If you’re a nurse who uses social media, but avoids talking about nursing topics then you may be missing out on some really valuable ways to broaden your career horizons. If you enjoy social media but don’t understand how or why it can improve your nursing career then the following 7 ways nurses can use social media for career success are for you!
Nerds are funny people. Most of us genuinely appreciate any kind gesture that is bestowed upon us, especially a Christmas gift. However, since you’re nerds, we definitely know our tech so if you plan on buying something digital for a special geek in your life, you need to make sure you getting quality nerd gear. You wouldn’t want us to awkwardly accept a gift that we’d never buy for ourselves, now would you?
Didn’t think so.
But really, it can be difficult to buy Christmas gifts for anyone. The hard part of gifting family and friends is finding that unique item that you think will be a big hit. We’ve taken the time to round up some of awesome find on Amazon to help ease that problem and give you plenty of ideas to find that special someone a special gift (whether they are a nerd of not!).
But seriously, we here at The Nerdy Nurse are geeks ourselves and we love gadgets whether they are in our pockets or our kitchen. Because we know that you no doubt love kitchen gadgets (and feasting on a delicious holiday meal) as much as us we’ve taken to time to compile a list of turkey tech and food prep gadgets that will surely elevate your holiday gathering to epic classification.
Admittedly, I am not as gushing as many of the Apple fan girls and boys, but I totally dig my iPhone, iPad, and even my Apple TV. But these are just a few examples of how much we full on Nerdgasm over all things Apple. So when a product is released that throws a beat down on one our Apple products we figured we owe it to you to let you know. For this very reason, and well, because it’s awesome and CHEAP, we wanted to provide you with a Google Chromecast review take some time to tell you why Chromecast may be a better option than Apple TV.
I’ve teamed up with Scrubs Magazine to make sure you get an awesome dose of nursing content. Each month I’ll be rounding up some of my favorite articles and sharing them with you. This month is all about appreciating being a nurse, ways to improve your nursing, and cool nursing bling. I’ve also include a few extra bonus article just in case you are thirsty for more nurse-blog goodness.
Take a peek at these awesome Scrubs Magazine articles and let me know what you think.
Move over Nathan Drake, the new queen of free run and gun gaming is back in town. The first game I ever really played and beat was the original Tomb Raider on Playstation. Needless to say, I was very excited to play this new rebirth of the game for 2013. I call it a rebirth not a reboot and [will explain more on that later. This game is not only really fun to play but it plays really fun with excellent controls and a great story truly doing the Tomb Raider name justice.
If you don’t already know, Scrubs Magazine is one of the best nursing blogs on the web. Oh, and they’ve got a pretty rad print magazine as well that is widely circulated and probably available at a scrubs store near your! But nursing blogs and websites are really a dime a dozen these days. What makes them different from other nursing blogs is that they aren’t about technical nursing items or negativity, but instead they focus on nursing lifestyle and uplifting nurses. Scrubs Magazine wants to help nurses live fabulously and because of this create entertaining and helpful content just for nurses.
I’ve taken the time to curate some examples of the great articles on the site and am serving them up to you
My child can’t eat.
It’s not as bad as it could be. He can physically eat some things. Oatmeal, cookies, chips, candy and other junk. But it’s been 2 years since the boy has allowed a vegetable pass the precipice of his lips. And up until 2 weeks ago, it has been equally as long since he’d done the same with a fruit.
So when I say the Wheelmate Laptop Steering Wheel Desk, I’d be lying if I didn’t say that part of me was slightly interested in learning more about it as an actually product. Of Course nurses wouldn’t be documenting while driving down the highway, but to be able to attach this to your steering wheel while you’re in a parking lot would have to be much more ergonomically friendly than their current situations.
At any rate, Huggies Brazil is revolutionizing social media for babies by having a device that clips on to the front of an infants diaper and sends a tweet when they pee. Now the whole world can know how often your little one goes to the potty, and since you’re too busy on social media to actually check and see if your child is wet, you can get a notification on your phone. Oh, and any of your followers… or maybe your babies followers…. will get a notification as well.