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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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Juggling The Holidays

The other night I was completely prepared to work my Thanksgiving holiday night-shift. I’d baked a couple casseroles to share in the unit feast,...
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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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Did you read it? — “Dear NICU nurse…”

It’s not uncommon for a nurse to witness patients at their very worst. Frightened, emotional and often in immense pain, patients (and their loved ones) come...
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What’s in YOUR Scrubs Pockets?

. Ever notice a little rattle noise when you walk? May be all the things you keep in your scrubs pockets. We wanted to know what...
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What Do Nurses Think About Tattoos?

Historically, if you mentioned the word “tattoo” to a nurse, you might as well have drawn a line in the skin—er, sand. On one end of...
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8 Ways Nurses Can Make Extra Cash

Sometimes you need or want a bit more money than you’re earning from your regular salary. It could be that you’re planning a special vacation,...
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Did you read it? — Workplace violence is on the rise, with nurses on...

According to a recent article by The Huffington Post, healthcare workers are suffering from an increased degree of violence in the workplace. From hospitals to healthcare...
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You Know You’re In For a Crazy Shift When…

Mama said there would be days like this. Actually, Mama may not have known about days quite like this. Here are the early signs that...
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Which Day Would You Relive?

Sure, all nurses have had some bad days on the job that they’d like to forget, but they’ve also had days that they will remember for...

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