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TED Talk: “Not Whether, But How” Offers Insight Into End-Of-Life Care

Discussion about the value of human centered healthcare – through to the end-of-life experience – is gaining critical momentum across America. From peace of...
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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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14 Pieces of Advice For a New Nurse

Remember the good old days --fresh out of nursing school, new job, new shift, new hospital. Actually good old days might be stretching it...
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Memo From A Nurse : Why Is Nurses Week So Weak?

May 6-12 is when nurses are nationally recognized for their efforts during Nurses Week. It’s a celebration of all things nursing. During that week,...
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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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5 Powerful Tips to Handle Technology Changes in Nursing (and Not Go Crazy!)

Things are changing. Fast. It seems like every time you turn around at work, there’s new technology: new ways to document, upgrades to the...
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Nurse Eye Roll: Advice For Male Nursing Students

I frequently get a lot of questions from guys looking into becoming a nurse but they want to know what it’s like to work...
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12 Things To Be Thankful For This Holiday Season

If anybody knows just how much there is to be thankful for, it’s a nurse. We asked the folks on our Facebook page to fill us in...
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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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Oh, she was just TOBP. Wait—what?

There are some things nurses just can’t say out loud. Which is why developing a secret nurse code is not only practical, it’s downright necessary. That’s where...

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