Don’t be like me. A long time ago in an ICU far, far away I showed up for my first day of work with a cable-guy sized storage clipboard and a 5-pound double-belled stethoscope slung over my neck. I whipped out my brick-sized PDA and licked my stylus (I know) just as I looked around and realized […]
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New grads everywhere!
After much anticipation “Nurse Notes”, a new app created by Nurse Mastery, is ready to hit the iTunes store in November. Nurse Notes is an innovative iPhone application developed by a team of nurses and programmers designed to help organize the daily tasks of nurses from all specialties. This powerful tool will send you audible & […]
This summer, my wife and I sat down to plan an epic running vacation. We had heard of people taking trips where the main activity centered around running. Although a grueling and pointless activity to some, running has always held a special appeal for us. We each have extensive backgrounds in endurance sports and a […]
Nurses are always trying to keep the plates spinning, as the saying goes. Maybe in our case it’s bedpans, full of “output”, while paging a doctor, and getting the family member a cup of hot tea. What exactly is a “nursing hack”? It’s any simple tip that a nurse might stumble upon that changes the work […]