As a nurse, I listen, I advocate, I learn and at times I take a step back and watch silently. We are taught as nurses to care for our patients at all times, especially when they can't or won't fight for themselves. But the hardest fight we sometimes face is when we step back and… Continue reading As I Watch
20 years ago I made the choice that I was going to join one of the most honorable and noble professions in existence today, I was going to become a Nurse. Seven years later as I walked down to the podium and accepted my degree in Nursing I have done my best to live up… Continue reading It’s An Honor
Seems like a lifetime ago that I chose the career path of Nursing. I love people and making a difference in their lives in the most simplest ways. But not all people choose this career path because they love it. Some like for the money, some like for the insurance benefits and others because it… Continue reading What Made You Choose?
I spent two years on the float team at what was then just the BMC. As one of the few RN's on the team that meant I was able to float back into the Cardiology Nurse Triage room. They did everything from answer triage calls to running the Nuclear stress tests and they worked closely… Continue reading When News Changes You
I know I've said it before but I love my job. I love the company I work for too. It's a great place to learn and grow as a nurse and as a person. So it's a mystery to me why our Float Team is almost nothing. I was on the float team for 2… Continue reading Float Me Some Help
I'm sure all nurses can say on some level that Allergy Lists can be awful. I love it when people come in and say they have "No Allergies to Medications". The rooming process gets about 10 times easier at that point. However, you don't get that lucky all the time and when you work in… Continue reading Allergy Lists
Found some more about a nurse comics. I was even lucky enough to find some for the holiday season. Have a great day!
I know all nurses say their patients are awesome but mine really are. The other day my coworker and I each received succulents from a patient. When she handed them to us she stated "Get it? You're my favorite "pricks"!!" Who says allergy patients aren't fun?!!