by Nurse Beth - Amanda is a 49 year old LPN. She works on the Tele floor of a medium sized hospital-but as a patient care technician (PCT), not as an LPN. A few years ago, her... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - ED nurses are a special breed. They are highly skilled, compassionate folk who work well as a team. They are open to experience, and agreeable. Here are some more... Read More →
by cdavrn - So, here I am...13 years as a Pediatric Nurse (Intensive Care Unit), and my back finally crapped out on me :( I've got a herniated disk in my neck, leading to... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - Introduction
Changes in the medical field effect everyone with an increased reliance on computers, new medications and procedures. From patients to nurses to... Read More →
by spotangel - You are all excited! You got the job interview! Now what? Relax, people! Here is an algorithm that you may want to consider.
1-How to prepare for the interview.... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - No matter what a fantastic employee you would make, if your resume does not immediately impress, you may never get the chance to show them.
An ineffective... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - What's Your Greatest Weakness?
This question most assuredly will be asked. It's dreaded by most people, because it raises a fear of vulnerability and besides,... Read More →
by Jacqueline.Damm - I was not what you would call a traditional nursing student, though these days the route I took seems to be growing in popularity. I spent four years of my life... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - I was twenty-five when I started nursing school and there was a woman in my class who was fifty-nine. For my classmate, as is the case for so many others, nursing... Read More →
by Ruby Vee - I've been a nurse for a lONG time -- probably longer than most of you reading this have been alive. Had I known what I was getting into, I probably would not have... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - We all could use an elevator speech. And if you ever plan to look for a job, or network, then you need an elevator speech. An elevator speech is a short persuasive... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - It's Spring and it's New Nurse Graduation Time!
Last week I attended one of two New Grad Banquets hosted by my hospital for the graduating classes of our local... Read More →
by SandandSandwiches - Being a new nurse is freaking scary. All the time you spent binge drinking coffee, cramming for tests, memorizing lab values and texting under the desk seem so... Read More →
by 169xtw - There are a lot of elements that create the significant factors of the obstacles dealing with the nursing career in our day and they consist of in the pattern of... Read More →
by Mona Mona - Agency Nurses
Agency Nursing is essentially where a nurse will register or sign up with an agency or similar group and tell them what hours they are available... Read More →
by Brenda F. Johnson - Which State?
Graduating nurses often begin their career in the state of their graduation. They have established residences and family that keep them planted for... Read More →
by Nurse Beth - Tell Me About Yourself
Preparing for the "Tell me about yourself" question is critical to the success of your interview. But it's such a broad question that... Read More →
by JPCummings - After four years of nursing school, do nurses need this additional training? To answer this question, it is prudent to examine the traditional four year... Read More →