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Vacation Better: How To Plan A Budget-Friendly Nurse Vacation

Nurses, you work hard — harder than most. And we don’t need to tell you that those carefree “sand and sun moments” come few and...
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Top 40 Slang Terms Nurses Use

If you’ve ever treated a “frequent flyer” patient with a case of “Nintendo thumb” or “Avatar blues,” you may be familiar with this list...
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Perspectives: A Standing Date

Every two weeks for the past six years, I have had a standing date with my dear friend Sonja.  I look forward to seeing Sonja...
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How To Spot A Nurse At A Backyard Party

Here's a fun game to try at the next barbecue, tailgate or cookout you attend.  You might think it would be difficult, but it’s...
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A List Of Rules For Nurses … From 1887

Whether you’re a new nurse or a seasoned nurse, it’s always intriguing to take a look back at the history of the nursing profession....
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Scrubs In Public: Do Or Don’t?

We hate to break it to you, but wearing your hospital scrubs home could actually be a hazard. Health officials are concerned that deadly new...
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10 Funny Nurse-To-Patient Miscommunications

We’ve all had patients who have mixed up our instructions. Check out our Top 10 funniest miscommunications shared by healthcare professionals! 1. The ol’ yogurt for...
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10 Tips From A Nurse On How Not To Get Sick

Nurses are always in the “sick” season. We spend more time indoors. We spend more time shoulder to shoulder with our fellow humans. We create...


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