• The Art of Delegating as a New Nurse

    I absolutely love training new grad nurses. Their excitement and fresh look at the profession transports me back to fifteen-plus years ago when I first started.  I work midnight’s so I have the pleasure of fine-tuning all the information that the day shift preceptors taught. Things I like to focus on are the importance of teamwork as well as the art of delegating as a new nurse. As a night nurse in the hospital, I have fewer resources and there are fewer staff members. Many times, there will be one to two patient care assistants to 15-25 patients. We all rely on our aids, but it is important early on…

  • Time Management Essentials for New Nurses

    A lot is researched and written about the major struggles for new nurses. Some are blamed on not being taught in nursing school, and others are inherent in the normal adjustments to a new profession. Time management is something that is always included in this discussion. Time management essentials for new nurses is something that is always included in the discussion about major struggles for new nurses. If you don’t learn to manage time, time will quickly manage you!  You’ll find yourself always working late especially to complete the charting you’re way behind on, skipping meals, and never getting to the bathroom. Your body will be stressed out, and you’ll not…

  • Post 2023 Product Reviews for Nurses

    Sheec Socks Before we jump into 2024, I have a couple of Post 2023 product reviews for nurses to wrap up. Socks and shoes are very important to nurses and can easily make or break their day! In November, I was generously gifted some fabulous socks from Sheec Socks and after trying most of them, (which took me awhile) I definitely have a favorite! (ComFits compression socks) I purchased a few more of these and bought some for my son who is also an RN. He prefers the ankle style and I like the quarter crew length. Sheec Socks offers a Discount Program to medical personnel. And they often run…

  • Enter Sheec’s Holiday Healthcare Giveaway!

    It’s that wonderful time of the year, and we’re here to make it even more special for our incredible community of nurses and healthcare professionals. Sheec Socks is spreading some holiday cheer with an exclusive Nursing Holiday Giveaway that you won’t want to miss! Why ComFits? Let’s talk comfort – and we mean serious, all-day comfort. Sheec’s ComFits are not just socks; they’re your perfect companions for those demanding shifts. Picture this: a bundle of 4 pairs, each catering to different rises and colors, ensuring you’re not just comfortable but stylish too. How to Score Your Bundle Enter for a chance to win these must-have compression socks here. Once you’ve…

  • New Grad Nurse Season

    Although nurses graduate each term, May and June remain known for new grad nurse season. Congratulations to all the new grads whether you be total newbies or seasoned nurses with a higher education degree.  Welcome to the nursing family You are all so very needed! For the newbies, the NCLEX is next for RN’s and LPN/LVNs. Time to hit the books again. My best advice for this has always been to join a study group. It worked well for me and I’ve always encouraged it. Each person picks a topic or specialty and after great research, presents it to the group. There are many great study guides available and if…