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.
You’ve heard of Life Hacks? Well, here are 35+ clever nurse hacks that will save your sanity on those really long shifts. Nurse Hacks That Will Save Your Sanity I have some life-changing nurse hacks that you’ll definitely use. You might not use all of them, but I bet you’ll find at least one or […]
This post contains affiliate links I get quite a few emails from people looking to start their own blog and looking for some tips and advice. Below is my advice on how to start a nursing blog! Before I start, I want to say one very important thing. If you’re doing this for the money […]
We’ve been there. The patient is incredibly rude, demeaning, or even saying sexually explicit things to you. Patient satisfaction has been preached to you constantly.. but what do you do when the patient crosses the line? I’ve had quite a few experiences of all of the above. I felt helpless until I figured out the […]
What’s the age-old problem that nurses and nurse managers deal with daily? COMMUNICATION. Inefficient communication. So much information is being thrown at you day after day, you’re overwhelmed before you even clock in. I wholeheartedly believe that we inefficiently communicate about basic things. This ends up costing money because we’re wasting time and resources (paper, […]
Here are some sites and resources that I frequently reference and therefore think are awesome. Mircromedex: I love this site. I typically reference it for checking IV compatibility and if I’m administering a medication I’ve never given before. I probably use this at least once a shift, so.. well, I hope they love me as […]