HOW I BUDGET AS A NURSE

Today I’m sharing with you a very personal look at how I manage my income and how I set up my savings! Hope this helps in any way possible!

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OPERATING ROOM NURSE ORIENTATION UPDATE | THE GOOD, BAD & ANSWERING OR NURSE FAQ

In today’s video I discuss the past six months of orientation as a circulating nurse working in the operating room. I’ve officially been in the OR for 6 months and I share the good things, the bad things, my overall experience, whether or not I recommend new grads to start in the operating room and whether or not you have to have a specific personality to work in the OR. All of these will be answered in this video! I also share whether or not I like working in the operating room as a nurse and compare it to working as a med surg nurse.

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NIGHT SHIFT NURSE ROUTINE | A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSE!

Here is my night shift routine working as a nurse in the hospital. This is a day in the life vlog where I work three 12.5 hour shifts as a PICU RN in Australia. Some people love night shift, other nurses find them REALLY hard. This is a realistic look at the highs and lows, tired’s and awake’s, Haha, you feel staying up on shift ALL night to look after people. I LOVE my job as an ICU nurse, night shift is not my favorite, but it is part of my job and an important change of pace and skill required between day and night.

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Why ER Nurses Make the BEST Psych Nurse Practitioners

Being a ER RN has been the best experience ive ever had in my years of nursing for so many reasons and I feel that the experience I got In the ER set me up to be successful as a Psych NP. There are many careers out there that will prepare you for your role as a Psych NP, but I truly feel that getting ER experience has great benefits. In this video, I go over my top 5 reasons why ER Nurses can make great Psych NPs.

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What it’s REALLY like working 4 nights in a row as a nurse

Today I’m sharing with you what it really looks like when I work a few nights in a row, in all it’s glory!

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YOUR FIRST CODE BLUE | What to Do & Expect | Nursing Tips

In this video I’ll go over what to do in your first code blue as a nurse, nursing student, CNA, etc. I’ll review tasks you can do if you are comfortable being in involved in the code blue, as well as some things you can do to help that don’t involve being in the middle of the action. Code Blue’s are incredibly intimidating at first and hopefully this helps you feel a but more confident going into your first one!

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LIFE UPDATE: MENTAL HEALTH, WHERE I’VE BEEN. & COME TO WORK WITH ME! (Day in the Life of a Nurse)

I give you guys a little life update, insight into my mental health, seeing a therapist, etc. I also take you through a typical day in the life of a nurse! From grocery shopping, to the gym, to the hospital!

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NURSING SCHOOL STUDENT DEBT | My Repayment Plan, Loan Type, & Monthly Costs

In today’s video we will be going over how much I owe in nursing school student loan debt, the type of nursing school student loans I have, and how we are working to pay my nursing school student loan debt off. We aren’t going hardcore with it, but are still able to pay a bit extra toward it every month so we can hopefully pay my nursing school student loan debt off before we send our kids off to college.

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SLEEPING AT THE HOSPITAL VLOG \\ Day in the Life of an OR Nurse On Call

Today’s video is a day when I’m on call at the hospital overnight. I work in the operating room and I’ve been a nurse for about a year. In this vlog I share my favorite smoothie recipe and talk about how it is to sleep at the hospital.

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NCLEX STUDY TIPS | What I Did vs What I’d Do Now

In this video, I’ll go over what my study strategy was for NCLEX, as well as how I would approach studying for the NCLEX today. I’ll go over some free resources such as http://lectur.io/nurseliz, and review some paid programs as well that I’ve used or heard great things about. We will discuss how to gain more information on NCLEX topics that are stumping you, as well as the most important thing of all in regards to studying for the NCLEX!

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What Do Psych Nurses Do on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Being a psychiatric nurse is amazing, but sometimes many people dont know exactly what we do on a daily basis. What we do is extremely important for patients and it’s important for other to recognize what we do. Whether you want to go into psych nursing or not, you should recognize what we do is important for patients hospitalized. In this video, i go over 5 critical responsibilities of a Psych Nurse on an inpatient psychiatric unit.

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NURSE BURN OUT! | HELPFUL TIPS AND THE REAL TEA!!!!

