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5 Things I Wish I Knew Earlier in My Nursing Career:  Building Relationships

5 Things I Wish I Knew Earlier in My Nursing Career: Building Relationships

by The Nurse Motivator - Looking to rapidly build relationships at your new (or old) job? Then read on for some quick tips that move you into the fast lane as you work to become part of the team. These tips are part 2 of a...

Tipping (Sacred) Cows and Evidence-Based Practice Part I

Tipping (Sacred) Cows and Evidence-Based Practice Part I

by Nurse Beth - I’ve heard of cow-tipping but I’ve never actually seen it done. Is it a real thing or are they just pulling my city-girl leg? I don’t know. But..I do know what we can do- we can tip the Sacred Cows...

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus)  - More Than Just a Cold

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) - More Than Just a Cold

by NotReady4PrimeTime - Every winter more than a million children under the age of 4 fall ill with RSV - respiratory syncytial virus - and many thousands of them will be hospitalized for treatment. Most recover. But it can...

​How to Obtain UK RN Licensure for Filipino Nurses

​How to Obtain UK RN Licensure for Filipino Nurses

by charmieern - I originally wrote this guide for family and friends who have been asking me about the steps to become an RN in the UK. I am currently on the process of acquiring my Tier 2- Visa, and will be be...

But Why? Fingersticks and Common Sense

But Why? Fingersticks and Common Sense

by Nurse Beth - Ordering a Stat Serum Glucose to Confirm Glucometer (Fingerstick) Reading This is a case where the policy did not seem to make sense. At my facility, the blood glucose monitoring procedure...

Nurse and Parent: Overload Alert!

Nurse and Parent: Overload Alert!

by jeastridge - I waved at my young co-worker in the grocery store. She pushed her cart over my way, all loaded up with a baby in a car seat and a three year old riding up front in the grocery cart disguised as a...

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