Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-09-12 00:06
As a nurse, you probably have an opportunity to fine-tune -- or even overhaul -- your personal ergonomics at work. You have more control over the furniture and accessories you use with technology than you'd suspect.
Submitted by Minority Nurse Staff on Tue, 2014-09-09 15:07
Many nurses try to take illness in their stride, telling themselves that it’s their patients who matter - but how can you provide top-quality care for other people when you’re feeling ill yourself? Looking after yourself is key to doing a good job, even if that sometimes means taking time off or insisting on a break until you are able to cope.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Fri, 2014-09-05 17:21
You know about benefits – the health insurance, vacation time, holiday time, and tuition reimbursement (among other things) that can potentially add thousands of dollars to the value of your job offer.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Fri, 2014-09-05 16:21
There's nothing like that huge relief when the call from human resources says “You've got the job!” After the long application and interview process, you finally feel a sense of accomplishment and you're ready to just shout, “Yes! I'll take it!”
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Sun, 2014-08-31 23:48
Does your workplace have coworkers who complain constantly, fail to pull their weight or behave as drama mamas? You are not alone. Dysfunctional employees are everywhere and they can make the workday extra stressful.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Tue, 2014-08-26 21:03
Your job-related stress can affect your patients, colleagues and loved ones, so getting it under control should be a high priority. The first step is to admit to being stressed. If you find yourself dreading going to work, ask yourself: How well am I managing my stress?
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Fri, 2014-08-22 15:40
Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs), such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis, are common in the healthcare workplace. Though not life threatening, RSIs are a painful and potentially disabling health hazard.
Submitted by Marc Laughton on Thu, 2014-08-21 22:16
For those of us longing to break away from the daily grind and reconnect with nature, hiking and camping can be a way to revisit youth, revisit the earth, and remember how to get along without the little luxuries of city life.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Wed, 2014-08-13 22:44
Nurses have a love/hate relationship with sleep – love it when you can get it, hate it when you have to struggle to stay awake during a 10-hour workday or a graveyard shift. Here's the latest news on how you can catch more restful shut-eye, starting tonight.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Mon, 2014-08-11 09:34
Even if you're in your dream job today, careers do change. Job changes sometimes happen at the most unexpected times - a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity might come along, you might decide to pursue a new interest, you might move, or your organization could downsize.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Tue, 2014-08-05 15:16
As a nursing student, responsibilities and demands pull at your time and energy constantly. You have classes to attend, homework to complete, clinicals to work, clubs to join, and organizations to check out.