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What Does a High-Performing New Grad Look Like?

What Does a High-Performing New Grad Look Like?

Your idea of a “high performing” new grad might not be the same as what your leadership team actually expects of a brand new nurse. In this episode we hear from Amber and Chelsea, who lead a nurse residency program, about what qualities make a really great new grad nurse.

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New Grad ICU Nurses: Tips & Advice from an Experienced Nurse

New Grad ICU Nurses: Tips & Advice from an Experienced Nurse

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.

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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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Pain Management Tips

Pain Management Tips

Striking the balance between too much pain medicine and not enough can be tough for any nurse, let alone a brand new nurse. What throws a big wrench in everything is the fact that we, as a nation, are experiencing a very real and very devastating epidemic of opioid use and abuse. Bedside nurses feel the brunt of this due to many patients requesting sometimes very concerning amounts of intravenous pain medications at alarming intervals. Here are some tips from bedside nurses about pain management.

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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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