Nurses’ Work Schedule: The Truth About Working 3 Days a Week

Having to explain a nursing schedule to non-nurses can be somewhat complication due to how irregular it can be. When nurses say that they “only” work three days a week, they can be met with jealousy and misunderstanding. Those who do not work 12-hour (or longer) shifts, may think that only working three days a … Read more


Healthy Eating for a Healthy Nurse

Maintaining good health and proper nutrition is difficult even in the best of times. Making sure you get all the right nutrients, consume the correct number of calories, enough exercise, and enough sleep can seem like an impossible task. For a nurse, it can be even more daunting. Irregular work schedules and unpredictable work days … Read more


5 Fashion Tips for Nurses

Our appearance sends messages about ourselves to others, whether we want it to or not. People pay attention to hair, piercings, makeup, tattoos, cleanliness, and clothing styles of others. As caregivers, you should want to make sure that all of these aspects of your appearance are positively influencing what other perceive about us while still … Read more


What You Need to Know About Bedside Nursing

Bedside nursing is quickly becoming just one of many occupational areas of nursing. Due to a push towards an increased need for mid-level providers (advanced practice nurses) and nurse burnout, fewer nurses choose to stay at the bedside long-term. This may become problematic as the nursing shortage continues to rapidly increase. Bedside nursing is available … Read more


Inspirational Quotes for Nurses

Nursing is a wonderful, yet challenging career. It can be mentally, physically, and emotionally demanding. Yet, the work one does as a nurse can be incredibly rewarding. The following are a few quotes to keep in mind when your work day has been tough.  “Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished … Read more


45 Fun & Interesting Nursing Facts

Becoming a registered nurse is the ultimate goal for a lot of men and women looking to enter the medical field. Registered nurses work directly with patients to provide care and have a wealth of knowledge and skills to offer, but there might be a few things that you didn’t know about registered nurses. Without … Read more


Nursing in Australia: Answering Your Frequently Asked Questions

As a nurse in the USA, you’re very familiar with the variety of certifications, qualifications, degrees, exams, and everything else that goes into becoming a great nurse. But do you know what other countries require of their nurses? If you’ve ever considered moving out of the US to practice nursing elsewhere, there are a few … Read more


4 Qualities of Caregiver Excellence

Providing care to those in need, whether it’s a family member or a patient in a hospital, is a difficult job, especially for those that aren’t officially trained in that capacity. However, even those caregivers that aren’t necessarily certified and licensed can offer excellent service to family members in need. As long as they embody … Read more


5 Things Nurses Can’t Live Without

People in every position probably have a list of things they need to survive in their field. Teachers rely on coffee and the infamous red pen; accountants definitely need calculators; food servers need that pad of paper and pen to take orders. Nursing is no different in the fact that they generally have a few … Read more


What Does Professionalism in Nursing Really Mean?

Professionalism is a ubiquitous concept; you hear it in relation to how employees treat customers and other employees, and how supervisors and managers ought to treat employees. Yet it can be difficult to define objectively. If we look at the root of the word – “profession” – we see that it is a code of … Read more