• For Nursing Students,  Nursing Resources,  Nursing Talk

    Become A Nurse In 5 Simple Steps

    If you love to help people in their time of need, willing to do anything to make sure people are cared for well, you’ve come to choose the right profession. Nursing is a very rewarding career path to take. Although it has its challenges, nursing is a career where anything is possible. If you want to be a bedside nurse, nurse practitioner, nurse anesthetist, legal nurse consultant, nurse educator, or any other type of nurse, there are a few steps that you need to take in order for you to be a nurse.

  • For Nursing Students,  Nursing Talk

    How To Deal With A Patient’s Death As A Nurse

    Death and dying is a natural process that we have to deal with as nurses. Not only does patient care occur while they’re alive, nursing care continues even after a patient dies. Prior to working as a nurse, there’s probably a good chance that you did not have to deal with death and dying so often and you may now find yourself in a situation that forces you to deal with this topic. In nursing, this is inevitable. At some point in our nursing lives, we will have to deal with at least one patient passing away while under our care. 

  • ETC,  For Nursing Students,  Nursing Resources

    Learn The Skill Of Public Speaking

    If there is one thing that the Army taught me, that is to always be ready for anything. As an informatics nurse or any job in general, public speaking opportunities pop up daily. Whether working with small group or large audiences, being an informatics nurse requires the skill of public speaking. You do not need to master this skill when starting out as an informatics nurse, but it would behoove you to keep learning the art of public speaking so you can improve and eventually master this skill. 

  • For Nursing Students,  Nursing Resources,  Nursing Talk

    How To Master A Skill From An ED Nurse

    During one of my first nursing school clinical rotations, I worked alongside an ED nurse who taught me one of the most valuables lessons I still use today. It started when we were inserting foley catheters and perform assessments on patients who came in with trauma related complaints. I remember my preceptor telling me, “if you want to learn a skill, there are three steps you must do”. These are the steps: