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Best Bone Conduction Headphones Under $50 & How They Work

Of course, we already knew how awesome the Aftershokz line is. We reviewed the wired bone conduction headphones last year and concluded that this new technology should be must more healthy for your ears than any other headphones. We also think we are much more comfortable, specially if you have tiny ears.

There are many things about the AfterShokz headphones that are a complete upgrade from many other headphones that I’ve used before. Many of these features existed in the wired model as well, but there upgrades noted in the wireless model, namely the bluetooth functionality. We also can tell a difference in the audio quality and comfort.

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The Nerdy Nurse's Guide to Technology Book

The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology: The Book

The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology provides the tools nurses need to improve their practices, further their careers, and solidify themselves as assets to their employers. Written with humor and easily digestible sections of information, this reference guide supplies nurses with the practical application tools they need to embrace technology and be successful.

Technology should be seen and used as an aide to delivering nursing care. If it is a barrier, then we need to break down those walls and make it useful for the care you give. Technology, like most things in life, becomes what you make of it. If you make it difficult and useless, then it will be difficult and useless. But if you make it prominent and valuable, then you might find that you not only experience increased satisfaction in your job performance but are a happier nurse overall.

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11 Super Awesome Apps for Nurses

If you own a smartphone, and who doesn’t these days, you probably have a lot of apps on there, including plenty of games. There is nothing wrong with that, but you can also use your iPhone or Android phone to help with your nursing career.

From apps that help you study for your nursing board exams, to apps that help you to identify pills, there are plenty of apps that can help you to become more skilled nursing professional.

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Geek Vs Nerd: Which Are You? [Infographic] - geek nerd

Geek Vs Nerd: Which Are You? [Infographic]

Geek and nerd are sometimes seen as negative terms. But there’s no need to stand by with lemons when you can easily make lemonade. So we’ve taken the term geek and spiffed it up a little bit. We’ve given it a makeover and now apparently, that’s what the hipsters are calling themselves.

So is The Nerdy Nurse a Geek or a Nerd?


I’m a Gerd… or maybe a Neek?

I’m a little of both. Just subtract all the hip things away from the geek side, and add the coolest aspects of the nerd on, and that’s me. Oh, and I’m a tad bit socially awkward. But a loveable socially awkward I assure you. (And I promise my reality show would be far more intellectually challenging and far more entertaining that “Here’s Comes Honey Boo Boo” train wreck)

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How to Save on Textbooks: ebook and Physical Textbook Rentals

If you’re in nursing school you are already aware of just how expensive text books are. But did you know that you have save money by renting your textbooks? Not only can you save money, but you can also decrease they amount of books you have to lug around by renting ebook versions of your needed texts. Your shoulders and back will thank you for that.

Have you ever thought about renting your textbooks instead of purchasing?

Do you sell your books back at the end of each semester? Or do you hold onto them?

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