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 […]

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.

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 […]

5 Strengths Necessary for Success in the Nursing Profession

What does it take to be a nurse? This article discusses the subject. Let us know what you think is needed or what you have found to be helpful. We would love to hear from you !!!

Why International Experience is Essential for Nurses

We often talk in here about our international experiences. This article discusses the importance of meeting people across cultures and why it is a great way to expand your knowledge and point of views.

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Creating a Successful Life

Hey everyone! I’m going to be in Rochester, MN September 15-17th for the Women and Spirituality Conference. On the 17th I will be giving a talk on Creating a Successful Life. I’ll have copies of my book available too! If you’re in the area, stop by and see me!        

Here are Some Basic Dosing Exercises

Training in basic skills is important to keep yourself in top mental shape. We have a link here with some basic dosing exercises and discussion over how to properly determine dosages for each patient.

Yes, You Are a Genius!!!

I think people spend WAY too much time trying to compensate for their weaknesses. Seriously, there is so much that we’re GOOD at…why do we focus so much on fixing the “bad” stuff? I propose a challenge: Today, every time you catch yourself trying to compensate for your weaknesses, turn your attention to the things […]


Living Your Best Life

Identify your life purpose and passions Learn the formula for living your best life Prioritize your top 5 passions for an ideal life Design markers/milestone