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Go ahead laugh. Laughter keeps you from going crazy.

Go ahead laugh. Laughter keeps you from going crazy.

by Brian - It's been said laughter is the best medicine. It is healthy to laugh and very contagious. Nurses often become infected with giggles that can lead to uproarious laughter at some of the most...

Nursing Student ground rules

Nursing Student ground rules

by Brian - When Nursing Students enter their programs, all kinds of personalities, life experiences, personal issues, and past negative experiences present themselves with the person. When you put all of these...

Spring Fever Anyone???

Spring Fever Anyone???

by Brian - After the long and frigid winter many of us experienced, the early signs of Spring, including blue skies and warmer temperatures have many of us shedding our heavy winter clothes. We may be rushing...

What's the nicest thing anyone has ever said or done for you?

What's the nicest thing anyone has ever said or done for you?

by Brian - You do so many good things for others. You save lives. You make people well. What's the nicest thing anyone has ever said or done for you? Please share ... Any gesture, big or small, that touched...

Patient satisfaction or patient dissatisfaction

Patient satisfaction or patient dissatisfaction

by Brian - Press-Gainey and other satisfaction surveys drives the consumer choices for healthcare to some extent. Our patients are more savvy than they once were and many now have choices in the hospital that...

Nursing School time commitment

Nursing School time commitment

by Brian - When choosing Nursing as a career, some of us may fail to consider the time commitment in our individual Nursing programs. Sure, we have the program guide, the weekly schedule of classes and...

Tips to stay awake while studying

Tips to stay awake while studying

by Brian - We've had this discussion before: How does a Nursing Student keep from falling asleep while studying? I'll bet there are 101 ways to stay awake ... power naps, exercise, have a snack, turn up the...

ER Nurses have nerves of steel

ER Nurses have nerves of steel

by Brian - It takes a lot to rattle the nerves of an ER Nurse. Every day they may work in the middle of chaos, noise, and catastrophic trauma. They remain cool, calm, and focused with the ability to adapt at...

Nursing School Survival Kit

Nursing School Survival Kit

by Brian - You've finished all the pre-req and have been accepted, your uniforms are good to go - you are a NURSING STUDENT. Now, you need that all-important survival kit. O.k. ... highlighter, check ......

Acronyms: Where's the COW?

Acronyms: Where's the COW?

by Brian - Ok so as nursing students we learn many different acronyms. Which one has gotten you into trouble? I know when working at a religious based hospital we were not allowed to use SOB we had to say...

How can I afford Nursing school?

How can I afford Nursing school?

by Brian - Almost anyone wanting to go to Nursing school faces a potential financial problem. How on earth can I afford the tuition? There are several ways to do this and some are, student loans, tuition...

I pushed my call light 3 seconds ago, what took you so long?

I pushed my call light 3 seconds ago, what took you so long?

by Brian - Today, we all have iPhones, iPads, iComputers, and everyone texts, messages, and/or tweets. Everything is instant. So, why shouldn't hospital care be instant too. From the "I don't want to wait to...

Feeling lost on the first day

Feeling lost on the first day

by Brian - It's not all that uncommon. Many of us feel lost the first day of Nursing classes. I suppose a head-mounted GPS could work, but think of the looks you'd get. Maybe print off a campus guide ahead...

Where there is smoke ... there is usually a cigarette

Where there is smoke ... there is usually a cigarette

by Brian - It's been years since smoking has been allowed in public places.....including hospitals. But this doesn't deter some patients. They will go to all lengths to get their nicotine fix. Have you had...

Never-ending knowledge

Never-ending knowledge

by Brian - Working as a Nurse we can learn something new every single day. When new technologies and treatments are created we embrace them and soak up the knowledge. Learning provides the opportunity for...

Final Exams are just around the corner!!

Final Exams are just around the corner!!

by Brian - Please, oh PLEASE don't study your butt off. Well, I mean, you must study, but not at the expense of your butt. You'll need that for the chewing you'll get if you don't pass those exams. LOL!! ...

I'm proud to be a NURSE!!

I'm proud to be a NURSE!!

by Brian - We've endured years of education and of clinical preparation, endless hours of studying, passed the very challenging exam, the NCLEX, and landed our first job. We are NURSES!!! Sometimes we just...

De-stressing and the return to a state of bliss

De-stressing and the return to a state of bliss

by Brian - The never-ending din of the Nurse's world ... telephones ringing, patient call buttons going off endlessly, and those orders ... orders ... orders!!! It's time for an emotional uplift of epic...


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