If you’re scheduled to work the night shift as a nurse, you better start saving up on that sleep and getting ready for long nights that will switch between being arduously boring and tremendously busy, seemingly at random. Unlike the day shift in hospitals and medical clinics, the night shift often sees a less steady flow of traffic, though things can get really messy and hectic should an emergency occur overnight. Below, read through 10 tips that can be helpful to you as you prepare for the night shift routine, so you’re not instantly overwhelmed whether you’re rotating from the day shift or starting a brand new position entirely.
Mustaches are a masculine symbol—perfect for a disease that only occurs in men. And since most men secretly want to grow a mustache anyway, Movember gives them the opportunity—at least for a month—to see how much they can sprout on their upper lip in a month long mustache growing competition. The mustache may end up doing as much for prostate cancer awareness as the pink ribbon did for breast cancer. And that would be a great thing.
Do folks realize that I need to concentrate on important details when I am administering medications?
Do they understand that interruptions are a source of medical errors? Sometimes catastrophic ones?
Does anyone care that an environment of endless interruptions can cause horrible stress on caregivers?
Last May, I took a trip abroad to Nairobi, Kenya, with fellow classmates for one of Chamberlain College of Nursing’s international nursing service projects. The two-week trip is designed to immerse nursing students in an impoverished community outside of the U.S. to provide healthcare to people in need. As a Bachelor of Science in Nursing student at Chamberlain’s St. Louis campus, the project also fulfills my multiculturalism and community health course requirements.
High Technology scrubs are great for nerdy doctors and nurses who understand the importance of infection control in their offices, hospitals, nursing homes and clinics. They understand that these medical uniforms will protect them, their loved ones and their patients as well as save their hospital money from costly infections and lawsuits.
By: Nitin Ajwani (Guest Blogger) Changing Trends in Nursing Scrubs Today many health specialists, especially nurses, are featured with a solitary work wear throughout the medical wards in the hospitals and various clinics. In the beginning of 80’s, the nursing scrubs were almost always a simple white dress. Previously, a nurses dress code may have been the standard apparel of …