If you need a break from your own reality, but have no hesitation or shame about diving directly into someone else’s, you’ll find just what you are looking for at Nurse Guidance is a site dedicated to nurses’ stories, ideas, experiences and advice.

Our articles are written by nurses, for nurses. Our nurse writers are out there, on the front lines of health care, interacting with patients every day. They write about the practicalities of nursing, the oft-forgotten but essential art of nursing, and they tell their stories – the likes of which most people (ie. non-nurses) would not believe or understand.

Written from the perspectives of clinical nurses, nurse managers and nurse practitioners, some stories might make you laugh or cry, and all are certain to resonate with you one way or another.

  • Take a look at “To Be a Nurse: Mortality, Sadness, and Other Things You Don’t See on TV,” for a vicarious experience in grief.

  • Read BJ Strickland’s (RN-turned-attorney) informative articles about nursing laws, rights and responsibilities.

  • For a boost of adrenaline, “Code 5, Room 623!” is a can’t miss.

It's all there, in Nurse Guidance, the place where nurses are there for each other.

Get Ready With Me For Night Shift | Labor & Delivery

Get ready for night shift L&D edition with Emily. Read More[..]

Starting an IV – for Nurses

Demonstration and explanation for nurses of how to start an intravenous catheter. Read More[..]

A Day In The Life Of a NURSE! | Come To Work With Me!

Priscilla Desiree shows viewers her day at work as a nurse. Read More[..]

Registered Nurse Salary: How much Nurses really Make!

Are you a New Grad Nurse or Travel Nurse? Find out How much Nurses get paid around the country. Read More[..]

What DO you do, Rachel? My Job as a Medical Transcriptionist!

Rachel explains her job as a medical transcriptionist. Read More[..]

Meal Prep: Lunch and Smoothies

Here are some tips Jasmine Ghee uses to eat as healthy as possible during the week. Read More[..]

PEDIATRIC NURSING | Tips for Success

I love pediatric nursing. Kids have such resilience and bravery in the face of illness, and it was truly an honor to provide nursing care to them for so many years. While pediatric nursing is a ton of fun, think wagon rides, and bubbles, it also can be frightening, due to how different it is from other areas of nursing. This video will cover my tips and tricks for planning your day as a nurse, nursing student, or NP with pediatric patients. I’ll go over how to assess them, my trick for getting blood pressures on squirmy little legs, and how on earth you can get a 5 year old to take their lasix. Read More[..]

A Day In the Life of an ICU Nurse | Come To Work With Me | 12 HOUR NIGHT SHIFT

Nurse Rocky shares what her night shift looks like in the ICU. Read More[..]

What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a PCU Nurse

This video touches on a few things Priscilla wish she would have know before becoming a PCU nurse. Read More[..]


Nurse Kelly shares some tips that worked for her when she does her clinical rotations. Read More[..]


Justine shares 9 tips and tricks to make life at work easier for nurses. Read More[..]


Nurse Blake acts out the different types of nurses that you could be working with. Read More[..]

My Nightshift Routine | Nurse Life | Vlogging in the Hospital

Rhianna Ferial invites viewers to come to work with her and gives useful tips to adjust to the life of a night shift nurse. Read More[..]

How To Deal With Death As A Nurse

It's tough to talk about and very tough to face, but unfortunately as nurses, it happens around us often. Do is really get easier like they say? How can we deal with death? Read More[..]

Difference Between Pediatric and Adult Nursing | What Is For You?

Alexis Nicole explains the difference between pediatric and adult nursing. Read More[..]

How I Relax as a Nurse | My After Work Destress Routine

Stephi Nguyen shares how she distresses after a long shift. Read More[..]

Top 7 Simple Tips to Help Manage Stress When Working Long Shifts

In some of the research I have read, 75% of adults worldwide report that they are facing a huge amount Read More[..]


The Nomad Nurse talks about travel nursing and gives some tips on choosing a travel nursing specialty. Read More[..]


Mercy Gono talks about stress and burnout that comes along with nursing. Read More[..]