There is no denying the need for medical books. They offer a wealth of information and teach us valuable skills. However, there are times when the last thing we want to do is read a text book. For enjoyment, many nurses turn to medical fiction for enjoyment.I recently had the opportunity to interview Nurse Jamie Davis and talk with him about his journey to becoming a … [Read more...] about Becoming a Medical Fiction Author – Nurse Jamie Davis Shares His Story
Being admitted to the hospital can be a jarring experience. You start the day, living your normal routine, and before you know it you’re lying on a stretcher under intense fluorescent lights with people hovering over you, poking you with needles and talking in a language you’re not really familiar with.Sounds like a scene from a horror movie. Nursing Interventions for … [Read more...] about Effective Nursing Interventions for Anxiety
In 2016, The Nerdy Nurse aimed at being consistent. We wanted to bring you our very best nursing blogs. We've narrowed our focus to almost exclusively on nursing content and really tried to hone in and write on topics that we knew you would be interested in. Historically we've jumped around to topics ranging from parenting, travel, family, and personal ramblings. As we've … [Read more...] about Our Best Nursing Blogs of 2016
Gearing up for the NCLEX(R) exam can be frustrating at times, but our list of resources for practice NCLEX questions and study aids may make it easier.There’s no doubt about it- the NCLEX is a pivotal exam. With a lot riding on your result- admittance, potential job opportunities, etc. – you’ll want to be well prepared when exam day comes. And, you have to have special test … [Read more...] about 60 Best Resources for NCLEX Questions, Prep, and Review Practice
Let's review the pros and cons of buying scrubs at a premium price and buying cheap scrubs. Are Cheap Scrubs as Good as Expensive Scrubs? If you’re in the market for nursing scrubs, there are a few things you should keep in mind. You could buy a bunch of cheap scrubs and save money, or invest in a couple pairs of finely-made scrubs that might look better and often last … [Read more...] about Are Cheap Scrubs as Good as Expensive Scrubs?