, a place violently debated at the expense of many humans lives, year after year. This turmoil ...

Joe Biden Thanks Hospice Nurses Who Cared For His Family

By Chaunie Brusie, BSN, RN Everyone knows that nurses are heroes, but hospice nurses? Well, they hold a very special place in our hearts and in the lives of the ...

Paul Ryan Honors Nurse Who Refused to Perform Abortions

by Amy Blitchok On June 7th, 2018, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan was a featured speaker at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s annual conference. During his speech, he honored ...

'Americas Got Talent': Nurse Michael Ketterer Earns Golden Buzzer

By Angelina Gibson When he's not at his day-job as a pediatric mental health nurse, Michael Ketterer, is a devoted husband and father of six. Five of Ketterer's children were ...

Lawsuit: Surgeon Accused Of Making Music Videos During Operations

By Amy Blitchok Dr. Windell Davis-Boutte advertises herself as Atlanta’s premier cosmetic surgeon and a doctor to the stars, but recent lawsuits have revealed that her practice is putting patients ...

Travel Nurses Quit After “Horrendous” Conditions During Mayo Clinic EMR Conversion

By Chaunie Brusie As any nurse knows, introducing any type of new electronic system in the hospital setting generally leads to mass chaos. New systems = resistance, crashes, and lots ...

Nurse Sues Customs For Seizing $40K Of Her Savings - They Won't Give It Back.

by Amy Blitchok Since 2014, Anthonia Nwaorie, a registered nurse and midwife, has been traveling from the United States to her hometown in Nigeria to deliver free medical care to ...

Nurse Moms: Breastfeeding While Nursing

By Angelina Gibson If you’re a breastfeeding mother, and you pump, you’ve probably pumped in some awkward places. And doing so as a working nurse is a special challenge. When ...

This Video Will Make You Cry: TODAY Show Surprises Nurse Who Sang For Dying Patient

By Angelina Gibson Update May 2, 2018 The TODAY show surprised nurse Olivia Neufelder today as part of their new 'Thank a Nurse TODAY' series. A video of Neufelder singing ...

Video: Police Taser Nurse In Hospital Emergency Room

THURSDAY: Shocking video footage shows the moment police taser a nurse in the Emergency Room at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN. Nurse Roger W. Davis, 42, is now facing several ...

Newlywed Nurse's Family Sues American Airlines Over Wrongful Death

By Angelina Gibson According to a lawsuit, the family of nurse Brittany Oswell, 25, have initiated a wrongful death lawsuit against American Airlines. They say the airline failed to provide ...

Nurse & Firefighter Tried To Save Woman Sucked Out Airplane Window

Retired nurse Peggy Phillips tried her best to save the life of a passenger who has partially sucked out a window aboard a Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday. Shortly after ...

Doctor Led Secret Facebook Project To Convince Hospitals To Share Patient Data

By Amy Blitchock There is yet another breaking story about how Facebook collects, shares and uses data and this time it has to do with medical information. It has recently ...

Nurse Fired Over Controversial Facebook Post Raises $23K GoFundMe

Update 4/4/2018 at 4:00pm. According to reports the New York Daily News, nurse Faith Linthicum has been fired by Kaiser Permanente. She has set-up a GoFundMe account that has since ...

This Video Of A Nurse Laying Flag Over Dying Veteran Will Make You Cry

“His name is Sergio and to him, I will be eternally grateful. I’ve never experienced such kindness,” said Jeanne Shearing as she recalled the nurse who helped give her brother ...

Active Hospital Shooter: Bodycam Video Shows Police Shooting Armed Patient

WARNING - GRAPHIC CONTENT: This video contains violent content that may be offensive to some viewers - viewer discretion advised. HUNTERSVILLE, NC -- "How in the world did he get ...

7 Things Nurses Deal with that Make Others Freak Out

Written By: Lee Nelson Being a nurse involves seeing, hearing, smelling, touching and dealing with some of life’s not-so-pleasant things. Nurses face it all from the grossest to the most ...

