Posted on July 29, 2014 by Angi Van Gorp in Nurse Stories
Tonight I was reminded why I became a nurse.
Most days I leave work asking myself “why did I want to be a nurse?”
Most shifts are filled with getting the residents their meds on time, charting, being pulled in … Read the rest
Posted on July 29, 2014 by Lynda Lampert RN in Nurse Stories
If you want routine, nursing is not for you.
Every day that you step on that floor or into the building, your shift has the potential to blow your mind and be something far more than you expected.
For some … Read the rest
Posted on July 24, 2014 by Kevin Pan in Nurse Stories
If you could describe your job in a few words, what would they be? Here’s a list of ten ‘types’ of jobs. Five are negative words.
Five are positive words (people like to complain on the internet, but believe it … Read the rest
Posted on July 22, 2014 by Lynda Lampert RN in Nurse Stories
No day in a nurse’s life is actually typical, but they do follow a certain routine that anyone can follow.
However, you have to be prepared for the changes, the emergencies, and the craziness that can make up a nursing … Read the rest
Posted on July 18, 2014 by leannthieman in Nurse Stories
Meds to pass. IVs to hang. Patient care to deliver. Vitals to take. Charting to do. Meetings to attend…all in a nurse’s stressful day.
During these challenging times, some hospitals are hiring fewer nurses, so current staff work longer and … Read the rest
Posted on July 15, 2014 by Lynda Lampert RN in Nurse Stories
Nursing is more a lifestyle than a profession. Sometimes, it can become all-consuming and lead you to neglecting other aspects of your life.
One of the aspects that easy to neglect is your personal life. It can be easy to … Read the rest
Posted on July 10, 2014 by Kevin Pan in Nurse Stories
I was sitting around the house the other day, when for the umpteenth time, I shouted at the TV. No, I was not watching a sports game.
I was watching someone do a horrible job at CPR!
I realized – … Read the rest
Posted on July 9, 2014 by Dermnurse2 in Nurse Stories
I am a Dermatology NP and I had a patient coming in for surgery (Excision for skin cancer) with a migraine for several days.
She said that she took Imitrex 4 hours prior to coming in, said her migraine was … Read the rest
Posted on July 9, 2014 by mtmorgan in Nurse Stories
My mom has been a nurse for almost 40 years.
She has worked at the same hospital on the same floor for almost 40 years!
She has won numerous prestigious awards. My mom lives nursing and is very good at … Read the rest
Posted on July 9, 2014 by Frankt1487 in Nurse Stories
During nursing school I had the worst time of my life.
I started getting sick in the first semester.
I began to have stomach problems that ranged from pain to GI bleeds.
Throughout nursing school I averaged one to two … Read the rest