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The Pulse – October 2018

The Pulse – October 2018

We love engaging with our nurse community, now totaling over half a million! We’re here to celebrate the work you do, recognize your pain points, and build solutions to make your life as a nurse better.

at home patient

Nursing the At-Home Patient: Special Considerations

If you’re taking care of a patient in their own home, you’ll quickly realize that things aren’t like they used to be. The predictability of the hospital is no more, and it’s up to you to deliver the best care possible in a changing environment.

nurse soft skills

How to Teach and Learn Soft Skills

One growing concern in the healthcare industry is a desire to help nurses find ways to connect with their patients more. When nurses connect with their patients more, the level of care rises and patients feel as if they are truly valued.

women’s health nurse practitioner

How Can I Become a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner?

Are you wanting to work in women's health? Women's health nurse practitioners or WHNPs perform many of the duties of a gynecologist and often provide pre and post-natal care for mothers. Here's how to start a career as a women's health nurse practitioner.

nurse rules from 1900

A List of Nurse Rules from the Early 1900s

Medical technology has improved considerably over the last 100 years, and so has the relationship between a nurse and their patient. Take a look at some of the more surprising nurse rules from the early 1900s.

Finding Your Niche in Nursing

Finding Your Niche in Nursing

Niche: a comfortable or suitable position in life, or in employment. I think that besides being my calling and passion, nursing has become my niche in life. And, lucky enough, I I’ve found my niche within nursing. Here's how you can too.

Nurse leadership and teamwork

We Need More Nurses in Healthcare Leadership Positions

There’s an archaic stereotype that looms over the leadership hierarchy of the healthcare industry. That is, that physicians are the leaders, the delegators, the most knowledgeable in the field of medicine. And nurses are the helpers, taking direction from the doctor in charge.

Go Ahead, Make Plans with NurseGrid

Go Ahead, Make Plans with NurseGrid

A lot of you have expressed interest in NurseGrid offering you more flexible ways to schedule personal events that impact your professional life. This week we’ve released an update to NurseGrid Mobile that offers you more flexibility and choice in event types.

Nurse engaging with hospital executive

Five Reasons to Throw a Nurse Engagement Party

Congratulations, you’re engaged! You feel connected, supported, appreciated, and heard—happy to put your energy into a relationship that promises positive returns. Shouldn’t that be how nurses feel at work? So often, though, they say they feel the opposite.

The View

Responding to 'The View'

NurseGrid team member Zach Smith, RN provides a thoughtful response to recent comments made by hosts of The View about nurses.

NurseGrid Now Available on Android!

NurseGrid is pleased to announce the release of our new native Android application. The launch of the Android app ensures easy access to NurseGrid for all nurses across the country. The Android application contains all the features of the popular iOS application.

NurseGrid Blog

The Worst Roommate Ever

Ruining TV shows? No decency for non-nurses? In a world of ubiquitously worst roommates, nurses have lived with and have been the bane of roommate existence.

Apps for Nurses

Top 7 Apps for Nurses

While hospitals often lag behind in adopting modern technology, that doesn't mean nurses have to as well. Smartphone apps are where everything is heading, so it is time we nurses get with the trend. More and more apps are being released for nurses, so we carefully compiled a succinct list after wading through the rest. Without further adieu, here are our Top 7 Apps For Nurses, 2015.

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