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Top 8 Free Resources for Nurses
Nursing

February 21, 2020

Top 8 Free Resources for Nurses

I love to learn. If I could add endless amounts of money and time, I would be a professional student. My love for learning is actually one of the reasons I chose to enter the medical field. Patient education is key in providing nursing care, but staying abreast of the latest medical guidelines and...

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Being a #NurseMom: Positives, Problems, and Possibilities
Nursing

January 22, 2020

Being a #NurseMom: Positives, Problems, and Possibilities

As a working mom and nurse, I know first hand how difficult it is to care for patients, care for your own family, and then (if you have time) care for yourself. During my career as a nurse, I have worked all sorts of jobs and hours: 12 hour shifts, 8 hour shifts, part-time, per diem, and full-time....

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6 Reasons Being a Nurse Rocks
Nursing

October 8, 2019

6 Reasons Being a Nurse Rocks

My journey as a nurse started July 1, 2001 at 6am. And no, that isn’t the time my alarm went off to wake me for my first class. I was actually lying in a field after visiting a small village in Letlhakane Botswana. It was my senior year of college and, like many young college students, I wanted to...

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3 Common Nursing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Nursing

May 23, 2019

3 Common Nursing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Making a mistake is an inevitable part of learning in healthcare, especially nursing. It doesn’t matter how high your GPA was in nursing school, whether you had 75 questions on the NCLEX or all 265. If you’re a nurse, you will make mistakes. The goal is to learn from your mistakes and, if you’re...

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