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Explore The Benefits Of Nurse Mentorship 4091

What can having a having a nurse mentor do for you? Explore the benefits of nurse mentorship in this blog, the second in the  #healthynurse Mental Health blog series, powered by Capella University . What Exactly Is a Nurse Mentor? In addition to guiding from the sidelines, a nurse mentor is typically a volunteer, unpaid position. This person chooses to ...

Ways To Use Journaling To Unwind And De-Stress 4068

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, nurses are finding fresh, socially-safe ways to take care of their mental health. Burnout is a prevalent issue for more of us than ever before, so it’s important to find helpful practices to avoid it. One way to do this is through journaling. Did you keep a journal as a child or young adult? After you wrote your thoughts ...


 

Capella University honors the work nurses and health care professionals do every day, which often includes providing mental health care for others. Continue to advance care, and expand your knowledge, with an online degree. Earn your BSN, MSN or DNP in Capella’s groundbreaking FlexPath learning format. FlexPath lets you set your own deadlines, control your costs and leverage your nursing experience to move forward at your pace. Learn more here.

 

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Capella University honors the work nurses and health care professionals do every day, which often includes providing mental health care for others.

Continue to advance care, and expand your knowledge, with an online degree. Earn your BSN, MSN or DNP in Capella’s groundbreaking FlexPath learning format. FlexPath lets you set your own deadlines, control your costs and leverage your nursing experience to move forward at your pace. 

Learn more here.

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