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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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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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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ASK A NURSE | What is Clinical and How Do I Prepare For it ?

Here is a very informative video about what clinical is, what to expect, and how to prepare for it. In this video I will be taking to another nurse who will also be sharing her experiences so that you can get the persecutive of someones else. Make sure to watch till the end so you don’t miss any important info.

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Real reasons why I chose to become a Nurse Vs. A Doctor | The truth about Doctors

Here is a very real real video about the real reasons why I chose to become a nurse Vs. a Dr. this is a question I get all the time and I just wanted to finally answer it .

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FNP FOR PEDIATRICS AND WOMENS HEALTH | Is FNP More Marketable?

In today’s video we will answer the question “is FNP a good choice for those wanting to end up as a Nurse Practitioner in Pediatrics or Women’s Health?”. Remember this is just my opinion. You can do whatever you like!

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The real difference between Hospital nursing and Nursing homes | Detailed explanation

Here is a detailed explanation of the difference hospital nursing and nursing home nursing. I hope this helps you all understand what most of the differences are. Make sure to watch till the end so you don’t miss any important info.

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Making Mistakes as a Nurse

Nurses tend to be perfectionists which can make dealing with mistakes especially hard. This is just a reminder of our humanness that is inextricably linked with making mistakes, failing and picking ourselves up again.

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SELF DOUBT, Not Caring What Other People Think

Just all in my feelings after replying to DM’s from loads of you worrying about starting uni, having doubts, if you’ll like it, what the best path is for you, and external pressure from your parent/family/friends with their own opinions about your life.

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How to Take a Blood Pressure Manually

This video demonstrates how to take a blood pressure manually. In addition, this video explains the steps in taking a manual blood pressure, explains how to use the equipment, and gives tips on taking a blood pressure. This video is great for nursing students and other healthcare professionals. Although most nursing students and nurses will rely on machines to report blood pressure readings, they should know how to take a manual blood pressure. This tutorial provides an example of taking a blood pressure in the arm.

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REALISTIC NURSING MORNING ROUTINE!

Let’s be honest, guys…who wants to actually get super ready for their 12. hour shifts? NOT ME! Follow along with my realistic nursing get ready with me morning routine.

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Q&A w/My Co-Worker | New Nurse Tips, Confidence, ADN vs. BSN and Other Advice!

I had you all ask my work bestie, Joe and I some questions on instagram (@alyssapresleyxo) and we answer them in this video! We share a lot of our firsts as nurses, tips to overcome various new nurse struggles and other advice for those of you thinking about becoming nurses and those of you who are just starting out! Share this video with another new nurse that may need to hear some of these things! You’ve got this and you’re going to make an awesome nurse!

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HOW TO BE FIT AND HEALTHY AS A NURSE | FULL TIME RN

In this video I show you my tips and tricks to stay healthy, fit, and on track while working full time as a nurse! For me, I see being “fit” more so as being healthy, rather than looking a certain way! Although you feel good when you look good, it is so important to take care of yourself from the inside, and then to the outside.

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Nursing Goals: What is your goal in nursing

Today I talk about nursing goals and why you need to understand your goals. Know the difference between complacency and contentment, and why it’s good to keep pushing yourself for your nursing goals.

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HOW TO WRITE A NURSING RESUME.

In today’s video I’ll give you all my tips for writing nursing resumes. I’ll give you tips on how to organize the information, what information is important and should be included, as well as some tools that will make your nursing resume process a lot smoother.

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10 Questions an Operating Room Registered Nurse Candidate Should Ask the Interviewer

You finally landed the interview for an Operating Room (OR) RN position!  While you are probably over the moon, you may

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HEALTHCARE PODCASTS 2019 | My Current Favorites For Nurses & NP’s

In today’s video we will cover my favorite podcasts for nurses and for nurse practitioners, or really any healthcare provider for that matter. I love listening to podcasts to help me stay up to date with new practice information and updates because I can listen anywhere! I cover my favorite nursing podcasts, podcasts for primary and acute care, as well as my favorite women’s health podcasts. Let me know what your favorites are!

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NURSING INTERVIEW TIPS + QUESTIONS

“QUESTIONS IN VIDEO
-Tell me about yourself? Why did you choose nursing? Why do you want to work at this facility?
-What are your strengths and weaknesses?
-How do you cope with stress?
-Name a time you had to deal with a difficult patient or coworker?
-Why should we hire you instead of others, what sets you apart from other applicants?

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:
-What makes you passionate about nursing?
-Tell me about a time you were under pressure, how did you prioritize assignments.
-Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
-How long do you think nursing will be difficult?
-How would you describe yourself in one word?”

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WHAT’S IN MY WORK BAG?

In this video we’ll compare what I brought to work at my bedside RN job vs what I bring to work now as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Warning: I Haven’t cleaned these bags out at all, so things may get a bit messy!

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How To Answer The Top 5 Nurse Interview Questions

Interviewing is such a daunting yet necessary part of the hiring process. So, in today’s video I share what I believe are the most popular interview questions you will be asked in a nurse interview. I also share how to best answer them with guidelines and examples.

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DO NEW NURSES HAVE TO START IN MED SURG?

In today’s video we tackle the question “Do you new grad nurses have to start on a Med-Surg Unit”. When I was in school this was the popular idea, and it seems to be frequently encouraged to this day, because I get asked this all the time! I DID start in med -surg but not entirely by choice, as you’ll hear. However, it gave me some great insight to bring to you, and I can give you the pro’s and con’s of starting in Med-Surg versus a specialty.

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5 Nursing Job Hazards Every Nurse Should Know

5 Nursing job hazards that every nurse should know about and avoid. Every job has its dangers, and the nursing profession is no different. As a nurse, you’ll want to be on guard for things that could jeopardize your health

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7 Time Management Tips for Nurses~How to be a Good Nurse

We can can easily feel overwhelmed and over worked as nurses. This can be especially true for new nurses. Here are my 7 tips for managing your time as a nurse so that you can do the most for you clients and have a productive work day.

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Nursing Strategies to Reduce Health Disparities and Empower Patients to Take Charge of Their Health

As a Registered Nurse working in a small-town hospital, my job was both rewarding and challenging. Getting to know patients

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