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 […]

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 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.

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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FREE Webinar – Lead Successfully!

FREE Webinar Lead Successfully!  Dr. Diann Martin, President of The Successful Nurse, invites you to her FREE webinar “Lead Successfully!”  As leaders we aspire to Lead Successfully. However, often times we overlook our responsibility when the outcomes are undesirable. It’s important to learn where our behaviors fit in and how taking responsibility can create the results […]