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Making the Most of Holiday Nursing Shifts

  For many people, the holiday season is the perfect time for some much-needed R&R… but healthcare workers are in demand year-round. If you’re stuck working while everyone else is celebrating, these tips can help you find a silver lining. How Nurses Can Make the Most of the Holidays 1. Make some plans. Holiday shifts […]

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Nurse Tips for Dealing with Holiday Stress

It’s the most stressful time of the year — especially for healthcare professionals who have to work during the holidays. We’re offering up some helpful ways nurses can keep their spirits merry and bright throughout the busiest season of all. 9 Ways to Handle Holiday Stress        1. Stick to your routine. The holidays […]

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Controlling Stress in the Healthcare Workplace

Does your nursing job have you pulling your hair out? Healthcare is an incredibly stressful field, but we’re offering up some helpful tips on how to keep your cool no matter what each shift throws your way. Common Signs of Workplace Stress Occasional stress is a normal part of life, but consistent and mismanaged stress […]

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7 Steps to a Healthy Nurse-Doctor Relationship

  A 2013 survey examined the working relationship between doctors and nurses, and the responses were fairly disheartening. 66% of the healthcare professionals polled said that nurse-doctor interactions were “just okay” with a mix of collaboration and conflict, while 31% considered these relationships altogether “poor”. Only 3% of those polled felt that the nurse-doctor dynamic […]

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How to Be an Effective Nurse

Getting your nursing degree and buying the fanciest stethoscope on the market doesn’t automatically make you an effective nurse. Becoming great at your job takes time, and there’s no substitution for the practical experience you’ll gain in a clinical setting. That being said, the following five tips will help guide new nurses in the right […]

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How to Develop a Good Nurse-Patient Relationship

Building rapport with your patients is a critical part of becoming a great nurse, but it’s not always easy to navigate nurse-patient relationships. From establishing trust to respecting autonomy, we’re shedding light on how to strengthen these relationships while maintaining your professional boundaries and fulfilling your clinical obligations. 5 Ways to Strengthen Nurse-Patient Relationships Build […]

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What to Expect On Your First Day as a Nurse

Preparing to start your nursing career, but completely unsure of what to expect? We’ve got you covered! Rookie nurses are sure to have a lot on their minds before they hit the ground running, and we’re going over the basics to help you feel more at ease on your first day. From what to bring […]

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