Precepting the Know-it-All

Precepting the Know-it-All

Precepting The Know-It-All by: Beth Hawkes  Amanda is a new preceptor and she’s excited about helping to onboard a new nurse. But there is one thing Amanda is worried about- what if her resident turns out to be a “Know-it-All?” One of the...
So You’re A Charge Nurse. Now What?

So You’re A Charge Nurse. Now What?

So You're A Charge Nurse. Now What? by: Beth Hawkes  Charge nurses are top performing nurses who are seen as having leadership potential by their managers. While charge nurses are top bedside nurses, they need to develop a new set of skills for the Charge...
10 Feedback Tips for Preceptors

10 Feedback Tips for Preceptors

10 Feedback Tips for Preceptors by: Beth Hawks  Congratulations, you have been chosen to be a preceptor! Maybe you have accepted, or maybe you are considering it but have qualms. Or perhaps you are an experienced preceptor, and love precepting, but struggle...
Rock Your Resume Part 1: What Not To Do

Rock Your Resume Part 1: What Not To Do

What you really want is to get hired. If only they could see you in person, they’d immediately realize what a great fit you are for the job. But first the resume. You may be the best candidate in the world, but if your resume does not make you stand out, they...