How Nurses Can Prioritize Self-Care

  Before any aircraft takes off, the hostess gives a demonstration of what to do in case there is a lack of oxygen.  She talks about first putting the oxygen mask on yourself, then helping your child. Many nurses are so caring they want to put the oxygen on the... Click here to continue.

6 Simple Avocado Uses

  The avocado is a healthy and delightful fruit that tastes delicious in a wide variety of dishes. Avocado can be mashed up in guacamole, sliced and enjoyed in salads, diced topping warm dishes, and even a component of some sweet treats. Avocado tastes best cold and yet is incredibly... Click here to continue.

How to Protect Your Most Valuable Asset: Your License

By Lorie Brown RN, MN, JD   When we go to get our driver’s license, we are tested on the rules of the road. When we go to nursing school, we are taught how to be a nurse and tested on how to be a nurse, not the rules we... Click here to continue.

Nurse Stories- My Defining Moment

Guest Post by Nursing@Simmons Why Nursing? From the emergency room to the doctor’s office, nurses are present to provide some of the most necessary care to their patients. Working long hours, coping with the physical demand of the job, and making many personal sacrifices, nursing- in any capacity- is no... Click here to continue.

Leading a Diverse Health Team

“Live your life as though your every act were to become a universal law.” ~ Immanuel Kant A few years ago, I worked with what I would call the most challenging team leader of any project. This lady had no real interest in the project. The irony was, she fought... Click here to continue.

The Importance of Branding for Nurses

Guest Post By: Erica MacDonald RN, BSN, MSN Are you satisfied with your nursing career? Are you feeling so confident in your current employment that you don’t ever plan to switch jobs? Or, are you ready for a career change such as job role, or even trying out a different... Click here to continue.