The middle cerebral artery (MCA) is an important part of brain function. An RN goes over the areas of the brain that supply the MCA and what can happen when it’s blocked.
Wondering what the difference between a regular stroke and an MCA stroke is? Here an RN breaks down what an MCA stroke is and how it impacts patients.
Wondering what it’s like to be on an ortho unit? Here is a quick overview from an RN to get you up to speed on what it takes!
Here are some pre- during- and post-cardiac nurse assessment tips from an RN to help you navigate full body assessments and improve your patient care process
Wondering what it’s like to be a new nurse? Here are four helpful tips from an RN to help you navigate the new job
Nursing schools are notoriously tough. Looking to make nursing school easier? Here are four tips for studying in nursing school from an RN to help.
Learn all about the responsibilities and ortho nurse duties. We’ll answer the question, what does an orthopedic nurse do.
Learn how to stay on top of all your projects without losing your mind! These nursing school organization tips are amazing!
While it might be daunting to think about job hunting, there are some things to keep in mind that can help you land a job as a brand new nurse. Below we provide 4 easy steps to help guide you to land a job as a new nurse.
These are the most essential tips you need to know when you do your neuro nurse checks, all told from a nurse who has been there.
Learn how to do a complete neuro nurse assessment. This will teach you everything you need to know, even if you are a new nurse.
Stay calm and remember these tips when your patient codes. This will help you respond quickly and correctly every time.
If you just graduated from nursing school and you really want to work at a hospital, here are my best tips for how to land that nursing job!
If you dream of helping bones heal, an orthopedic job might be for you. Here’s how to land that ortho nursing job you want.
This is everything you need to know when you are a new cardiac nurse. This cardiac nursing for beginners will answer all your questions.
Cardiac nurses use assessment skills as they work directly with patients. This is what you need to know when you assess a cardiac patient.
The ICU is an overwhelming place to start a new job. This advice for new ICU nurses will help you succeed through your first month.
Working 12 hour shifts can really it difficult to stay on track with health and wellness, but healthy eating for nurses is a critical component of overall wellness. A reader asked what I do to focus on healthy eating while working long shifts: I’m about to start my grad year and was just wondering- what do you usually take for meals? I […]
Neurological Exam: Level of Consciousness. If you’re learning how to do neuro checks, one of the most challenging aspects can be distinguishing level of consciousness. Let’s go through each level of consciousness (LOC) that you’ll see and the main differences between them.
You can be comfortable floating between units and increase your comfort zone to float between campuses. Let’s talk float nurse skills and tips.