I highly encourage you to watch through to the end…real advice and tea on how to deal with nurse burn out because it is real!!!

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2.3 High School GPA To ER Nurse

For anyone looking for employment, go check out Gerald champion regional medical at this link: https://gcrmcnursejobs.org

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NURSING Q&A: BIGGEST FEARS? MED ERRORS? QUITTING NIGHT SHIFT? | WINTER 2020

SO incredibly happy you’re here. 2020 IS THE YEAR, FAM. LET’S DO THIS! I hope you enjoy this Q&A I filmed right around Christmas time. PLEASE keep in mind – this is my experience and opinions. It is TOTALLY fine to disagree or to have experienced something different.

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WHAT I WISH I KNEW BEFORE BECOMING A NURSE

Being an RN has been the greatest experiences I’ve had, but I wish there were somethings that I wish I would have know prior to being a nurse. There are so much false information out there and today, I am going to clear some things up. In this video, I go over 5 things that i wish i would have known prior to being an RN.

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FIRST 2 NURSING CALL SHIFTS \\ MY CALL WEEKEND & 60 HOUR WORK WEEK

This video is my first time taking call. I had no idea that I was going to start taking call so it was a huge surprise to me and I did NOT take good care of myself leading up to it. I’m on the struggle bus in this video, but this is REAL life! Life is all about learning lessons!

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DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSE ON CALL! \\ NURSE LIFE VLOG

This video is from when I work 26 hours between scheduled hours and on call hours. Luckily it wasn’t TOO brutal, but it was still rough! I hope you enjoy this video.

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSE

Will definitely be bringing back these “day in the life of a nurse” videos much more often come the new year so stay tuned loves!!!!

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NURSING IS STRESSFUL | Things that stress out nurses!

In this video, I talk about why nursing is so stressful. I love nursing and am happy with my career choice but nothing is perfect!

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Day in the life of a Pediatric Nurse | 2AM Routine

Working in healthcare means that we work days, nights, weekends, holidays and birthdays. But we love what we do and want you to know that your loved ones are in great hands.

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ADN vs BSN Nursing Degree

What are the differences between an ADN and BSN nursing degree? Does it really matter which one you get? Watch to find out!

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MY GO TO HEALTHY SNACKS + MEALS AS A NURSE

Another highly requested foodie + snack video for you all – including my routine with supplements, vitamins, etc. Hope you find something you’d love to try!

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DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSE | DETAILED GET READY WITH ME + COME TO WORK WITH ME

IN THIS VIDEO, I WILL BE TAKING YOU TO WORK WITH ME AND SHOWING YOU EVERYTHING I DO AS A NURSE. I hope the video helps you all. Make sure you watch the entire video so you can get all the information.

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Interview With Fatima Francesa | FNP & Social Media Influencer

This interview features special Guest Fátima Francesa, social media influencer, nurse entrepreneur and Family Nurse Practitioner.

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Interview With BJ Strickland About Patient Abandonment and More| RN / Professor

Rollis and BJ discuss abandonment several hot topics regarding nurses for the benefit of registered nurses, nurse leaders and HR professionals at facilities where nurses work.

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OVERSEAS NURSE JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS!

If you’re planning to move overseas as a nurse and need job interview advice, then here are the questions I was asked at my TWO overseas nursing interviews! I recently got my TSS nursing visa here in Australia.

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ONE YEAR POST GRAD – NEW NURSE UPDATE | “IT DOESN’T GET EASIER, YOU GET BETTER”

Enjoy this nurse update and puppy life talk 🙂 Truthfully my biggest lesson: it never gets easier, you truly get better. PRACTICE. TIME. MORE PRACTICE.

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NIGHT SHIFT EMERGENCIES: Anesthesia Explained!

Follow along on my 16 hour night shift call! I explained anesthesia for an emergency laparotomy and showed my post-shift routine.

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11 of the weirdest things I’ve ever heard about NURSES | The worst misconceptions ever

In this video, I will be talking about 11 of the weirdest things I’ve ever heard about NURSES. These are the biggest misconceptions people have about nursing. There are a lot of things that people say or think about nursing that is not true at all and I just want to clear some of them up today. I will also be clarifying all of them one by on.

