We all know the popular advice given to people about needing to put your own oxygen mask on first before helping others. This holds true for nurses too. In order to better care for their patients and do their jobs well, nurses need to prioritize taking care of themselves. Read More
With all the items available for nurses to purchase, it’s common for new nurses to wonder which ones they should prioritize getting to start out. Aside from personal belongings, which supplies will they most utilize and help them best perform their job responsibilities? Which items will be most essential for them to have in their nursing bag from the get-go? Read More
You’ve seen colleagues wearing shirts under their scrubs. Perhaps you do as well. But, is wearing a base layer necessary? And are there certain times when it isn’t appropriate to wear one on the job?
Below we’ll discuss what a base layer is, the benefits of wearing them underneath your scrubs and when it’s best to do so.
Nurses are used to helping and taking care of patients all day at their jobs and, often times, their caregiving role doesn’t end when they leave work. Whether caring for spouses, children, parents, pets or friends, many nurses find themselves serving others in both their professional and personal lives. Read More
School nurses deal with a wide variety of problems on a daily basis, from cuts and bloody noses to fevers and upset stomachs - and much more. They really need to be prepared to take care of a whole host of potential illnesses and injuries little ones come to them with every day! Read More
For our first post in our new “A Day in a Life” series featuring real nurses just like you, we’d like to introduce you to Erika Shore. Erika is a labor and delivery nurse in Atlanta, Georgia but, for her, nursing isn’t just a job – it’s a calling. She believes she was born a […]
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Whether you practice yoga or not, chances are you love wearing yoga pants around the house, to run errands or even to meet up with a friend for a lunch or coffee date. If that’s you and you’re a nurse or other healthcare practitioner who wears scrubs for work, we bet you’d be excited to […]
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