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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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