Nursing Care?

About 1.2 million cases of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers occurred in 2015. That reflected a rate of about 36 per 1,000 discharges, a decrease over the 2010 rate of 40 per 1,000 discharges. (Source: AHRQ, 2017 National Healthcare Quality and Disparities Report, Chartbook on Patient Safety).This statistic makes my rehab nurse blood run cold! Pressure ulcers are preventable and […]

Passion, Nursing with passion

Nursing With Passion

As a nurse, you are in control of your career. Nursing with passion is key to having a successful life both professionally and personally. Have you lost your passion? It is up to you to take the steps to ensure that the passion that leads you to nursing as a career stays intact. The stress of […]

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Obesity Rate On The Rise

A new federal report shows that more Americans are obese despite an overall increase in the rate of regular exercise. The National Center for Health Statistics found that 31.4 percent of Americans over the age of 20 were obese in 2017. That’s up from 19.4 percent who were obese in the 1997 version of the […]

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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 […]

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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 for work affect us at home is not always a good thing.

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 […]