Conference Attendees

Tips to Get the Most out of Conferences

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Professional nursing conferences provide extensive learning and networking opportunities. These informative and inspiring gatherings can also feel intimidating. Make your first—or next conference—an enjoyable and productive experience with these tips

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How Interprofessional Education is Transforming the Nursing Role

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How nurses and other health care disciplines are being educated is starting to have a significant impact on the nursing role. A growing focus on interprofessional education (IPE) is shifting what we know about how the health care team can best work to improve patient lives. It is critical to understand what IPE is, why…

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8 Tips to Make Your Nursing Orientation Successful

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Between learning charting systems, locating supplies, and reading up on department policies, one’s orientation can be MORE than frustrating. Here are some tips to help make your orientation a success. 1. Arrive Early. Show that you are dependable and eager to get started! 2. Come prepared. Stethoscope, hemostats, trauma sheers—whatever is needed for the area…

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Nutrition Pilot Seeks to Improve Nurses’ Health

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Every time you fly in an airplane, the flight attendant explains that, in a crisis, you need to put on your own oxygen mask before helping others—because you can’t help others unless you’re taken care of first. Unfortunately, with regard to their own health, nurses don’t follow this type of example. According to a recent…

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What I Wish Someone Had Told Me Before Becoming a L&D Nurse

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When I first became a labor and delivery (L&D) nurse, I didn’t quite know what I was getting myself into. I didn’t have children and I didn’t know anyone who did. I hadn’t even held a baby before! I had quite a long road of learning ahead of me. I loved every minute of my…

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