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Brittney Wilson
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Whether working in an office or on the floor, whenever comes the time to decide on what to bring for lunch, I unmistakably lack inspiration or motivation. I always end up bringing the same sandwich or simple salad and frankly grew tired of it. More often…
Finding a quick and easy to pack lunches for nurses can seem overwhelming. 12 hour shifts dont' leave much time in the day for meal prep, so quick is a must
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Just because nurses wear scrubs at work, doesn't mean you should feel the need to cover up those beauties when you're off the clock. However, it can be awkward and uncomfortable to let your stems show if you have developed spider veins. Standing for long…
Compression socks banish tired and achy legs and are a great way for nurses to love their legs. A foot rub won't always fix your achy feet. Prevention is ideal
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IVs allow patients to get medications more quickly and efficiently than the oral route. They are a vital part of medical care, and many patients would suffer without access to the fast-acting medications delivered directly into their veins. In hospitals,…
IV Poles are a huge pain! They ugly, impractical, unsafe, not sturdy, and they only really work for IV fluids. Why are these clunky dinosaurs still around?
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Nurses Need to Learn the Business of Blogging

I have helped many nurses discover blogging, learn more about blogging, and even encouraged some (like my friend Nurse Eye Roll) to come out of the anonymous blogging and social media closet. I've spent countless hours researching the skills, tools, and…
Learning the business of blogging is an essential step that any nurse should take. This is especially important for nurse entrepreneurs and thought leaders.
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The search for the most comfortable shoes for nurses is one that many will face. Everyone has different feet and every nursing shoe offers a new opportunity to take your feet on an adventure. Unfortunately, some of those adventures leave your feet, back,…
In my opinion, the most comfortable shoes for nurses are the Grey’s Anatomy Meredith Clog by Softwalk. They are stylish and modern and ultra comfortable.
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Getting and staying fit has is important to live an healthy and full life. Some of the best health and fitness apps for Android can help you on that path by giving you to the tools you need to be accountable for your exercise, food choices, and lifestyle.…
Finding the best health and fitness apps for Android can help you become more accountable for your exercise regiment, food choices, and lifestyle.
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The history of nursing is a relatively complicated tale filled with twists, turns, and not to mention a few hurdles creating a drastically different landscape from even a decade ago. The lamps have been put away, and white caps are gathering dust under…
Are nurse educators given the right tools to stop horizontal violence? Let's discuss some tools to stop bullying and increase education for nursing students
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Anybody who has worked in the medical field has encountered tricky situations when complying with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act guidelines. HIPAA policies are vast in complexity, and they keep changing thanks to the updated…
HIPAA violations are more common than you might think. They occur daily and cost thousands of dollars. Here are 8 violations that you absolutely MUST avoid!
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Are you using an NCLEX prep apps to get ready to take your nursing boards? Are sure you know how to pass the NCLEX on the first attempt? I remember walking out of the testing center after taking my NCLEX-RN®.  It was a warm September morning.  I had…
Finding the best NCLEX Prep Apps can be overwhelming. With over 200 NCLEX apps in the app store how do you know which ones are the best? We're here to help!
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The New Nurse's Guide to Paging a Doctor at Night

Did you know that communication failures are among the most common root causes leading to patient deaths as reported by the Joint Commission? That call could be the most important nursing intervention you make! Experienced nurses, as well as new grads,…
Paging a doctor at night is something that no nurse looks forward to. When you're a new nurse it can be especially difficult to gauge when and how to call
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What is Visual Privacy and How to Avoid Visual Hacking #visualhacking #privacy #ad

Visual privacy is the issue of sensitive information being accessed visually via screens creating a security risk for organizations . Learn More About Visual Hacking Visual hacking is the active threat of sensitive, confidential or private information…
Visual privacy is the issue of sensitive information being accessed visually via screens creating a security risk for organizations . Visual hacking is
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Have you considered becoming an informatics nurse?
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im wondering if this is a good major and pays well. how hard is it to get a job? what do you do all day on the job 
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Community Manager @NextWaveConnect
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blogging, social media, EMR, home care, home health, nursing, patient care, informatics, information technology, HIT, blogger, author, brand ambassador, social media influencer,
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  • Next Wave Connect
    Community Manager, 2014 - present
    Community Manager for a healthcare social network.
  • TheNerdyNurse.com
    Owner, 2010 - present
    Full time patient, nurse, and technology advocate at http://thenerdynurse.com.
  • Private Hospital
    Clinical Informatics Specialist, 2011 - 2014
    System administrator for Home Health EMR system.
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Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN is The Nerdy Nurse a Community Manager @NextWaveConnect
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Brittney Wilson, RN, BSN, also known as The Nerdy Nurse, is community manager at Next Wave Connect, and a former Clinical Informatics nurse. In her day job she gets to do what she loves every day: Combine technology and healthcare to improve patient outcomes. She can best be described as a patient, nurse and technology advocate, and has a passion for using technology to innovate, improve and simplify lives, especially in healthcare. Brittney blogs about nursing issues, technology, healthcare, parenting and various lifestyle topics at thenerdynurse.com. You can also connect with her on twitter @TheNerdyNurse.

Brittney is the author of The Nerdy Nurse's Guide to Technology and is an prominent social media influencer. 
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Mother, Wife, RN, BSN, Clinical Informatics Specialist, Social Media & Technology Advocate, HIT, Brand Ambassador, social media influencer, author, community manager,
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