Nurse Insights

At OHN, we’re always eager to expand our knowledge. Our blog Nurse Insights brings current learnings, stories, and insights every two weeks from professionals in the field of nursing. Check it out!

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Becoming a Preceptor

Written by Emma Doherty, RN Sometimes there’s a full circle moment in nursing. For me, it was after a year and a few months after finishing new-grad residency, and I was asked to begin taking courses to become a preceptor. My initial reaction was, “Am I qualified to do this?”. In short, the answer for … Continue reading “Becoming a Preceptor”

The Traveling Psych Nurse

Written by: Kaleigh Murphy BSN, RN   Like other travel nurses, I enter a new hospital every three months. As  I navigate through the halls of each unit, I attempt to gain my bearings on the whereabouts. Searching for the bathroom, the crash cart, and the break room. I ask all the appropriate questions pertaining … Continue reading “The Traveling Psych Nurse”

Hack Your Nightshift

Working night shift isn’t for the faint of heart. Aside from completely altering your sleep wake cycle and managing an unnatural circadian rhythm, night shift presents a unique opportunity to “hack your night shift”. There are some ways we can better manage our days (or nights in this instance) without the negative “side effects” of … Continue reading “Hack Your Nightshift”

The New Nurse Navigator

Written by: Amanda Princz, BSN, RN How The Pandemic Started It All   When the pandemic hit in 2020, I was working in a fast-paced emergency department. It was a crazy time to be a nurse. Patients were incredibly sick and dying, but the community showed up in a way that I’d never seen before. … Continue reading “The New Nurse Navigator”

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