Nurse Gets Surprise Bedside Pinning Ceremony

Nurse Gets Surprise Bedside Pinning Ceremony

Julie Harless’s story is one that could have simply been sad and tragic. But Julie spends her days surrounded by nurses, and nurses have a way of turning the tables on tragedy. A fifty-year-old nurse’s assistant, Julie had finally decided to take the leap and become a nurse herself. For nearly two decades, Julie had […]

Nurse Saves Her Own Life With Self-Diagnosis

Nurse Saves Her Own Life with Self-Diagnosis

For nurses (or those training to become a nurse), most of your skills are focused on helping your patients… and rightfully so. But there’s another significant advantage to the training… the many ways in which you can help yourself. Understanding healthcare, the importance of healthy habits, and the need for regular “healthy you” checkups are […]

Hospitals Using Cell Phones to Battle Opioid Addiction

Hospitals Using Cell Phones to Battle Opioid Addiction

The opioid addiction crisis in the United States continues to ruin (and claim) lives. According to drugabuse.gov, over 47,000 Americans died in 2017 as a result of opioid overdose, 1.7 million suffered from substance abuse disorders, and the economic burden costs country approximately $78.5 billion every year. As a nurse, this means that your chances […]

The Fastest Way to Become a Registered Nurse

The Fastest Way to Become a Registered Nurse

You’ve done it! You’ve found your calling in a career you actually want to pursue! Nursing isn’t child’s play—it’s a challenging career that requires resilience mentally, emotionally, and physically. It is, however, one of the most rewarding careers out there. For some, becoming a nurse has been a long-held dream since childhood. For others, the […]

Nurses Behind the Silver Screen

Nurses Behind the Silver Screen

For the majority of nurses, the workplace is a clinic or a wing of a hospital, but for some, location can vary quite a bit. School nurses, sports therapy nurses, traveling nurses all may do their work in a variety of surroundings. But no surroundings change quite as much as they do for the nurses […]

Taking The Needles Out Of Vaccines

Taking The Needles Out Of Vaccines

Vaccines have become a big topic in the news once again, as outbreaks of measles have begun popping up across the country with alarming frequency. In the Pacific Northwest, Governor Inslee (Washington) recently declared a state of emergency after 55 cases of measles were diagnosed just since the beginning of the year. 11 other states […]