• Welcome New Nurse Grads to the World of Nursing

    As Nurses Month comes to a close soon, we will continue to celebrate 2021 as the Year of the Nurse. It’s also graduation season and we welcome new nurse grads to the world of nursing. This past few months has been one of the most difficult times in history for nurses and all health care workers especially. If we have learned anything, it is that together we can get through this! As we emerge from the pandemic, the world will be forever changed in so many ways, but we will have survived. We must continue to work together and build the best for everyone! It’s time now to embrace the…

  • 5 Ways to Survive Your First Year as a Nurse in 2021

    The first year is rough for new nurses even during normal times. Throw an unprecedented pandemic into the mix, and it is enough to make many recent nursing school graduates second-guess their career choice. While nursing school itself is undeniably difficult, it is nothing compared to working in the field. And, in 2021, many new nurses are facing additional challenges brought on by missing out on clinical hours due to COVID-19. Here’s 5 ways to survive your first year as a nurse in 2021. Whether you have already landed the nursing position of your dreams or were forced to accept an offer that wasn’t quite what you wanted so you…

  • Graduating Nursing School in 2021? 5 Ways to Set Yourself Apart from the Rest

    If you are graduating nursing school in 2021, it is important to focus on your future and take steps to set yourself apart. You have already faced incredible challenges head-on and, if you’ve made it this far, nothing can stop you. Keep reading to discover a few ways to set yourself apart from the rest. Landing your first job as a new nursing school graduate has never been without challenges. Embarking on a new career is overwhelming, and there is a lot to learn in your first weeks, months, and even years on the job. Now, in light of COVID-19, the struggles are even greater. Nursing school students missed out…

  • How Should Nurses Handle Job Interview Questions About Stress

    So how should nurses handle job interview questions about stress? If you are a nurse, you will already be well aware that you have one of the toughest jobs in the world. You have to provide much-needed care while communicating with a variety of other people, including doctors, healthcare professionals, patients and their families. In addition, you may have to deal with life and death situations on every shift. It is quite common for hiring managers to ask questions about stress during the job interview. How does stress affect you? How do you deal with it? The aim of this article is to explain how you can handle such questions…

  • Sneak Peak at Nurses Week Gifts and Give Aways 2021

    Nurses Week is celebrated in the US every year from May 6-12. Worldwide, the celebration varies but is sometime during those dates. May 6 is Nurses Day, and May 12 is the anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale. The Year of the Nurse and Midwife was set for 2020 in honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. However, we all know how 2020 went! The American Nurses Association extended the Year of the Nurse and Midwife to 2021. Things are improving, but we’re not out of the woods yet from the COVID-19 pandemic. None the less we need to Celebrate Nursing! And take time for Self Care!…