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
There is no single act or event that potential nurses fear more than taking the NCLEX. There’s just something absolutely terrifying about a test that is the final barrier to nursing licensure. I mean, it can make or break your career and life plans. It’s bad enough you’ve got to struggle through 2 years of nursing school with impossible to answer test questions, 50 lbs of books, and many long sleepless nights. But now, after you’ve triumphed over all of that, you’ve got to take a computerized … [Read more...] about Nursing App Review: NCLEX Mastery
As a nurse, long hours are all too common. With sometimes-mandatory overtime and staff shortages, nurses make up some of the hardest working professionals in the world. Being largely responsible for patient education, engagement, and satisfaction, many nurses are left to wonder how they can accomplish all that is expected of them. With mobile health, and applications on their phones and tablets, iTriage helps to ease nurses’ workflow. “Being on the frontlines of healthcare gives [nurses] the … [Read more...] about How Mobile is Helping Nurses Deliver Better Care
Guest Blogger: Joseph Pickett 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. Here 11 great Apps for nurses. #1 … [Read more...] about 11 Super Awesome Apps for Nurses
There are so many useful apps for medical students. In the UK there are all of these horror stories about 4th year: ‘you will be made to work more hours than the doctors,’ ‘half of the year will have to retake because the exams are so hard,’ ‘your consultants will actually expect you to know stuff….’ So, it turns out all of these were right, but I have had a little helping hand with that last one. On the first day of my 4th year I received a shiny new iPhone 4s from my medical … [Read more...] about There’s an App for That: 10 Useful Apps for Medical Students
So you need to get an Ultrasound? No need to line up an appointment, doctor's order, technician, and pay some enormous fee. Nah... There's an App for that! Ok. Well maybe not yet, but soon that could be a very real possibility. John Cook at GeekWire writes about a company called Mobisante who "is looking to transform the industry with a new technology that turns a smartphone into a miniature ultrasound device". Ultrasounds are so bulky and expensive, you know. We need a version that anyone … [Read more...] about Need an Ultrasound? There’s an App for that!
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