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10 Humorous Ways I Knew I Was A Nurse

The day you start nursing school your life changed permanently. There is the life “before nursing” and then life as a nurse. Two very different...
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Would You Ever Discourage Someone From Becoming A Nurse?

I love the profession of nursing. I genuinely believe that nursing is one of THE greatest professions out there. Period. We have such a diverse...
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The 5 Best Scrubs For Halloween

It’s October! We’ll give you a second to do your happy dance…   We love this time of year. The best part, though? Breaking out those...
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Nurse Stands Up For Profession In “Just a Nurse” Post

Unfortunately, we've all been there. The phrase has been seared into our minds -we've heard it from friends, family, patients, the hosts of The...
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Your Dream Job

No, I don’t have the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow folks. Sorry to disappoint you. In this brutal economy with...
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Did you read it? Hospitals Sicken Many By Withholding Food and Sleep

A Johns Hopkins surgeon and prominent patient safety researcher is calling on hospitals to reform emergency room, surgical and other medical protocols that sicken up...
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The 5 Nurse Bully Types Every Hospital is Hiding

Sometimes, the hospital feels like a giant playground filled with lots of expensive equipment. That’s because earning a set of scrubs doesn’t necessarily eliminate one’s bad...
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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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What Should I Do When I Have an Allergic Reaction on My Shift?

Whether you have seasonal allergies or just get sensitive around certain irritants at work, having an allergic reaction during your shift can pose a...
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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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