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Controlling Stress in the Healthcare Workplace

September 27, 2017

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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Male Nurse Swag: 10 Must-Haves for Men at Work

September 20, 2017

There’s something about a man in uniform, and Lydia’s Uniforms is proud to carry a wide range of medical necessities to help male nurses and doctors look and feel their very best. We’re taking a look at ten of the most important men’s styles, from everyday scrubs and athletic shoes to med supplies and handy […]

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7 Steps to a Healthy Nurse-Doctor Relationship

September 13, 2017

  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

September 07, 2017

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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What is a Community Health Nurse?

August 30, 2017

Interested in the public health sector, or considering a career as a community health nurse? We’re shining a light on this important medical profession and explaining the role these nurses play within their communities. What is a Community Health Nurse? Tasked with helping their communities as a whole, community health nurses use their medical expertise […]

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How to Be Cute in Your Nursing Scrubs

August 23, 2017

You may not automatically associate your everyday scrubs with style, but that doesn’t mean nurses can’t look fashion-forward on the job. We’re helping you take the guesswork out of your medical uniform with some easy tips for looking super stylish in your scrubs. 1. Find the right fit. When it comes to clothing, nothing makes […]

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How to Ace Your Nursing Interview

August 16, 2017

Big interview on the horizon? Don’t stress! We have you covered with everything you need to know to land the nursing job of your dreams. 5 Ways to Prepare for the Interview 1. Plan Ahead Before you start prepping your interview responses and looking for your most capable-looking outfit, it’s important to go over the […]

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10 Supplies Every Nursing School Student Needs

August 09, 2017

Everyone knows that nursing school is tough, but having the right gear can make it a lot easier. We’ve done the homework for you by making a list of all the essentials. 10 Nursing School Must-Haves That Totally Make the Grade 1. Comfortable Nursing Shoes The last thing you need to deal with in nursing […]

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How to Develop a Good Nurse-Patient Relationship

August 02, 2017

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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Unique Nursing Jobs – And Why You Might Want One

July 20, 2017

Feeling a little bored with your current job, or still considering which nursing field you’d like to pursue? These five unique nursing jobs are definitely worth a second look. Nursing Outside the Box: Why a Different Specialty Might be Good for You Nursing is an incredibly broad occupation with a wide range of potential paths […]

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What Makes a Good Nurse Manager?

July 12, 2017

  Nurse managers play an incredibly important role in modern healthcare settings, but what qualities make a nurse manager exceptional? We’re taking a look at this challenging profession and the unique set of skills managers need in order to excel. The Role of a Nurse Manager Nurse managers are directly responsible for overseeing care practices, […]

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What to Expect On Your First Day as a Nurse

July 04, 2017

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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