Lately, I have noticed a growing trend amongst health care workers both in the workplace and via social media: negativity. I cannot recall the last time I went an entire week without hearing complaints of “frequent flyers”, outrageous patient demands, … Read the rest
Some think that they need to … Read the rest
At a computer in the back of the … Read the rest
Hey Mighty Nurse readers! I was originally going to post a list of nurses from TV and movies, then rate them based on realism and how they portrayed nursing. It occurred to me, however, that I haven’t watched enough myself … Read the rest
Nursing educators can often seem like the boogie man to nursing students who are just trying to get through school. Not all of them are like this, though, and here are ten characteristics students should look for when seeking mentorship … Read the rest
We commended ourselves for having a great sense of humor. It was our self-proclaimed coping mechanism for surviving our three 12 hour shifts that … Read the rest
Nurses take a great deal of satisfaction in graduating from nursing school, and you may want to help them out by buying a gift to make their transition easier.
Some items you won’t be … Read the rest
The truth is, I like patient satisfaction. I kind of think it’s secretly saving the nursing profession. And let me make one thing clear—I don’t believe that patient satisfaction should trump employee satisfaction.
I believe what Richard Branson once said… … Read the rest
1. The 3 O’clock Brain Block: If you’ve worked night shifts, you know what … Read the rest
Nearly every nurse is familiar with the Elizabeth Kubler-Ross stages of grief… Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression and Acceptance. A person progresses through each stage to get to the point of Acceptance.
Have you ever thought that these stages could apply … Read the rest