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Saturday, August 1, 2015

My First Week as a New Graduate Nurse

Graduate Nurse, RN, new nurse, preceptor, hospital, patient, nursing school, new unit, LPN, CNA, new job


My First Week as a New Graduate Nurse


I finally did it. I graduated, landed a job, and passed NCLEX. It has been a whirlwind blur for the past several months during this process so I thought it would be helpful to share the experience with others. That way you know what to expect upon graduating from nursing school. Remember the Seven P's from the Marine Corps: "Proper planning and preparation prevents {piss} poor performance." My family is full of rough and gruff straight shooters that tell it like it is. Guess you could say the apple doesn't fall too far from the tree. So let me tell you about my experience so you know what to expect!

Friday, July 3, 2015

{UPDATED} 8 Drugs Every ICU Nurse Needs to Know

ICU, critical care, ACLS, nursing school, nurse, RN, pharmacology, cardiac, clinicals


8 Drugs Every ICU Nurse Needs to Know {EXPANDED}


Ask and ye shall receive!! Thanks to viral pinners on Pinterest, my previous (very brief) post on 8 Drugs Every ICU Nurse Needs to Know has gained some recent attention. Thank you, Peter, for your comment asking for a post about these drugs and what the nursing implications would be, what we need to monitor, and the contraindications, etc. Also, if you aren't already follow me on Pinterest so that you can keep up with new posts! Nurse Nightingale's Super Awesome Pinterest Profile!

Ok. Here it is folks!!

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Student Nurse Song Celebrating Nurses Week


Nurses week, nursing student, nursing school, presents, nurse, professors, gifts, humor

Student Nurse Song for Nurses Week


This is the one week of the year that I should be on top of this website. It's nurses week. I write a nurse blog for student nurses. Why on Earth is there no posts?!?!?!?! 

Let me enlighten you...