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Professional Growth: I’m Still Drowning

I've been receiving tons of messages from nurses starting the profession (graduate nurses) or nurses transitioning to a new position (for example: from medical-surgical to the intensive care setting) with questions regarding professional growth....

Discover, Develop & Master Nursing!

When asked in nursing school what type of nurse I wanted to be, my reply was always the same, "I'm not sure yet." And the person asking said question would invariably give me a...

Trusting the process

By Nurse Nacole I've trained many new nurses, ranging in age and nursing experience, and I've seen some individuals have issues with trusting the learning process. As people, we think we know what our strengths...

How to manage stress and pressure

I work in critical care, and pressure is something I had to find a way to manage. The second I come to work until I walk to my car to leave, the entire 13-hour...
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Tips to pursuing nursing leadership

Nursing leadership is a unique role in the nursing profession. I have had many co-workers move into leadership, and I had the pleasure of examining the transition and requirements. If you want to pursue...
professional social media

What’s the best way to use the internet and social media when looking for...

Social media is a great tool that most of us use daily. Whether you are shopping online or writing a friend about meeting up for coffee, social media is an amazing resource. This tool...

I call shotgun!

By: Donna Sardina, RN, MHA, WCC, CWCMS, DWC Ahhh—the front seat, shotgun, the good spot, the privilege-to-sit-in and most coveted of all positions when riding in a car. Those are great words if you’re the...

Wound Healing Improves With New Bioactive Peptide Combo

By combining bioactive peptides, researchers have successfully stimulated wound healing in an in vitro and in vivo study. The studies, published in PLoS ONE, show that the combination of two peptides stimulates growth of...