When Nurses Need Care: What Is Caregiver Stress Syndrome?

When Nurses Need Care: What Is Caregiver Stress Syndrome?

When Nurses Need Care: What Is Caregiver Stress Syndrome? by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Feb 12, 2017, at 2:56 pm Share More than 44 million people in the U.S. act as unpaid caregivers for loved ones or friends, reports the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). Although caring for another ... Read More
 
Five Tips to Improve Patient-Nurse Relationships

Five Tips to Improve Patient-Nurse Relationships

A career in nursing can be exciting, fulfilling and heart-warming, but there will be times when you feel like you dropped the ball or simply failed to meet your patients’ expectations. There will be times when you cannot do what a patient requests, so you need to know how you ... Read More
 
Landing Your Dream Nursing Job: What to Do If You Mess Up

Landing Your Dream Nursing Job: What to Do If You Mess Up

EVERY NURSE STARTS his or her career with the same goal of being the ideal caregiver, giving medications on time, preventing falls indefinitely and providing superior quality of care. While this is ideal, it is not realistic. You will have strenuous days, work extra hours, simply forget to pull that last dosage of medication and make ... Read More
 
10 Ways to Give Back to the Community As a Nurse

10 Ways to Give Back to the Community As a Nurse

10 Ways to Give Back to the Community As a Nurse by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Nov 28, 2016, at 4:52 pm Share Finding the best way to give back to the community as a nurse around the holidays can be challenging. Fortunately, you do not have to ... Read More
 
Making Your First Day of Your Dream Nursing Job Successful

Making Your First Day of Your Dream Nursing Job Successful

You aced the interview and have been hired for your dream nursing job. After orientation, you are ready to report to your unit for the first day of work. However, knowing a few extra things that you did not learn in school or orientation can help make your first day a success. Start with these ... Read More
 
Landing Your Dream Job: Questions to Ask Your Nursing Interviewer

Landing Your Dream Job: Questions to Ask Your Nursing Interviewer

Landing Your Dream Job: Questions to Ask Your Nursing Interviewer by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Oct 24, 2016, at 4:59 pm Share Landing your dream nursing job is a complex process, and you will need to prepare to answer questions during your interview. However, you must also think ... Read More
 
Landing Your Dream Job: Questions to Expect From Nursing Interview

Landing Your Dream Job: Questions to Expect From Nursing Interview

After you have gathered your documentation, dressed in business attire and readied your attitude, you may feel completely ready to take on your nursing interview. However, you can go a step further in your preparation by thinking about your answers to these questions to expect from your interviewer. How Do You Handle Conflicts in the ... Read More
 
Landing Your Dream Job: What to Wear & Bring to a Nursing Interview

Landing Your Dream Job: What to Wear & Bring to a Nursing Interview

You’re finally finished with nursing school and ready for your nursing interviews, now what? Completing your education in nursing is the first step toward a successful career in health care. But, you still need to convince potential employers to hire you. Even though you may have the skills necessary to provide superior quality of care, you need ... Read More
 
Can a Nurse Practitioner really do that?

Can a Nurse Practitioner really do that?

Can a Nurse Practitioner really do that? by Mackenzie Thompson Life Saver, NHCPS posted on Sep 16, 2016, at 5:14 pm Share Did you know Nurse Practitioners can do these things? Can a nurse practitioner (NP) perform surgeries? What about deliver babies? A NP can have several different responsibilities depending on ... Read More