Submitted by Mo'Nique Butler on Mon, 2014-07-28 14:38
People of different age, gender, and race may have similar values, beliefs, and faith as their family and caregiver, but what would you do if a patient’s values and faith are different from one’s family and/or caregiver?
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Mon, 2014-07-07 14:41
Did you know there are lots of hidden secrets to financial aid - how to find it, get it, keep it, and use it wisely? There's no one-size-fits-all for financial aid either. Believe it or not, all financial aid isn't the same. Knowing the difference helps you manage your tuition budget.
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Sat, 2014-07-05 16:26
If you’ve been a working nurse for more than one shift I guarantee you've made a mistake. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there. Making mistakes is part of human nature and nurses take them to heart with good reason. Not all mistakes made are created equal, but we can learn from them all.
Submitted by Marc Laughton on Mon, 2014-06-30 23:53
One of the healthiest substances in the world, and enjoyed for thousands of years, tea can perk up a tired day or act as a salve for anxiety. This blog will help you settle in with the best type of tea for the moment.
Submitted by Frankie Rendon on Mon, 2014-06-30 10:12
Nationally, the health care industry is facing nursing shortages, and an increase in the complexity of managing patient care. Clinical Nurse Leaders (CNLs) are growing in demand, as their technical expertise, organizational skills, communication skills, and problem-solving techniques help to keep hospitals and clinics operating efficiently while providing excellent patient-centered care.
All nurses should consider writing their own stories, but how can you write when you still have all those negative demons placed in your brain from sixth grade creative writing assignments? Find out why you should give creative writing a try as well as some tips for how to go about it if it’s your first time.
Submitted by Marc Laughton on Wed, 2014-06-25 22:33
With the economy being non-ideal lately, it’s no wonder that most nurses stay focused on their career, and the advancement thereof. In the midst of managing daily life and sending a resume to that new hospital on the horizon, don't forget about one of the greatest mood-boosting, healthy-habit resources out there: friends.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Wed, 2014-06-25 13:16
Lots of students seek out help for college costs through scholarships, work reimbursements, work study, grants, and loans. Of all these, loans cause the most long-lasting effects on your budget because they have to be paid back. When you’re considering your loan options to finance your education there are a few things you should know.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-06-20 22:54
Obviously, as a nurse you know how to be there for your patients, but maybe you’re in uncharted waters when it comes to friends who are sick with a serious or chronic condition. Especially as we and our friends age past 50, our odds of stepping in to help in a caregiving role rise significantly.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Thu, 2014-06-19 11:35
Graduating with a new nursing degree is one of the most thrilling highlights for anyone just starting out in this career track. A degree represents hours of hard work and lots of sacrifice to achieve this goal. Congratulations to you if you have a new diploma in hand!
Feeling a bit down or bored? Everyone experiences periods of not feeling enthusiastic about life or work. But as a nurse, it’s important to remain positive for your patients. If you’re feeling down in your personal life, those feelings can creep into your work day.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Wed, 2014-06-18 00:15
Does even the thought of giving yourself a compliment make you blush? Nurses are all about showing compassion to others, but how about when it comes to showing yourself the love? If you can see the good in others, you can train yourself to claim the good in yourself.
Submitted by Nachole Johnson on Sat, 2014-06-14 19:26
Congratulations! You have successfully finished nursing school, passed the NCLEX and are now preparing to start your first job! Now that you are out of school you may be wondering if your first job will be anything like what your professors taught you in school. I’m here to tell you no, but don’t fret. Here are a few tips that can help you ease into the transition from student to nurse.