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The Voice of The Nurse and The Patient Seem to be Missing from the Board Rooms of the Medical Community

While patients are the ultimate focus and purpose of what we do and nurses make up the majority of the care that is provided to them, the voices of nurses  are almost absent from the conference tables of the Boardrooms and Committees that direct decision-making on  patient care. Doctors fill 20% of the board seats […]

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.

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.

Proper Wound Cleaning

Cleaning wounds is one of the primary skills that most nurses need to learn. Come take a look at this guide from the National Center for Biotechnology Information for a fairly technical guide on the subject. It is a fairly good informative article on what is needed to properly clean out a wound and repack […]