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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5 Interesting Facts about Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

Being a Psych NP is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made in my career, but its surprising many people do not know what we do. I figured id make a video explaining some things that I found interesting about my career. In this video, i go over 5 facts that I found interesting about my career as a Psych Nurse Practitioner. Like I said, these are my 5 things I found interesting. These tips will you decide if this career is for you or not.

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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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DAY SHIFT NURSE ROUTINE | Day in the life of a Nurse!

Here is my usual routine working two 12 and a half hour day shifts at the hospital as an ICU nurse in Melbourne 🙂 This shows how varied and sporadic the working pattern of a nurse can be, some days are crazy busy, other shifts are quiet.

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THE DIFFERENCE B/W LABOR & DELIVERY, POSTPARTUM, AND NEONATAL NURSES

Today I’m answering one of my most popular questions: What is the difference between labor and delivery, postpartum aka mother/baby, and neonatal aka NICU nurses?

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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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BACK AT WORK (Temporarily) AFTER BABY | Family Nurse Practitioner

BACK AT WORK AFTER BABY | Family Nurse Practitioner Vlog No. 79. This week I returned to work as a Family Nurse Practitioner for the first time since having my daughter 7 weeks ago. I’ll be returning to another month of maternity leave after this week, which I’m very excited for!

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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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My First Month as an OR Nurse – Orientation, Transition, & Losing Nursing Skills

I wanted to share my experience so far as an OR/Operating Room nurse orientation so far. I talk about the transition from working night shift on a med surg floor to working day shift as an OR nurse. I also share why orientation is so long and whether or not I’m worried about losing my nursing skills

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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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Family Nurse Practitioner Assumptions |True or False

In today’s video I’ll answer your assumptions about Family Nurse Practitioners from instagram! Some topics we will cover are is being a family nurse practitioner boring? You see the same thing over and over again as a Family Nurse Practitioner? Do you have to know a little bit of everything as a Family Nurse Practitioner?

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TIPS FOR FUTURE RN’s AND NEW GRAD RN’s!

My tips for finishing out nursing school with a bang, landing your first job and getting through your first year as a nurse! I hope this video was helpful for all my future and current nurses out there!

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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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New Nurse Practitioners: How to Get Through the First Year!

In this video I discuss one of my most frequently asked questions: How do I get through the first year? Topics of Discussion: 💌 Mentor 💌 Self-Research 💌 Journals 💌 Growth🌱 and Patience

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MY BULLET JOURNAL SETUP | NP School vs Now

In this weeks video I’ll walk you through how I use my bullet journal now and how I used it when I was in NP school. I found using a bullet journal was a really good way to keep track of my non traditional life and schedule while I was balancing NP school, work and being a mom. Hopefully you’ll find some ideas you can implement into your bullet journaling as well!

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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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