iPhone 6 Plus is the Bigfoot of the Tech World #NoiPhone6plus

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At this point the iPhone 6 plus might as well be bigfoot of the tech world, because we only ever see photos and video. We never actually see one in the wild. Please don’t tell me about demos units in the stores. Those things don’t count.

I want to see a real live iPhone 6 plus in the hands of a real person that is really using it. And trust me, I’ve been looking at everyone’s phone for the last week and they just aren’t around.

Celebrate National Nurses Day with a #NurseITchat Tweet Chat

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National Nurses Day is coming soon and this year I’m excited to announce that I will be participating in a tweet chat about IT for nurses. Join Lisa Reichard, RN, BSN, Director of Community Relations (@NurseNadeen) and special guest Brittney Wilson, RN  (@TheNerdyNurse) for a National Nurses Day Tweet Chat on Tuesday, May 6th at […]

Take a Bite Out of Needle Pain with Buzzy on Shark Tank

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Buzzy is a small vibrating device that looks like a bumble bee and is paired along with a small wing-shaped ice pack. Used together, the ice pack and the vibrations work together to provide pain management for needle sticks. At first I thought what Amy was describing was merely distraction, but it’s actually some pretty deep scientific stuff that is backed by clinical trials and years and years of research (and a ton of happy customer testimonials).

7 Ways Nurses Can Use Social Media for Career Success

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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!

Even Babies Like to Tweet When They Pee

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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.

100 Twitter Feeds Every Nurse Should Follow

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Finding nurses to follow on twitter can be a challenge. While a simple search may reveal tweeters who have “nurse”, “RN”, “BSN”, or another term associated with nursing, it can be difficult to tell if that person actually tweets about nursing. And even more frustrating is to actually find tweeters that tweet routinely and about nursing related topics.

Petition! Petition! Mandate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Full Practice Authority

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You may have received the following request (or something similar) in your inbox on Twitter, Facebook, Gmail, and the like: Mandate Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) full practice authority

The link takes you to a petition directed to the White House. The petition hopes to raise public awareness about APRNs and the barriers to their full practice authority. These practice barriers vary by state and include inability to prescribe medication without physician collaboration, inability to order imaging studies, inability to initiate home care, and inability to be a patient’s primary care provider of record.

10 Must-Have Mobile Apps for Holiday Shopping

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A recent Pricegrabber survey reports 82 percent of online shoppers will use shopping apps to save on holiday gifts this year. With so many apps to choose from, it’s difficult to distinguish which ones will save you money or just take up memory. As you start to plan your holiday shopping strategy, download these recommended mobile apps that will make your life much easier and purchases much cheaper.

Tips From a Nurse: How to Pass the NCLEX Exam

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You’re here because you want to pass the NCLEX-RN exam, right? If you don’t then you can continue Googling about One Direction or continue reading and pass the information to someone you know who’s itching to be RN-ized.

In line with my topic, allow me to brag just a tid bit. I passed the NCLEX-RN exam in one take. Some of you might think, “Oh, maybe she’s uber intelligent that’s why she passed the exam in one take”. I’m not. Well, on good days (not today and not tom. either), I can do the Fibonacci sequence. *flips hair back*

Survey Says: Women Win on Social Media [Infographic]

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Women like to be social. And when it comes to social media networks, women tend to dominate.

According to a recent survey, over 146.6 million Americans use at least one social networking site.My money is on facebook if they are only using one. Social media is changing the way we interact with each other and redefining the term “social.” A term that was once defined to the actual physical interactions between people is not allocated to fleeting communications occurring on the internet.