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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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10 Awesome TV Nurses

The medical world and Hollywood have never been far apart. This partnership has spawned some of the most memorable moments in entertainment — from...
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14 Things I Wish My Patients Knew

My job would be so much easier if my patients were aware of these 14 facts… 1. Medications come in different dosages. You might take...
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Because of Nursing Research: Supporting Technologies for Healthy Independent Living

For many older adults, there’s no place like home. However, 80% of older adults live with at least one chronic condition, and 50% live...
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10 Emotions Every Nurse Experiences at the End of a Shift

. Ah, yes—the final sprint to the finish line at the end of a 12-hour shift. A time as terrifying as it is hopeful. Of course, no two...
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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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The Best and Worst States to be a Nurse Practitioner

It’s a good time to be a nurse practitioner: Employment for NPs is expected to grow at a much faster rate than the average...
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The Lowdown on Higher Ed for Nurses

You want to get ahead in your career, but you probably have a litany of excuses why going back to school just doesn’t fit...
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11 Things Patients Say or Do That Make Nurses Scratch Their Heads

Patients are constantly saying and doing things that even the most seasoned nurses will struggle to understand. And by that, we really just mean “not completely...
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The Most Outrageous Thing About Being a Modern Nurse Is…

From demanding supervisors to, well, demanding patients, the modern nurse rarely has the chance to take a pee break, let alone scarf down a...

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