Effective Management Tips for Your Nursing Staff

Improving skills is always a lifelong pursuit. If you want to become a better nurse manager, some tips can help you be more effective. These are things you can put into practice immediately before your next shift. Here are some of the ways you can become a better nurse manager for your staff tomotivate them,… Read more »

How to Deal With Death as a Nurse

No one wants to think about it, but when you work in the healthcare industry, especially as a nurse, you will come face to face with the specter of death more times than you’d want. Some nurses work specifically in hospice to help make the transition easier for those facing the end of life. But… Read more »

Reasons You Should Be Encouraging Your Employees to Take Vacation

There’s a big problem in today’s working culture, especially in healthcare environments. No employees feel like they can take days off. They are either worried they’ll be viewed as replaceable and let go by their employers or they have concerns about leaving the control of their work in someone else’s hands. But neither of these… Read more »

How to Develop Thick Skin In the Nursing Field

Nurses have a really hard job. They’re exposed to a lot of things, experience a lot of stress, and are expected to remain professional at all times. While it’s completely okay to have feelings about what you do day-to-day, there may be occasions where developing a thick skin is essential to maintaining your sanity. Here… Read more »

Battling Burnout in the Medical Profession

The medical profession is a high-stress job, so it’s no wonder that burnout can be a factor for nurses and other medical staff. Demands on time, including long hours, and challenges with work/life balance can easily produce feelings of stress and frustration. Battling burnout in medical professionals is the job of both the employee and… Read more »

How to Build A Sense of Community Amongst Your Nurses

In any workplace, it’s important that a team have a good rapport and working relationship. But it’s imperative that nurses have a good sense of community since patient care is often reliant on the ability of your staff to work well together as a team. You can help build and foster a sense of community… Read more »

5 Tips to Connect with Your Patients Better as A Nurse

As a nurse, you wear a lot of hats. It’s unsurprising that you might find yourself pulled in multiple directions throughout the course of the day. But in the end, the most important role you have is to provide care for your patients. Connecting with your patients and becoming their advocate in the hospital, clinic,… Read more »

How to Prepare for Your Nurse Night Shift

You are finally taking the plunge into an overnight shift as a nurse. Shifting your sleep schedule can be difficult, and it can be compounded if you work multiple shifts within the same month. But it’s essential that you be prepared and effective during your night shift hours. There are a few small changes you… Read more »

Items to Give Your New Nurse That They Aren’t Thinking Of

As we’re deep into the season of giving, it’s sometimes hard to know what to get the person who has everything. But what about gifts for your new nursing staff to show them your appreciation. There are the typical gifts like coffee mugs or gift certificates, but maybe something unexpected is just what the doctor… Read more »