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11 iPhone Apps Every Nurse Should Download

Apple has compiled a list of its top 11 apps available in the App Store that are designed specifically for nurses. And knowing all...
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8 Frustrating Things About Being a Charge Nurse

No doubt about it: being in charge is a tough job (we know charge nurses all around the country are currently nodding their heads...
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Nurse Bling: 17 Thanksgiving Finds for Nurses

If anybody knows just how much there is to be thankful for, it’s a nurse. And if there’s anybody who could use a gentle reminder,...
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Murphy’s Nurse

It’s Murphy’s Law—“If something can go wrong, it will”—as seen by nurses. Perhaps some of these “oh Lordy I’ve been there” scenarios will sound familiar...
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A Guide to Snooze-Sneaking for Busy Nurses

. Nurses, you might do a lot of questionable things for a nap (we won’t ask), but with a schedule like yours, they sure are...
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The Most Outrageous Thing About Being a Modern Nurse Is…

From demanding supervisors to, well, demanding patients, the modern nurse rarely has the chance to take a pee break, let alone scarf down a...
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Smart Habits of Injury-Free Nurses!

Health injuries are very common in the nursing profession. If you’ve been on the job for even a short time, you’ve probably gotten sick...
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5 Things Hospitals Can Do to Improve Outcomes of Weekend Surgeries

Studies have shown that patients who undergo surgeries on weekends tend to experience longer hospital stays and higher mortality rates and readmissions. For the first...
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They Can Take Your Sanity, But They Can’t Take Your Humor…Or Can They?

Hospital humor—it’s one of the most “insider” elements of the medical world, and little understood (or appreciated) among visitors. And it’s been called a...
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More than 234,000 licensed nurse practitioners in the US

More than 234,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) are licensed in the United States, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), which released its latest...

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