HOUSEPLANTS, HOSPITALS & a HAIRCUT | Family Nurse Practitioner

In this weeks vlog we work on welcoming some new house plant babies into our life! We also tackle some organization of outgrown baby clothes, and I talk about a new challenge I’m having at work as a Family Nurse Practitioner.

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HOW I BUDGET AS A NURSE

Today I’m sharing with you a very personal look at how I manage my income and how I set up my savings! Hope this helps in any way possible!

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OPERATING ROOM NURSE ORIENTATION UPDATE | THE GOOD, BAD & ANSWERING OR NURSE FAQ

In today’s video I discuss the past six months of orientation as a circulating nurse working in the operating room. I’ve officially been in the OR for 6 months and I share the good things, the bad things, my overall experience, whether or not I recommend new grads to start in the operating room and whether or not you have to have a specific personality to work in the OR. All of these will be answered in this video! I also share whether or not I like working in the operating room as a nurse and compare it to working as a med surg nurse.

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A WEEK IN THE LIFE OF AN OPERATING ROOM NURSE | On Call & Orientation Update

I am a full-time operating room nurse and also a working mom! In this video, I share a week in my life as an OR nurse and share what it’s like to be on call and go to work in the middle of the night!

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NIGHT SHIFT NURSE ROUTINE | A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSE!

Here is my night shift routine working as a nurse in the hospital. This is a day in the life vlog where I work three 12.5 hour shifts as a PICU RN in Australia. Some people love night shift, other nurses find them REALLY hard. This is a realistic look at the highs and lows, tired’s and awake’s, Haha, you feel staying up on shift ALL night to look after people. I LOVE my job as an ICU nurse, night shift is not my favorite, but it is part of my job and an important change of pace and skill required between day and night.

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5 Things YOU Must Know Before Being a Nurse Practitioner in 2020

Being a nurse practitioner is an amazing career, but sometimes it has its negative side that people need to know before making the plunge in becoming an NP. In this video, i go over 5 things that people should know prior to being a nurse practitioner in 2020.

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Why ER Nurses Make the BEST Psych Nurse Practitioners

Being a ER RN has been the best experience ive ever had in my years of nursing for so many reasons and I feel that the experience I got In the ER set me up to be successful as a Psych NP. There are many careers out there that will prepare you for your role as a Psych NP, but I truly feel that getting ER experience has great benefits. In this video, I go over my top 5 reasons why ER Nurses can make great Psych NPs.

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WHY I BECAME A FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER

In today’s video I’ll explain why I chose to become a Family Nurse Practitioner versus a pediatric nurse practitioner, agnp, agacnp, women’s health nurse practitioner, etc. I’d love to hear how you found your career as well!

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What it’s REALLY like working 4 nights in a row as a nurse

Today I’m sharing with you what it really looks like when I work a few nights in a row, in all it’s glory!

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YOUR FIRST CODE BLUE | What to Do & Expect | Nursing Tips

In this video I’ll go over what to do in your first code blue as a nurse, nursing student, CNA, etc. I’ll review tasks you can do if you are comfortable being in involved in the code blue, as well as some things you can do to help that don’t involve being in the middle of the action. Code Blue’s are incredibly intimidating at first and hopefully this helps you feel a but more confident going into your first one!

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Psychiatric NP Job Interview | Job Interview Tips | Choosing between W2 and 1099 jobs

This video will give you tips and tricks on how to ace your next job interview as a Psych NP and help you choose between getting a 1099 job or w2 job.

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ER NURSING // what to expect

Today I’m sharing with you everything I’ve learned about working as a nurse in the emergency room! I remember looking for videos like this before I started in the ER and couldn’t find much information, so here is my take on it!

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WHAT’S IN MY WORK BAG | OR NURSE

Today I decided to share all of the junk in my work bag! I’m an operating room nurse and sometimes I stay overnight when I’m on call so there’s a LOT of stuff in there!

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LIFE UPDATE: MENTAL HEALTH, WHERE I’VE BEEN. & COME TO WORK WITH ME! (Day in the Life of a Nurse)

I give you guys a little life update, insight into my mental health, seeing a therapist, etc. I also take you through a typical day in the life of a nurse! From grocery shopping, to the gym, to the hospital!

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NURSING SCHOOL STUDENT DEBT | My Repayment Plan, Loan Type, & Monthly Costs

In today’s video we will be going over how much I owe in nursing school student loan debt, the type of nursing school student loans I have, and how we are working to pay my nursing school student loan debt off. We aren’t going hardcore with it, but are still able to pay a bit extra toward it every month so we can hopefully pay my nursing school student loan debt off before we send our kids off to college.

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HOW TO PREPARE FOR NURSING SCHOOL!

There and mental and real life elements to prepare for your nursing degree at university! So here are my answers for your mental and physical preparation of how to get READY to become an awesome nursing student that kind of vaguely knows what to expect 😉

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NCLEX STUDY TIPS | What I Did vs What I’d Do Now

In this video, I’ll go over what my study strategy was for NCLEX, as well as how I would approach studying for the NCLEX today. I’ll go over some free resources such as http://lectur.io/nurseliz, and review some paid programs as well that I’ve used or heard great things about. We will discuss how to gain more information on NCLEX topics that are stumping you, as well as the most important thing of all in regards to studying for the NCLEX!

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What Do Psych Nurses Do on an Inpatient Psychiatric Unit

Being a psychiatric nurse is amazing, but sometimes many people dont know exactly what we do on a daily basis. What we do is extremely important for patients and it’s important for other to recognize what we do. Whether you want to go into psych nursing or not, you should recognize what we do is important for patients hospitalized. In this video, i go over 5 critical responsibilities of a Psych Nurse on an inpatient psychiatric unit.

