Take it from someone who has been there and done that. You won’t find these tips and advice anywhere else, only from this experienced nurse. Working as a new grad is hard. Working as a New Grad in the ICU is even harder. Let’s look at some tips and advice from an experienced nurse.
Beat the first year nurse anxiety. These top tips for new graduate nurses will help you learn how to become more confident.
Do you know what’s really sexy right now in anesthesia? Opioid-free anesthesia. Let’s talk about monitoring patients after ketamine.
Join us as we discuss some tips for floating to another nursing unit. We cover how to start out your shift with success in a different environment, questions to ask, how to manage your nerves, and more.
Ever wonder about how the bedside nurses work with nursing leadership? We interview Megan Brunson, a current practicing nursing supervisor, and discuss how the bedside nurse can leverage leadership in various patient situations.
Elizabeth Mills, BSN RN CCRN – highly experienced neurocritical care nurse, current Stroke Navigator for a Primary Stroke Center What You’ll Learn Nursing judgment It’s normal to be nervous Forced to rely on yourself Err on the side of caution How To Trust Your Nursing Judgment Key Focus: As a new nurse, when do you […]
In this episode we talk all things urinary catheters… CAUTIs, tips, tricks, internal and external devices, and nursing considerations.
I’ve talked to a lot of nurses lately who feel pressure to go back to school and make more money with an MSN of some sort. Obviously, universities are all about the chance to get a few more years of tuition from them. There are other options besides heading back to the classroom, and one […]
Elizabeth Mills, BSN RN CCRN – highly experienced neurocritical care nurse, current Stroke Navigator for a Primary Stroke Center What You’ll Learn Pros Food Sleep planning Tips for Working Night Shift – Show Notes Elizabeth, Melissa, and Kati discuss some tips for nurses new to night shift. All three have worked night shift, and Elizabeth […]
Elizabeth Mills, BSN RN CCRN – highly experienced neurocritical care nurse, current Stroke Navigator for a Primary Stroke Center What You’ll Learn Resumes Applications Interviews Resumes Perfect, no typographical errors Don’t put all of your clinical experience Put things that are relevant to this job Put people other than your clinical instructors; nurses on the […]
Elizabeth Mills, BSN RN CCRN – highly experienced neurocritical care nurse, current Stroke Navigator for a Primary Stroke Center What You’ll Learn Open Mind Typical Characteristics Initiative Advocating Orientation Organization Alarms Downtime In this episode, we discuss the characteristics of the intensive care nurse, normal expectations, critical thinking, advocacy, communication, and more. We dive into […]
Discharge planning can be a challenge for any nurse, let alone a new nurse. I’ve discharged many patients since I became a nurse in 2010 and would like to give you some discharge planning tips!
Tips for Nurses Caring for the Seriously Ill from the Family Perspective I’ve written many posts about how to provide care to patients in various scenarios. However, I have yet to provide any information from a very vital perspective; that of the patient and family. A long-time personal friend had a very lengthy experience deep […]