As nurses, we talk a lot about the versatility of nursing and why its better than the other medical fields, yet rarely do nurses move departments. As a Neuro ICU nurse, who literally and figuratively got pooped on by patients, … Read the rest
Fall is my favorite season. It is a season of change where the days become longer, the leaves change, and we take time to give thanks. In yoga, fall can symbolize a time of slowing down, grounding, and letting go … Read the rest
Separating work as a nurse from life at a home can be extremely challenging. Many of us take our struggles at work or difficult patient assignments home with us. If we are going through something personally at home, it is … Read the rest
I think making the decision to move on from a job that you are no longer happy with is so challenging. I did so years ago and while the process to arrive at my decision was stressful and challenging, once … Read the rest
It’s fall and with the season comes (for most of us) a definitive season change, cozy sweaters, and warm food. Why not share a recipe? The following recipe has been in my family for years. It is super easy, super … Read the rest
This list was compiled from our nursing community by polling our new grad nurses. We simply asked did you pass the NCLEX on the first attempt and what your name is? This is the result of that poll and if … Read the rest
My previous posts have been advice and encouragement for you, the student. My hope was to inspire you to stay strong through school and see the reward that becoming a nurse can offer. You have many years of stability, security, … Read the rest
The patient wasn’t mine, of course. We all worked as a team, so it didn’t really matter, though.
My basic understanding of him was that he was delirious for some reason. I wasn’t sure if he was an alcoholic, mentally … Read the rest
Most people love their cell phones. In fact, many people can’t put them down.
In the old days of nursing though, nurses didn’t have a technological leash to keep them connected throughout their entire shift. Thanks to cell phones, a … Read the rest
Working with a healthcare recruiter is extremely beneficial for nurses when looking for a new job. Similar to utilizing a real estate agent when searching for a new house, working with a recruiter gives you a better look at the … Read the rest