"Mother, daughter and male nurse"

The factors that determine the level of patient satisfaction with pediatric care vary significantly depending on which departmental setting patients receive treatment within a...
"Line of nurses in hospital hallway"

More than 234,000 nurse practitioners (NPs) are licensed in the United States, according to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), which released its latest...
"Man stuffing head in a pipe"

When I think about the history of my scrubs, I say to myself, “Oh Lord Oh Lord Oh Lordy Lordy Lord.” Then I go and...
"Girl holding inspirational quote in front of face"

A good quote can lift you up when you’re feeling blue. It can inspire you to reach your goals. It can even make you...
"Smiling Asian woman on street"

Today, when stereotypes are rampant and when confusion is the common prescription in health care, I find it necessary to share my views of a...
"Hospital overlooking water at night"

Ahhh. Doors shut. Lights off. Hospital closed for the night. If only this were true. (Insert dream sequence…) We all know the hospital doesn’t function like...
"Three female friends laughing together"

We all have good and bad days when it comes to working as a nurse. On my best days, I can’t imagine working in any...
"Mess of chocolate on white table"

This list? It comes straight from nurses who apparently have seen it all. But maybe you’ve seen worse? 10. The man who snuck in three cats...
"Saluting nurse illustration"

May 6-12 is when nurses are nationally recognized for their efforts during Nurses Week. It’s a celebration of all things nursing. During that week,...
"Legs on bed with lots of books sprawled open""Pink cupcaked with sparkler and party hat"

Happy Nurses Week, everyone! It’s the one time of year where we hopefully get recognized for the grueling, selfless work we do every day....