Nurse’s Day Off: How to Maximize Your Time

Nurse’s Day Off: How to Maximize Your Time

Nurse's Day Off: How to Maximize Your Time by: Kati Kleber  When you work 12-hour shifts, maximizing your days off is essential.  Those 12-hour shifts can quickly turn into 13, 14, or even 16-hour shifts.  Factor in a commute, and you barely have time to...
Not All Cover Letters Are Created Equal

Not All Cover Letters Are Created Equal

Not All Cover Letters Are Created Equal by: Keith Carlson  You’ve found a nursing position you’d like to apply for, and your resume is a robust document highlighting your career as a nurse; however, when you sit down to write a cover letter, you just...
4 Things You Must Educate Your New Admits On

4 Things You Must Educate Your New Admits On

4 Things You Must Educate Your New Admits On by: Kati Kleber, BSN RN CCRN  Something that every inpatient nurse will do is admit new patients to their unit. However, when you’re new to the unit yourself, it can be hard to remember the essential info to provide...
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...