Top Nursing injuries

Nursing is tough, let’s face it. It’s common knowledge that nurses in all disciplines are overworked. They see countless patients and work extremely long hours. To many people, it seems that nurses do little more than dispense medication and give injections.  In reality, nurse’s duties include long hours on their feet, all kinds of heavy lifting and lots of repetitive motion. It’s strenuous work that can can lead to nursing injuries.

 

The Nursing injuries cheat sheet

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Is Agency Nursing for you?

Full or part-time agency nursing can be a good way to supplement your primary job. As an agency nurse, you have much more flexibility with where, and how much, you work. You can have more control over your assignments and schedules, which can allow you to concentrate more on your patients than on the politics of a facility.

Advantages and disadvantages of agency nursing

Advantages:

  • Scheduling is flexible.  Night shifts can be avoided if desired ...
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To be a Nurse

To be a nurse means more than just caring for the ill. It is a privilege and gift that you are born with. You have the ability to care for, to teach, to listen and to cry with patients and family. Lives are placed in your hands with trust.The reward is not monetary for a nurse as the care of a living being has no set value. The reward comes from within.

As a nurse you will work hard, sweat heavy ...

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Help! I’m on nights!!

Tips to survive a Night shift

One of the hardest things for a nurse to cope with is working a stretch of night shifts. Switching to sleeping during the day can be almost impossible and detrimental to your health.

As a rule, by the time a shift is over, you may feel physically exhausted, but your mind may be starting to tell you that it is now time to wake up. This is not helped in ...

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