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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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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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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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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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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Safe Staffing: Why Ratios Aren’t the Answer

As the nursing community continues its fight for safe staffing mandates, another concept is being brought to light: acuity-based staffing.

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To Be a Nurse: Mortality, Sadness, and Other Things You Don’t See on TV

Nursing isn’t easy. It isn’t all pillow fluffing, injection giving and comforting people when they’re sick. It isn’t glamorous like

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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9 Pulse Points Assessment on the Body Nursing – Anatomy and Physiology

In this video, you’ll learn the locations and landmarks of nine different pulse points. In addition, you’ll learn information you’ll need to document while assessing the pulse point locations, including the pulse rhythm, strength, and pulse rate.

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My burn out experience – How I now balance my work & MSN schooling

Mike talks about the importance of time management, physical and mental health as a nurse going back to school, and his burnout experience.

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16 HOUR OVERNIGHT CALL SHIFT! | CRNA School | SRNA Responsibilities | Emergency Anesthesia

Follow Rhianna Ferial on a 16 hour overnight call shift for emergency surgeries, intubations and more.

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FLIGHT NURSING: Quick Facts

Flight Nursing entails a lot of information. The Nomad Nurse gives the basic quick facts about flight nursing that may help you make a decision if you are deciding to go into that specialized career field of nursing.

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What Do Med Surg Nurses Do? – Example Report of a Med Surg Patient

This is an example of report on a typical [cardiac] med-surg patient by Kati Kleber, BSN RN CCRN and current [cardiac] med-surg nurse.

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