Pope Francis Calls Nurses, "Experts In Humanity" - Thanks Nurse Who Saved His Life

By Angelina Gibson VATICAN CITY, Mar 3, 2018 - "I thank her and I want you to know her name: Sister Cornelia Caraglio,” said Pope Francis as he remembered the ...

Kate Middleton Launches 'Nursing Now 2020 Campaign' - Reunites With Midwife

By Angelina Gibson Kate Middleton is well into her third trimester but, that didn’t stop her from visiting the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and St Thomas’s hospital ...

Graphic Facebook Live Video Shows Trump Rant And Man Driving Car Into Hospital ER

Warning - video discretion advised. “Middlesex hospital is not safe,” said Steven Ellam, 27, on Facebook Livestream before intentionally crashing his vehicle into the hospital’s emergency department and setting himself ...

Charges Dismissed Against Surgeon Accused Of Strangling Nurse

By Angelina Gibson Update 2/22/2018 at 10:00pm A judge has dismissed charges against surgeon Venkatesh Sashthakonar who was accused of strangling a nurse last month. According to the Long Island ...

Video Shows Filipina Nurse Assault In Parking Garage - "Go Back To China!"

Quiggle Ignacia, a Filipina registered nurse says she was racially and physically attacked by a couple in Glendale, CA. She caught the incident on camera and shared it to Facebook. ...

Video: Nurse Who's Flu Rant Went Viral Has Allegedly Been Reported To The Board Of Nursing

By Amy Blitchok Update 2/1/2018 at 2:45pm According to an online petition, Nurse Katherine Locklear has been reported to Florida's Board of Nursing. The petition reads, "Katherine Smith Locklear is ...

Photo Captures Rarely Seen Moment Between Labor Nurse And Mom

By Angelina Gibson "The nurse that helped me deliver my daughter was the reason I am a Registered Nurse today. To me, as a nurse, this photo depicts my everyday ...

Polish Doctor Detained By ICE, Facing Deportation - After 40 Years Living In US

Michigan doctor, Lukasz Niec, M.D., has resided in the U.S for over 40 years - he was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week and is facing deportation ...

New Law Gives Nurses And Healthcare Workers Religious Protections - Medicaid Changes

Last week, the Trump administration introduced a new federal office - The Division of Conscience and Religious Freedom. The newly created division of the Department of Health and Human Service’s ...

Nurse Donates 1,000 Ounces Of Breastmilk To Cancer Patient

Breastmilk and shaved heads might sound like an unlikely combination. Unless you're a breastfeeding cancer patient. Around Christmas, 30-year old Ashley Chestnut was breastfeeding her son when a sharp pain ...

Wearing A Hospital Gown - Video Shows Woman Allegedly 'Dumped' Outside Baltimore Hospital

The University of Maryland Medical Center came under fire this week after a controversial video surfaced of a patient being left outside the facility in a hospital gown. A video ...

Nurses Accuse Hollywood Icon Stan Lee Of Sexual Harassment

Hollywood comic book icon, Stan Lee, is facing accusations of sexual harassment by several nurses. Lee’s Lawyer told the DailyMail.com that Lee ‘categorically denies’ the ‘false and despicable’ allegations. However, ...

Proposed Nurse Overtime Ban Causes Hospitals And Nurses To Disagree In Ohio

By Angelina Gibson, Nurse.org Staff Writer Mandatory overtime is commonly implemented at hospitals when experiencing chronic staffing shortages. Nurses who are forced to work overtime often report feeling overworked and ...

Couple Gets Married In Hospital, What Happens 18 Hours Later Will Make You Cry

By Angelina Gibson Some of Heather Mosher’s final words were her wedding vows spoken to the love of her life just hours before dying of breast cancer. Image: Instagram @christina.lee.photography ...

A Hitman Tried To Kill This ER Nurse - She Killed Him Instead

By Angelina Gibson, Nurse.org Staff Writer “Does she need an ambulance?” asked the 911 dispatcher. “No, she’s a nurse. She says to call an ambulance for the guy. He may ...

Kim Kardashian Thanks Nurses Who Cared For Her Son In The Hospital

By Angelina Gibson "We are so grateful for you all," said Kim Kardashian addressing her son's nurses and doctors. The reality show star's 2-year old son, Saint West, was hospitalized ...