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NURSE BURN OUT! | HELPFUL TIPS AND THE REAL TEA!!!!

I highly encourage you to watch through to the end…real advice and tea on how to deal with nurse burn out because it is real!!!

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Why Psych Nursing is the BEST Specialty for all NURSES.

Being a psych nurse has been the best experience i’ve ever had in my years of nursing for so many reasons. In this video, I go over my top 5 reasons why Psych is the best specialty in nursing

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2.3 High School GPA To ER Nurse

For anyone looking for employment, go check out Gerald champion regional medical at this link: https://gcrmcnursejobs.org written by Kaynen Brown

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NURSING Q&A: BIGGEST FEARS? MED ERRORS? QUITTING NIGHT SHIFT? | WINTER 2020

SO incredibly happy you’re here. 2020 IS THE YEAR, FAM. LET’S DO THIS! I hope you enjoy this Q&A I filmed right around Christmas time. PLEASE keep in mind – this is my experience and opinions. It is TOTALLY fine to disagree or to have experienced something different.

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WHAT I WISH I KNEW BEFORE BECOMING A NURSE

Being an RN has been the greatest experiences I’ve had, but I wish there were somethings that I wish I would have know prior to being a nurse. There are so much false information out there and today, I am going to clear some things up. In this video, I go over 5 things that i wish i would have known prior to being an RN.

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Day in the Life of a Plastic Surgery Nurse | Office Day

This was so nice to film for you guys! Although my day consisted of a lot more than what I was able to show on camera, I’m thankful I was able to capture some footage of what I do on a day in one of our offices when we don’t have surgery. I am planning to film a video of a normal surgery day so stay tuned for that!

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DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSE ON CALL! \\ NURSE LIFE VLOG

This video is from when I work 26 hours between scheduled hours and on call hours. Luckily it wasn’t TOO brutal, but it was still rough! I hope you enjoy this video.

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Top 5 Reasons I’m THANKFUL for being a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Learn about why I’m THANKFUL for being a Psych NP. In this video, I go over my top 5 reasons for being so thankful for being a PSYCH NP. Obviously there are more reasons, but these are my top 5 in 2019.

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Day in the life of a Pediatric Nurse | 2AM Routine

Working in healthcare means that we work days, nights, weekends, holidays and birthdays. But we love what we do and want you to know that your loved ones are in great hands.

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WORKING WEEKENDS and NIGHTS AS AN FNP?

In today’s video I head into work as a Family Nurse Practitioner. And its the weekend! So we talk about that. We will also discuss working nights as well as weekends as a Family Nurse Practitioner and how that can look. Then we have some chaos at home. And some snuggles.

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ADN vs BSN Nursing Degree

What are the differences between an ADN and BSN nursing degree? Does it really matter which one you get? Watch to find out!

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MY GO TO HEALTHY SNACKS + MEALS AS A NURSE

Another highly requested foodie + snack video for you all – including my routine with supplements, vitamins, etc. Hope you find something you’d love to try!

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DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSE | DETAILED GET READY WITH ME + COME TO WORK WITH ME

IN THIS VIDEO, I WILL BE TAKING YOU TO WORK WITH ME AND SHOWING YOU EVERYTHING I DO AS A NURSE. I hope the video helps you all. Make sure you watch the entire video so you can get all the information.

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Top 5 Jobs To Make You a Successful Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

As a Psych NP, we learn so much throughout our NP programs and throughout our experience as nurses. But… there are certain jobs out there that will provide the best experience to prepare us to when we are psych NPs In this video, i go over the top 5 jobs that will help make you a success psychiatric nurse practitioner This is just my opinion but its definitely great suggestions for anyone that wants to get experience prior to being a psych np.

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LABOR, DELIVERY & POSTPARTUM Q&A with a Family Nurse Practitioner

In today’s video I’ll be answering all of your questions about labor, delivery and the postpartum period! We will be going over postpartum depression, what my postpartum must haves are, epidurals, what do contractions feel like, and more!

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OVERSEAS NURSE JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS!

If you’re planning to move overseas as a nurse and need job interview advice, then here are the questions I was asked at my TWO overseas nursing interviews! I recently got my TSS nursing visa here in Australia.

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NIGHT SHIFT EMERGENCIES: Anesthesia Explained!

Follow along on my 16 hour night shift call! I explained anesthesia for an emergency laparotomy and showed my post-shift routine.

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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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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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Becoming A Nurse Practitioner Worth It? Other Things You Can Do With Your Nursing Degree

Alexis talks about expanding your career as a nurse and what all you can do with your nursing degree.

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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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NIGHT SHIFT NURSE ROUTINE | DAY IN THE LIFE

Here is a typical 24 hour time span in my normal night shift routine. I know it’s not massively exciting – but this is my typical 24 hour span.

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How to get a job as a New Grad Nurse (No job experience?!)

We all know getting a job as new grad is pretty much as hard as it gets. Here’s my top 6 tips on how you can CLOSE THAT DEAL and LAND THAT JOB!

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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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First Day at My New Job | Day in the Life of a Nurse Vlog

I was a med surg nurse for 8 months and worked on night shift so I am transitioning back to day shift life. I feel like a new grad nurse all over again!

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How I Tripled my RN Salary! How you can do it too

In this video, i go over how i tripled my RN salary and 5 different ways you can too. You’ll be shocked to find out about this list.

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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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A Day In The Life Of A Nurse | My Shift Routine

In this vlog I show you my shift routine working three 12 hour shifts in 4 days. I give you an insight into a day in the life of a fit and healthy registered nurse!

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