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Never Will I Ever Again…

You learn some things in nursing school. You learn more things when you’re actually nursing. Some of those things are useful, in an abstract...
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Disaster Codes – Are You Prepared?

In this day and age, terrorism, bioterrorism, hazardous material and disasters have become common nomenclature to all of us. As nurses and health care...
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Just How Tragic Were Your First Scrubs?

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...
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Inspirational Quotes Every Nurse Should Read

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...
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Hi. I’m the nurse. We’ve never met.

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...
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May I Have Your Attention, Please? The Hospital Will Be Closing Shortly.

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...
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The Dark Side Of The Shift

I’ve always envied those who can flip flop back and forth between day shift and night shift. How do they do it? I think I’ve...
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Top 7 Reasons Why I Love Being a Nurse

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...
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Top 10 Worst Hospital Visitors

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...
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Memo From A Nurse : Why Is Nurses Week So Weak?

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,...

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