7 Tips for the FNP

Healthcare workers and providers strive for patient’s to receive great experiences and bedside care. Aside from pride and human satisfaction, financial

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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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The Successful Assistant Nurse Manager

The hierarchal chain of command has taken on many different names over time, yet one thing has never changed-the frontline

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The Traveling Nurse: 5 Tips for Success

Nursing is the career that can literally take you anywhere in the world. Your nursing skills and expertise are highly

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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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5 Pros and 5 Cons of Working at the Retail Health Clinic

Walk-in retail clinics have sprouted throughout the country in the past decade: MinuteClinic, RediClinic, Healthcare Clinic (formerly TakeCare), The Little

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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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The Right Way to Staff Your Unit?

I am often greeted by the nursing staff with a, “Good morning!  Today I have five patients.” I often reply

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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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Nurses Working with PTSD and Combat PTSD Patients

Some of our peers are privileged to work with the men and women who have served in our United States

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Self-Care for Nurses with Ayurveda

As we all know, working long shifts as a nurse can cause primary imbalances in our body, such as unhealthy

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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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I Will Care For Her

It was change of shift and the break room was bustling with people. The night shift looked worn out and

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Is Your Employer’s Liability Coverage Sufficient?

Even though your employer offers RNs company provided liability insurance, it is worth asking yourself if that is sufficient or

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Why didn’t they say it like that? – Health Literacy

I was working at a teaching hospital and rounding with the neurology team when we came into J’s room. The

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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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Why Should I Care About Nursing Law and Where Does It Come from?

One of the purposes for the posts on this site is to give you important information that can impact, protect

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Abandonment: What It Is And Is Not

Over the years I have seen and heard many nurse leaders threaten to report nurses for patient abandonment. State boards

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Are You Aware of Workplace Depression?

Most all of our articles in this publication are about our experiences as a nurse working with our patients and/or

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Me Too – Nurses and Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment has been a hot topic in the news the last couple of months. It is one that most

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Yelling about Yelp (and other review sites)

These days it seems that everyone you do business with wants feedback about their services; healthcare is no exception. (Press

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Don’t Judge a Book by its Cover

When I first started my nursing career, I worked on a busy telemetry unit.  I loved the hustle and bustle

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Do You Have One?

If you are like approximately two-thirds of nurses, you don’t have an advance directive. Surprising as that number is, even

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Résumé Tips for Healthcare Professionals

Résumé Tips for Healthcare Professionals We asked some of our resister nurse consultants to share their tips and tricks with us

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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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Why Listening Is So Important in Making a Huge Impact

  RN, Diandra, shares a valuable experience she had about how listening impacted one of her patients. written by nurseguidance

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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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