Health Care is Waiting for Nursing Professionals to Speak Their Minds

NursingTogether.Com By: Lorie Brown                                       When I was a nurse, I did not want to share my thoughts on ways to improve patient care and now I realize I was not alone. A few months back “The Wall Street Journal” published a study showing that 33% of nursing professionals in a New York hospital saidContinue reading “Health Care is Waiting for Nursing Professionals to Speak Their Minds”

10 Tips to Beat Anxiety When Taking the NCLEX Exam!!

NurseTogether.Com By: Sue Heacock  Whether you’re taking a short quiz or the NCLEX exam, you’re sure to encounter test anxiety. It is that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach that makes you feel that you will inevitably fail, no matter what. It is the physical tension and the headache that creeps up onContinue reading “10 Tips to Beat Anxiety When Taking the NCLEX Exam!!”

3 Types of Nurses at Work That Drive Us Nuts!!!

NursingTogether.Com By: Jennifer Ward Every day we meet a lot of various types of people. But handling different types of nurses at work can be a daunting task. It can be very frustrating working with lazy, difficult co-workers who don’t pull their weight. If you have been in this profession for any length of time, youContinue reading “3 Types of Nurses at Work That Drive Us Nuts!!!”

NCLEX Reviewer (200 Questions)

 ( http://just-an-average-nurse.blogspot.com/2013/03/nclex-reviewer-complete-with-rationale.html ) Above is the link to “NCLEX Reviewer” Complete with Q’s & A’s… to anyone who wants to go over any of the 200 questions. For more NCLEX questions EVERY Wednesday ~Nursing First~ post NCLEX Teasers to our private Facebook Page (Link Below)!!!! >> https://www.facebook.com/groups/nursingfirst/ <&lt;

Nurses Week: Educating, Empowering, & Enhancing

This week we celebrate the nurses who educate, empower, & enhance the nursing profession. Each day this week we will showcase a nurse interview. With this blog, we hope to bring nursing closer together by uplifting each other through personal stories. How long have you been a nurse? Is it your 1st or 2nd career?Continue reading “Nurses Week: Educating, Empowering, & Enhancing”

Nurses Week: Educating, Empowering, & Enhancing

This week we celebrate the nurses who educate, empower, & enhance the nursing profession. Each day this week we will showcase a nurse interview. With this blog, we hope to bring nursing closer together by uplifting each other through personal stories. How long have you been a nurse? Is it your 1st or 2nd career?Continue reading “Nurses Week: Educating, Empowering, & Enhancing”

Nursing First……everything else will follow!

So what does “Nursing First” mean exactly? When a nurse or member of the nursing team is educated, motivated, mentored, and inspired, everything else falls into place. The focus on nursing education should be at the forefront of health care. We must begin to place an emphasis on education of the new nurse beyond traditionalContinue reading “Nursing First……everything else will follow!”