Entries by Lora Baker

Is Lying Ever Okay in Nursing

We face challenges and decisions every day within our field that many others may not ever have to make. Does that make lying OK for nurses? Is Lying OK for nurses? Among the challenges and decisions we face is an ethical issue that a lot of professions don’t have to face: When, if ever, is […]

A Powerful Case for Specialist Nurses

  Nurse specialists are an up and coming area for you to consider.  The nursing field is not a “one size fits all” practice. Every nurse does not receive the same training. Provide the same care. Or practice alike.  What is Specialty Nursing Specialty nursing is not just a profession but a passion. It is […]

How Our Coping Mechanisms Affect Us at Home

  The way our coping mechanisms for work affect us at home is not always a good thing. It’s what we are taught to internalize our emotions. We deal with the affects of what we see after the situation is over and we are able to be in our own world. We are taught to […]

What Nursing Jobs Are Out There (That Aren’t In Hospitals)

Yes! There are nursing jobs outside of hospitals. It’s a fact, not every nurse is cut out to work in a hospital setting. But there are still lots of opportunities for you to build your career. There are nursing jobs where you don’t work in hospitals Maybe you are a new nurse, or an established […]

A Senior Nurses Leadership Style is Important

Senior nurses leadership style determines how effective they will be. This is important in performing the large range of leadership activities in their daily routines. Some have developed an effective leadership style. Others struggle with the concept of leadership and seeing themselves as leaders. If delivering high quality care, patient safety, and facilitating positive staff […]

The Nursing World is Changing in Terms of Baby Boomers Retiring

Many factors will influence whether the supply of nurses is adequate in coming years. The health care needs of an aging population is only one of them. Everyone is concerned about the aging population of patients given the retirement of the baby boomers. But, one thing that has been neglected is the age of the […]

Every Nurse Should Experience Working In A Mental Health Unit

Mental Health is one of the most misunderstood parts of the medical field. Statistics show that at least one out of every five people in the world will suffer from a mental health condition, disease, or ailment. This not only affects the individual, but it affects those around them as well. The truth is that […]

Violence Against Nurses in The Workplace

Violence against nurses has become an increasingly problematic issue that to this point has been ignored. However, according to a US Labor and Statistics report issued in late 2016 almost 75% of all workplace assaults occur within the healthcare industry, with nurses bearing much of the abuse. Unfortunately, being nurses requires that we help patients […]

Nursing Cheat Sheets

This collection of cheat sheets are chock full of information to help make your nursing job just a little bit easier. Go take a look and let us know which are your favorites or post any better guides that you may have. http://bit.ly/2vgXUDg

Survival Tips for Nurses Working the Night Shift

Working nights can make it difficult to get proper rest and to rearrange your life around. This article is full of tips to help keep you awake at night, get the rest of your life in order, and sleep better during the day. http://bit.ly/2uPiz0z