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Five Surefire Ways To Calm A Patient

While we nurses are in the business of saving lives, we sometimes have to remember that part of our “business” (I used this term...
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Text-Message Conversations Only Nurses Have

  How about it, nurses…do these look familiar ?   1 When you go out with friends and give your number out to a cute stranger…    .  2 When your significant other attempts...
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Breast Cancer Risks For Nurses

  A new breast cancer study led by nurse Karen E. Greco, RN, PhD, ANP-BC, titled “Mammography Decision Making in Older Women With a Breast Cancer Family...
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20 Inspirational Quotes to Help You Get Through Your Day

Having one of those days where absolutely nothing seems to be going your way? Ready to lash out at your call-button-abusing patient or sandwich-stealing...
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Oh, Organization!

New nurses have several developmental tasks they have to accomplish, in my thinking. Fresh out of school, a nurse learns to adapt to stress, learns how...
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Did You See It? –Nurse’s Flu Video Goes Viral

A Florida nurse urges people to wash their “stinkin’ hands” and avoid the “cesspool of funky flu at the ER” unless they have a...
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How Snoozing Strengthens Memories

When you learn something new, the best way to remember it is to sleep on it. That’s because sleeping helps strengthen memories you’ve formed...
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TED Talks: The Love Of Lifelong Learning

We here at ModernNurse love TED Talks! They inspire, encourage, educate and broaden our views of the world -with perspectives from experts, artists, educators, healthcare...
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Nursing Brings Out My Best

Reflection lately has made me realize something: My patients, students and coworkers see an Amy who is different to her friends and family. Actually, I...
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12 Things To Never Say To Older And Younger Coworkers

As people are staying healthier longer, many workers are choosing to remain in the workplace well into their 50s, 60s and 70s. What does...

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