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Nurse Managers … Hate them or Love Them?

The Nurse Manager…we all have one. What do we as nurses want in a Nurse Manager? I know what I want, so I asked some of my fellow colleagues to contrast and compare their feelings with my own. Lets look... Continue Reading →

A ROBOT to comfort the dying patient…no nurse required

So I am really not sure how I feel about this topic. I had the wonderful, life changing opportunity to be a palliative care/hospice nurse for 2 years. I learned a great deal about the death and dying process. I... Continue Reading →

Higher Nursing Education – The “dirty little secret of new nurses”

Recently there has been a lot of talk about “new” nurses leaving the beside or not even working at the bedside and going directly into higher education.  This issue creates much conversation both in favour of higher education and disapproval.... Continue Reading →

Human Error Kills Patients – Where is your watchful eye?

I wish I could sit here and say human error in the nursing profession is a very rare occurrence. I wish I could say I have never made a mistake. I wish I could say you will never make a... Continue Reading →

OR & Psych Nurses are not “real” nurses…judging our own

So before you get offended and stop reading my blog, that title was to get your attention.  Well it is true, there are many nurses that will tell you that psych nurses are glorified counselors and … Source: OR &... Continue Reading →

OR & Psych Nurses are not “real” nurses…judging our own

So before you get offended and stop reading my blog, that title was to get your attention.  Well it is true, there are many nurses that will tell you that psych nurses are glorified counselors and OR nurses are just... Continue Reading →

Does the “theraputic nurse/patient” relationship have to end at discharge?

Well this is a tough one, but I have been asked to blog about the therapeutic nurse/patient relationship, so I will. I will be 100% honest, personally I say “yes, the nurse patient relationship ends at discharge”. That is what... Continue Reading →

Nurses! Sleep Deprivation KILLS! The effects of working night shift.

This is a topic that I know a great deal about. I have worked the night shift almost my entire working career and still continue to do so. There are many tips and tricks that I can share with you... Continue Reading →

Nurses Napping on the Job?

Is napping encouraged at your workplace? I know many hospitals do not allow their employees to nap, even if on their break time. Yet there are many other companies across the world, that have researched and acknowledged the benefits of... Continue Reading →

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