We have heard a lot about a nursing shortage. In this bonus episode I deconstruct the NY Times article and share my thoughts on the nursing shortage.
nurses in the news
Dear Detective Jeff Payne, When I was scrolling through my Instagram feed after a day of moving to our new home, the last thing I expected to see was a nurse being chased and handcuffed. The last thing I expected to hear was a nurse sobbing and screaming as she was pinned against a wall […]
Updated to Sept. 26, 2015 A lot has happened in the nursing social media world and I wanted to bring everyone who was working a 12-hour shift yesterday up to speed and didn’t get a chance to see what occurred. Like many of you fellow nurses, I saw the beautiful monologue that Kelley Johnson, Miss […]
Today I read this article in the Dallas Morning News entitled Free of Ebola but not fear, Nurse Nina Pham to file lawsuit agains Presby paren, worries about continued health woes by Jennifer Emily (thank you Katie Duke, for sharing). Nurses and nursing students, please read it. Hey Nurse Nina, My name is Kati and […]
Have you seen this video posted on KevinMD this month about drug seekers in the emergency department (ED)? Take a look at this 4:31 video made by an ED physician. Spoiler alert! If you love Taylor Swift, you will totes love this. Disclaimer: If you are someone who does not manipulate physicians and nurses to obtain […]
Hey Nurse Nina, My name is Kati and I’m a critical care nurse in Charlotte, NC. I hope you’re able to read this in your isolation room. I hope some thoughtful soul gave you a computer so that you can do something to pass the time. Let me know if you need some Netflix recommendations, […]
After I saw all the buzz on Twitter about a new reality show, MTV’s Scrubbing In, I thought I should check it out. I didn’t have high expectations, given that it’s MTV. I guess I went wrong when I assumed it was a reality show about nursing when it’s actually a reality show about people […]