Read these inspirational quotes for nurses to make your day brighter, boost your motivation and engage your creativity. Content courtesy of CSL Plasma.
Halloween is a fun time of year filled with tricks, treats and dressing up. Here are 10 Halloween ideas that everyone on your nursing unit can take part in.
The elusive lunch break. Is it an urban myth where you work? Something you’ve heard about happening elsewhere, but you’ve never seen or experienced for yourself? That can change. Here’s your guide for instituting a lunch break movement in your unit.
From transferring patients to walking miles along the same hallways, a nurse’s muscles are always in need of a little TLC. Epsom salts have long been used as a method for easing muscular aches and pains. Combined with the healing properties of essential oils — and oh! Do they smell divine — you’re on your way to blissful relief. These muscle soaks are as delicious as they are soothing.
We know how hard it is to get through nursing school. We’ve all been there. These books provide you with tips, knowledge and inspiration so you get through the process with confidence.
Meet Joyce Harrell, RN, OCN, founder of Joyce Harrell Wellness. She is a nurse with 24 years' experience who has worked in many specialties, but has spent the last 16 years in oncology. Embarking on a new journey as a nurse entrepreneur, she serves as a great example of someone who’s still blending a bit of two lifestyles — that of a working nurse and a burgeoning entrepreneur.
Aromatherapy, or the use of essential oils to promote health and well-being, dates back thousands of years, according to some. But up until fairly recently, sound evidence-based research regarding the use of essential oils proved difficult to come by. Finally, western medical research is starting to coming around, and the medical and nursing communities are beginning to discover the potential that essential oils may have in patient care delivery.
We realize that you’re busy nurses who don’t always have the time necessary to spend on primping. But we also know you want to look good. So we’ve found fast, easy, and inexpensive ways to take you out of your ponytail comfort zone without going to beauty queen efforts.
Snowstorms and icy roads make winter driving treacherous. But save the ice rinks for skates and the slippery slopes for skis. For those of you who need to report to work in all kinds of inclement weather, try brushing up on some winter driving know-how to make your travels to work as safe as possible.