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11 Common Job Interview Questions for Nurses

Posted by Grace Youn on Apr 27, 2017 12:35:06 PM

Interviewing for your first nursing job after graduating as a vocational nurse can be stressful. Most of the questions you can expect to be asked at your interview will have to do with your education, training, skills, and maybe even your personality. By preparing yourself beforehand, you may be able to lessen some of your stress going into your interview.

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Topics: career, pubic, nursing interview

12 Habits of Highly Successful People

Posted by Grace Youn on Apr 25, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Have you ever wondered what makes some people more successful than others? Maybe it’s luck but it's more likely they practice habits for success that anyone, including you, are capable of doing.

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Topics: public, new year resolutions, habits of successful people

Donating Blood = Saving Lives

Posted by Grace Youn on Apr 13, 2017 12:26:18 PM

You might not realize it, but by donating blood, you’re essentially giving the gift of life to someone in need in your community. Blood donations are constantly needed to ensure that there’s an ample fresh supply on hand to provide for those who need blood transfusions because of illness or injury.

Imagine if you or one of family members needed blood in an emergency and it just wasn’t available? Taking an hour out of your busy schedule to donate at our upcoming blood drive can protect our community’s blood supply and help save the life of someone in our community.

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Topics: public, blood donation

How Volunteering Helps Future Job Placement for Nurses

Posted by Grace Youn on Mar 16, 2017 9:30:00 AM

While you may already have a busy schedule, it may be worth your while to find time for volunteer work. Spending time volunteering now could help you with finding a future nursing job placement. You could choose to take a short-term or ongoing volunteer assignment within your community or with an organization.

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Topics: public, volunteering

How to Practice Self-Care in Tough Times

Posted by Grace Youn on Mar 14, 2017 1:53:24 PM

You might be wearing many hats right now being a nursing student, having a job and/or being a parent struggling to make ends meet. There are times when the stress in your life becomes so overwhelming that you are at a loss on how to cope and may feel like giving up. For those times, or to keep your stress in check, try these self-care tips that can help you get through the tough times.

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Topics: public, self care

What You Can Donate to Local Shelters Year-Round

Posted by Grace Youn on Mar 9, 2017 1:40:01 PM

During the holiday season, there’s usually more need at local shelters and food banks for items for the homeless and those who are less fortunate. Many people think to donate non-perishable food items, coats and clothes, but there are some items that most don’t realize which both types of organizations are in need of year-round. 

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Topics: public, donation

National Women's Month (March)

Posted by Grace Youn on Mar 7, 2017 2:42:21 PM

March is National Women’s History Month and this year’s theme is “Honoring Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business.” Women joining together have always been a force for moving toward positive change in this country. This year is no different considering the number of women who have joined together throughout the country in marches to let their voices be heard to protect their rights and those of future generations.

Consider the following women in medicine who you may have never heard about but who have made a difference.

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Topics: public, national womens month

IN THE LAB: How to Properly Apply Elastic Stockings

Posted by Grace Youn on Mar 1, 2017 2:24:09 PM
Welcome back to our video series "IN THE LAB"!  

**Got a question or comment for us? Let us know in the comments below!** 
If you haven't seen our other videos, check out our "IN THE LAB" series on YouTube!
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Topics: career, public, in the lab, elastic stockings

American Heart Health Month (February)

Posted by Grace Youn on Feb 14, 2017 1:45:19 PM

With Valentine’s Day being in February, there is no better time to bring attention to matters of the heart…a healthy heart that is with American Heart Month. As the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, you should be aware of your risks for heart disease and what you can do to prevent it.

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Topics: public, american heart health month

Choosing Between 8 or 12 Hour Shifts for Nurses

Posted by Grace Youn on Jan 24, 2017 2:51:52 PM


As a nurse, you will find that different employers have different policies regarding the length of nursing shifts. Some might offer 8-hour shifts, while others opt for 12-hour shifts. This has been a source of debate in the past.

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Topics: career, public, nursing

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