Lifestyle, nursing

Preparing for the Upcoming Semester

It's official... summer is over! Time for back to school shopping, setting those early alarms, Starbucks study sessions, and 8 hour lectures. Everyone has their ways of preparing for the upcoming semester and school year. This is my *final semester of nursing school. It's crazy because this is my last semester of preparing for a… Continue reading Preparing for the Upcoming Semester

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Nursing Pet Peeves

Day 24 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! I love my job, don't get me wrong! There is something amazing about coming to work everyday knowing that I get to help people and make a difference. I was thrilled when I found out I got hired in the ER. I figured I would see critical patients every… Continue reading Nursing Pet Peeves

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5 Things I Do Every Shift

Day 22 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! Every body develops a routine in the workplace. Some people do things differently than others. One thing that seems easy to one person, might be difficult for someone else. Once you start to get the hang of your job, your routine starts to kick in and you do the… Continue reading 5 Things I Do Every Shift

Lifestyle, nursing, travel

5 of my Favorite Blogs

Day 17 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! This one was tough as I'm new to the blogging world and there are SO many amazing blogs out there! I follow a variety of blogs ranging from travel, career and lifestyle blogs. Many of the blogs I follow have great information and tips that I enjoy reading to… Continue reading 5 of my Favorite Blogs

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Best Advice a Patient Ever Gave Me

Day 11 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! Over the course of my career working as a tech (about 15 months), I have come into contact with thousands of patients: old, young, sick, dying, on drugs, demented, all of the above. My experience as a tech working in the ER has been amazing and I wouldn't change… Continue reading Best Advice a Patient Ever Gave Me

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What’s In My Work Bag?!

Day 9 of the #NurseBlogger challenge! I work in the Emergency Room as a nurse tech. My roles as a tech are similar to that of the nurses besides the obvious, not being able to pass medications, among other things. We work together as a team in the ER and generally get everything completed together.… Continue reading What’s In My Work Bag?!