Last night during the slow hours in the ER, I had a few minutes to study.. Unfortunately it was 2 in the morning and I didn’t feel as though my brain was comprehending anything new. The book I purchased was a good one, I just need to spend time going through mock questions and truly comprehend what I need to know for the CEN test..
Is there anybody else out there that is interested in doing this with me?
If so please contact me and we can support and encourage each other. Thank you for reading.
Are you a nursing student? Do you have thick skin? Well, if not, now is a great time to start the thickening.
Nursing is a profession that is known for eating their young. I experienced it as a new grad. I feel as though nurses do it to new grads until they feel they are competent enough to be “apart of their team”.
Team-work…. having your partners back – is especially important in high-stress situations.
This is especially important in an emergency department where this can often mean the difference between life and death for your patients. Please Share Blunt Advice from Seasoned Nurses to Nursing Students & New Grads
I just had my first patient with a case of lithium toxicity and had to fly the patient to a higher acuity hospital.
The patient was knocking on death’s door and in hindsight I am fascinated by the effects of lithium toxicity and how it effects multiple body systems.
Here are some great Nursing Diagnoses that we relate with in our current profession or as a current nursing student.
Please re-share these 10 Nursing Diagnoses if you enjoy them .
I have worked nights for the past two years, all while having a new marriage that is healthy, training for several marathons, volunteering at my local church and intentionally pursuing healthy relationships.
It has been quite a struggle for me, but after 2 years I feel like I am getting to be a pro at this graveyard shift thing.
Learning how to function well and critically think during the night shift can mean the difference between life and death for your patients.
Let me share with you 6 Ways I Survive Working Nights
In hindsight there are a few things I would definitely do differently if I lived my life over again.
This is a post regarding a 180 degree turn in how I study, my thoughts on nursing and how I view the seriousness and importance of my profession.
Also, why spending $40,000 for nursing school means
nothing when taking the NCLEX. Read How I Failed the NCLEX
Though I am not brand new, it is very interesting to reflect on the past two years of nursing and how I’ve grown.
Here are 5 things that I value when it comes to being an excellent nurse and providing excellent nursing care to the patients I care for.
Providing excellent care to a variety of different types of patients is quite a challenge.
Here are 5 Nursing Values that I continually strive to improve on:
To provide excellent care to our patients, it is imperative we nurses get enough sleep.
I believe the amount of sleep we get directly impacts the quality of care we provide, therefore I want to provide you with some resources to improve the quality of your sleep.
Here are 15 Excellent Tips that will guarantee great sleep.
For years we work our tails off to become Registered Nurses.
Many of us for years have heard that there is a severe Nursing shortage, we work our tails off to get a nursing degree and then BAM, nobody wants to hire new grad RN’s.
This makes it so imperative to knock the socks off your Interviewing Panel.
Here are 5 easy tips to not only set yourself apart, but DESTROY the New Grad competition.