Dress For Success; Your New Job As A Nurse

Although many workplaces are trending towards a more casual work environment, it’s important to remember that the hospital isn’t your home. It may not be completely fair, but people do judge you by the way you look and how you dress. What you wear influences the professional opinion people have about you and their perception of how you see yourself. Most nurses would agree that they want to be viewed as competent, professional and intelligent. Take a look in the mirror and ask yourself if your appearance reflects that image. Most hospitals are conservative in the sense that flashy clothing […]

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Nurse Wear: Dressing For Colder Weather

Anyone who wears scrubs will tell you they do very little to offer any sort of warmth. Many hospitals, located in urban areas have nurses and doctors using public transportation to get to work. Often, this makes the walk from the bus stop or the subway a daunting task, especially during winter months. How do you prepare for those cold winter days when the wind chill makes it feel like we’re living on the North Pole? Do you layer your scrubs? Do you change into your uniforms when you get to work? No matter what you decide, it’s important to be prepared.

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You’re going to nursing school!

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August marks a time of year full of excitement and anticipation for the new beginnings just around the corner. You’ll have orientation and classes beginning very soon. The butterflies in your stomach are battling it out. In just a few short weeks you’ll be sitting a lecture hall full of students and you can’t forget about the long, almost sleepless nights of studying and writing and all that overwhelming test anxiety. You have to keep reminding yourself how much your life is about to change. You’re going to nursing school.

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