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The Best and Worst States to be an RN: 2015 Edition

If you’re an RN or thinking of becoming one, we have good news: The registered nurse is expected to be among the fastest growing...

Be Inspired By “The Call of Nursing: Stories From The Front Lines of Health...

Every so often, we stumble across a book on nursing that we can’t wait to share with our readers. Our newest pick?   William B. Patrick’s The...
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NICU Nurses Make Halloween Costumes for Their Preemie Patients

Get ready for cuteness overload! November is Prematurity Awareness Month and a group of NICU nurses at Loyola Medicine in Maywood, Illinois helped kicks things...
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Nurse Bling: Sit Back, Relax and Unwind

Remember the last time you felt completely relaxed? Exactly. Luckily, we’ve taken to Etsy to find eight items that may help you leave the hospital behind once...
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6 Halloween Don’ts For Nurses

It’s that time of year again! Pumpkins and enormous bags of questionable candies are showing up on store shelves (well, okay, they’ve been there...
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No ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ for Boosting Patient Satisfaction

The factors that determine the level of patient satisfaction with pediatric care vary significantly depending on which departmental setting patients receive treatment within a...
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Just How Tragic Were Your First Scrubs?

When I think about the history of my scrubs, I say to myself, “Oh Lord Oh Lord Oh Lordy Lordy Lord.” Then I go and...
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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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Avoid Burnout, Stay Flexible

. .  The Nursing Field is More Flexible Than an Experienced Yoga Instructor. . . Whether it is location, money, or schedule, a career in nursing can meet many...
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What’s Your Hospital Holiday Tradition?

All Shift Nurses Have Been There Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s rolls around and…guess who’s scheduled to work? While spending the holidays away from your...

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