VIDEO: Nurse Sues Surgeon Over Alleged Violent Attack

“I know I can do this because you like the abuse,” those are the words Nurse Paula Rickey alleges Eye Surgeon Dr. Kerry Assil said to her after he physically ...

3 Killed, 77 Sent To Hospital After Train Derails Off WA Overpass

An Amtrak passenger train derailed off an overpass and onto the busy I-5 highway in southwestern Washington early Monday morning. As of Monday evening, the Washington State Patrol had confirmed ...

Why Is This Hospital Worker Cropped From TIME 'Person Of The Year' Cover?

The #MeToo movement empowered women across the world to break their silence on sexual assault. The response was so powerful that TIME magazine revealed their 2017 “Person of the Year” ...

Travel Nurse Finds Hidden Camera In Airbnb Bedroom

By: Angelina Gibson A camera disguised as a clock? Sounds like something you might find in a Spy movie, not in an Airbnb rental. That is exactly what a travel ...

U.S. Hospitals Struggle With Saline Shortage - It Could Get Worse.

By Mariam Yazdi If you've experienced a delay of certain medications, your facility could be affected by the residual damages caused by Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria. Hospitals and pharmacies ...

'Help Me Find The Nurse Who Saved My Life' - Teen's Video Goes Viral.

By: Angelina Gibson, Nurse.org Staff Writer Support is coming in from around the world for a young man who shared a compelling Christmas wish on Facebook video. Caleb Johnson’s wish ...

How Medical Drones are Assisting People in Need

By: Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC The use of drones is on the rise. Merriam-Webster defines a drone as "an unmanned aircraft or ship guided by remote control or ...

Doctors Confused By "Do Not Resuscitate" Tattoo On Dying Patient

By: Angelina Gibson A 70-year old patient’s tattoo presented a dilemma for Doctors at the University of Miami Hospital - it clearly stated, “Do Not Resuscitate” and included his presumed ...

Nurse Stabbed In Hospital Parking Lot Where Staff Had Asked For More Security

By: Angelina Gibson A labor and delivery nurse was stabbed in the parking lot near Rutgers New Jersey Medical School - nurses had previously voiced concerns about the parking lot’s ...

This Video Is Proof That Nurses Are Heroes - Even During Earthquakes!

By: Angelina Gibson A video has surfaced showing what looks like a group of superheroes saving newborns during an earthquake. Within split-seconds the team grabs and protects every baby in ...

50+ Hospital Workers Fired For Refusing Flu-Vaccine.

By: Angelina Gibson Update: 11/27/2017 at 2:53pm PT According to this report, Essentia Health System has now terminated 69 of their employees who declined the flu-vaccine. Originial Post: 11/25/2017 at ...

95-Year- Old Nurse Veteran Raises Monday Night Football Flag

By: Angelina Gibson, Nurse.org Staff Writer Lt. Col. Barbara Nichols, at the age of 95, is the oldest military nurse alive today - she has heroically served in 3 wars. ...

Guilt Trip: Calling In Sick When You're A Nurse

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC We've all been there. Your throat feels like you swallowed a bag of razor blades, your head feels like someone's squeezing the back ...

Nurse Volunteers Say Puerto Ricans Are Dying- Here's How Nurses Can Help.

It’s been over a month since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico. Since then, nurses have been answering the call for help by volunteering their services throughout the area. They are ...

Nurse Alex Wubbels Awarded $500K Settlement Following Controversial Arrest

By Angelina Gibson Update: 11/1/17 1:50pm Nurse Alex Wubbels has agreed to a $500,000 settlement amount - there will be no lawsuit. Her controversial arrest earlier this year, for blocking ...

People Are Freaking Out Over 'Racist' Theories In Nursing Textbook.

A nursing textbook singling out Arabs/Muslims, Asians, Blacks, Jews, Hispanics and Native-Americans in a section about pain response has the internet in an uproar. Many are calling statements published in ...

[Update] Dr's Post on Nurse Practitioners Goes Viral, Claims Someone Else Posted

By: Angelina Gibson Updated 10/20/17 - 4:08 pm PST Dr. David Glener reached out to Nurse.org regarding this article stating the following: "I left my laptop unattended and open to ...

