• Mastering neurological assessments, brain injury care, and stroke management forms the foundation.
  • Empathy, meticulous attention to detail, and hands-on expertise are as critical as comprehensive knowledge.
  • The path is rewarding.

With over a decade of resources including articles, courses, podcasts, emails, and events, my foremost goal is to empower you with the confidence and proficiency required in a neurology unit or neuro ICU.

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If you’re preparing for clinical rotations or have recently started working as a neuro nurse, we’re here to provide you with essential knowledge, key questions to consider, and insights into what to anticipate, guiding you to begin your learning journey confidently.

Your nursing school textbooks and preceptorship provide a fundamental understanding, but at FreshRN, we understand that real-world clinical practice as a neuro nurse can diverge significantly from textbook examples. Having passed your neuro nursing exams, your hospital anticipates that you possess a solid grasp of neuro nursing and will focus on refining your practical skills rather than revisiting foundational concepts.

As a new member of the neuro nursing team, it’s natural to want to display your competence and knowledge. It’s common to feel hesitant to ask questions for fear of seeming inexperienced. However, this reluctance can lead to overlooking crucial details. Our resources are designed to overcome this challenge, arming you with the assurance and clarity necessary for your role as a neuro nurse!


While your nursing school textbooks and preceptorship lay the groundwork, here at FreshRN, we recognize that actual clinical practice in orthopedics often differs from textbook scenarios. You passed your orthopedic nursing exams some time ago. Your hospital expects you to have a firm understanding of orthopedic nursing and will concentrate on honing your hands-on skills rather than revisiting basic concepts.

Consider the natural tendency to want to demonstrate competence and knowledge as the new member of the orthopedic team. It’s normal to feel reluctant to ask questions, worrying about appearing inexperienced. Yet, this hesitation might cause crucial aspects to be missed. The resources we offer aim to tackle this and equip you with the confidence and clarity needed in your role as an orthopedic nurse!

ICU Drips for Beginners

Neuro Nursing Freebies

Conscious Neuro Patient Assessment Checklist

Free Printable PDF

Neuro Nursing Courses

Neuro Wise


Neuro Nursing Articles & Resources

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Founder of FreshRN

The founder and educator behind FreshRN® is a nurse educator, author, national speaker, host of the FreshRN Podcast, and owner of FreshRN® – an online platform created to educate, encourage, and motivate newly licensed nurses in innovative ways.