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Blood Types and Compatabilities

The red blood cells of humans have one of four different antigens (proteins) on their surface: A, B, AB, or O. The “type” of blood you have is determined by which antigen is present on your cells. If you have “A” antigens, you are type A blood, if you have “O” antigens, you’re type “O,” and so on...
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10 Popular Nursing Interview Questions

Odds are, at some point in your nursing career you will face a job interview. And while it’s nearly impossible to know exactly what you’ll be asked, there are some questions that seem to commonly appear when interviewing for a nursing position. Take a minute to look over this list and practice t...
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10 Nursing Hacks for Nursing Professionals

As you progress in your career as nurse, you’ll likely discover a lot of “nursing hacks” that make your time on the job easier and more efficient. But why wait til you’ve been on the job for five years to make today’s job a little less challenging? Here are 10 nursing hacks you can use today! Th...
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Keep Calm and Get Through Nursing School

No one ever said it was going to be easy, but they didn’t say it was going to be the hardest thing you’ve ever done in your life! If nursing school is making you feel overwhelmed (and if it’s not, it may be time to do a pulse check–on yourself), stop. Sit. Breathe. You CAN do this. Every nurse yo...
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Florence Nightingale’s Environmental Theory

Florence Nightingale is considered the first nursing theorist. She believed the environment had a strong influence on patient outcomes, and many elements of her Environmental Theory are still practiced today. There are 10 key aspects of the theory. They are: Patients should have clean ai...
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