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Best Tall Scrubs for Women

Best Tall Scrubs for Women

I’m a tall woman. At almost 6 feet tall, I often find it challenging to find scrub tops that fit correctly. And I know I am not alone in this. So I decided to put together a list of the best tall scrubs for women.

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Nursing Certifications: The What, Why, and When

Nursing Certifications: The What, Why, and When

In this episode, we interview Karen Kesten, DNP APRN CCRN-K CCNS CNE who is currently the chair of the certification board of directors for the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN). We talk about nursing certifications and why they are important to our profession, plus how to become certified

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Top Tips for New Nurses Working With Ventilators – From a CRNA!

Top Tips for New Nurses Working With Ventilators – From a CRNA!

Periwinkle is a lovely color. A soft, subtle blue, it looks best as Helen Hunt’s eyeshadow in 1995 or on an Easter egg. It looks worst on your patient’s skin. While waiting for the respiratory therapist to come bail you out, understanding some common sense and troubleshooting will keep your patient pink, or in my case, healthy brown instead of sickly green

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What Do Labor and Delivery Nurses Do?

What Do Labor and Delivery Nurses Do?

If you’re considering working in the labor and delivery department as a nurse, and want to learn more about what their day-to-day really looks like, join our guest author, Brianna Babienco BS, RN, RNC-OB as she explains what labor and delivery nurses do!

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8 Tips for Nurse Influencers

8 Tips for Nurse Influencers

The term nurse influencer is relatively new in the nursing profession. With the constant evolution of social media, technology, and communication, there is a new opportunity for people in all walks of life to share their journey. The nursing profession is no exception.

Nurse influencers are popping up all over the place: from those sharing their nursing school journey, experienced nurses sharing tips for newbies, nurses in mainstream media looking to educate the public, to hilarious and touching nurse memes and stories that only other nurses truly get and appreciate.

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Dealing with a Negative Unit Culture, Nurse Bullies, and Confrontation

Dealing with a Negative Unit Culture, Nurse Bullies, and Confrontation

Working on nursing units can be amazingly rewarding with great teamwork, but can also be really challenging if you don’t fit right in or if you encounter a Negative Unit Culture, Nurse Bullies or more. This episode discusses how to deal with a negative unit culture, the importance of emotional intelligence, self-inventory, how to respond to nurse bullies, and confrontation. We talk empathy, sympathy, and more.

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Nurses Make Mistakes

Nurses Make Mistakes

Yes, nurses do make mistakes. Nurses have consistently been ranked the most trustworthy profession year after year, which leads people to ask "Do...

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8 Tips for New Grads in the ICU

8 Tips for New Grads in the ICU

Melissa Stafford, BSN RN CCRN SCRN – highly experienced and currently practicing nationally certified neurocritical care nurse. Elizabeth Mills, BSN...

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A Day in the Life of a Travel Nurse

A Day in the Life of a Travel Nurse

Being a travel nurse is not easy. It is not for everyone. You move around a lot, have a harder time forming real relationships, and you may not always know what you are walking into. Wanderly helps take all the guesswork out of being a travel nurse. Let’s look at a day in the life of a travel nurse.

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What Happened to Nurse Eye Roll®?

What Happened to Nurse Eye Roll®?

As some of you may know, my anonymous online nurse persona used to be Nurse Eye Roll. Alas, that is no longer the case. I wanted to write a blog post to answer the question I receive frequently: what happened to Nurse Eye Roll?

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