7 stereotypes nurses believe in

Posted on January 21, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

For obvious reasons stereotypes often lead to controversy… However, they can also be fun to talk and laugh about! Just as any other group, nurses stereotype each other too. Which ones are true and which aren’t?… Trick question. They’re all … Read the rest

Tips to make the most of your nursing paycheck

Posted on January 20, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Nurses get paid a lot more than their unskilled compatriots working in factories and such. We even get paid more than the ancillary staff that work under our supervision.

Everyone thinks that nurses earn such a great paycheck, but it … Read the rest

Make the most of your days off as a nurse

Posted on January 13, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Time off is precious to a nurse, even if you work only three days per week. Those twelve-hour days can take a toll on you, sometimes even more than going into work five days per week.

Of course, when you … Read the rest

Has our nurse culture really Changed?

Posted on January 12, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

I picked up the phone and called the hiring manager one more time.

He hadn’t answered his phone the last 5 times I’d tried to call; he probably wouldn’t answer again.

My classmates were being called one by one and … Read the rest

10 things I learned from my first year of nursing

Posted on January 6, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Nursing is crazy! I’ve been sharing as many nursing insights, jokes, and eccentricities with you as I could over the last two years on Mighty Nurse. I’ve now been a nurse for two full years. As both a personal celebration … Read the rest

Lies from a Labor and Delivery Nurse

Posted on January 6, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

You’re 9cm. Ok, you might really be complete and +1. But trust me, five minutes of pushing feels like an hour and I’m really doing both of us a favor.  Labor down!

No, you aren’t pooping when you pushRead the rest

35 signs of a bad nurse

Posted on January 5, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Bad nurses are no laughing matter, but sometimes, you just have to think what a really bad nurse would do in a certain situation. Some of these are serious and some of them tongue in cheek, but all of them … Read the rest

What family life is like for a nurse

Posted on January 5, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

Family is the backbone of most of our lives, and nurses are no exception. While nursing is a rewarding profession, it is often hard on those who love the nurse.

We work hard at our jobs, and many times it … Read the rest

The outlook for nurses in 2015

Posted on January 5, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

The years come and go, but nursing at its core remains the same. It is all about the patient and will always be about the patient.

However, that doesn’t mean that the profession hasn’t changed drastically over the years. If … Read the rest

What nursing will be like in 50 years

Posted on January 5, 2015 by in Nurse Stories

It’s fun to speculate on the future – so what will change and what will stay the same about nursing? Here are some trends that might change from the way they are today:

1. The Nursing Shortage will be goneRead the rest