Whether you are a brand new nurse grad or an experienced nurse looking for a change, here’s where to find nursing jobs near you.
As a new nurse, ACLS certification might be one of your career goals. This guide will introduce you to the certification and prepare you for the next steps.
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!
This post on the Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) FlexPath program is sponsored by and crafted with Capella University; however, all opinions are my own. At the beginning of last year Capella University launched a new learning format for their RN-to-BSN program they describe as self-paced called FlexPath. Being a self-starter that style of […]
This post is sponsored by Capella University. Please see my disclaimer page for more information on our partnership. The theme for the 2016 Magnet Conference in Orlando, is Empowering Nurses to Transform Health Care. I was trying to think about what that means to me… how can nurses truly transform how health care is delivered […]
This post is sponsored by Capella University. Please see my disclaimer page for more information on our partnership. When you hear the word “nurse” .. what do you think? What do you see? More importantly, what do you feel? I see a person, standing there in the middle of chaos – with a subtle grin. […]
We’ve been there. The patient is incredibly rude, demeaning, or even saying sexually explicit things to you. Patient satisfaction has been preached to you constantly.. but what do you do when the patient crosses the line? I’ve had quite a few experiences of all of the above. I felt helpless until I figured out the […]
I know a “brand promise” sounds like such a cliche term, but I want take a moment to let you know what it means when I have reviews on this site. I believe in transparency and honesty. So here’s what a review post on my blog really mean.. My reviews will always be honest. While […]
This is a sponsored review blog post. All opinions are my own and honest. Today’s nurse product review is of the BadgeBlooms® nurse badge reels. Melissa, the founder, sent me 4 different designs to try out. Check out my nurse badge reel review below! First assessment My only concern straight out of the box was that […]
Please note, this is a sponsored blog post. All opinions are my own. This is a review blog post on the Butter-Soft Scrubs from Uniform Advantage. For my very first shift back on the job, post maternity leave, I wore Butter Soft-Scrubs from Uniform Advantage. I tried out two different pants, two different tops, and […]
Please enjoy this guest post, written by Tricia Hussung at Concordia University, St. Paul A job interview can be one of the most intimidating hurdles involved with securing a new position as a nursing professional. However, being prepared can help calm your nerves and make you stand out as a strong candidate. Here are some frequently asked nursing […]
I personally have noted that as a nurse you run into people from tons of different cultural and socioeconomincal background. And as a nurse caring for an adult population, I’ve noted that taking care of a 42 year-old patient is quite different than taking care of an 85 year-old patient and it’s important to be aware […]
This post was created in partnership with Toyota. All opinions expressed in the post are my own and not those of Toyota. I recently was able to take part in reviewing a film created by Oscar-nominated director Kief Davidson. It documented the experience at a busy eye clinic at Harbor-UCLA hospital. Inefficiencies in their processes were leaving their […]
For this week’s product review, I am going to discuss a website called CEUFast.com. Thank you to CEUFast.com for partnering with me for this post. All opinions are my own and this review is completely honest. CEUFast.com is a website in which you can get all of your nursing continuing education credits. It’s your one-stop […]
What’s the age-old problem that nurses and nurse managers deal with daily? COMMUNICATION. Inefficient communication. So much information is being thrown at you day after day, you’re overwhelmed before you even clock in. I wholeheartedly believe that we inefficiently communicate about basic things. This ends up costing money because we’re wasting time and resources (paper, […]
Hands down, the hardest class in nursing school for me was pharmacology. I’m bad at straight forward memorization, especially when it’s medications I’ve never actually used or seen in real life. Naturally, I squeaked by with a B in Pharmacology. I scoured the internet for various resources, but didn’t find much. Luckily there are pharmacology for nurses resources that can help!
A few weeks ago the owner of Insoles and Beyond (http://www.insolesandbeyond.com) sent me a pair of Sof Sole Airr for Women insoles to try at work and write a review. I wore them in my Danskos and got some intense leg pain. I think it was too much arch support for me. I took them […]
What’s the first thing you do when you get into nursing school? You go buy a stethoscope and wear it around your neck at every chance you get. You “forget” to take it off when you get home after clinical so people can see how cool you are. You take ten stethoscope selfies. You keep […]
This guest blog post was written by Mitch Lee. Mitch Lee is a community health education specialist and writer on behalf of University Alliance. With several years of experience in public health, Mitch has worked on several community wellness campaigns and participated in education advocacy projects for non-traditional students. Transitioning from ADN to BSN ─ […]
Please note, this post was originally written in 2014 and updated in 2020 Finding scrubs that fit well has always been a challenge for me, which is why I like doing these scrub reviews. I am hoping to save you a little cash so you don’t waste money on something that doesn’t work. I also […]