Watch: Doctor Yells At Patient - There's Much More You Didn't See.

The viral video of a Florida Doctor yelling at a sick patient to “get the hell out” only tells half the story - as most last-minute videos on Facebook do. ...

Sexual Harassment In Nursing - It's More Common Than You Think.

By Nurse.org Staff Writer When news of Harvey Weinstein’s deplorable, decades-long history of sexual harassment began coming to light in the world outside of Hollywood, many nurses recognized it as ...

Online Date Pleads Guilty To Murdering And Dismembering Nurse

The tragic murder of Seattle Nurse Ingrid Lyne, 40, left the nursing community devastated and her loved ones in a continuous spiral of grief as details continued to unfold since ...

Nurse Shot In Vegas Massacre Treated Her Own Bullet Wounds

Once a nurse, always a nurse - Registered Nurse Natalie Vanderstay wanted to help others, as she was bleeding out. She felt horrible for stepping on top of bodies and ...

Nurse Killed In Vegas Shooting - What We Know And How You Can Help

On Monday morning as most of the world awoke to news of the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas - area medical staff and first responders had already been working ...

Nurse's Facebook Post About Flu Shots and Autism Sparks Controversy

Social media has become a hot topic within the nursing community over recent years. Hospitals have issued social media policies and the National Coalition of State Boards (NCSB) has created ...

Suicide In Nursing: Much More Common Than You Think

By: Mariam Yazdi, BSN, RN, CCRN A study released earlier this year shed light on an alarming finding: of the female population, nurses are 23% more likely to commit suicide ...

Undocumented Parents Arrested At Children's Hospital Awaiting Baby's Surgery

A policy enacted under President Obama encouraging immigration agents to avoid enforcement actions in so-called sensitive locations has stirred controversy this week. The undocumented parents of a neonatal patient at ...

Nurses Join Jimmy Kimmel In Opposing Healthcare Reform Bill

On Tuesday GOP leaders introduced their newest healthcare reform bill - the Graham-Cassidy Bill. It is scheduled for hearing on September 25th and will be the GOPs first hearing on ...

Hospital Corpsmen Mishandle Newborn Baby - Post Videos To Snapchat

Correction: The original version of this article mistakenly described the individuals in the videos as Naval nurses. They are not nurses and we have corrected the article to corpsmen. The ...

Hurricane Irma: Woman Gives Birth As Doctors Help Over The Phone

By Angelina Gibson Would you be able to guide a woman through delivering her own baby - over the phone - in a car - in the middle of friggin’ ...

Hurricane Hero: Cancer Can't Stop This Cop From Saving Lives

Stage 4 colon cancer didn’t stop 24 year police veteran, Bert Ramon, from braving Hurricane Harvey - he helped save over 1,500 people. A photo of Ramon was captured - ...

Hurricane Irma: How Nurses Can Help [updates]

By Angelina Gibson As the hurricane rages on, this story is developing. Check back here for updates. Updated 9/9/2017 at 11:40pm PST Over 20 Hospitals throughout Florida, Georgia and South ...

Hurricane Harvey - Here's How Nurses Can Help

By Angelina Gibson Updated 9/8/17 - 5:01pm PST: Hurricane Irma is now headed towards Florida. Find out how you can help there: Hurricane Irma - Here's How To Help Update ...

Powerball Winner Quits Job At Hospital -We Asked What Nurses Would Do

The first thing Mavis Wanczyk did when she found out she was the $759 million Powerball winner was quit her clerical job in the nursing department at Mercy Medical Center ...

Maria Sanchez, RN Has Been Deported

Photo: Mason Trinca By Angelina Gibson After two decades living in the United States, Maria Sanchez, an Oncology Nurse and mother of four, has been deported back to Mexico. A ...

8 Tips For Surviving A Nurse Potluck

By Nurse.org Staff Writer We’ve all known one or two. The detail-oriented potluck organizer that hands you your cooking orders and uses the full weight of her peer-pressuring and guilt-tripping ...

