They say laughter is the best medicine. From nurse jokes, and funny nurse memes, to nursing school memes, I try and share things to make you laugh. I found 7 funny nurse videos that I just had to share with you! I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. Share these with your friends. Funny videos are better when you share and laugh together. Funny Nurse Videos Please note: Some of these videos include some dirty words and themes a little more risky than we typically post. Please proceed … [Read more...] about 7 Hilarious Nurse Videos That Make Your Day Better
Do you work at a hospital or physician’s office that is part of a clinical integration network? Do you know what a clinical integration network is? There are many definitions, but one of the best comes from the American Hospital Association: “In essence, clinical integration involves providers working together in an interdependent fashion so that they can pool infrastructure and resources, and develop, implement and monitor protocols, “best practices,” and various other organized … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About Clinical Integration
These nerdy gift ideas and novelties will get a chuckle from even the coolest guys and gals. There are some pretty awesome things about being a nerd, and a few not-so-awesome things. The wedgies and bathroom confrontations in middle school are certainly not the high point of any nerds life. But later in life, when we're our former bullies boss it can put the awkward teenage years into perspective. Because nerds are often ahead of their time. In high school, nerds are obsessing … [Read more...] about 9 Nerdy Gift Ideas and Novelties
When I attended CES I had the privilege to meet up with the Honeywell folks. They make some amazing products, one of which I was ask to review: The Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control. I’ve had the amazing little thermostat for a few weeks and have had a great time with it so far. Product Description Per Amazon: Wi-Fi Thermostat allows for remote access via smartphone or computer: Free smartphone app for iPhone, iPad and Android operating systems; Voice Control allows you … [Read more...] about Get Smart About Your Heating and Cooling with the Honeywell Wi-Fi Thermostat
Aside from perhaps Beats by Dr Dre, who by our investigation is not a real doctor, there haven't been any earthquakes in the headphone industry for quite sometime. That is until Aftershokz Bluez dropped it like its hot. And we do mean hot. Despite the these headphones being cleverly referred to as Bluez, we think these things are on fire! 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 … [Read more...] about AfterShokz BLuez: Open Ear Bone Conduction Bluetooth Headphones Review
Nerds are funny people. Most of us genuinely appreciate any kind gesture that is bestowed upon us, especially a Christmas gift. However, since we're nerds, we definitely know our tech so if you plan on buying something digital for a special geek in your life, you need to make sure you getting quality nerd gear. You wouldn't want us to awkwardly accept a gift that we'd never buy for ourselves, now would you? Didn't think so. Nerdy Gift Ideas But really, it can be difficult to buy Christmas … [Read more...] about 12 Days of Nerdy Christmas: Amazon Edition
Today’s seniors are unlike many of past generations. These days, older Americans expect things their counterparts in previous generations wouldn’t have considered. For example, most want to stay in their own homes as they age. They want to take care of themselves. And many want to avoid being the stereotypical befuddled senior citizen who doesn't understand technology. Numerous gadgets are available to help seniors stay connected and healthy. Here are six of the best: Grabber Sticks The … [Read more...] about Six Senior Friendly Gadgets That Help Them Stay Connected And Healthy
While we love Apple TV, we wanted to explore new technologies and help answer the question: Is the Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player worth it? Admittedly, I am not as gushing as many of the Apple fan girls and boys, but I totally dig my iPhone, iPad, and even my Apple TV. But these are just a few examples of how much we full on Nerdgasm over all things Apple. So when a product is released that throws a beat down on one our Apple products we figured we owe it to you to let you … [Read more...] about Is the Google Chromecast HDMI Streaming Media Player Worth it?
I’m so excited to share with you that an amazing project I have been working on for quite some time now is nearly complete. You guessed it: My 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 … [Read more...] about The Nerdy Nurse’s Guide to Technology: The Book
When you work on your feet all day long it’s important to have shoes that are comfortable. However, a nurse shouldn’t have to sacrifice style all in the name of comfort. Luckily, these days there are many nursing shoes that are both stylish and comfortable. Nursing shoes that meet both of these requirements are generally pretty popular and the Alegria Clog, and other Alegria styles, are generally considered to be the most popular shoes for nurses today. But what makes the Alegira Clog the … [Read more...] about Most Popular Shoes for Nurses: Alegria Clog
Guest Blogger: Elizabeth Scala As a nurse it’s hard to find the time to exercise. Heck, it’s hard to find the energy for it! Read on for tools for fitting your exercise in as a busy nurse. Sometimes as nurses we don’t have time to exercise. On top of that we just don’t have the energy. Working 12 hour shifts feels like a marathon in and of itself. But this work-exercise see-saw can turn into an unhealthy, vicious cycle. If I don’t work out- I feel tired. Too tired? I just can’t get up the … [Read more...] about Exercise and Activity Energizes the Busy Nurse
We’re so busy we barely have time to eat. Eating healthy isn’t just about nutritious foods. Healthy intake, how we actually experience the meal, may matter even more. Did you know that there’s more that goes into eating healthy than just the food itself? And we easily succumb to “bad food choices” when we are unconscious during a meal. So what’s this issue all about? What is the problem we as nurses face with eating- that has nothing to do with food? We’re all so busy! We have no time … [Read more...] about Nurses, Eating Healthy Isn’t About the Food!
Being a new nurse can be really scary. You’ve learned only a slice of the nursing pie and you are expected to jump in and take care of patients. If you are lucky then you have a lengthy amount of time that you get to spend with your preceptor. This will help you practice your skills and increase your confidence. However, it will all end quickly and you’ll be on your own. I know that I personally didn’t feel like a nurse until a year after I became one. Everything seemed foreign and time … [Read more...] about Tips For New Nurse Grads
As nurses, we give so much of ourselves to our patients. This is just one reason you need to join a nurses support group online. There are so many more reasons too. Online Nurses Support Group Technology has seriously grown leaps and bounds, hasn't it? Long gone are the times when you had to call someone to remind them to pick up milk or to set up your appointments. Now you can just update a list, send a message, or even a tweet. In many ways, technology has made life so much easier. This … [Read more...] about This is Why You Need to Join a Nurses Support Group Online
Widi is Intel’s innovative wireless display technology brought to you by Intel. It allows you to use a WiDi capable computer and device to stream content effortlessly to a TV screen. While this certainly isn’t new technology, being able to do it quickly and easily with integrated technology is something relatively new in the Windows world. You may not quite get what the big deal is? I mean, why on earth would you want to be able to stream your laptop screen to your TV? But just think about it … [Read more...] about Have You Heard of Intel WiDi Technology? It’s Like Airplay for PC!