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Tips for Writing Quality Nurse Notes

Tips for Writing Quality Nurse Notes 
Taking accurate nurses notes is one of the most important parts of caring for a patient. Nothing matters more than providing clear and detailed information about a patient's condition and their symptoms on their chart. Your observations make it easier to determine what medical treatments a patient needs without serious mistakes being made.

August 21, 2014

Famous Nurses In History

Famous Nurses In History 
The nursing profession gives current nurses some big shoes to fill, with so many famous innovators in our history. Some are famous for being pioneering nurses, excellent nurses or brave nurses—sometimes all three. Some are (or went on to become) famous/successful in other professions, such as writers, nuns, gunslingers and a number of other fields.

August 19, 2014

10 Best Movies About Nursing

10 Best Movies About Nursing 
Hollywood must be fascinated with the nursing profession. Filmmakers have made many great movies about nursing. We enjoy watching them and often get valuable insights into how other people view nurses.

August 14, 2014

Travel Nurse Tip | Staying Hydrated on Long Shifts

Travel Nurse Tip | Staying Hydrated on Long Shifts 
As a nurse, it sometimes seems ironic to be so busy taking care of others that I don't feel like I have time to take care of myself. However, I have to remind myself that just a minute to focus on my needs will help me do a better job taking care of others because I'll be more refreshed and alert. One of the areas in which this is especially relevant is the need to stay hydrated on long shifts.

July 31, 2014

Romance on the Road, How to Balance a Personal Life and Work

Romance on the Road, How to Balance a Personal Life and Work 
Are you the travel nurse that always seems to be on assignment when Valentine’s Day rolls around? The key to making a relationship work when you are a travel nurse is to acknowledge that you have two loves in your life – those special someones who make it worth living and your nursing job. If you do that, you will find the two don’t necessarily have to clash.

July 29, 2014

5 Tips to Make Your First Day Awesome

5 Tips to Make Your First Day Awesome 
Settling in at a new hospital in a new city can feel a little intimidating even for a seasoned travel nurse. You find yourself in the position of adjusting to unfamiliar surroundings all over again. What you do on the first day can really set the tone for the duration of your nursing assignment.

July 25, 2014

Healthy Meals For Nurses

Healthy Meals For Nurses 
Want To Eat Healthy But Faced With Time Challenges At Work?  If you're a nurse, you understand the challenges of meal planning. Working through the night or assisting multiple doctors simultaneously can make eating healthy difficult. Our guide offers tips to keep you from going hungry through your shift while eating healthy meals and snacks. 1. Embrace Mediterranean style eating.

July 15, 2014

3 Hairstyles That Stay Put for Your Whole Shift

3 Hairstyles That Stay Put for Your Whole Shift 
A savvy travel nurse has two goals when it comes to hair styling. One, you want to master that chic yet professional look. Two, and probably the most important, you want hairstyles that stay put. Constantly adjusting your hair is a safety issue, because it increases the risk of cross contamination. Consider three hairstyles that will get the job done.

July 10, 2014