So often as nurses, we can be on cruise control just going through the motions of our day. Sometimes we forget or we don't really know what our common medical acronyms mean or why they mean what they do. It’s not until a patient asks us what something means that we start to feel a little silly when we’re stammering for an answering, as well as simultaneously kicking ourselves … [Read more...] about What does PRN Stand for and When Should it Be Used?
In my opinion, if you’re going to do something, do it 100%. Do it with soul, do it with your whole heart. That’s why I created a nurse mission statement for myself.It would be easy to go to work every day solely for the paycheck. And there’s nothing necessarily wrong with that; you’re making an honest living, and you’re benefiting society in the meantime. But what I … [Read more...] about How to Create a Nurse Mission Statement
Millennial nurses have become the bane healthcare leadership existence over the past several years. No matter what generation you are a part of, it's likely you've participated in or been the topic of discussion around those pesky entitled Millennial nurses.It seems that the latest generation of new nurses has caused quite and uproar in an environment that was already … [Read more...] about Debunking 5 Myths About Millennial Nurses
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. Many nurses find that nurse prayers can offer just what they need to keep on going. 11 Powerful Nurses Prayers to Keep You Going Nurses Prayer BraceletA Nurses Prayer Bangle Bracelet, made from solid 925 sterling silver, the bracelet … [Read more...] about 11 Powerful Nurse Prayers to Keep You Going
Thank you to Einstein Bros.® for partnering with me on this post.Nurses work tirelessly and are often underappreciated. Nurses Week is generally a time when nurses do get a little more attention. Unfortunately, I was originally a little disappointed with the nurses week freebies and offers this year. So many hospitals are reducing celebrations or lumping all hospital staff … [Read more...] about The Best Nurses Week Freebie of 2017 – May 11th: Free Einstein Bros.® Espresso Buzz Bagel with Shmear