Monthly Archives: July 2016

6 Tips for New Nurses

Starting your first day as a new nurse is filled with excitement, joy and sometimes, a whole bunch of nerves. It’s easy to feel like the new kid without a clue, doubting your capabilities and awkwardly trying to fit in, especially with other senior nurses clearly accustomed to both the culture and your coworkers. FirstContinue Reading

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When Bad Attitudes Kill

Bad attitudes kill more than just the “vibe” with your coworkers, if you work in the medical profession it can kill patients too. A recent study, “The Impact of Rudeness on Medical Team Performance: A Randomized Trial”, revealed rude comments decreased performance amongst doctors and nurses more than 50% in hypothetical life or death situations.Continue Reading

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How to Choose a Nursing Specialty

Starting your path to Nursing is filled with excitement, late nights, rewarding encounters and many choices. One of the most important choices you will make, is picking a specialty. You don’t necessarily need to have a specialty, but Nurses that do command a higher salary and enjoy greater job security over time. Deciding what typeContinue Reading

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