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7 Ways to Cope With Emotional Triggers at Work

Being a medical professional means that you are more than likely to experience at least one traumatic experience during your career. As a nurse, your chances of developing PTSD from a traumatic event on the job are higher than other medical professions. With the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses are experie...
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4 P’s of Personal Resiliency

Now more than ever, building personal resiliency could be paramount to feeling grounded at home, in your nursing career, or other areas of your life. We’ve all been put through the wringer this year, but by focusing on personal resiliency, we may be able to come out the other side stronger tha...
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Becoming a Resilient Nurse

When was the last time you had a bad day at work? Could it have been prevented, or was it out of your control? Every job comes with unique stressors and difficulties, which is especially true for nurses. Nurses have to be on their toes and be ready for whatever the day throws at them. […]...
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Find Your Road Map: Hospice, Palliative Care, and Home Health RN

Some road trips involve multiple stops with a new adventure every day while others are a long drive to a well-known destination. If you prefer a specialty where you get to know your patients over a longer period of time and maybe even feel like a part of the family, one of these specialties may [&he...
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Impossible Task of Satisfying Everyone: 4 Healthier Ways RNs Can

Have you ever thought to yourself, “How am I supposed to get all this work done in only one shift?” Nurses have so many people to please, tasks to complete, and departments to coordinate. Not to mention the fact that they are also responsible for documenting most of this work. It is possible to ...
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Find Your Road Map: Psych, Substance Abuse, & Pain Management RN

Everyone loves a road trip, but some people hate to plan them. Others have a good eye for details and thinking about how all the little pieces come together to form the big picture. These nursing specialties are similar. To thrive in them, you have to be able to see and understand your patient’s n...
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10 Nursing Secrets For Handling Difficult Family Members

Nurses are front-line providers who are regularly face-to-face with patients and their families. That comes with some unique challenges. One of those challenges can come in the form of a rude or difficult family member. Maybe this situation sounds familiar: You’re a nurse doing your best to care f...
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