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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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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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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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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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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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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PEDIATRIC NURSING ASSUMPTIONS | True or False

In today’s video we are tackling all your assumptions about being a pediatric nurse! Are they true? False? It’s all in here! I’ve been fortunate enough to work with both adults and kids, so In the video we will do a bit of comparing, as well as setting the record straight on some of these interest assumptions!

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NURSING INTERVIEW TIPS + QUESTIONS

“QUESTIONS IN VIDEO
-Tell me about yourself? Why did you choose nursing? Why do you want to work at this facility?
-What are your strengths and weaknesses?
-How do you cope with stress?
-Name a time you had to deal with a difficult patient or coworker?
-Why should we hire you instead of others, what sets you apart from other applicants?

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:
-What makes you passionate about nursing?
-Tell me about a time you were under pressure, how did you prioritize assignments.
-Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
-How long do you think nursing will be difficult?
-How would you describe yourself in one word?”

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WHAT’S IN MY WORK BAG?

In this video we’ll compare what I brought to work at my bedside RN job vs what I bring to work now as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Warning: I Haven’t cleaned these bags out at all, so things may get a bit messy!

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How To Answer The Top 5 Nurse Interview Questions

Interviewing is such a daunting yet necessary part of the hiring process. So, in today’s video I share what I believe are the most popular interview questions you will be asked in a nurse interview. I also share how to best answer them with guidelines and examples.

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HOSPITAL NURSING VS. HOME HEALTH NURSING | THE REAL DIFFERENCE

In this video I will be telling you about hospital nursing vs. home health nursing. i Will tell you the main differences between working as a home health nurse and working as a hospital nurse. I will also share with you some pros and cons of working in the hospital and working in home health. This video will help you make an easy decision whether you want to work in a hospital or in home health.

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DO NEW NURSES HAVE TO START IN MED SURG?

In today’s video we tackle the question “Do you new grad nurses have to start on a Med-Surg Unit”. When I was in school this was the popular idea, and it seems to be frequently encouraged to this day, because I get asked this all the time! I DID start in med -surg but not entirely by choice, as you’ll hear. However, it gave me some great insight to bring to you, and I can give you the pro’s and con’s of starting in Med-Surg versus a specialty.

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5 Nursing Job Hazards Every Nurse Should Know

5 Nursing job hazards that every nurse should know about and avoid. Every job has its dangers, and the nursing profession is no different. As a nurse, you’ll want to be on guard for things that could jeopardize your health

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7 Time Management Tips for Nurses~How to be a Good Nurse

We can can easily feel overwhelmed and over worked as nurses. This can be especially true for new nurses. Here are my 7 tips for managing your time as a nurse so that you can do the most for you clients and have a productive work day.

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Nursing Strategies to Reduce Health Disparities and Empower Patients to Take Charge of Their Health

As a Registered Nurse working in a small-town hospital, my job was both rewarding and challenging. Getting to know patients

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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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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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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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