7 false assumptions about Nurses

Posted on July 28, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Most people don’t know exactly what nurses do, and they make a lot of assumptions based on media and interactions with nurses in the hospital. Here are 7 false assumptions about nurses that really need to change in order to … Read the rest

The Value of Nurse Surveys

Posted on July 28, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Surveys have become an invaluable tool used by many companies as a way to gage their business. As you leave many retail chains or restaurants they now have surveys to rate and provide feedback on services, rendered directly on your … Read the rest

30 Things a Nurse shouldn’t post on social media….EVER!

Posted on July 21, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Social media is a large part of our lives now, and it isn’t surprising that work bleeds over into our social media commentary. Remember, if you put it in writing, especially electronically, it can come back to haunt you.

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Nurses are Human

Posted on July 17, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

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Recently, a nurse made headlines for dropping a newborn, fracturing the baby’s skull. The parents, understandably upset, claim the nurse should have known better than to hold the baby if she was sleepy.

As a labor and delivery nurse, … Read the rest

Talking to your Nurse Manager: How to be heard and bring about change

Posted on July 15, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Depending on your workplace, talking to your manager may be no big deal. In some facilities, though, it is like approaching a lion in the wild.

You have to be able to talk to you manager, though. Sometimes, you need … Read the rest

The WORST job for new nurse grads

Posted on July 15, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

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Sometimes, new nurse grads don’t have a choice of where to work. Many new nurses are lucky to get a job at all.

However, there are a few red flags that can alert you to a job that is unsafe … Read the rest

The scary truth about nursing school

Posted on July 14, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

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So you finally get to begin your exciting journey into nursing school. You have worked hard to complete all your prerequisites and held your breath while waiting for your acceptance letter.

You are envisioning each semester as bringing you closer … Read the rest

A Military Nurse’s Toolkit

Posted on July 13, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

What’s inside a Military Nurse’s toolkit? Compliments of nursingschoolhub.com

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The Hardest Part of Nursing: Saying Goodbye…Letting Go of Their Hand

Posted on July 6, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

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Sitting outside right now, there is no wind. Its eerily still. My neighbors are gone, there is no light or sign of life behind me in the window like there usually is…..the tears are rolling down my face in an … Read the rest

The best job for new nurse grads

Posted on June 30, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

With new grads coming out of school every year, it can sometimes feel like a horse race trying to find a job. Sometimes, you are just lucky to get what you can.

Even if you are in a job that … Read the rest

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