Category: Career

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Lateral Violence: How Nurse Bullies Affect Client Care

Have you ever had to work with one of those intimidating nurses who makes you feel about three inches tall? You know the type. This is the kind of nurse who sends messages with body language and tone that you...

/ October 25, 2017
Nurse Skills Matter

Why the Nursing Soft Skills Matter, Too. 

But I haven’t started my first IV yet! If you are reading this, there’s a good chance you’ve only started an IV on a manikin and are wondering when you’ll get a chance “in real life”. The ability to start...

/ July 19, 2017
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2017: Year of the Healthy Nurse Avoid Burnout in the Age of Mindfulness

What IS health, anyway? Nurses should know…we promote health and hope for a living, right? But do we make sure ALL caregivers are cared for? Even us? In 2017, the ANA focused on nurses keeping nurses healthy for nurse’s week,...

/ June 12, 2017

3 Ways to Pad Your Resume as Nursing Student

Nursing school is a busy time! You learn and grow more than you thought possible, but you have little time for anything else. Many of us come to nursing school with a full plate. I was a mother of two,...

/ April 26, 2016

The Importance of Finding Your Passion in Nursing

What are the most common responses when asked what specific field nursing students hope to go into?  When I was in school, it was always labor and delivery and pediatrics. I was no different from everyone else. I always wanted...

/ January 7, 2016