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101 Nursing Fun Facts

One Hundred and One Interesting Facts, Quotes (and Even a Couple of Jokes) About Nursing: May 11, 2016 is National School Nurse Day. Planning on...
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Have You Read The Shift?

Looking for a good book recommendation?  Palliative care nurse and New York Times columnist Theresa Brown chronicles a day in the life of a nurse as well as...
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Do “New Nurses” Scare You, Too?

Lately I find myself becoming quite the cynic. I’m not a cynical nurse, I’m just discovering things throughout my ‘world’ that are cause for...
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10 Nurse-Tested Tactics For Calming a Patient Before a Shot

From the tiniest of pediatric patients to full-fledged adults, you never know how a new patient is going to react to the necessary evil...
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Too Much Foot Traffic In and Out of Operating Rooms?

A "secret shopper" style study by researchers at Johns Hopkins analyzing foot traffic in and out of operating rooms suggests that for the sake...
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TED Talks: The Importance of Self-Care

Too busy to take care of yourself? We get it --you are busy taking care of patients, taking care of your family, taking care...
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8 Benefits of Becoming a Nurse Educator

If you’ve always been fascinated by the idea of becoming a nurse educator, there’s a good reason. Whether you realize it or not, there...
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5 Ways to Upgrade Your “Me” Time Off the Job

Let’s be honest—if anyone deserves some pampering time, it’s nurses. Between 12-hour shifts, hit-or-miss lunch breaks and a steady stream of patients, simply sitting down...
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Nurse Summits Mount Kilimanjaro On World Prematurity Day

  Brenda Kieran, a newborn intensive care unit (NICU) nurse from Providence, Rhode Island, and nurse colleague, Katie Baker summited Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, the tallest mountain...
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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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