How to Cope with the Stress and Emotions of Work
As a nurse, you see your fair share of hurt, pain, and
heartache, especially if you work in the ER or Pediatric intensive care unit.
In all honesty, we all experience times in our lives when we feel like we can’t
make it through to the next day. During those times, we need inspiration,
something that launches us into a more positive mindset.
For the holiday, and any time of year really, find strength
in inspirational videos such as this one filmed at the Children’s Hospital of ...
12/6/2013 12:02:00 PM
Nurses: Take a Few Moments out of the Day to Care for You
It’s not a secret that nurses work around the clock helping
patients spending very little time on self-care, sleep, and healthful eating.
Of course, they know better, years of studying the human body and ways to care
for patient’s health is always at the forefront of their minds, but they don't practice it on themselves. The problem with nurses working constantly on very little sleep leads to burnout, health issues
of their own, and unfortunately forgetting why they became nurses ...
12/5/2013 12:38:00 PM
5 Tips on Dealing with the Holiday Blues as a Travel Nurse
Holidays are a fun and exciting time of year, unless you are
celebrating alone. Christmas and New Year’s holiday celebrations have a way of
bringing out the best and worst in people. So keep in mind that this time of
year is difficult for many, even those surrounded by friends and
Avoid the Holiday Blues with these Tips:
Head out to the nearest retail store and purchase a few decorations.
A small tree and string of lights might ...
12/4/2013 2:04:00 PM
What to Pack on Your Travel Nursing Assignment
If you are just getting ready for your first travel nursing
assignment or if you would like a reminder of what to bring with you, this will
be a great help. We have all been there before. We arrive at our destination
and unpack our luggage and bags and we are missing something. Sometimes, it is
a simple thing and we wonder how we could have forgotten to pack
that one thing.
If we had a list or took a bit longer in making the list, we
would have remembered. A great suggestion for the ...
12/3/2013 3:01:00 PM
Key Documents Needed for Your Travel Nursing Assignment
There is much to think about before heading out for your
next or first
travel nursing assignment. Before heading out and packing though, it’s
extremely important to have all of your documents with you, for when the
hospital or nursing facility area manager requests that you show them. If you
can make copies of them beforehand, this could also be helpful to save time for
the nursing manager.
But what do you NEED? Today, we will take a look at several
important updated documents ...
12/2/2013 1:38:00 PM