Tag: Nurse

What Inspired You to Become a Nurse?

What Inspired You to Become a Nurse?

There are nearly 3 million registered nurses (RNs) in the US - 2,824,641 to be precise. Just over 9% of them are men. That’s triple the rate o [...]
Coping with Death as a Nurse

Coping with Death as a Nurse

How do nurses cope with death? By talking with one another. This strategy presents itself repeatedly in the literature, blogs and nurse forums. Re [...]
Identifying and Addressing Sexual Misconduct in Healthcare

Identifying and Addressing Sexual Misconduct in Healthcare

A recent survey of 6,200 physician and clinicians in the US finds that 10% report being sexually abused, harassed, or experiencing sexual miscondu [...]
What It Takes To Become a Correctional Nurse

What It Takes To Become a Correctional Nurse

A correctional nurse is one of the most unique positions in healthcare. While most nurses may never envision a career behind bars, it’s a rewardin [...]
25 Items Doctors Typically Pack for Vacation

25 Items Doctors Typically Pack for Vacation

When you pack for a vacation you probably load up on SPF 15 (or higher), hand sanitizer (pocket bac, floating pac), tissues, and ibuprofen. That’s [...]
BoardVitals Partners with ZDoggMD to Honor Nurses with ‘Nurse Virginia’ Video

BoardVitals Partners with ZDoggMD to Honor Nurses with ‘Nurse Virginia’ Video

As part of National Nurses Week, BoardVitals Partnered with ZDoggMD with this "Nurse Virginia" video, which is a parody on the song, "Meet Virgini [...]
3 Keys to Developing an Effective NCLEX® Study Plan

3 Keys to Developing an Effective NCLEX® Study Plan

  If you're getting ready for the NCLEX-RN®, you might be overwhelmed by getting prepared for it. Here are three tips to developing an eff [...]
NursingCE.com: A New CEU Resource for Nurses

NursingCE.com: A New CEU Resource for Nurses

We are excited to announce the launch of our newest partner, NursingCE.com, a new website designed to offer nurses a one-stop-shop for completing [...]
Should I Sit for My Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification?

Should I Sit for My Critical Care Registered Nurse Certification?

A question many nurses working in critical care ask themselves is whether or not to sit for the CCRN certification. I certainly did, and for me, t [...]
14 Tell Tale Signs That You’re a Nursing Student

14 Tell Tale Signs That You’re a Nursing Student

As a nursing student, every day you may struggle to read endless tomes of clinical information, prepare for clinicals, and cope with levels of str [...]
How to Have a Life While Preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Exam

How to Have a Life While Preparing for the NCLEX-RN® Exam

The Reality of Nursing School Admission into most nursing programs is a highly competitive process. When you receive your letter of acceptance [...]
What Are Doctors and Nurses Most Thankful For In 2016?

What Are Doctors and Nurses Most Thankful For In 2016?

As 2016 comes to a close, it is easy to see all the things that have been difficult, trying or disappointing. Thanksgiving is a time to focus on t [...]
6 Top Nursing Skills You’ll Need To Be Successful In The Field

6 Top Nursing Skills You’ll Need To Be Successful In The Field

If you’re preparing to become a nurse, there are many skills you will be learning, from patient anatomy and administering medications, to writing up r [...]
The Graveyard Shift Struggle is Real. Am I Right, Nurses?

The Graveyard Shift Struggle is Real. Am I Right, Nurses?

"WHAT IS LIFE?! WHY?!" We know an internal conflict erupts when you're asked to sacrifice day light for the bizarre, lonely hours of a graveyard sh [...]
More than “Just a Nurse”

More than “Just a Nurse”

An interview with Stephanie Schutter, FNP I am a mom, I am a wife, I am a caregiver, I am a friend, I am a confidant. I am more than just a [...]
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