Healing Hands That Speak to the Heart

Interested in a nursing career filled with job satisfaction? If you are reading this article, then thespecialty of hospice care

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Empowering Your Staff to Empower Your Team

Trying to motivate nurse’s aides/support staff members to complete the details of their individual job roles can be a difficult

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Hiring the Right Fit

In order to produce high quality patient care, you must have high quality nursing staff. Sounds simple, right? Before we

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Improve Nursing Engagement, Improve Retention

Through your hard work and team approach, you have built a strong nursing team. Now, just sit back and enjoy

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“Life is about coming and going”….quote by unknown author.

I had just walked in the house from my third 12-hour shift. After kicking off my shoe- and-socks and taking

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Nursing and Key Roles in Our Profession

There are a multitude of paths that you can explore during your nursing career.  Usually, to start out, many pick

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Happy Nurses = Happy Patients

In a time of patient satisfaction scores, fear of litigation, and working in environments that are concerned about the proverbial

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9 Traits of an Ideal Workplace for a Nurse Practitioner

I have worked in a variety of medical settings over the past 10 years starting at the retail clinic, then

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9 Must Haves for Healthcare Organizations to Attract and Retain the Best Talent

With aging population, increased chronic illnesses and retiring workforce, the demand for mid-level providers continues to grow. Competition for the

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Lessons Learned: Listening when they say “I don’t feel right”

I would have to say, when I graduated and passed my Family Nurse Practitioner certification, I became nervous about diagnosing

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Should you have professional liability coverage?

When you are driving, how much control over other drivers, road conditions, the weather and other factors do you have?

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Re-Think Sign-on Bonuses and Wait to Take the NCLEX

Whether you are a new grad or an experienced nurse looking for a new job, or even a savvy nursing

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For the Love of the Job

By Krystina Ostermeyer – RN, BSN, CDE Let me tell you a story, fellow nurses. I was once a floor

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How to Find a Vein When Starting Ivs or Drawing Blood Tips in the Arm

Learn how to find a vein using a tourniquet when drawing blood or starting an IV in the arm (antecubital AC area). This video is a teaching tutorial for nursing students, new nurses, or phlebotomists on how to find the cephalic, basilic, and medical cubical veins in the antecubital area of the arm.

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12 HOUR NIGHT SHIFT | Day In The Life of a Nurse

Nurse Liz shows what it is like on a 12 hour night shift as a registered nurse. She show you what a typical night includes, and what a standard unit looks like. Nurse Liz also explain what my typical sleep schedule looks like when she’s on a night shift schedule. If you’ve ever wondered what nurses do all night, then this one is for you!

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Nurse: what I eat in a day!

What I eat in a day while working a 12 hour dayshift as an ICU nurse! I also included all of the nutritional info for my meals. These are healthy, macro friendly meals because I’m starting a cut to lean out for summer.

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NICU NURSE PRACTITIONER Q + A | Interview with my Mom

Abby Madonia has a Q&A with her mom, a nurse practitioner to answer viewers frequently asked questions about her job.

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Before the Interview; Designing a Career Roadmap Based on Values

Congratulations are in Order! Congratulations! You made it through nursing school!  The octopi-like tentacles of nursing school have loosened their

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TIPS FOR 12 HOUR SHIFTS!

12 hour shifts are a beast of their own! It is super important to make sure you are preparing yourself physically and emotionally for those long days. In this video, I talk about some of my top tips for 12 hour shifts!

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Interviewing for Your Dream Job? Ask Yourself 7 These Questions!

Most interviewees are so nervous about the prospective employee liking them, that they forget they are interviewing the employers to

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STORY TIME! My First CODE BLUE as a TRAVEL NURSE

Natalie shares her experience with her first code blue as a travel nurse and gives tips on how to handle code blue situations.

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Heparin vs Warfarin (Coumadin) Nursing Review Anticoagulant Differences

Nurse Sarah explains the difference between Heparin vs Warfarin. This educational video can be helpful to both students in nursing school and even RNs that may need a reminder of their differences.

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Registered Nurse: PROS and CONS of being a Travel RN

Are you a nursing student in nursing school, a new grad nurse, or a registered nurse that is considering travel nursing? There may be some things that you haven’t considered that you should know!

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NICU Nurse Interview: Part 1 – Caring for a NICU Baby

Nurse Haley rides along with nurse Stephan for a Carpool Consult interview to answer questions about her job as a NICU Nurse.

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Tips on Working with “Difficult” Families | Labor and Delivery Nurse

NurseAggs shares a story about working with difficult families in Labor and Delivery and gives tips on how to work with patient family and friends to keep a safe and supportive environment.

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Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Job as a Nurse

Alexis discusses the top five things you should consider when choosing your next job as a registered nurse. Please also

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How To Deal With Death As A Nurse

It’s tough to talk about and very tough to face, but unfortunately as nurses, it happens around us often. Do is really get easier like they say? How can we deal with death?

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PEDIATRIC NURSING | Tips for Success

I love pediatric nursing. Kids have such resilience and bravery in the face of illness, and it was truly an honor to provide nursing care to them for so many years. While pediatric nursing is a ton of fun, think wagon rides, and bubbles, it also can be frightening, due to how different it is from other areas of nursing. This video will cover my tips and tricks for planning your day as a nurse, nursing student, or NP with pediatric patients. I’ll go over how to assess them, my trick for getting blood pressures on squirmy little legs, and how on earth you can get a 5 year old to take their lasix.

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Nurse Chat: Dealing with Death

Let’s talk about losing patients and some ways to deal with it. Death is a natural part of life but that doesn’t make it any easier. As nurses we are there for people and their families during the final moments.

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TIPS FOR PRECEPTING NURSES

TIPS FOR PRECEPTING NURSES. In this weeks video I’ll talk you through my strategy for precasting nurses, both new grads as well as seasoned nurses new to your unit. We will go over how I like to tackle the first day, what expectations I set from the get go, how I like to slowly build autonomy, as well as what to do when your precasting relationship is not going well. Being a preceptor to new nurses to your unit is a huge responsibility, but it also provides you with the opportunity to learn and you get a built in buddy for awhile.

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MISTAKES NEW NURSES MAKE

As new nurses…we all tend to make the same mistakes. I wanted to make this video not to shame new nurses for making these mistakes, but to help educate everyone so we can be better!

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