"Upward line graph"

Nursing, for all of its difficulties – unruly patients, “code brown” diaper cleanups, unending shifts, testy doctors, and high-stress situations – pays well. And...
"Neon white dollar sign on a black background"

After you finish nursing school, or if you’re considering going back for more training, choosing the right nursing specialty becomes your chief focus. With so...
"Smiling Asian woman on street"

Today, when stereotypes are rampant and when confusion is the common prescription in health care, I find it necessary to share my views of a...
"Riding the bud at night"

I’ve always envied those who can flip flop back and forth between day shift and night shift. How do they do it? I think I’ve...
"Three female friends laughing together"

We all have good and bad days when it comes to working as a nurse. On my best days, I can’t imagine working in any...
"Stressed out woman"

The other day at work, during a particularly bad hemorrhage in the OR, I went to open a package of laps and then “throw”...
"Dark hospital hallway"

I had a rough shift the other night—you know, the one where you start off with a BIG assignment, run behind on everything the...
"Busy street through jain link fence"

A recent study focusing on why there is higher employee turnover for nurses will have you saying, uhh, yeah, we know. It should come as...
"Dark hospital hallway"

Lately I’ve been reflecting a lot on what it was like being a new nurse. Everybody remember their first code? Here’s a blog post...
"Thumbs up by three nurses"

The creator of this infographic hesitates to call it an infographic in the truest sense. However, that’s what we’re calling it! And it’s a...