One of the best gifts you can give a nurse is something that expresses how much you appreciate all the long hours they dedicate. Art has a way of saying what words cannot. That is why these 10 nurse figurines make amazing gifts. 10 Beautiful & Unique Nurse Figurines The really touching thing about nurse figures is that they are able to express the heart of nursing. The soft colors and emotion expressed in the lines of the hands and arms, they all provoke a feeling of nurturing and … [Read more...] about 10 Beautiful and Unique Nurse Figurines
In today’s tech-filled world every profession has multiple gadgets available to make that job easier. The following nurse gadgets are fantastic for nurses who enjoy technology and are looking for something to help them perform their job easier and more efficiently. 7 Must-Have Nurse Gadgets We’ve outlined some of the best nurse gadgets in this comparison table to make it easier to find the one that is right for you. You can easily see the price, rating, and description in the table. Just click … [Read more...] about 7 Must Have Nurse Gadgets
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 pride, and are great for either gender! Cute and Comfy Nurse Socks Women’s Medical Crew Socks Women's Medical Crew Socks These fun socks are perfect for nurses on the … [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 their equipment to be functional and match their style too, so stethoscopes now come in a wide variety of colors, patterns, and styles. If pink is your favorite color, check out … [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 in a while, you can end up with burnout that can easily make you want to leave the profession. Now, before that happens, try out a few nursing games. Below is a really … [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 on, you'll learn all about nursing disability insurance. As nurses, we work extremely hard. Our jobs are labor intensive and hard on our bodies. Taking time off work … [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. Camillus of Lellis St. Elizabeth of Hungary Each has a beautiful story and inspires nurses for different reasons. St. Agatha of Sicily - Patron Saint of Wet Nurses & … [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 pin this to your nursing Pinterest board. 7+ Cute Nursing Compression Socks We've outlined some of the best nursing compression socks in this comparison table to make … [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 and make their day happier. 25+ Funny Nurse Jokes & Puns Are you ready for some belly laughs? Here comes the nursing humor! How many nurses does it take to screw … [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 professionals during the final stages of life. Hospice nurses work in a variety of environments including private homes, residential care facilities, nursing centers and … [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 a metal such as gold or silver that is presented to a nurse when they successfully complete nursing school. Each school has their own unique pin design that symbolizes … [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 was a pioneering nurse who received no formal nursing education. She started her adult life as an educator. She was extremely gifted at teaching and was contracted to open … [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 best scrubs, and even classy Caribbean Blue scrubs. Now let's look at scrub dresses. Here are 5 of the best scrub dresses that are both stylish and practical to work … [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 perfect solution that lets you mark your stethoscope so no one “thinks it’s theirs by mistake” and can return it to the rightful owner if found after you lose it, all … [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. Comfortable shoes really are a godsend when you spend that much time on your feet, which is why we’ve put together a list comparing the best nursing shoes that two of … [Read more...] about Sanita Vs Dansko – What are the Best Nurses Shoes?