Personalized gifts for nurses are one of the best ways to give your nursing friends, family or colleagues a great gift that they will cherish for years to come. No matter what nursing specialty, or years of experience, they are sure to love any of these amazing and beautiful gifts. Find the perfect gift for […]
Whether you are shopping for your best friend, or manager, finding the best gifts for nurses doesn’t have to be hard. Sure you could go with something generic, but most nurses appreciate gifts that honor their chosen profession. Look for items that are cute, original, and classy that are sure to touch a nurse’s heart.
Healthcare facilities everywhere are struggling to do more with less. Patients are getting sicker and reimbursements are getting smaller. Even with new insurance laws on the books, many patients are uninsured or underinsured. Healthcare facilities have struggled to meet the rising demand of patients. For many healthcare organizations, this has created backlogs of patients and mounting stressed-out healthcare professionals.
Every year students prepping nursing students find themsleves asking the question “What is the TEAS test?” If all the core classes, applications, and fees aren’t enough, many nursing programs add an exam called the TEAS test to the nursing school application process. Since the process of applying ot nursing school can be very competitive, having another facet to review a potential nursing student’s skills can be helpful. It can also help students who may have a lower GPA to get a more competitive chance in the application process. So what is the TEST test?
The practice of nursing is guided by certain state education laws, rules, regulations, and the code of ethics. According to these, nurses are morally bound to care for and treat all patients regardless of disease entities, socio-economic status, cultural views, religion and sexual orientation, and so forth. Nurses are to care for all people. My nursing school motto was, “Amicus Humani Generis” which translated to be, “ Lover of the Human Race.” Wouldn’t it be ironic to go against the core of this statement?
I’m not going to beat around the bush on this one. Nurses need a bigger and better presence in the media. The Dr. Oz show is giving us that chance! While there are many nurses who would be great additions to the show, I’m just going to put this out there: I think it should be me.
The nursing profession requires a ton of heavy lifting – figuratively and literally. Unfortunately, this means those who practice it tend to be prone to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as back injuries. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that, as of December 2014, nursing assistants have some of the highest incidence rates of MSDs, totaling about 393 across private, state and local government sectors.
It has been reported, from multiple sources, that the founder of All Nurses, Brian Short, has been involved in an apparent murder-suicide.
The police have not confirmed the victims in the murder, but the home in which they were all found is registered to Brian short.
Finding the best clipboards for nurses can be a bit of a challenge. Keeping vital information safe and in one easy to get to spot makes clipboards an important tool for nurses. Even with electronic medical records in place, there are still many times when nurses need to jot down notes, store small items, and have a stable writing surface while standing or walking. Clipboards make that possible for even the business nurses.
I am thrilled to announce that I will be joining Capella University at the upcoming ANCC NATIONAL MAGNET CONFERENCE® in Atlanta, Georgia. On Friday, October, 9th 2015, I will be signing copies of my book, The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology. You’ll also have a chance to take a photo with me, which is a prize all it’s own, right? – Okay, maybe not; but I’d love to meet all of you!