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Melissa Mills BSN

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    7 Writing Tips for Nursing Students

    7 Writing Tips for Nursing Students

    Nursing school is full of dosage calculations, clinicals, and writing assignments. If writing is not one of your strengths, you might be looking for a few tips.

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    Nurses
    Finding Purpose in Volunteering and Heritage: Meet Elaine Alston

    Finding Purpose in Volunteering and Heritage: Meet Elaine Alston

    Many nurses have a volunteer's heart. This has always been true for Elaine Alston. After visiting her homeland, she realized it was time to combine her love of South Africa with her passion for volunt…

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    Nurses
    Bringing in the Boys: How to Attract More Male Nurses

    Bringing in the Boys: How to Attract More Male Nurses

    Do you support the growth or do you have concerns? This article will explore a few of the ways experts support more men entering the profession.

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    Nurses
    3 Reasons Why Nursing Schools are Turning Away Candidates During a Nursing Shortage

    3 Reasons Why Nursing Schools are Turning Away Candidates During a Nursing Shortage

    Did you know that over 56,000 qualified nursing school applicants were turned away in 2017? This number is shocking by itself but added to the fact that we are in the midst of a nursing shortage, make…

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    Nurses
    How to Support the Next Nursing Generation: The Z's

    How to Support the Next Nursing Generation: The Z's

    It's time to start thinking about the next generation of nurses - the iGen. The oldest of this generation is just graduating college now and they are already leaving their mark on nursing programs and…

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    Nurses
    Redirected, Not Rejected: Lessons Learned When the Answer is No

    Redirected, Not Rejected: Lessons Learned When the Answer is No

    Rejection after an interview hurts. Here are a few ways you can turn rejection into redirection and continue down the path to career satisfaction.

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    Home Health
    Bag Technique 101 for Home Care Nurses

    Bag Technique 101 for Home Care Nurses

    Do you struggle with bag technique? This article explores the six basics principles for bag technique for the home care nurse.

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    Nurses
    Class of 1998: A Journey Through Two Decades of Nursing

    Class of 1998: A Journey Through Two Decades of Nursing

    This August marks the twentieth year I’ve been a nurse. This milestone has induced much reflection on my career and the advancements I have seen over the last two decades.

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    Nurses
    Myth or Truth: The Story Behind the Nursing Shortage

    Myth or Truth: The Story Behind the Nursing Shortage

    If you’ve been a nurse for any length of time, you’re likely aware of the nursing shortage predictions that span decades. On the surface, this seems like a reasonably natural occurrence to understand,…

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    Nurses
    Exploring the Gender Pay Gap in Nursing

    Exploring the Gender Pay Gap in Nursing

    The United States government passed the Equal Pay Act in 1963, yet American women in all industries continue to make less than men (Sheth, Gal, & Gould, 2018). According to the Institute for Women's P…

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    Home Health
    6 Easy Ways to Increase the Quality of Life of Your Senior Home Care Patients

    6 Easy Ways to Increase the Quality of Life of Your Senior Home Care Patients

    Senior patients have unique care needs. As a home health nurse, you are in a great position to help meet their mental and physical needs. Learn 6 ways to increase the quality of life of your senior ho…

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    Nurses
    7 Networking Survival Tips for the Introverted Nurse

    7 Networking Survival Tips for the Introverted Nurse

    Do you dread going to networking events? You are no alone! Here are 7 simple things you can do to take the pain out of painful networking events.

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    Nurses
    Simple Ways to Turn Career Failures Into Something Useful

    Simple Ways to Turn Career Failures Into Something Useful

    Career failures stink. But, what if you had a way to take your failures and turn them into something that would help you for years to come? Here are a few ways to turn the tables on career failures.

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    Home Health
    30 Safety Tips for the Home Care Nurse

    30 Safety Tips for the Home Care Nurse

    Home Care Nurses have a unique and rewarding job. But, sometimes you can be in unsafe situations. Here are 30 tips to keep you safe during your Homecare visits.

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