If you are a nurse then hopefully the hospital or healthcare organization you work for has decided to honor you and all the hard work you do. But we here at The Nerdy Nurse think you deserve a little more this year. I’m sure Florence Nightingale would be impressed with how far we’ve come, but we all know how far we have to go. In some ways nurses are honored everyday, but in many ways we are not. I’m a nurse and I appreciate what other nurse’s do so I reached out to my nursing friends and put together this giveaway.
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!
Scrubs Magazine, founder of scrubsmag.com one of the largest online nurse communities, launches its very first online pop-up shop for nurses, Codehappystore.com, on September 13.
The Fall RX: 25 Fabulous Finds for Nurses pop-up shop, which is open for just two weeks, features lifestyle items including accessories, cozy wool blankets and relaxing spa products all selected with the busy and stressed nurse in mind.
Nursing is hard work and can sometimes be very draining both mentally and physically. It can be easy to just get into a rut and be a negative Nancy, but for the sake of your coworkers and your sanity it’s best if you do your best to stay positive. But you’ve also got to take care of yourself physically. This means using all those body mechanics you were taught in school and likely routinely receive in-services on. Oh, and if you can stay in good mental and physical health you can also find ways to start earning more cash doing what you love. Keep reading for some great articles on these topics from our friends at Scrubs Magazine.
Taking the time to look your absolute best for your job can create short term and long term benefits for your life.
People who dress professionally and maintain their appearance project confidence, leadership, intelligence and a healthy degree of attractiveness in the eyes of any beholder. Not only are these theories supported by anecdotal evidence but by studies.
Every time you go to the hospital, you’ve probably noticed that while not everyone is wearing the same pattern, they’re all wearing scrubs. Sometimes, even the non-health care related employees wear them. So why is it that hospitals have policies on what employee’s wear?
A nurse on the floor can spend 12 hours or more a day on their feet. Having uncomfortable shoes that don’t fit properly or offer enough support will not only leave you with aching feet, but more complex aches and pains in the legs and back. Fortunately, Amazon.com offers a wide array of nursing shoes, specifically designed for women that sell for a fraction of the MSRP. Here is a list and short reviews of the top 10 nursing shoes (best sellers) for women to hopefully help you find exactly what your feet are looking for and your sense of fashion demands!
Being a nurse, you know there are many important pieces of equipment used daily. Whether you’re trying to obtain a blood pressure, or listening to the chest of a little one with a cough, your stethoscope is a vital piece of nursing gear. Finding the best stethoscopes for nurses can be a challenge. While you want a top rated stethoscope, it can often be difficult to find just the right one and at a great price. However, you now have the advantage of viewing the top ten best stethoscopes for nurses, all of which can be found on Amazon.com for less than the normal price!
I know that many do not share my opinion in this, but I often long for those white uniforms. Though admittedly I became a nurse long after they went out of favor. So I would imagine that if it were something forced upon me as a way to oppress me my fondness would likely drastically decline. As much as I can appreciate having the freedom to choose scrubs in a variety of styles colors, deep down inside I admire the association of wearing white with the nursing profession. But it’s not the oppression or rigidity of nursing days gone by that I romanticized. It’s the image of strong, stoic women with integrity that just leaps off the page of the images of nursing days gone by.
Do you know a nurse who has impacted the life of others through service, sacrifice, and innovation?
So many nurses give themselves selflessly and are never recognized for going above and beyond the call of duty. Now is your chance to help pay tribute to a nurse making a difference in this world.
Cherokee Uniforms currently has a call for nominations for it’s 10th annual Inspired Comfort award.
Annual Award Recognizes Vital Role of Those Providing Extraordinary Patient Care While Serving as Inspiration to Others.
This award will help to s