7 Important Elements of an Inspiring Nursing Career

The Nursing Struggle is Real Whether you're newly graduated, passed the NLCEX, and you're ready for your first few shifts, or you've already put in many years on the floor, ...

Is It Time For Self-Care? 6 Questions To Ask Yourself Right Now.

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC You’re a nurse, and we know you work hard. In fact, you probably work like crazy, just like so many other nurses. And it ...

10 Self-Care Ideas For A Nurse's Day Off

When you’re a nurse with only one precious day off from your job, how can you make the most of your time? Maybe you have errands, appointments, and chores to ...

7 Perfect Gift Ideas For National Nurses Week

It’s that special time of year again! The sun is coming out, the trees are coming back to life and, of course, National Nurses Week is about to begin. Created ...

6 Reasons Nurses Shouldn't Date Doctors

By Kathleen Colduvell, RN, BSN, BA, CBC Most nurses have seen the Grey’s Anatomy episode where Rose, the nurse, and Derek, the dreamy surgeon, take their relationship to the next ...

Can’t Relax? Try These Awesome Massage Techniques

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Hard-working nurses need time to relax, and getting a massage is a fun and healthy way to indulge. If you don’t have time to ...

7 Easy Potluck Recipes Every Nurse Should Know

By Nurse.org Staff Writer Let’s celebrate Anne’s retirement they said. Just bring a little something to share they said. It will be fun they said. Right. Let’s face it. Potlucks ...

7 Movies Featuring Nurse Characters

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC There’s no denying that the portrayal of nurses in movies hasn’t painted the most accurate representation of this highly regarded profession. Certain films ...

5 Simple Self-Care Practices For Busy Nurses. We're Not Talking A Spa Day.

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Nurses work hard in an enormous variety of capacities, and the work of nursing can be profoundly tiring, physically and otherwise. When we think ...

27 Nurses Reveal Craziest Answers To Sexual History Question

By Nurse.org Staff Writer We all just love asking that question, don't we? While some of the responses can be disturbing or unbelievable, most of them are just plain hilarious. ...

6 Important Norovirus Tips for Nurses

Image Credit: Alissa Eckert. Provided by CDC/Jessica Allen. By Kathleen Colduvell, RN, BSN, BA, CBC Norovirus is a common disease that nurses may come into contact with on a regular ...

Nursing Wellness: Not An Oxymoron

By Keith Carlson, BSN, RN, NC-BC Clinical nurses work hard, and this can include long hours, significant physical demands, the emotional labor of nurse-patient relationships, and witnessing the suffering of ...

7 Tips To Help Nurses Be Physically, Mentally, and Emotionally Healthy

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 significant ...

High-Protein & High-Energy Snacks For Nurses

By Kathleen Colduvell RN, BSN, BA, CBC Snacks can be a nurse’s best friend during long 12-hour hospital shifts. Nurses often do not take meal breaks, and even if they ...

8 Things To Say To A Nurse If You Want To Get Slapped

By Nurse.org Staff Writer Nurses may be seen as saints, but they can still get pushed over the edge when one too many ridiculous statements come their way. Here are ...

Dealing With Work Stress? Pet A Pooch

We all need to unwind at some point. Work can be demanding, and stress can affect our health (aka the dreaded nurse burnout ). Typically, we try and work out ...

10 Gifts for the Graduating Nurse

That time of year has come; your friend or family member has sacrificed so much for this moment: nursing school graduation. And that’s not including what’s next for them: the ...

If You Work In Healthcare, You Won't Want to Miss These Amazing Parodies!

Have you heard of ZDoggMD ? He's a physician who has produced videos on YouTube since 2010. And his parody songs are great. We've collected a couple of our favorites, ...

Why I Couldn’t Sleep When I Heard About the Miss Colorado/“The View” Controversy

by Rachel, Seattle area RN As I was perusing Facebook one night last week, almost ready for bed as I had to work at 7am, I came across an article ...

Tips for Staying Healthy as a Nurse

When you are working with ill patients and a stress-filled job as a nurse, keeping healthy yourself becomes a priority. Sure, there are precautions such as gloves and masks. But ...

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