Becoming a nurse informaticist would allow me to be passionate about the things I love: technology and healthcare. I would be able to make a real difference in an organization by inspiring those around me to get excited about innovation and improvements. I just may be able to convince a few more nurses and doctors to look at the bigger picture when technology is involved. Don’t think about the here and now and the minor frustrations you are inconvenienced by, but think about the long term benefits that you and your patients will experience.
Social media enhances communication and provides additional resources for those who are looking for it. If we give our patients the tools, they will help us to build their bridges over the troubled water of healthcare.
California nurses really have it going on. I’m at a crossroads currently in my career. While I greatly enjoy bedside care, and my current job pays the bills, I feel very limited in my potential for growth as a nurse. I am very thankful to have the job that I do, but I know I …