Monthly Archives: December 2014

On Nurses Schedule: The Truth About Working 3 Days a Week

  There are so many times I’ve heard someone say how great it must be to “only” work 3 days a week. I usually smile, nod, and lie through my teet  nmi..96h: yes, it’s great having 4 days off every … Continue reading

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How Sleep Deprivation Creates Problems for Nurses

Sleep deprivation has caused motor vehicle accidents, injuries and even deaths. Because of its dangerous side effects, lack of sleep creates problems for nurses in today’s busy society. Between long work hours, family activities and distracting technology, it can be … Continue reading

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Busy Nurses Should Try These 4 Tips for Wise Grocery Shopping

Over 95% of the people who shop in grocery stores are purchasing foods unconsciously and out of pure habit. Busy nurses, you’re one of them too. Don’t fool yourself – if you buy it, you will eat it. What is … Continue reading

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NURSE PRACTITIONER OR DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE?

Brownies or Cookies?  Right or Left? Puppies or Kittens?  We are constantly faced with decisions. Sometimes the choices are very similar. How do we decide? Most importantly, understand your choices. This infographic provided by Maryville University discusses the difference between … Continue reading

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6 Things that All Nurses Want for Christmas

What do all nurses want for this holiday season? We asked the nursing community on Facebook and reddit and we discovered that yes, it’s not necessarily a pair of scrubs. Here are their answers: Better staffing and better nursing jobsTop … Continue reading

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BSN as an Entry Level Requirement: Will this Improve Patient Care?

Nursing has been ranked the most trusted profession for 12 years running in a poll by Gallup on Honesty/ Ethics. The general public consistently sees nursing most in tune with the patient working as an advocate and viewed as trustworthy. Most … Continue reading

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What to Stay Away From When Preparing for the NCLEX

If you are preparing for your NCLEX exam, you have all the more reason to spend your time with your head in your books rather than on your normal daily leisurely activities. Here are some tips to follow that may … Continue reading

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