The shock of not landing your dream nursing job

Posted on May 19, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

When we are in nursing school, we all have an idea of where we would like to be when we become a nurse. Some of us dream of the ICU or the ambulances blaring up to the ER or the … Read the rest

The 8 struggles of a Nurse

Posted on May 14, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Nurses need a special combination of patience, intuition, integrity, communication, and courage to do their jobs. Here are a 8 struggles all Nurses deal with.

1. The Grossities of nursing can be too much. Grossities? Is that a word? Nurses … Read the rest

An invaluable lesson about a “good death” for nurses/doctors

Posted on May 13, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

I became a physician because I was excited by the idea of helping people every day. Following a lifelong fascination with science, I found myself in medical school, surrounded by bright classmates. We bonded during late night study sessions at … Read the rest

Becoming a Nurse Practitioner online vs on campus

Posted on May 13, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Higher level nursing degrees are becoming more and more popular as the demands for middle level health care providers continue to grow.

There are many nurses who are currently working on furthering their careers by becoming Nurse Practitioners (NP), this … Read the rest

5 Ways nursing is like baseball

Posted on May 13, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Nursing is like baseball in many ways, though you may not even realize it. You don’t have to know anything about baseball to understand how our profession mirrors America’s game.

Beyond the clichés about teamwork are some hard facts that … Read the rest

The life cycle of a Nurse

Posted on May 12, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

“There is a time for everything and a season for every activity under the heavens.” This is an age old quote from King Solomon, but rings true for nurses of every kind as well.

There is a time to be … Read the rest

Top 20 Male Nurse Names

Posted on May 11, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Being a Nurse is a career like no other! We took our entire Mighty Nurse community and sorted through the names for fun. Below is a list of the 20 guy’s names that appeared the most.

Number 1 being the … Read the rest

Top 20 Female Nurse Names

Posted on May 7, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Being a Nurse is a career like no other! We took our entire Mighty Nurse community and sorted through the names for fun. Below is a list of the 20 girl’s names that appeared the most.

Number 1 being the … Read the rest

30 Things not to say to your Nurse Manager

Posted on May 5, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Nurse Managers are a special type of nurse, and it takes a special personality to guide a floor and achieve the best results. However, sometimes managers can get on your nerves, and it’s impossible to avoid the urge to insult … Read the rest

Words of wisdom from a young nurse with an old soul

Posted on May 4, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

What drives you? What makes you tick? What inspires you? Engages you? Is worth fighting for?

Many days that I leave work, I often ponder these questions: What makes you do what you do, and why do you keep fighting … Read the rest