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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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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NICU Nurse Interview: Part 2 – Saving Babies & NICU Protocols

Nurse Haley rides along with nurse Stephan for a Carpool Consult interview to answer questions about her job as a NICU Nurse. (Part 2)

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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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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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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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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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