Resources for Nurses

Sharing, Learning, Growing

As nurses, we want to share what we’ve learned with other nurses. One of our goals in developing this website is to celebrate the role of nurses in the healthcare system and to help advance our profession. Please share this page with your colleagues.

We would like to acknowledge our fellow nurses and their accomplishments. If you have a colleague that you would like to recognize please feel free to contact us.  Also please let us know if you have any ideas for resources you would like to share or see added to this site.

Nursing Articles & Videos

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Articles

Is nursing a profession or a job?

 

Donna Cardillo, MA, RN

I recently read an article proclaiming that nursing is not a profession but just a job. Holy encephalopathy, Batman! Are we still having this conversation?

 

The Making of a Leader

 

By Donna Cardillo, RN, MA

You have leadership skills–every nurse does. You manage other members of the healthcare team, you cause others to act, and you facilitate positive outcomes.

Too old to work at the bedside?

Donna Cardillo, MA, RN

How old is “too old” for physicians to continue practicing medicine? I wonder, should we be asking the same question of “older” nurses working at the bedside?

Funny Nursing Jokes And Humor

On laffgaff.com

So, when a hospital runs out of maternity nurses, do they have a mid-wife crisis? Nursing jokes and puns are so humerus! Check out this funny collection.

Marry A Nurse, Be Happy

By Erin Cossetta

Yes, nurses are a special breed of people who embody the rare combination of tough and loving. People who marry nurses are the strongest and happiest.

10 Inspirational Quotes

Posted by Adam Rapp

Feel the power of nursing through these ten inspirational quotes. They capture the sentiment and pride carried by the nurses who care for us when we need them most.

Just a Nurse? No Such Thing

 By Donna Cardillo, RN, MA

When I hear someone say “I’m just a nurse,” I’m always tempted to say, “As opposed to what? Someone with a better job, better profession, better skills?”

Career Alternatives for Nurses®

By Donna Cardillo, RN, MA

This article gives examples of career paths for nurses with questions about our future in the field by helping us to look beyond the traditional roles.

Minorities In Nursing

This guide was created to specifically support minority students who are interested in a pursuing a nursing degree. It describes why diversity in nursing matters and discusses what schools and students can do to help increase minority representation in all levels of nursing.

Insiders Guide To Nursing School

This guide focuses on helping nursing students navigate the challenges of nursing school. The guide starts off by providing key tips to help nursing students succeed in the classroom, goes on to include tips on how to have a successful NCLEX experience, and includes advice from five experts in the field.

Videos

Other Online Resources for Nurses

Nursing Blogs

The Nerdy Nurse

Articles on technology, apps, gadgets all related to nursing profession.  Articles on patient care, health, nursing issues, products, empowerment and more.


Nurse Keith’s Digital Doorway

Writer, blogger, speaker, radio host, coach and nurse entrepreneur.


Nurse Gail

Focuses on health topics by separating health fact from fiction on the internet.


Nursing Show

Blog articles and videos hosted by Nurse Jamie on variety of nursing topics.  Interviews a variety of medical professionals.


ER Nurses Blog

Everything ER.


Minding the Bedside


Donna Cardillo

News & Education

Nurse.com

For everything from education to community.


Nursing World

This website for the American Nurses Association offers lots of up to date news on the world of nursing.


Medscape for Nurses

News and resources for nurses of all kinds


All Nurses

Join All Nurses to get access to a community of nurses, great resources, news, and more.


Scrubs Magazine

“The nurses guide to good living” Information on careers, schools, style and much more including products for nurses.


Nursing Center

Provides access to peer reviews, journal articles from more than 50 nursing journals.


Mighty Nurse

Nursing related articles, cartoons, tattoo gallery, videos and a forum.  Also advertises jobs.


Nurse Credentialing

The most prominent website dedicated to nursing related certifications.


Best Nursing Degree

Focused on nursing education.  Nursing schools can be looked up by state.


Nurse Together

Information on education as well as jobs.  Blog gives career success, how to avoid burnout and insights on nursing.


Discover Nursing

Information on nursing specialities, career paths, salaries and more.  Also has resources for people interested in becoming a nurse.


American Nurse Today

All types of nursing information.  Journal articles and references on research being done. Articles on a variety of clinical specialties, professional development, legal and ethical issues.


RN.com

Nursing education and nursing news.  Offers CEUs.


Nurse Zone

Personal and professional development information and opportunities.  Career management tips, resume building, interviewing, networking.


The Gypsy Nurse

Everything you need to know about travel nursing.



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