As a nurse, your feet go through a beating. From surviving a grueling 12-hour shift to weathering all types of bodily fluid splashes and spills, your feet deserve a break. So why not treat your tired toes to a cute pair of nurse socks – perfect for at work or at home. These cute and comfy socks will let your show your nursing … [Read more...] about 5 Adorable Nurse Socks to Keep Your Feet Warm
The stethoscopes are one of the most essential tools that nurses use on the job. You carry it with you everywhere to listen to your patient’s heart and lung sounds, or to do manual blood pressures. Since you spend so much time with this handy tool, why not make it cute too? Stethoscope manufacturers know that nurses like … [Read more...] about 10 Perfectly Pink Stethoscopes
Nursing is an extremely challenging and stressful job. You’ll need to spend most of your day caring for patients and making sure that they get their medications and treatment on time. You’ll also need to assess them routinely to make sure nothing bad happens to them while they are under your care. If you fail to unwind once … [Read more...] about 9 Fun and Educational Nursing Games
Do you have any disability insurance? You may not be aware, but disability insurance for nurses is an important policy that protects you in case you are unable to work. In this article, we'll share information about disability protection for nurses and how you can have income protection. Disability Insurance for Nurses As you … [Read more...] about Disability Insurance For Nurses – What It Is & Why You Need It Today
Most people think of St. Agatha of Sicily as the main - if not only - patron saint of nursing. She is certainly the most well-known, but there are also 3 other patron saints of nursing that hold deep meaning to nurses. Patron Saints of Nursing The 4 patron saints of nursing are: St. Catherine of Siena St. … [Read more...] about 4 Patron Saints of Nursing and Their Meanings
A not-so-glamorous side effect of working 12-hour shifts on your feet as a nurse are swollen ankles. That is why compression socks are amazing! We've already talked about why every nurse should wear compression socks. Now I found more than 7 cute nursing compression socks. I hope you find some that you like too. Don’t forget to … [Read more...] about 7+ Cute Nursing Compression Socks
Nursing is such an exhausting job. I think nurses have to have the best sense of humor of all of us because they put up with so much! We've done funny nurse memes, nursing school memes, and even nurses week memes. Now I put together a list of more than 25 hilarious nurse jokes and puns. Share this list with your nurse friends … [Read more...] about 25+ Nurse Jokes That Will Have Your Nursing Friends Rolling
A job as a hospice nurse isn’t for everyone. Let’s look at the hospice nurse salary, job requirements, and help you decided if this job is for you. What Does a Hospice Nurse Do? Hospice nurses are registered nurses (RNs) who provide care for terminally ill patients. They work with patients, their families and other healthcare … [Read more...] about Hospice Nurse: What’s the Salary & Is It For You?
A beautiful way to symbolize graduating as a registered nurse is going through a pinning ceremony. Have you ever wondered: what do nurses pins mean? Let’s look at the history and meaning of nurses pins. The History & Meaning of Nurses Pins for Graduation What Is A Nursing Pin? A nursing pin is a type of badge made out of … [Read more...] about The History & Meaning of Nurses Pins for Graduation
Clara Barton accomplished so much and was filled with a compassion that was contagious. She said many timeless things that have become a source of inspiration for nurses throughout history. Some of her most inspirational quotes follow. Who Was Clara Barton? Clara Barton is remembered for founding the American Red Cross. She … [Read more...] about Significant Clara Barton Quotes – Angel of the Battlefield
While scrub dresses may harken back to an older time, many nurses love to wear them for their style and breathability. Fashion aside, scrub dresses must not only look good but be functional as well. I am all about keeping you looking your best at work. We've already talked about designer scrubs, the must have features of the … [Read more...] about 5 Fun and Functional Scrub Dresses
It’s safe to say that as a nurse, or any healthcare profession, your stethoscope is your loyal companion. Always around your neck or in the pocket of your scrubs, your stethoscope has probably played a vital role in multiple diagnoses and misplacing or losing it can really feel like you’ve lost an arm! Well, turns out, there’s a … [Read more...] about Where to Buy Engraved Stethoscopes
The comfort of a good shoe is truly irreplaceable, especially when you’re in a profession that entails long hours and shifts, where you really wish you could fall asleep on your feet, if it was physically possible. Nursing may be one of the oldest and noblest professions on the planet, but that doesn’t make it any less grueling. … [Read more...] about Sanita Vs Dansko – What are the Best Nurses Shoes?
If you’ve ever paid attention to how certain creatively-oriented professions work (such as dancers, artists, writers and even teachers), then chances are that you’ve come across the term “freelancer”. “Freelancing” is an option which allows people to work at their convenience, based on their schedule and availability. In other … [Read more...] about What Does Per-Diem Mean?
Being in the nursing profession means being on your toes all day long. It becomes very important to have shoes that are very comfortable and can take you through the entire day without you having aches and pains. However, nursing shoes need not be comfortable at the expense of style. You can have shoes that are a blend of both, … [Read more...] about 5 Awesome Alegria Nursing Shoes