Be the Nurse You've Always Dreamed of Being

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There’s a common cliche that you must first be the change that you want to see in the world. Taking that further, we could also say that you must be the nurse that you want to see in the world.


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Keith Carlson
Keith Carlson, RN, BSN, NC-BC, is a holistic career coach for nurses, award-winning nurse blogger, writer, podcaster, speaker, author, and popular career columnist. With two decades of nursing experience, Keith deeply understands the issues faced by 21st-century nurses. Keith’s two podcasts, RNFM Radio and The Nurse Keith Show, offer inspiration and practical support to nurses seeking to create meaningful, satisfying lives and careers. Keith’s message of savvy career management and professional satisfaction reaches tens of thousands of nurses worldwide. Keith can be found on many social media platforms---including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, and Instagram - as well as at and Digital Doorway.
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Joanne Zamora
28 Feb 2020
Simple but good information
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Sara Capozzi
03 Apr 2020
This was helpful at a time when I have lost confidence in myself and in my nursing career.
Rebecca Milburn
17 May 2023
Registered Nurse
this is very good resource
Maria Escorcia
01 Apr 2020
Short, but spot-on article.
Rebecca Yiru
17 Apr 2020
Reflection of self-development in professional practice
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Heather Blackhall
09 Dec 2019
Short article motivating nurses to be the best nurse they can be.
Daolian Yang
11 Feb 2020
simple and good
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28 Mar 2023
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07 Dec 2019
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