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NIGHT SHIFT TIPS | HOW TO SURVIVE 12 HOUR NURSING NIGHT SHIFT

I share with you my tips for working night shift. I share my routines, supplements, tricks, etc., that make it possible to get through night shifts!

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Becoming A Nurse Practitioner Worth It? Other Things You Can Do With Your Nursing Degree

Alexis talks about expanding your career as a nurse and what all you can do with your nursing degree.

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Top 5 Benefits of Working Night Shift as New Grad RN

Being a new grad RN is probably the scariest things i’ve went through because I felt like I didn’t know anything, but working night shift made transitioning into nursing easier for me. Working Night Shift made a huge impact on my career as an RN and continued to make an impact when I switched to different units. In this video, i go over the top 5 benefits of working night shift as a new grad registered nurse. These tips will help you be a better overall nurse.

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How I Deal With Stress as a Nurse!

Here are my tips on how I deal with nursing burnout, compassion fatigue and stress in my role as a children’s nurse. Nurse burnout and stress are HUGE topics within healthcare, and have been for many years. It’s understandable due to the nature of such a high pressure career, which is fantastic, but CAN get the better of our mental health from time to time.

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WHAT DO ALL THE LETTERS MEAN? | Nursing Degrees, Licensure, and Certification Explained

In today’s video I’ll be answering the question “ what is the difference between a dnp and np? “. We will also be taking a look at nursing degrees, nursing licensure, and nursing certification. We will look at what you need to qualify for your nursing license, as well as your advanced practice registered nurse license. I’ll go over what you need in order to be a nurse, a nurse practitioner, nurse midwife, and CRNA. We will try to make sense of the alphabet soup that is nursing titles!

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3 NURSING NIGHT SHIFTS IN A ROW // WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE

This video is honestly just ME going through my 3 night stretch. Some people LOVE doing 3 and getting them out of the way and some like to split them up! I do a mix. I like to do these stretches but then sometimes splitting them up can be nice.

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How I Became a Nurse in Australia from the UK!

Lets chat about how I became a registered nurse in Australia from the UK and how you can as well. I talk about my ahpra registration for overseas nurses on my working holiday visa in Melbourne. The costs, pros and cons of this fantastic country.

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ANSWERING YOUR RECENT NURSING QUESTIONS! Burnout, confidence, bullying & more!

Answering all your most recent nursing questions: preventing burnout, having confidence, how to deal with stress from work, and much more!

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NEW JOB | FIRST WEEK OF ORIENTATION | Blue Light Glasses Review?!

I’ve started my new job at the new hospital and I’ve had a crazy week trying to get use to everything! Being new makes me so nervous lol! But I’m getting the hang of it and I thought I’d bring you along for the ride!

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Day in the Life of a Nurse in Australia.

Follow me through my day shift nurse routine working in the ICU in Australia. In this video I show you my morning chill out routine of gym and eating before my 8.5 hour ‘short shift’ at my job as a children’s nurse working in Australia.

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Nurses are what ??? | 10 of the biggest misconceptions about Nursing

In this video, I will be talking about 10 of the biggest misconceptions people have about nursing. There are a lot of things that people say or think about nursing that is not true at all and I just want to clear some of them up today.

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How I Maintain A NORMAL Eating Schedule As a NIGHT SHIFT NURSE | Cook With Me

Alexis shares some tips and meals that can help nurses keep a normal eating schedule when working night shifts.

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WHAT I WISH I KNEW BEFORE BECOMING A NURSE

In today’s Video we will discuss just that! I’ll go over the reality of nursing, the good, the bad, and everything in between. The reality of a nurses schedule. What its like working nights, holidays, and weekends. The pro’s and cons of the schedule. Mandating as a nurse, mandatory overtime. Is being a nurse gross? And more.

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NIGHT SHIFT NURSE ROUTINE | DAY IN THE LIFE

Here is a typical 24 hour time span in my normal night shift routine. I know it’s not massively exciting – but this is my typical 24 hour span.

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DAY SHIFT VS.NIGHT SHIFT | LIFE OF A NURSE WHO DOES BOTH

I work both shifts and was happy to compare pros and cons. At the end of the day I love them both & they ARE ESSENTIAL for our patients.

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