These eleven reasons are exactly why you should get a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing - or a BSN. Special thanks to Southeastern University Online for partnering with us on this post! If you are aspiring to a medical career, there are so many jobs and educational paths you can choose. Which is right for you? The BSN is a perfect choice for many reasons. Let's dissect them and see if this is the career for you. 11 Reasons to Get A BSN You know you want a career in nursing. As you browse all … [Read more...] about These Are the 11 Reasons to Get a BSN Nursing Degree Today
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
In this article, we’ll dig into the different types of nursing master’s programs and share tips to help you be successful in any program you choose. Completing a master’s in nursing program is a seemingly daunting challenge. If you’re like most nurses, you’ve got a lot going on. Carving out even a few hours a week to devote to academic endeavors may seem nearly impossible. Fortunately, with today’s technology and varying options for earning a degree, there are programs available that will … [Read more...] about 3+ Tips to Keep Your Sanity While Completing a Masters in Nursing Program
Thank you to Salix Pharmaceuticals for sponsoring this post. The contents of this article are not medical advice and should not be deemed as such. Irritable Bowel Syndrom (IBS) is a common disorder of the large intestine. IBS that causes increased diarrhea is often called IBS-D. Recently, I had an opportunity to learn more about the disease state and discovered many surprising facts. I’ve also collected a few strategies that nurses, nurse practitioners, and physicians can use to ensure … [Read more...] about 5 Things Nurses and Nurse Practitioners Need to Know about Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Diarrhea (IBS-D)
Thank you to AORN for partnering with us for this post. https://thenerdynurse.com/5-reasons-why-every-perioperative-nurse-should-attend-the-aorn-conference/#giveaway A perioperative nurse impacts patients at some of their most vulnerable times. For many patients, a surgery is a significant life event in which every aspect of their medical care can have a life-long impact. The perioperative nursing specialty is continuously evolving requiring nurses to continually seek information and … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why Every Perioperative Nurse Should Attend the AORN Conference
Thank you to Post-it® Brand for partnering with us on this post. Last month, I shared how I use Post-it® Notes to make our household to do list a game as Post-it® Brand encouraged me to take a 21-day productivity challenge. Since I LOVE Post-it® Notes, I was pumped at the thought of improving my sometimes-chaotic home life. Finally, I thought, the laundry list of to do items can get done! Nearly Everyone Struggles with Productivity It wasn’t surprising to learn that so many people … [Read more...] about Update: Post-it® Notes Productivity Challenge
Thank you to Einstein Bros.® for partnering with me on this post. Check out Nurses Week 2018 Freebies. Nurses work tirelessly and are often underappreciated. Nurses Week is generally a time when nurses do get a little more attention. Unfortunately, I was originally a little disappointed with the nurses week freebies and offers this year. So many hospitals are reducing celebrations or lumping all hospital staff in this week and many businesses dropped their promotions for nurses. But my … [Read more...] about The Best Nurses Week Freebie of 2017 – May 11th: Free Einstein Bros.® Espresso Buzz Bagel with Shmear
Thank you to Post-it® Brand for partnering with us on this post. Staying productive is always a challenge. In addition to working a full-time at a demanding day job in the healthcare technology industry, I run a nursing blog and manage a household. If I want to maintain my sanity, keeping tasks organized and being productive is an absolute must. Almost Everyone Struggles with Productivity I take small comfort in knowing I’m not alone in my productivity struggles. Post-it® Brand … [Read more...] about Productivity Challenge: Make the Household To Do List a Game with Post-it® Notes
Happy Nurses Week Check out Nurses Week 2018 Freebies. Nurses: This is your week to shine! It's also an opportunity to get your grub on as many restaurants and other establishes are giving free food or discounts. In addition to rounding up some of our favorites to share with you, we've also created an exclusive Nurses Week giveaway with some amazing prizes (like a $300 stethoscope and #$140 nursing clogs)! First, let's check out the freebies. 2017 Nurses Week Freebies Everyone loves a … [Read more...] about Nurses Week 2017 Freebies and Giveaway
Thank you to IguanaMed for partnering with us on this post. Wearing the best scrubs to work means you’ll be comfortable, professional, and ready to tackle anything… Well, maybe not anything. But you’ll certainly have an edge. What you wear to work impacts your ability to perform your job and provide patient care.We’ve spent a lot of time talking about nursing shoes, great stethoscopes for nurses, and even cool lab jackets for nurses. It’s time we focused on the features to look for in the … [Read more...] about The Best Scrubs Have These 5 Must-Have Features
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of 3M for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. A few months ago, I wrote about a post titled "What is Visual Privacy and How to Avoid Visual Hacking." My goal was to define both visual privacy and visual hacking and offer solutions to protect sensitive data. I highlighted 3M™ Privacy Filters and how they can protect data both at home and on the job. This post is a followup to continue to dive into the issue of visual hacking, and how my 3M™ … [Read more...] about The Growing Concern of Visual Privacy
This post was created in partnership with Toyota. All opinions expressed in the post are my own and not those of Toyota. Healthcare facilities everywhere are struggling to do more with less. Patients are getting sicker and reimbursements are getting smaller. Even with new insurance laws on the books, many patients are uninsured or underinsured. Healthcare facilities have struggled to meet the rising demand of patients. For many healthcare organizations, this has created backlogs of … [Read more...] about What Can Healthcare Learn from Toyota?
Every year students preparing for nursing school find themselves asking the question "What is the TEAS test?" If all the core classes, applications, and fees aren't enough, many nursing programs add an exam called the TEAS test to the nursing school application process. Since the process of applying to nursing school can be very competitive, having another facet to review a potential nursing student's skills can be helpful. It can also help students who may have a lower GPA to get a more … [Read more...] about What is the TEAS Test and How Can I Study for It?