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Fast Facts for the Student Nurse: What They Never Tell You

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Think back to your last vacation. Was it fun? Did you relax? Was it everything that you hoped it would be? If that answer is yes—chances are that it was the result of CAREFUL PLANNING. The mechanics of planning to pursue a career are similar to planning a vacation. The first step in planning a…

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5 Unique Ways to Practice Self-Care

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We all know how important it is to practice self-care when you have a stressful job like nursing. Meditation and exercise are wonderful ways to refresh your mind and body, but maybe you’ve found yourself getting bored with these activities. Step out of your comfort zone and try something new with these five unique ways…

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The Twelve Days of Test Prep

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On the first day of test prep my tutor gave to me…an app for my iPhone. On the second day of test prep my tutor gave to me…two learning tips. On the third day of test prep my tutor gave to me…three fast facts. On the fourth day of test prep my tutor gave to…

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5 Habits That Will Help You Become a Great Nurse

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We all know a great nurse—someone whom we look up to and wish we could be like one day. These nurses didn’t start out as role models. They had to work hard to become who they are today. The good news: You, too, can become a great nurse! DailyNurse has five habits to incorporate into…

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Integrating New NPs into the ICU

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When Nurse Practitioners (NPs) begin to work at the R. Adams Crowley Shock Trauma Center in the University of Maryland Medical Center, they are given training that helps integrate them into the ICU. Brooke Andersen, ACGNP-BC, Clinical Program Manager for Shock Trauma and Advanced Practice Provider for the Critical Care group, wrote about this topic…

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