A nurse devotes his or her life to the care, comfort, and education of each and every patient. Whether working at the bedside, through public outreach, or rallying to change laws to benefit the sick, it is a nurse’s duty … Read the rest
The New Year brings with it the strong desire for change. No other time of year are we more determined to improve something in our lives. The gym floods with determined bodies, the fad diets begin, and the self improvement … Read the rest
Another year has passed! As I am one of the few nurses fortunate enough to have spent the holidays with friends and family, I take this time to reflect on worked holidays in the past and send a huge thank … Read the rest
Although there are many things a nurse should do every shift, there is one thing that stands out among the others, and this is autonomy. You may wonder why autonomy is so important, but it is vital that nurses remember … Read the rest
It’s hard not feeling the excitement in the air for those of us celebrating Christmas. It is only a few days away. My bags are packed and I am ready to share this holiday with dear family. It is a … Read the rest
We are all well aware of the expected perks of being a nurse, such as getting to help people and finding satisfaction in our jobs. However, there are some “perks” to being a nurse that are a little unexpected.
Being … Read the rest
2017 is here! You may resolve to meet goals in your personal life, and you may also need to set goals for your nursing life.
Some resolutions may overlap with your personal ones. Some may seem impossible, but they are … Read the rest
Living in Sweden the past six years has encouraged me to embrace new holiday traditions while still holding on to old ones. Each year, my boyfriend and I host international friends at Thanksgiving. This year we hosted about 30. So … Read the rest
While the holidays are often a time of food, celebration, and reunion, they can also be a time of deep grief and loneliness. The holidays can represent the void of a loved one who has passed. A nurse knows this … Read the rest
Whether you work or not, the holidays are a stressful time for nurses. Between all that is asked of people around this time and all that is asked of nurses in general, it can be difficult to juggle everything at … Read the rest