In addition to my recent post, Tips for Travel Nursing Abroad, I sat down with a nurse in Sweden who sold his house, car, and belongings to prepare for a long journey with his wife and five children from … Read the rest
Nurses tend to say the same things over and over again. Whether it is to patients or coworkers, they can say the same things from shift to shift, day to day.
Here are just a few of the most common … Read the rest
Nurses like their time off, but many people don’t understand how to talk to you when you are outside of work. Since they don’t understand what nurses do, they don’t understand what upsets a nurse.
Part of this is because … Read the rest
Looking back on my early days as a new grad, I am not sure how I made it through most shifts. I was in my twenties and cherished sleeping in more than eating breakfast. I would snooze until the very … Read the rest
Choosing a career when you are in your twenties is a difficult task. You don’t really know who you are, and you are swayed by what your parents and friends think you ought to become.
In reality, though, you may … Read the rest
Dream of travel nursing internationally? Have you worked as a traveler within the U.S. and now want to take the leap abroad? While it is a slightly more complicated process, it is well worth the time and effort.
Starting a … Read the rest
You may be one of those people who wake up just before you need to jump into your car and get to work. This is probably because you are tired, but you can run like a whirlwind through you house, … Read the rest
It’s no secret that the nursing profession, while most honorable, is also one of the most stressful. Article after article references the hard work and devotion nurses make to the profession-going above and beyond. It’s most certainly a labor of … Read the rest
Recently I found myself in a mild “slump” – unable to turn on the news or visit my social media homepages in anticipation of what heartbreaking news may be waiting for me that day. Let’s be real: we’re living in … Read the rest
Nurses are not generally hateful people, and perhaps that is a strong word to use. However, there are things that make nurses angry and get their ire up.
This could cause them to hate certain aspects of their jobs, but … Read the rest