*This course has been updated in 2021 to include RQI 2020 and updated nursing standards
This eBook + video course is a comprehensive guide to the foundations of working as a Registered Nurse
I wish I had a guide like this when I graduated nursing school! Nursing school prepped me for the hospital but it did not prepare me for the details of being on my own. I struggled with time management, giving effective report, really interpreting EKGs, prioritizing tasks during a code blue, etc.
I needed a lot of direction and I have developed the following tools after a decade of bedside nursing. I want to share my tools with you all in the form of a short eBook.
I have a deep passion for new graduate nurses. I think you are the future of nursing and the precious angels who will care for all of us “old worn out nurses” one day. Please hang in there! I want to give you a foundation to become an efficient proficient nurse.
What is inside this ebook + video course? | Complete Guide to Bedside Nursing
Table of Contents
About the Author………………………….……..3
New Hire Tips………………………..……..…7-8
Morning Head to Toe Assessment………9-10
Giving Great Report………………………..11-13
Organizing your 12hr Shift…………..…..14-15
Common Medical Abbreviations…….….…16
Most Common Labs & Tests………………..17
How to Feel Confident in a Code……….18-19
10 Tasks to Initiate in a Code……………20-21
How to Talk to Doctors………………..…22-23
Quick EKG Interpretation……………..…24-25
How this ebook + course will make you a better nurse | Complete Guide to Bedside Nursing
If you buy this book, you will receive step by step instruction on how to give great report, as well as how to organize your patients information. There are print outs and guides to help you LITERALLY every step of the way.
You will learn how to talk to doctors on the phone and in person so you can be confident and “get the orders you want”! It includes a script of what to say so you never frustrate doctors or waste any of your time.
You will be proficient during codes, code blues or rapid responses. I teach you to stay calm by giving you EXACTLY what to do step by step. After reading my guide and printing it out – you will always be confident stepping into a code or running a code if it’s your patient circling the drain.
I also include the easiest and most simple guide to reading EKGs. I don’t know why everyone is so scared of these! Get the mental block out of the way and see how I explain it SO simply. You will see how EKGs can be made simple.
It’s a wealth of knowledge that I know you will carry with you for the first few years of your nursing career. I do recommend it for the first 1-5+ years of Registered Nursing. The print outs that I provide are the print outs that I use everyday as a cardiac floor nurse!
INVEST IN YOUR CAREER AND BECOME THE MOST
CONFIDENT & SKILLED NURSE ON YOUR FLOOR!
Who Am I? I’m a Nurse Meg!
I would love to introduce myself. My name is Meg and I’ve been a nurse for 10 years with a BSN in Nursing from Florida International University. I have worked all over healthcare, from rehabs to Emergency rooms, Telemetry floors to Cardiovascular Step-down units. I’ve seen it all. Healthcare is a wonderfully exhausting and rewarding field, I absolutely love being a nurse and teaching other nurses how to be the best they can be.
I promise, you will find this helpful if you’ve been a nurse for a while and SUPER helpful if you are just starting out.
More Nursing Resources
Don’t forget to check out my other articles that will be helpful to you! How to Pass the NCLEX eBook! Or the Nursing Report Sheet Download. How to Successfully Manage Nightshift. I have tons of Nursing related content – so go take a look around my site!
Check out my course: HOW TO GIVE THE BEST REPORT. The 8 Modules in this course teach you to:
– Initiate Report
– Courteous Tips the Next Shift Won’t Tell You
– Give Perfect Concise Report
– How to Call & Talk to Doctors
– How to Give Report to other Facilities
– How to Give Report when Going on Break
– How to Give Report to Other Floors
Real Reviews of Nurses who have taken my ebook + course:
These are real customers & nurses who have bought this eBook and emailed me honest feedback:
“Thank you so much meg! Your resource book is amazing! It’s simple (which I appreciate) yet filled with a lot wisdom and helpful tips. Thanks again for your support and encouragement.” – Elizabeth B. 2021
“Thank you so much for what you do! You do not understand how much this is appreciated. I have never been more stressed out in my life. I’m so glad I bought this eBook! Makes me feel better about this career path. Thanks again!” – Stephanie P. 2020
“I just am trying to figure out the most efficient and organized way to take on 3-5 patients at a time. I like to use paper because I can cross it off when i’m done. All your tips have been so great! ” – Haliegh S. “So glad you are out there to empower and support!” – Laura P. 2020
“Thank you so much! I appreciate your book & printouts. Definitely been my support system. ” – Shaunda R. 2019
I’m not a nurse but this was an interesting read. I have a cousin studying to be a nurse so I’ll have to send her this article! Thanks for sharing!
sounds great! tell her to email me at firstname.lastname@example.org for a discount code!
Im not trying to be a nurse but find your stories on tik tok to be interesting. I sent you a message on tik tok but it wouldn’t go through since you weren’t following me. Did you tend to have the creepy things that happened while you worked in the same rooms or areas of the hospital or was it in different areas?
Always a different place, a different hospital or facility. All over dude!
Hi Meg, I purchased the ebook and need to know how to access it. I’m a new Med Surg Nurse and really excited about reading it.
Hi! you should have received an email with the download link. If not, please email me at email@example.com and I can send you the eBook. Thanks for stopping by and supporting my little corner of the internet!
Is this relevant to ICU nurses?
First of all, we are very thankful for your article. It is very happy to share the feelings that your article is very helpful to people to gain knowledge in the field of Nursing. We suggest you go through our article where it also helps you as well as others.
Would this work for nurses who are in outpatient settings?
It definitely would work for nurses working in rehab settings and outpatient. Especially the organization, how to talk to doctors and terminology. The report may differ slightly in an acute setting, but the foundations are the same. Thank you for your awesome question!
hi! I’ve been a peds float nurse for 3 years and Im starting to orient new nurses on our hem/onc floor.
do you have any tips on how to be a good preceptor/make sure your orientee gets the most out of it?
I love this question. Make sure you teach them how you work a shift. How you organize your information, common hem/onc drugs, the doctors. Make them feel so loved and comfortable that they ask the right questions for them. Make them feel smart and supported. Make them do hands on things – even if they are scared.
Hi Meg! Thanks for all of your information. My daughter is a sophomore at ECU and will be applying for the nursing program. Any suggestions for her as a soon to be student nurse?
This is awesome! I’m excited for her to start her journey! I would suggest she get a part time job in a hospital setting (as a secretary or something like that) to help her learn the environment, terminology and roles. She will even get A TON of help with her homework if she works in this environment. Trust me!
Hi Meg, was interested in the report part. I work in ICU 23 years. Should I get the Ebook or just report class. Do you have discount code. I was wondering if I should purchase the entire or just report. Always willing to polish my craft. thanks. D
Thanks for reaching out, I will email you!
Are there any discount codes at this time?
Sure! DM me on insta! @nursemegrn
I am looking into your nxclex guide since I have failed my twice now. Have been putting it off for a few years now bc I don’t want to fail again. I was wondering if you offer any discounts to active duty military. I’m trying to figure out how to remain focused in my study’s while doing this job!
I am 55 and a 24 yr Navy veteran, starting my second career as an RN. I do not have a medical back ground and recently graduated, now working in the ICU. Will this help me and how would I go about getting any discount codes available.
Congrats on starting a second career! pop me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org!
I’m an RN with over ten years of experience (mostly primary care and occupational health) now transitioning to bedside nursing. I’m terrified! So many of the skills I learned in nursing school haven’t been put to use since then. I am hoping this guide will be a good refresher.
Meg For It
I’m excited for you! I’m sure you’ll do great!!! Best of luck and welcome to bedside nursing!