Whether working in an office or on the floor, whenever it comes time to decide on what to bring for lunch, I unmistakably lack inspiration or motivation. I always end up bringing the same sandwich or simple salad and frankly I grew tired of it. More often than I would like to admit, I found …
Press Release: DES PLAINES, Ill. (Oct. 26, 2017) – New research from the Emergency Nurses Association recently published in the International Emergency Nursing Journal indicates workplace bullying is a significant factor in the dynamics of patient care, nursing work culture, and nursing retention. The study, aimed at developing a grounded theory of workplace bullying …
Because of our training, nurses tend to be very organized at baseline. We like to feel as though we’re on top of every single thing under our purview at any given moment. But let’s face it, on occasion don’t we all need help? We’re all busy. Nurse entrepreneurs can be extremely busy, because they often manage a full-time work schedule alongside a side hustle. So it can can be helpful to learn time management and organization strategies to increase your productivity and reduce your stress level.
Nursing is hard! It doesn’t matter if you are full time, part time, a student, or even an instructor. No matter what area you are in, you deal with death, disease and suffering, you work crazy long hours with an unreal amount of responsibility. You have to navigate relationships with patients, patient’s families, doctors, and more. So how do you cope? With some good friends and a little bit of a twisted sense of humor. No matter where you are in your nursing career, these funny nurse memes are just for you.
Being a nurse is one of the hardest things in the world. Too often nurses become burned out because they feel like they just give and give without every getting anything in return. Many nurses find that nurse prayers can offer just what they need to keep on going. But some nurses don’t pray. For those nurses, these nurse quotes may help you feel inspired to face another day!
How Many CC’s are in an Ounce? We really need to start with another question: how much is 1 cc? CC and ml are equivalent. So… cc to ml is 1 to 1 or 1cc = 1ml. Now your question is: how many ml in an ounce? That is what you are really asking when …
If you’ve ever search a hospital job board for an ICU nurse job description, you’ll likely find something very different than what the job actually entails.
Critical care is a an area that is constantly challenging you as a nurse. There is such a wide variety of responsibilities changing from patient to patient. From code browns to code blues, there is always some patient in need of a nurse to help them. It is not always the most glamorous job when dealing with an alcoholic going through withdrawals, but it is well worth it. It dawned on me one day that every patient that comes to the ICU would die without whatever intervention we were performing. Who doesn’t want to be an instrumental part in saving someone’s life?
Being the night shift nurse is a grueling job. Though, it is the shift most nurses start on in their career. I have worked as a labor and delivery nurse for the last 10 years, 8 of them on the night shift. I have come up with these 5 tips that helped me get through it with two kids, a husband, and a dog.