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Time for a Change: Alternatives to Bedside Nursing and How to Get There

It's 7pm and you've just clocked out thinking, "I can't do this anymore." During your shift, you've had no less than five patients at a time due to inadequate staffing, multiple admissions, and complicated discharges. You've been spat on, pooped on, and the lady in room 12 just will not cooperate with any of the… Continue reading Time for a Change: Alternatives to Bedside Nursing and How to Get There

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B Positive: How to Choose to Stay Positive During a Pandemic

We can all say that 2020 isn't going as we planned. In fact, that would be an understatement to say the least. Coming out of 2019, we all had plans for us honing into our crafts, hobbies, and careers, with optimistic declarations of finally reaching our target weight loss goals, starting our own businesses, and… Continue reading B Positive: How to Choose to Stay Positive During a Pandemic

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Accelerated vs. Traditional Nursing Programs: The Race to Finish

The path to becoming a nurse can be exhilarating. From the first decision to step into this career field to the day you walk across that stage at your graduation, you put forth the time, effort, and sacrifice to join one of the most fulfilling careers in the world. There are several programs available at… Continue reading Accelerated vs. Traditional Nursing Programs: The Race to Finish

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Ring the Alarm: How You Can Suffer From Alarm Fatigue in the Clinical Setting

As you sit at the nursing station, the telemetry screen alarms everyone of latest patient suffering from atrial fibrillation. Thankfully, this patient with a chronic history is finally scheduled for surgery today to correct this issue, so you try to tune out the sound in order to listen to the physician placing pre-op orders over… Continue reading Ring the Alarm: How You Can Suffer From Alarm Fatigue in the Clinical Setting

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READY…SET…GOal!: 3 Tips to Help You Cross the Finish Line in 2020

As we countdown the last days until 2020, we begin to look forward to what the new year has to offer. What goals will you accomplish? What kind of people will you meet? It’s almost like the new year represents that reset button on the back of your appliance, which wipes away any previous malfunctions… Continue reading READY…SET…GOal!: 3 Tips to Help You Cross the Finish Line in 2020