Monthly Archives: February 2015

10 Ways Introverts CAN Ace that Nursing Interview

So you have completed your nursing education, successfully passed the NCLEX, filled out tons of applications, and now it is time for that interview that you have been hoping for. There is one problem though, you are a VERY nervous introvert. Here … Continue reading

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Nurses Week: 5 Notable Nurses In History

Many nurses throughout history contributed to the profession by establishing precedence in healthcare where they found a need. These nurses had an immense influence on the patients in their care. They also laid the foundations to improve the profession by … Continue reading

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DAYLIGHT IS BEST MEDICINE FOR NURSES

In a forthcoming Cornell study published in the journal Health Environments Research and Design, Rana Zadeh, assistant professor of design and environmental analysis, discovered nurses who had access to natural light enjoyed significantly lower blood pressure, communicated more often with their … Continue reading

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3 Heartbeats, 2 EFMs, & 1 Pregnant Mom

After getting report from the previous nurse, I walked towards my patient’s room wondering how I was going to make it through my shift.  The patient I was assigned to was admitted for overnight observation to rule out labor.  My … Continue reading

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BSN: Online Vs. On-Campus Nursing Programs

Many working RNs often desire to further their career. But while many RNs have such dreams, quite a number of them find it quite difficult to proceed with their plans. They miss their dream at the very early stages of … Continue reading

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Speak Up! Be an Advocate in Nursing

With so many nurses in the country, you might think that nurses’ voices would be heard loud and clear. But it’s not always easy to speak up on issues, even those issues that are particularly close to your beliefs or … Continue reading

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ABM supplies guidance on when to supplement feedings

To help manage medical problems that impact breastfeeding success, the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine (ABM) provides its Hospital Guidelines for the Use of Supplementary Feedings in the Healthy Term Breastfed Neonate. Part of the recommendations include indications for when supplemental … Continue reading

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