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Video Tips for New Nurses

Jamie Abbott

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Making the transition from student nurse to full-fledged nurse can come with a few challenges. As a nurse, customer service is a big factor that can help make your day flow smoothly but it can be hard to stay positive through a 12-hour shift. A lot of people depend on you on a daily basis. In order to make sure you adhere to the rules of your workplace as well as your nurse uniform, you can check out some great tips on our previous blog posts. If you need a few helpful tips on how to keep yourself motivated, be...


How Nurse Watches Help Add Color to Your Nurse Uniform

Jamie Abbott

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As a nurse, your scrubs help identify who you are in a hospital or medical setting. These days, there are a variety of patterned scrubs you can wear depending on which ward you are assigned to. Although your scrubs are important, wearing comfortable shoes, and limiting your jewelry and accessories are also essential to ensure your work day goes as smoothly as possible. With the introduction of the recent Bare Below the Elbows policy, the elimination of wearing a nurse watch on your wrist has changed the way nurses can help their patients in a more efficient manner. Nurse watches...


Have You Heard of Bare Below the Elbows? What is it?

Jamie Abbott

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  Have You Heard of Bare Below the Elbows?  What is it? “Infection prevention and control is an essential element of patient care and one that has often been undervalued in recent years....” Bare Below the Elbows or BBE is a policy that has been in effect in hospitals in the UK since 2008 and in Australia since 2010.  The positive feedback from this initiative has prompted a growing number of healthcare institutions in North America to do the same.  BBE recommends that the absence of wristwatches facilitates more effective hand washing thus reducing healthcare associated infection.  BBE means that...