It’s Murphy’s Law—“If something can go wrong, it will”—as seen by nurses. Perhaps some of these “oh Lordy I’ve been there” scenarios will sound familiar to you: You can please some of the patients all of the time, and all of...
How often are bedside nurses included in disaster planning or in the debriefing after a drill? Recently, the issue of the need for essential personnel to handle “surge capacity” (which has been described as the “ability to expand care capabilities...
With the New Year upon us it is time for new focus, both personal and professional. Some of us want to lose weight, quit smoking, or just be a better person in our personal lives, but what do we...
Walking in our shoes is not an easy job by any means. Those who need us, know us. And those who know us know the difference between what the public  ‘thinks’ we do, and what the public ‘knows’ we...
Don't call me nuts! Over the course of the last 20 years as a mental health nurse, I have seen a lot of true mental illness issues. The staff on board, the public and even the doctors at one time...

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Long shifts, quick bites and lots of caffeine…a nurse’s day-to-day routine isn’t exactly the foundation for flawless skin. If a little makeup is your secret to feeling like...

 

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