Integrity in Nursing: What’s It All About?

The concept of integrity is a difficult one to define, especially in medicine. As nurses, we have a duty to act ethically according to our professional duties, but where does that meet with our personal integrity? Or does our personal life need to stay completely out of our professional dealings? There are a lot of … Read more


8 Cheesy Pick-Up Lines That May Work for Nurses

We may be a bit biased over here, but we are pretty sure that dating a nurse is one of the best ideas you could have. We’re smart, determined, and we definitely know how to nurture and take care of people! Not to mention, we’re great multi-taskers with a lot of personal drive. So, how … Read more


The Four Elements of Medical Malpractice in Nursing

Medical malpractice – two words you definitely don’t want to hear too often if you work in the healthcare sector. Unfortunately, it happens all too often, and recovering from the situation can be a lengthy and costly process for both the facility and the individuals involved. While the issue is most often associated with physicians, … Read more


7 Motivational Quotes for Nursing Students

As a hard-working nursing student, you’re no stranger to stress. In fact, studying for exams, doing clinical hours, and trying to maintain a social life seem all but impossible to fit into your schedule. Add in the piles of flashcards you still have to make, and it seems like there’s just no way that you’ll … Read more


Best Exercises for Nurses

Getting (and staying) in shape is hard enough, but for nurses, it seems like an almost impossible task. With not enough hours in the day or gas in the metaphorical tank, it can be extremely difficult for nurses to make their own health a priority. This is pretty counterintuitive since nurses are concerned with other … Read more


How Much Does a Nurse Really Walk During Their Shift?

Being a nurse is a job that takes not only a lot of education but also extreme endurance throughout every shift. You might wonder how much a nurse walks during an average day because a nurse will be on their feet almost their entire shifts. What once would have been a more challenging task to … Read more


Should All Nurses Be Forced To Get Flu Vaccinations?

In the midst of the flu season, many hospitals and health centers have required all of their employees, including nurses, to get a flu shot or flu vaccination. They must get the flu shot or be forced to leave their jobs. Some people think it should be necessary for all nurses to get flu shots, … Read more


So You Hate Being a Nurse: Now What?

You spent a few years in school, studying your butt off and working hard to graduate. And then you finally landed that dream job as a nurse, doing the work you always dreamed of. You have a great salary, great professional relationships, and are confident in what you know how to do. And then, all … Read more


Power and Influence? Yes, Nurses Have Them

It can often feel like we nurses don’t have a lot of power in our work. We have to follow the orders of physicians and our own decisions are often questioned by others. Even in nursing managerial positions, we are still seen as lacking true authority. What is usually more the case, though, is that … Read more


Lose the Ego Nurses, It’s Not About You

While the definition of ego is “a person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance,” it is often referred to simply as a person’s  “self” or the “I” of a person. It is the part of each person that regulates their conscious thoughts and actions. When we use this word, we usually use it to mean that … Read more